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Time
Time:0h40
Difficulty
Nice 'n' Simple
Crafts
Sewing

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Auckland, Auckland, NZ
2007
Pong Pendant
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A must-have for any gamer.

This project was inspired by a series of vintage themed videogame paintings I did a while ago.
I used black felt for this project but you can really use any colour you have lying around. It could probably take less than 40 minutes depending on your sewing skills.Sorry about some of the bad photos,my camera isnt very good.

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Instructions

  • How to make a fabric necklace. Pong Pendant - Step 1
    Step 1

    Get a piece of felt.
    (It doesn't really matter what colour you use,I used black to keep it looking authentic)

  • How to make a fabric necklace. Pong Pendant - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the felt into a rectangle.(I cut mine 9cm x 5cm).

  • How to make a fabric necklace. Pong Pendant - Step 3
    Step 3

    Fold the piece of felt in half.

  • How to make a fabric necklace. Pong Pendant - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut a piece of wire roughly twice the length of the rectangle.

  • How to make a fabric necklace. Pong Pendant - Step 5
    Step 5

    Slide the wire in between the fold like so.

  • How to make a fabric necklace. Pong Pendant - Step 6
    Step 6

    And either machine stitch or hand stitch(I used a blanket stitch) around all the edges till secure.

  • How to make a fabric necklace. Pong Pendant - Step 7
    Step 7

    Bend one end of the wire into a spiral shape(thats what I did)or till secure.

  • How to make a fabric necklace. Pong Pendant - Step 8
    Step 8

    And do the same on the other end of the wire.

  • How to make a fabric necklace. Pong Pendant - Step 9
    Step 9

    Now your ready for the stitching.

    With the white embroidery thread,either machine stitch or hand sew 2 long lines,parallel to each other.
    (I did machine stitching to speed up the process)

    Then stitch 2 small lines on either side of the rectangle as pictured.
    (I handstitched these lines since they were much smaller)

  • How to make a fabric necklace. Pong Pendant - Step 10
    Step 10

    Next,stitch a line through the middle(i machine stitched)

    Sew a very small stitch near the centre of the middle line,to represent playing ball.

    At the top,stitch score numbers.

    Lastly,thread a long piece of ribbon through one of the holes and knot off the other end through the other hole,then your done!

    Enjoy :]

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Chelsea K.
Chelsea K. · Fargo, North Dakota, US · 8 projects
I added to favorites!
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Kim
Kim · Cirencester, England, GB · 56 projects
Awesome!
I love it! Happy
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1369 projects
This is totally awesome!!
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Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1369 projects
This is totally awesome!!
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