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Skirt with Swag Chain Embellishment and Bracelets

Crafting Time:
  • Varies
Skill Level:
  • Intermediate
Project Courtesy of: Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
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Description

Create this look by following the below pattern or upcycle a skirt in your current wardrobe by adding chain swag. 

Skirt

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Simplicity® pattern 2451 View D
  • Refer to pattern jacket for fabric quantity & notion items
  • Gray/Taupe Jacquard poly-cotton
  • Sewing machine
  • Basic sewing supplies
  • Iron & pressing surface
  • 70" packaged lightweight chain
  • 8 jump rings
  • Wire cutters
  • Jewelry pliers

DIRECTIONS:

1. Follow Simplicity® pattern 2451 View D to construct skirt.
2. Attach jump ring to one end of chain. Measure up the side seam of the skirt 8" and hand sew jump ring with attached chain.
3. Measure up 8" from front hem of skirt right below pleat and place a pin to mark location. Drape chain over the pin (6"-8") and attach jump ring to chain. Hand sew jump onto skirt were pin is located. Cut remainder of chain free using wire cutter. Repeat this step and then step 2 to create first layer of chain swags.
4. Measure 4" below first jump ring on side seam and place a pin. Attach jump ring to chain and sew onto side seam were pin is located.
5. Measure up 4" from front hem of skirt right below pleat and place a pin to mark location. Drape chain over to pin (6"-8") and attach jump ring to chain and hand sew jump onto skirt were pin is located. Cut remainder of chain free using wire cutter. Repeat this step to finish bottom swag.

Bracelets

SUPPLIES & TOOLS:

  • Cousin&®:
    4mm White Pearls (1 pk)
    Silver Rhinestone Cross Charm (1 pk)
    Rhinestone Medallion Accent (1 pk)
    Silver Oval Link Chain (1 pk)
    White/Silver/Black Cluster Bead Drops (2 pk)
  • Stretch cord (24")
  • Silver lobster claw clasp (1 pc)
  • Silver 4mm jump rings (3 pc)
  • Needle nose pliers
  • Wire cutters

DIRECTIONS:

 

Pearl Bracelet:
1. Cut a 12" length of stretch cord.
2. Remove the head pin from the following drops: mirror rondelles, smoke bicones, black/silver rhinestone beads, smoke rondelles, clear button beads and smoke pearls.
3. Attach a 6mm jump ring to the cross charm.
4. Thread the following bead pattern onto the cord: 14 pearls, a mirror rondelle, a bicone, a rhinestone bead, a smoke rondelle, a button and a pearl. Thread the cross charm jump ring onto the cord. Then thread the reverse bead pattern onto the cord.
5. Tie the stretch cord together using a double knot. Trim the excess cord.

Chain Bracelet:
1. Cut a 7" length of chain.
2. Using a 4mm jump ring, attach a lobster claw clasp to one end of the chain. Attach a 6mm jump ring to the other end of the chain.
3. Using the left over 6mm jump rings from disassembled bead drops, attach the rhinestone accent to the center of the chain. Using 6mm jump rings, attach a rhinestone bead drop and rhinestone charm to the chain on either side of the accent.

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Jacquard Medallion Rose Gray

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4 Piece Metal Gold/Silver Rhinestone Cross

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Jewelry Basics 34in/86.36cm Silver Oval Link Chain by Cousin

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Jewelry Basics Lobster Claw 7mmx9mm 24/Pk-Silver

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