* gradient button necklace instructions

Posted on August 25th, 2007 by maitreya. Filed under Jewelry, Projects with Instructions.


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alternate version

materials:

buttons of varying sizes but the same color or material

embroidery thread

chain if desired

time required: 45 minutes

Arrange the buttons in order of size. Match buttons of the same size to make it symmetric.

Cut a 2 foot length of contrasting or matching embroidery thread as desired.

Stagger buttons with one layer on the bottom and another layer on top.

Thread through the buttons, alternating top and bottom.

Arrange the buttons along the thread until they are distributed in a nice silhouette.

Knot the thread at each end to keep the buttons from slipping.

Necklace can be worn as is by tying the embroidery thread around neck.

Lengths of chain can also be tied to each side of the necklace if desired. Cut off excess thread and tuck ends under.



4 Responses to “gradient button necklace instructions”

  1. moki Says:

    just gorgeous!

  2. Jill Simandl Says:

    This is so cool!
    I love it.

  3. Mel M. M. M. Says:

    Thank you so much for sharing the tutorial for this STUNNING necklace. :0) mel

  4. contrariwise Says:

    So very pretty.
    I hope you don’t mind, but I have a blog where I sometimes post crafts and tutorials, and would love to include your link.

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