Soooo... here is what I did. I found some cute orange polka dot fabric at Hob Lob and used a coupon. I just love polka dots... I mean what girl doesn't. I also grabbed some Liquid Stitch and felt and I already had some beads and ribbon.
First you make however many rosettes you want on your necklace. Honestly there are a million tutorial in blogland on this so you could just google it. I cut my fabric strips around 1 1/2 inches going parallel to where they cut the fabric. Then I folded my strip in half the "hotdog" way and glued with Liquid stitch so no fabric underside was showing.
Anchor one end with something (like an old check box) and twist the other end of the fabric until it is as twisted as you want. Then start rolling at that end while gluing with dabs of liquid stitch along the way. I have seen people use a hot glue gun too but I think this was better and spares burned fingers. Just keep gluing and rolling until your rosette is the desired size. I did 1 larger and 2 slightly smaller ones.
I glued them with a glue gun onto felt exactly how I wanted them placed for the necklace. Then I trimmed the felt. Afterwards, I realized it would have been easier to cut the felt and then glue since I did not have the best pair of scissors and trimming took awhile.
Clemson Reunion post. LOVE IT LOVE IT! I cannot tell you how many people complimented this necklace! I paired it with simple orange 1 bead earrings I made. It was the perfect accessory and of course Clemson colors :)
*This tutorial is for personal use only please.
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