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Feather necklace adorned with buttons, easy to make!
These gorgeous necklaces were inspired by Etsy pieces and are simple to make. You can make necklaces, earrings, and even hair accessories to match. Enjoy the tutorial and post your creations!

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  • How to make a feather necklace. Beautiful Feather Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut lightweight fabric into a 1 or 2 inch square. It doesn't have to be perfect because you will be cutting the excess off anyway.

  • How to make a feather necklace. Beautiful Feather Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Shape feathers by cutting tips into a more realistic and desirable shape.

  • How to make a feather necklace. Beautiful Feather Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Thread your needle with a strong sewing string, then pierce the stem of the feather and sew it to the bottom of the fabric.

  • How to make a feather necklace. Beautiful Feather Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Sew around the feather about three times to secure it and finally going back through the stem again.

  • How to make a feather necklace. Beautiful Feather Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Continue to add feathers, sewing the same way. Start from the bottom and work your way up so that the top feathers cover the tops of the bottom feathers (hiding your sewing).

  • How to make a feather necklace. Beautiful Feather Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    After you add the feathers, it's time to add some vintage buttons. Sew the buttons over the feathers (hiding your sewing again) going through the holes three or four times to make sure it's secure.

  • How to make a feather necklace. Beautiful Feather Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Next attach the metal chain by sewing it to the back of the fabric.

  • How to make a feather necklace. Beautiful Feather Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    Finally sew another feather on the back of the fabric to hide all your sewing lines and cover where the chain is sewn.

  • How to make a feather necklace. Beautiful Feather Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    Finished project, lets see what you make!

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Katie M.
Katie M.
awesome! i love feathers!
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Caitlin T.
Caitlin T. · Framingham, Massachusetts, US
I made a similar headband like this. Instead of sewing the feathers and such to a piece of fabric, I just hot-glued it to a piece of cardboard.
I love this idea as a necklace Happy
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
very pretty!!!
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Joy K.
Joy K. · Garland, Texas, US · 80 projects
So lovely~! Can't wait to try this out!!
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