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These pint sized spool necklaces are perfect for the savvy stitcher
One of the best things in the whole wide world is vintage flour sack fabric! These little cotton prints are amazing! I have a ton of scrap flour sack fabrics and I love to use them for all kinds of projects.These tiny fabric covered spool necklaces are super easy to make and perfect for your favorite gals!

Posted by Ashlee P. from Apex, North Carolina, United States • Published See Ashlee P.'s 7 projects »
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  • How to make a spool pendant. Diy Tiny Vintage Feed Sack Spool Necklaces - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather all your supplies....

  • How to make a spool pendant. Diy Tiny Vintage Feed Sack Spool Necklaces - Step 2
    Step 2

    First thing you need to do is paint your spools if you are going to paint them. Set them aside and let them dry.

  • How to make a spool pendant. Diy Tiny Vintage Feed Sack Spool Necklaces - Step 3
    Step 3

    Cut strips of your fabric scraps to be the same width as the inside of your spools. You can measure the spool and cut the fabric accordingly or you can eyeball it. I cut my strips to be a little over a quarter inch.

  • How to make a spool pendant. Diy Tiny Vintage Feed Sack Spool Necklaces - Step 4
    Step 4

    Take your fabric strip and wrap it around the spool. Allow for a little overlap and then snip off the excess fabric.

  • How to make a spool pendant. Diy Tiny Vintage Feed Sack Spool Necklaces - Step 5
    Step 5

    Paint a layer of decoupage medium on the inside area of your spool and also on the backside of your fabric strip.

  • How to make a spool pendant. Diy Tiny Vintage Feed Sack Spool Necklaces - Step 6
    Step 6

    Lay the fabric strip centered in the middle of the spool, and wrap it around the spool, smoothing it down as you go and overlapping it on the back.

  • How to make a spool pendant. Diy Tiny Vintage Feed Sack Spool Necklaces - Step 7
    Step 7

    Paint a layer of decoupage medium over the top of the fabric, paying extra attention to the end of the fabric making sure everything is nice and flattened. Set them aside to let them dry.

  • How to make a spool pendant. Diy Tiny Vintage Feed Sack Spool Necklaces - Step 8
    Step 8

    Once the spools are dry, you can string your spools on your tiny ball chain. Then they are ready to wear!

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