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March 12, 2012

Tutorial: Fabric Necklace

Let’s shake it up and start our week with a fun fashion tutorial. This sash came with the sassy orange dress that I bought at Goodwill a few months ago. I didn’t love it with the dress, but you just don’t throw out raw silk. Am I right? I kept it on my craft shelf until this past week, when I realized that it was perfect-o for a fabric flower necklace.

Get excited, non-sewers! This is a “hot glue” project. : ) I twisted the fabric into a flower and clipped the end. Then, I used hot glue to attach the flower to a piece of felt. I did this 3 times, laying them beside each other. In hindsight, I would have curved them a bit, but I still like it this way.

I trimmed the felt around the set of flowers, so that it is mostly hidden. It’s not a big deal if some peeks though–it adds color and dimension. Here is a picture of the back.

Then, I hot glued a chain to the back of the flower set, making sure that there was even chain on each side.

Let it sit for a few minutes and you are good! Make one for yourself, make one for a friend.

Enjoying the Good Life,


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  1. Hey I remember that dress, it was so fabulous! I am totally digging no sew flowers, I think I would like to make a necklace with lots of smaller flowers on it for spring time!

  2. I really like those flowers.

    • goodwillsc

      Thanks, ladies!

  3. So pretty! Love this idea!

  4. This is wonderful, this might be a fabric project I could actually do. Thank you

  5. Super cute! I’d love it if you linked up at Crafty Cousins!


  6. This is such a great, cheap idea! I would love if you would link up to the Lovely Things Thursday Linky Party!

  7. I love this! So cute and I just pinned it! I would love for you to link it up to my first link party. I know my readers would love it too!

    • goodwillsc


  8. This is just so pretty! So glad you didn’t part with that sash! Thanks so much for sharing at our Uncommonly Yours link party! Hope to see you next week!

    Take care,


  9. I love this necklace! I’ve really been into the no-sew flowers lately.
    I hope you will share this at my “Unveil Your Genius” Link Party!

    Happy Weekend!

    • goodwillsc

      Thanks, Taylor! If you make one, I’d love to see it!

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