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Dig out one of your thimbles and make a cute necklace!
I found some thimbles at the thrift store and in order to reuse them, I made necklaces! These would be a great gift and even fun to sell at a farmers market.

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  • How to make a thimble pendant. Thimble Flower Necklace - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your supplies. You'll also need a set of pliers (not pictured).

  • How to make a thimble pendant. Thimble Flower Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    First cut your felt in a circle shape and make a little snip for the flowers and insert them in the hole.

  • How to make a thimble pendant. Thimble Flower Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Glue around the flowers on the backside to secure. Let it dry.

  • How to make a thimble pendant. Thimble Flower Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Stuff a little bit of poly fill underneath the flower.

  • How to make a thimble pendant. Thimble Flower Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    With your needle and thread, make a running stitch along the bottom and tighten it.
    I also wrapped the thread around it then knotted it securely. Trim the bottom.

  • How to make a thimble pendant. Thimble Flower Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    With your tool or drill, make two holes on each side of the thimble.

    This tool (a steel hole punch) is from Fire Mountain Gems. It's safer than a drill and really handy to make holes in metal. I highly recommend it!

  • How to make a thimble pendant. Thimble Flower Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    I drilled mine from the inside out so it wouldn't bend.

  • How to make a thimble pendant. Thimble Flower Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    Glue some cute lace around the edge. Let dry.

  • How to make a thimble pendant. Thimble Flower Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    Attach the jump rings to the thimble and each end of the chain.

  • How to make a thimble pendant. Thimble Flower Necklace - Step 10
    Step 10

    Depending whether you're left or right handed (to determine which side you want your clasp on), attach the jump rings and clasp.

  • How to make a thimble pendant. Thimble Flower Necklace - Step 11
    Step 11

    Place a little bit of glue inside the thimble, insert your flower and push it down a bit so it fits correctly.
    Your pretty little necklace is done!
    Wear and enjoy.
    These are going to make such great gifts for my crafty friends!

  • How to make a thimble pendant. Thimble Flower Necklace - Step 12
    Step 12

    Here's a little garden of thimble flower necklaces. :)

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Spookachtige
Spookachtige · Erie, Pennsylvania, US · 10 projects
Oh my gosh, so adorable and pretty! Wonderful idea!
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hannah g.
hannah g. · Horten, Vestfold, NO · 74 projects
i favourited this ages ago with the intention to make it then forgot all about it :p
now i know what to do with all the thimbles lying about that i dont use haha
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Madelyn
Madelyn · 3 projects
This is so tute Happy Love it
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Ronelle B.
Ronelle B. · Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, ZA
This is great. You just solved my party favour problem for a fairy party.
Thanks a bunch.
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maize hutton
maize hutton · 52 projects
Hi there,

I think I found them at a thrift store but Michaels, Hobby Lobby and Joanns have some. Happy
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Sparkles
Sparkles · Perth, Western Australia, AU · 34 projects
Hey this is really cool...where would you get the flowers from?!?
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Emilia E.
Emilia E.
The drill part is a bit complicated but it is so awesome i am making this its adorable
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Lizzi D.
Lizzi D. · Yekaterinburg, Sverdlovsk Oblast, RU · 2 projects
I love it! It is so original, beautiful, and incredibly, I have no words!
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Luiza S.
Luiza S. · Brasília, Federal District, BR · 22 projects
This has got to be one of the nicest ideas ever!!!
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~-*animelover~-*
~-*animelover~-* · London, GB · 60 projects
sooo pretty and cute I'm going to make this
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