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How to Make a Child's Black & Gold Bib Necklace
- Remnant of Black Felt
- Remnant of Double-Sided Heavyweight Fusible Interfacing
- 1 yard of 1/8" Link Chain
- 1 yard of 1" Metallic Box Pleat Trim
- 1 yard of 1/4" Metallic Chinese Braid
- One Lobster Clasp and Jump Ring
- Monofilament Clear Thread OR Clear-Drying Craft Glue
- Hand Sewing Needles
- Jewelry Pliers
- Bib Template
Be sure to read through all instructions thoroughly before beginning project.
Step 1. Using bib template, pin or trace bib shape onto felt. Cut out two bib shapes from felt.
Step 2.Using bib template, pin or trace bib shape onto interfacing. Cut out one bib shape from interfacing.
Construction and Trimming Instructions
Step 1. Sandwich the interfacing in between the two felt bib sections, having raw edges even. Fuse all layers together, following manufacturer’s directions.
Step 2.Pin upper edge (stitched edge) of Metallic Box Pleat Trim 1/4" over outer edge of bib, turning trim ends under 1/2" at ends to inside at upper corners. Hand-sew OR glue upper edge of trim to bib in place.
Step 3. Pin one edge of Metallic Chinese Braid along upper edge of bib, having edge of trim even with cut edge of bib. Cut ends of braid at corners, overlapping slightly with the upper edge of pleated trim. Hand-sew OR glue upper edge of trim to bib in place.
Step 4. Pin one edge of Metallic Chinese Braid just over upper edge of pleated trim, covering cut ends of previous braid at corners and turning under 1/2" on ends at corners. Hand-sew OR glue in place.
Step 5. Using jewelry pliers, cut chain in half. Hand-sew OR glue one end of each length of chain to inside of bib at upper corners
as shown in photo.
Step 6. Place the bib on your child and adjust to fit, making sure ends of chain are of even length. Mark ends.
Step 7. Using jewelry pliers, cut off excess chain
at markings. Attach lobster clasp to end of one chain and attach jump ring to end of opposite chain.
Step 8. Place bib on your child and let your princess enjoy the new piece of jewelry!