A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: Do you have a crafty tattoo?  We'd love to feature it in our Crafty Tattoos blog series!  Share it with us here!
Total Members: 296,733
Currently Running With Scissors:
651 Guests and 25 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: 1 2 [All]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Pearl necklace  (Read 2756 times)
Tags for this thread: tutorial  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
Taratara
« on: March 04, 2012 02:28:49 AM »



I made this necklace and i figured it out myself. If you want me to make a tutorial, tell me, and I'll try to make one Smiley

Here is a picture of me wearing it:


I was inspired by this picture, and thought I could make one myself:

The picture is from this blog: http://passionsforfashion.dk/

Please tell me what you think! Smiley


Here comes the tutorial:


You need a scissor, pearls and 8 meters of string. Cut the 8 meters in to 4 X 2 meters. Here it might be easiest to roll the strings together and fasten it with a rubber band.


Tie the four strings together with a knot


Lay the strings on your hand like this.


Put the first string over the second, and the second over the third, and the third over the fourth.


Then put the fourth string under the first, like this.


Pull each string, and it will look like this


Do it over again


Make it as long as you want to, mine is about 5 centimeters


Put a pearl on every string


like this :-)


now braid again






and pull the ends




put four more pearls on, and braid again




braid until it is as long as you want it. (It might stretch a bit when you wear it, if the pearls are a bit heavy)


now braid again, like you did in the start


tie a knot in the end


and you are finished!

Please tell me if there is something you don't understand, and I will try to explain it better. It really isn't difficult to make, when you first try it! :-)



« Last Edit: April 22, 2012 09:14:30 AM by Taratara » THIS ROCKS   Logged
Antidigger
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2012 03:10:51 AM »

What a lovely bold statement. Very stylish.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
Taramor
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2012 03:14:44 AM »

It is lovely! Great of you to figure out how to make it. It looks like it is kind of braided, right?
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Taratara
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2012 04:42:04 AM »

It is lovely! Great of you to figure out how to make it. It looks like it is kind of braided, right?

Thank you! Yes, but is is braided with four ribbons instead of three Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
abbytail
Offline Offline

Posts: 143
Joined: 26-May-2009

shes possesed, and she gets the hiccups.......


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2012 12:12:27 AM »

WOW, thats a real fashion statement! I couldn't tell the diffrence between the necklaces in the two sets of photographs.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

I'm never having kids, I hear they take 9 months to download
appatite
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2012 11:09:19 AM »

Fantastic interpretation, it looks very similar to your inspiration!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Stones and Findings: Stones, chains, pearls, Sterling Silver and indie-designed unique findings!
http://www.stonesandfindings.com
Make it beautiful Smiley
allisonaz
« Reply #6 on: April 04, 2012 03:32:26 PM »

This is so beautiful!  I would love a tutorial!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Taratara
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2012 01:03:03 AM »

This is so beautiful!  I would love a tutorial!

Sure, I will definitely make one Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
michgoose
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2012 01:56:03 PM »

Thats really stunning, it looks beautiful on.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
lidehtium
« Reply #9 on: April 06, 2012 04:23:10 PM »

thats beautiful!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

purplexime
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2012 11:32:04 AM »

I'd love a tutorial as well. You did a great job!!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Taratara
« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2012 12:55:49 AM »

I'd love a tutorial as well. You did a great job!!

I'm really glad you like it! I promise, I will make a tutorial this weekend Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Taratara
« Reply #12 on: April 22, 2012 03:46:00 AM »

Now there is a tutorial for you :-)
THIS ROCKS   Logged
kritterkarin
« Reply #13 on: July 10, 2012 07:59:26 PM »

Sorry I'm late to the party but I just saw this for the first time!  I love this necklace!  How you managed to figure out how to make it is way beyond me!  Huh  Quite amazing!

I'm putting this in my stack of things to try and hope I can pull it off as well as you did.

May I make a suggestion regarding the tute?  It would be easier to decipher if four different colors of ribbon were used.  Then you'd really be able to see what's going where.  Anyway, I'd be interested to see this done using maybe black, white and a light and dark gray. 

This rocks and thanks so much for the tute!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
steph_patt
« Reply #14 on: July 11, 2012 03:34:55 PM »

Oh my gosh I love this! Thanks for the tutorial I'm going to try it out!
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: 1 2 [All] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
How to Use Prolines Ultra Kit Vol 1 Template
Quick Poster Vol 4 Part 1 Photoshop Tutorial
How to Adjust Sports Photos Like a Pro in Photoshop & RAW
How to Customize Baseball Cutouts sports templates
How to Add an Extracted Photo to A Backdrop Matrix Poster
Latest Blog Articles
Tute Tuesday: Art Pen Case
Sock It To Me!
Meatless Monday: Kale and Edamame Salad

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2014, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.