Playing dress up is always a fun activity for little girls. Let them make their own jewelry with Phoomph, fabric, and satin cording. For the boys, fabric prints featuring their favorite action heroes can create medals to wear.

String simple shapes together for a colorful necklace.

String simple shapes together for a colorful necklace.

Here is what you will need- 

Supplies:

Phoomph, Soft, 1 sheet

Assorted fabrics

Satin Cording

 

And here is how-

1. Cut sheet of Phoomph, Soft into three or four pieces. Cover front and back of Phoomph with different fabrics.

2. Trace circles 1” to 1 ½” wide on the fabric. Cut out circles.

3. Use a hole punch to make holes in opposite sides of the circles for stringing.

4. Cut satin cording 24” to 30” long. Lace cording through holes overlapping circles. Adjust to desired length. Knot ends of cording together to close.

Create a pendant necklace by layering Phoomph circles and adding a button or “jewels” for embellishment.

Layer circles and add a button or jewel.

Layer circles and add a button or jewel.

Steps:

1. Cover Phoomph with fabric. Trace and cut one large circle 3” wide. Make one hole in the top of the circle.

2. Cover one side of another piece of Phoomph with coordinating fabric. Trace and cut one circle 1 ½” wide. Peel paper backing and attach to larger circle. Embellish as desired. Cut satin cording 24” or longer. Fold cording in half to form a loop. Slip loop through the hole. Pull loose ends through the loop. Pull tight. Adjust length as needed. Knot ends of cording together to close.

About the Author


Eizabeth Hill is a retired county extension agent who has taught countless 4-H’ers to sew. Elizabeth designs projects for Coats and Clark and she continues to share her love of sewing with youth in her church & community.

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