Fabric Jewelry DIY

Introduction: Fabric Jewelry DIY

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Turn your favorite images and scrap fabric into funky-fun jewelry for the summer!

Step 1: Watch the Video Tutorial Here!

Step 2: Stuff You'll Need

Sewing machine

E-6000 Glue

Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paints

Thin and thick cotton fabric

Heat transfer paper


Thin strips of fabric

Seed beads, fabric & plastic roses

Glue gun


Step 3: Here's How

1. Copy your images onto the heat transfer paper

2. & 3. Iron the images on thin cotton fabric, cut it out and cut a matching piece of heavy cotton fabric

4. Zigzag around the image in an oval shape

5. Zigzag different colors & textures of yarn around the image to create a frame

6. Create fabric twine (like I did in my 2011 book, The Big Ass Book of Crafts 2)

7. Twist two thin strips of fabric together clockwise while twisting them together counterclockwise *Jump in, you'll get the hang of it

8. & 9. Hot glue the fabric twine around the image and embellish with fabric & plastic flowers

10. & 11. Embellish more images with E-6000 glue and seed beads and Allure Dimensional Design Adhesive Paints

12. Add your pinbacks to the backs with more E-6000 Glue Wear as a brooch, on a bracelet or as a necklace

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