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Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace

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1h00

Nice and simple
Hi
I saw this in a website and I change it up a bit. The one I saw on the web were very pretty but I wanted something nice and simple. I love the way they turn out hope you like them. Sorry if I misspelled.

Posted by Alf from Puerto Rico • Published July 9, 2010 • See Alf 's 17 projects »
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  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    First gather your fabric and all the materials.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Take a piece of cardboard or card and fold it into a square shape now trace that square into the fabric.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    They should look like this try to make them as square as possible one smaller than the other not to small since you are going to fold them.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Since I did not have fabric stiffener I use elmers glue and added a bit of water. Now dip the fabric in the bowl
    and leave them in for five minutes.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Now just drip them dont twist them and put them on a plastic plate. Place the square face down Gently fold the four corners in to meet at the center.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    They will look like this, if your using Denim put a pin in the middle to hold or they will open.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Put them on the corner of the plate with the folded part facing down so they wont stick and let them dry. When they are dry and if your not using a fabric stiffener take your hairspray and spray them all over and let dry.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    Now take yor button or pendant and match to what you like.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    Take your glue gun and the small triangle and glue to the folded part and place on top of the other.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 10
    Step 10

    I sew a bit in the middle to make sure it does not fall off. It's up to you.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 11
    Step 11

    Now cut a triangle smaller than your pendant to glue it on the back so the folded part wont show.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 12
    Step 12

    Like this.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 13
    Step 13

    Take a folding wire and heat it up to make a hole on your pendant.
    USE SAFETY GLASSES FOR THIS YOU DONT WANT A HOT METAL PIECE FALLING INTO YOUR EYES BE CAREFUL NOT TO BURN YOURSELF.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 14
    Step 14

    While the wire is still hot make a hole on your pendant to put a clasp on there.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 15
    Step 15

    Take your thread or chain whatever your going to use to put your pendant I braided some thread.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 16
    Step 16

    After I braided I make a loop on one side and I add a bead on the other that way I get to put it on and take it off.

  • How to make a pendant. Stiffened Fabric Pendant Necklace - Step 17
    Step 17

    And here is how they turned out.

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