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White Embellished U Necklace ("The Saint")
Jewel-encrusted statement necklaces have been all over the runways for a couple seasons now. I chose to make two: one black, one white - one for when I'm feeling a little saintly, and one for when I'm feeling a little bad.

Posted by carlyjcais from Portland, Oregon, United States • Published See carlyjcais's 60 projects »
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  • Step 1

    Cut a piece of felt about 7.75" wide by 4.5" deep in a U shape (width of the felt is about 1.5").

  • How to make a collar / bib. White Embellished U Necklace - Step 2
    Step 2

    Stitch ends of ribbon onto right side of felt, either by hand or by machine.

  • How to make a collar / bib. White Embellished U Necklace - Step 3
    Step 3

    Mark placement of buttons.

  • How to make a collar / bib. White Embellished U Necklace - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut iron-on rhinestone piece to shape and note placement of buttons.

  • How to make a collar / bib. White Embellished U Necklace - Step 5
    Step 5

    Remove the rhinestones from where the button areas.

  • How to make a collar / bib. White Embellished U Necklace - Step 6
    Step 6

    Iron on front. Use scraps of iron-on rhinestone piece and add more rhinestones to the felt until you have used everything up.

  • How to make a collar / bib. White Embellished U Necklace - Step 7
    Step 7

    Sew on buttons.

  • How to make a collar / bib. White Embellished U Necklace - Step 8
    Step 8

    Embellish remaining spaces on the felt with more stick-on pearls (by anchoring in felt glue), sequins, and by sewing on pearls until the whole neckpiece is covered. (angel8.jpg)

  • How to make a collar / bib. White Embellished U Necklace - Step 9
    Step 9

    (Tip: I outlined the buttons in tiny pearls first, then filled in the middle. The closer together your embellishments are - and the more of them you add - the more expensive and glamorous the piece looks. Barney's, here you come!)

  • How to make a collar / bib. White Embellished U Necklace - Step 10
    Step 10

    Cut chiffon ribbon in half, tie around neck, and add a bit of glam to any angelic getup.

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carlyjcais
carlyjcais · Portland, Oregon, US · 61 projects
Thank you Jet H.!
I appreciate the comment!
xoxo
Carly
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Jet H.
Jet H. · Haarlem, North Holland, NL · 108 projects
wooow this awesome, i love it, sooooo pretty and beautiful!;-D
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