DIY Fringe Earrings & Necklace

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This faux-leather fringe comes in gorgeous shade of bright pink that is perfect for summer accessories. Check out the different ways you can use a yard to make fun fringed jewelry.
Tools and Materials for Earrings:
Jump rings
Cut a piece of trim about an inch long.

Place trim in ribbon crimp, and close crimp shut with the pliers.

Open up a jump ring with your pliers.
Loop jump ring through the ribbon crimp, and add an earring hook.
Close the jump ring.
Trim down the fringe to make a point.
Repeat to make a second earring.
Tools and Materials for Necklace:
32 inches of 3mm chain
8 jump rings
Clasp
Pliers
Cut the leather into 3 2-inch pieces.
Trim the leather, making a point.
Repeat with the other 2 pieces of fringe.
Open up two jump rings with the pliers, and loop through the corners of the fringe.
Attach the jump rings to each end of the chain.
Add jump rings to the second piece of fringe, and attach to the chain, above the first piece.
Repeat to create a third tier of fringe. Add clasp to the back of the necklace.
Written by Erin of ThanksIMadeIt

Why is Fringe So Darn Cool!

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By Blerona

It seems that FRINGE will never go out of style. The fashion world can’t get enough, we see fringe on clothing, jewelry, bags, shoes.  Fringe made out of leather, shirts, feathers, cotton, chain.  It’s endless and we love it here at M&J! We’ve had our fair share of DIY Fringe Projects on our blog and we think it’s time to show some other bloggers that created some amazing fringe DIY’s. Here’s a roundup of some Awesome Fringe Inspiration!

See the Looks 2010 Catwalk, 2011 Catwalk

 

Links to M&J’s DIY’s

  1. Shall Embellishment
  2. DIY Leather Fringe Cropped T
  3. Fringe Conspiracy: DIY Fringe Vest and T-shirt in one
  4. DIY Fring Sandals

Accessory M&J DIY Links

  1. Kim Kardashian Fashion
  2. DIY Fringe Headband
  3. Bead Fringe Reversible Necklace
  4. Three ways to accessorize one shirt
  5. VIDEO Hand Dyed Fringe Necklace

Blogger Fringe DIY’s

  1. Haute Hapa: DIY Fringed Shoulder Pads
  2. I SPY DIY: Trim Necklace
  3. The Ukay Queen: DIY Triple Layered Fringe Necklace
  4. Phospene: Dark Moves
  5. …Love Maegan: DIY Fringe Necklace


DIY Beaded Fringe Reversible Necklace

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By Roseann

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In the wake of the slow economy many people have turned to do it yourself fashion projects.  As a result I have seen some of the most innovative and creative pieces in decades.    The best of these hand made accessories display bold mixes of materials and colors.  And hey, if you’re going to use the remnants of previous projects you can throw out, “The less is more attitude”.  So, go a head and dive into your scrap box and mix it up.

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 Materials:

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 Instructions:

  • On the back side of 1 6” fabric square mark the middle at one edge.  Measure up 2 ¼” and mark.  At top right corner mark ¼” in from the side.  From your 2 ¼” mark draw curved line to ¼” mark in right corner.  Do the same from the bottom mark to right corner.  Fold square and cut on lines so that you have an even crescent shape.  Repeat steps with the other fabric square. 
  • Find the outer measurement of your crescent.  Subtract 2” and cut fringe to this length. 
  • Pin fringe to bottom curve and baste.
  • Embellish face of the other fabric crescent.  I chose flat sew on jewels so that the piece can be reversible.  If you like you can embellish with larger sew on jewels and beads and where your piece from 1 side only.
  • Pin fabric crescents back to back and stitch around. 
  • Finding the placement of you piece is up to you.  I left my chain a little longer so that it can be adjusted depending on my outfit.
  • Stitch chain to the corner of you crescent
  • Add jewelry clasp.
  • Wear, enjoy!

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