Personalized Jewelry Design – How to Make a Mini Book Necklace with Leather
Summary: This mini book necklace project is an excellent choice for those who wanna make a special jewelry. See how to make a mini leather book necklace easily with me!
I have been lurking on internet for a long while, and found that many DIY activities have come into new era about mini works, such as this one, personalized mini book shaped necklace design. It is a perfect choice of necklaces for girlfriend. Follow me and make a leather book necklace now!
Materials for mini book necklace DIY
Instructions on how to make a mini book necklace :
Step 1: Make the inner page and cover
1st, measure out the size of the book you want to hang on your neck and draft the outline on foam; 2nd, cut out the mini-sized foam parts and glue their black side onto fabric with some space in between; 3rd, trim off excess fabric meanwhile leave a little extra around for edge covering; 4th, lift the foam back paper a little and tuck the fabric edge; 5th, peel off the back paper and stick it to leather; 6th, trim off excess leather and close the book cover to form a virtual spine.
Step 2: Make the book pages
1st, measure the rectangular paper shape on cardstock and cut it out;
2nd, fold it into accordion shape;
3rd, paint glue to inner spine;
4th, insert your pages in and let the spine part dry.
Step 3: Finish the mini book necklace design
1st, use an awl to punch a hole at the top corner;
2nd, attach a jump ring and add your chain onto it.
With another jump ring and attach clasp onto chain, so the mini book necklace for your girlfriend is done!
This kind of mini book necklace design can also be applied in key chain, purse accessory and many more. Since you have known how to make a mini leather book necklace, you can make more personalized jewelry. Design another and try !