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Bead & Knot Fabric Necklace Tutorial

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bead and knot necklace tutorial

Kate from See Kate Sew writes…….
These are so cute to make and not to mention SO easy. Perfect for any girl on your list. And you probably have most of the materials already! I just had to buy some wooden beads.


This necklace doubles as a baby teether! Wooden beads wrapped in soft fabric is the perfect relief for incoming teeth!

 


What you need:
one strip of fabric 40″ by 4 1/2″
10-12 large wooden beads
2 pieces of ribbon 12″ long
1. Sew the strip of fabric into a long tube. Turn right side out.
2. Tie a knot in your fabric.
3. Insert a bead into the tube.
4. Tie another knot on the other side of the bead.

5. Keep going until you’ve used all your beads or it looks big enough.

6. Fold over the raw edges on the end of the necklace and insert the ribbon. Fold the excess fabric over the ribbon and stitch in place.

7. Repeat for the other side and you’re done!

You can wear more than one but they get kinda heavy on your neck! I made three with different size beads since my pack of wooden beads had three sizes.  These would make a great stocking stuffer! For more tutorials please come visit me at  See Kate Sew!


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