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Topic: Statement Necklaces Made From T-Shirt Scraps  (Read 1675 times)
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theowloddity
« on: May 25, 2012 01:01:40 AM »

Recently I've really been having fun making this statement necklaces from t-shirt scraps. I made my first one after buying a necklace from a chain store and realising that it was really just plaited lengths of t-shirt material with things strung onto it.



Plaiting stage! I plaited a yellow ribbon, some old "friendship bracelet" orange string and strips of striped t-shirt into this one,.



Then I picked out a heap of different size buttons, and tightly knotted them onto the necklace.



For this one I used a heap of different beads I had laying around, and knotted them onto the t-shirt strips & coloured string at different places. Then I plaited the whole thing together.


Here's the finished product: beadsplosion! If anyone is interested in a more detailed tutorial, I wrote one for my blog: http://owlobsessedoddity.blogspot.com.au/2012/05/cleaning-out-your-closet-refashion_25.html
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« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2012 02:16:40 AM »

I love the grey & yellow colour combination and all the beads on the beaded one make it really quite special.
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« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2012 06:00:38 AM »

I love the random beads in the second one. Keep going on these I think you have something!
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« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2012 06:37:36 AM »

Good for you!! Isn't it great when you can see something and realize you can make it yourself there's always that great feeling of accomplishment when your done Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2012 12:54:29 PM »

They are fantastic! Thanks for sharing, I might just be tempted to try myself!  Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: June 04, 2012 03:36:43 AM »

Thanks guys! I am pretty proud of these necklaces & I'm planning to make a heap more once I'm finished moving house.  Smiley
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