Top 5 Rhinestone DIYs

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Rhinestones are some of our favorite treasures here at M&J. Each day we come across a new DIY project that expands our creative appetite even more.  Our selection of Swarovski crystals seems endless due to the many shapes and color combinations possible. We can’t wait to ransack our rhinestone trims, and swarovski crystals to create each of these DIY’s.

a pair and a spare DIYA Pair and a Spare

Lace Rhinestone DIYAll Good Girls go to Heaven

Unique USASwell Mayde

ps i made thisPS I Made This

Ipadcase2Punky Little DIYer

We are having the rhinestone sale on Monday April 29th and Tuesday April 30th. We’re offering 10% Off Swarovski flatback and hotfix rhinestones only.  Please note, this does not include rhinestone trim, sew on jewels, appliqués, or anything else.  This promotion is only valid for our rhinestone flatbacks and hotfix line

We’ve Been Featured: Martha Stewart Living March 2013

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We’ve been featured in Martha Stewart Living’s March 2013  issue.

Cover

pg 42

Trim Necklace How to Pg. 42
7/8” Metallic Woven Tap Item # 47350 in Ivory/Gold $1.59/yard
Available thru customer service info@mjtrim.com

10MM RAYON PEARL MET. CORD Item# 39346 in Black/Metallic Gold $11.98/yard
Available thru customer service info@mjtrim.com

pg 43Bib Necklace How To Pg. 43
60MM IRON-ON FLORAL W/ MET Item: # 26957 in Gold/Antique Gold $19.98/yard
Purchase in store only or through customer service

Trim Shop Directory Pg. 43
1” Figure 8 Knit Item #00213 in Gold $3.98/yard
Available thru customer service info@mjtrim.com

pg 58

Can’t Lose Keys Pg. 58
1-inch Leather Trim Item# 81498 in royal $14.98 a yard.
Available thru customer service info@mjtrim.com

Three Ways to Accessorize One Shirt

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By Blerona
 

Summer’s almost over but it doesn’t mean we still can’t have fun dressing up! So we’ve decided to make some super cool accessories to wear on your vacation, or your everyday life and the great thing is that these pieces are so unique you can wear each one everyday with the same shirt, or you can mix them up together for that Super Chic look! Enjoy. 

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Breakfast under an Umbrella Animal Print W/ Metal Buckle 

Materials: 

Directions: 

  • Step 1: Measure waist size and add 2 inches to the length and cut.
  • Step 2: Take one end of the ribbon and insert in through the middle loop of one of the buckles. Insert 1 inch, then sew that end to the ribbon on the other side of the loop.
  • Step 3: Follow step 2 for the other end of the ribbon and buckle. Then you’re finished.

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Lunch Out by the beach with a Strawberry DaiquiriStudded Jewel Bib Necklace 

Materials: 

Other Materials: 

 

Directions: 

  • Step 1: Iron on each beaded motif as desired. Be sure to let iron sit for 1 minute over cloth or Teflon sheet, then flip fabric over and place iron on top for 2 minutes.
  • Step 2: Sew or glue jewels around beaded motifs. Then sew or glue on heart shaped metal sequin around the beaded motifs and jewels.
  • Step 3: Cut a around the glued jewels and sequin, be sure to leave about 1cm of suede fabric left around the jewels, the nailheads will go around them.
  • Step 4: Place the round nailheads around the cut fabric then iron-on. Let the iron sit on nailheads for about 2mins for a strong hold.
  • Step 5: Insert two holes 1 1/2 inches away from the ends and attach the chain. Use desired amount for length.

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Dinner, then a Night of DancingStudded Crystal Drop Necklace 

Materials: 

Directions: 

  • Step 1: Sew or hot glue each end of the crystal trim, so it does not fray.
  • Step 2: Place the nail heads ½” away from each other on the crystal trim, and place two nailheads vertically at the ends of the crystal trim.
  • Step 3: Now place an iron over the nailheads on the trim and leave for 2minutes on each nailhead. Watch this video for help.
  • Step 4: Attach the chain to the end loops on the crystal trim. Use desired length.

 

M&J Trimming Featured on The Martha Stewart Show 12/3/09

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M&J Trimming was featured in the Martha Stewart show today along with Matha’s in-house crafter, Hosanna Houser.  Hosanna and Martha teaches us how to make fashion bib necklaces using M&J’s glass sew-on jewels and Italian faceted jewels.  Click here to learn how to make the necklace.