Category Archives: wearable art

Bungee Cord Necklace

To make this bungee cord necklace, the supplies you will need are: – 2 bungee cords (mine were 24 inches-60cm long bungee cords, just make sure they’re long enough you can slide the necklace over your head! – 1 piece of copper piping that is about 1-2 inches – a hot glue gun – scissors …

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Wearable Art, Fashion Show Pictures

So this post will not be a tutorial; but, I thought I’d dig up some photos of some dresses that I made out of recycled materials back in High School, for a wearable art fashion show for charity. My first dress below got me an ‘honorable mention’ and in my opinion was the better of …

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Pencil Crayon Necklace Tutorial #2

Here I am with yet another pencil crayon necklace tutorial.¬†For this necklace though that I made, the supplies needed are: – pencil crayons – a pencil sharpener – a ruler – an electric drill – a saw (preferably an electric type of saw. I myself used a scroll saw) – varnish *optional The steps with …

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Wooden Geometric Statement Necklace

I’ve for some reason really gotten into the mood for making jewelry, so I warn you in advance that the months ahead may be filled with lots of jewelry tutorials; but, I’ll try to throw in the odd tutorial for some other craft to at least keep some variety to this blog! Today I’m sharing …

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Plastic Bottle Ring Necklace

This bottle ring necklace was inspired by beyond bracelets video where she made pendents using plastic bottle rings covered in embroidery floss to make pendents in her video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTAi5IAWgD4&list=PL3260DEDEE7612A37&index=21&feature=plpp_video I decided to take the idea, and use it to make this statement necklace. The steps to make this necklace are with pictures: 1.Using a …

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Bird Nest Necklace

I wanted to share with you all my tutorial for the infamous bird nest necklace. To make this necklace you will need 3 beads (whether or not they match is your choice), some crafting wire (at least a meters worth), and a chain to put your pendent on. The tutorial is a relatively quick one, …

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Spring Flower Necklace Tutorial

So spring is finally here, so I thought I’d share with you how to make this flower necklace to wear. To make this necklace you will need the following supplies: -Thread -a sewing needle -fabric scissors -fabric of your choice -a hot glue gun -thick chain -ribbon The steps to make this then with pictures …

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Book Necklace DIY

So I think it is time for another Anthropologie inspired knock-off craft! I made this super cute book stack necklace the other day. The supplies you will need to make this is: -some paper (I cut pages from an old book to make the book pages look authentic) -scrap leather -scissors -white glue -a hot …

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Braided fabric headband (upcycled t-shirt tutorial)

Okay, as promised, here is the headband tutorial. This tutorial I got from http://www.makeit-loveit.com and for this tutorial you simply need: -some jersey knit cotton (I used an old t-shirt) -a needle and thread (or a machine can be used and/or fabric glue) The steps for this start out essentially the same as for the …

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Flower Necklace (upcycled tee-shirt) DIY

So one of my t-shirts started looking pretty ratty so I knew SOMETHING needed to be made out of it so I made this necklace in addition to a matching headband (which I will post in a few days!). To make this necklace you will need: – fabric (I used an old t-shirt. Jersey knit …

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