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Pretty bows with a punky kilt pin give feminine style with a touch of attitude!
This jewellery set is light and delicate, try using satin ribbon instead of organza ribbon for a bolder set. It was inspired by my favourite food (pasta bows), why not look at different foods for your inspiration?

Posted by Beads Unlimited from Brighton, England, United Kingdom • Published See Beads Unlimited's 96 projects »
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  • How to make a necklace. Good Enough To Eat Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Necklace
    Measure and cut 10cm of ribbon.
    Fold the ribbon into three and stitch
    in place in the centre. Pinch the
    centre of the bow together and
    stitch into place.

  • How to make a necklace. Good Enough To Eat Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Open a 5mm jump ring and
    place over the centre of the bow.
    Close the jump ring. Repeat for two
    more and stitch into place at the
    back. Trim the thread. Add a jump
    ring to each side through the three
    jump rings. Make four more.

  • How to make a necklace. Good Enough To Eat Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Measure and cut 50cm of trace
    chain. Add a 5mm jump ring to one
    end of the chain and a 5mm jump
    ring with a trigger clasp to the other.

  • How to make a necklace. Good Enough To Eat Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Thread a plain cup onto a
    headpin. Add a 6mm pink bead and
    another plain cup. Trim the headpin
    1cm above the bead, bend into a
    loop add an eyepin and close.
    Thread on an 8mm pink bead, trim
    1cm above the bead, bend into a
    loop and attach to a jump ring on
    attached to a bow.

  • How to make a necklace. Good Enough To Eat Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Attach an eyepin to the free jump
    ring on your bow. Thread on a 6mm
    pink bead. Trim 1cm above the bead,
    bend into a loop and attach to the
    centre of your chain.

  • How to make a necklace. Good Enough To Eat Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    Make two more pink beaded bows
    without the 8mm bead and two green
    beaded bows (you only need to use
    the plain cups with the 6mm pink
    beads on the headpins). Attach to the
    chain in the same way with 3cm gaps
    as shown.

  • How to make a necklace. Good Enough To Eat Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Matching earrings
    Make the bows and add the beads in the same way as the
    necklace, except the beads should be green at the bottom, then
    pink and green on the top eyepin. Add long ballwires to the top
    loop of the eyepin.

  • How to make a necklace. Good Enough To Eat Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    Kilt Pin Brooch
    Add a green beaded headpin, a pink with plain cups, a green
    beaded eyepin, a pink with plain cups and a green beaded
    headpin to the loops of the kilt pin. Add a bow with a jump ring
    to the beaded eyepin. Cut a 12cm and a 9cm length of chain.
    Attach the chain to the end loops of the kilt pin with 5mm jump
    rings.

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