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« on: September 05, 2006 10:31:09 AM »

Here are three new necklaces I've made using soft, thin black suede.

all three of the designs feature vintage chains - I grommeted the suede patterns that I cut so that the jumprings could be added without tearing or pulling the delicate suede.

I'm off to make more...


I like using the thin suede because it sits so delicately on the skin and it looks quite sexy...
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3. il n'y a aucune fille typique
« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2006 04:48:28 PM »

Wow- these are so inventive! I would never have thought to use the suede this way. Great job!

« Reply #2 on: September 08, 2006 01:31:06 AM »

They're lovely.
« Reply #3 on: September 11, 2006 06:01:06 PM »

Oooooo!!!!  Different . . . and SO COOL!!  I really LOVE how you are featuring your "thin suede designs" using VINTAGE chains.  GREAT IDEA!

BTW:  Do you know if suede can be embossed?  Or decorated some other way via a little stitching or paint (or stamping)?  Just a thought for another necklace project you might like to try. 

Eat, Drink, and Be Merry!!!
« Reply #4 on: September 11, 2006 06:33:25 PM »

i actually attempted stitching the suede but because it's so thin and difficult to both keep taut and secure the thread without pulling it - i ended up abandoning the idea.
I also thought of thread design with an adhesive felt backing (so the thread wouldn't get messed up when it's worn) but so far...no luck...
i'll post any if i finally achieve the effect i'm desiring.
thanks for the suggestions!

3. il n'y a aucune fille typique
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