Creative Idea on How to Make a Hem-Stitch Necklace with Brown Suede Cord
Summary: Here is a good idea about making a hem-stitch suede cord necklace! This necklace is quite suitable to be a gift for friend.
I got inspired and wanted to make a unique hem-stitch necklace with suede cords. I bet many of you may be interested in such chic style and creative pattern of this necklace. Therefore I share the detailed instructions on how to make this suede cord necklace here.
Necessities for the hem-stitch suede cord necklace:
Instructions on how to make suede cord necklace:
Step 1: Thread suede cord onto memory wire
1st, cut a 50cm length of brown suede cord, and punch a hole with reamer at one end;
2nd, cut a coil length of memory wire and thread right end through above hole on suede cord;
3rd, with a 2cm interval, punch another hole on suede cord;
4th, thread wire through the second hole;
5th, glue the bottoms of first and second hole with glue gun; the first cord loop is done;
6th, the bottoms of holes are estimated 0.5cm long, so leave 1cm interval and punch the third hole;
7th, thread wire through the hole;
8th, decide interval and make second loop;
9th, when punching odd numbered holes, leave 1cm length intervals with previous hole;
10th, when punching even numbered holes, decide intervals according to your necklace design, as these intervals determine the size of each loop.
Step 2: Do the hem-stitch with suede cord
1st, continue punching and threading;
2nd, glue bottoms together when necessary;
3rd, my version is each half of the hem-stitch has 13 various loops and the center one is the largest;
4th, glue the last loop perfectly and cut off excess suede cord;
5th, push suede cord hem to memory wire’s center and add one brown glass pearls onto each end;
6th, evenly pull the hem and adjust it into perfect form.
Step 3: Wire wrap clasp with pliers
1st, bend one wire end into 90 degrees with flat nose;
2nd, loop the end with round nose;
3rd, bend the other end into 180 degrees;
4th, adjust the clasp.
The final suede cord necklace will look like this:
Tada! I have successfully finished a hem-stitch suede cord necklace! Considering what pattern is your favorite and draw a draft onto patter; according to the pattern, create your own version of hem-stitch suede cord necklace.