Multi-Strand Necklace with Swarovski Crystal and Fabric

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STEP 1

Cut the different fabrics in diagonal shape (selvedge run of thread should go diagonal) to stripes, this is depicted with the diagonal shape of the arrows on different fabric pieces in the illustrations in this Step. Cut the fabrics to the sizes mentioned which are Brown (A) 47x4.5cm, copper (B) 26x4.5cm, Sand (C) 32x4.5cm and Red (D) 40x4.5cm.
STEP 2

Fold the fabric piece into half and sew it with a sewing machine 10mm from the edge as shown in the illustration. Cut half of this seam off which should be about 5mm in size. Repeat this Step with the other three fabric pieces as well.
STEP 3

Thread a needle with 50cm of button silk and tie a knot at the ends as shown in the illustrations. Begin sewing at one of the ends of the fabric with 2 back stitches and stitch the needle backwards through the fabric piece turning it as you go. Repeat this Step 3 more times to the other three fabric pieces.
STEP 4

Cut the hemp ribbon for brown fabric A. 44cm, copper B. 23cm, Sand C. 29cm, Red D. 37cm. Cut 60cm of 3mm Tigertail using a side-cutter. Secure one end with a piece of tape and slide on 22 Swarovski crystal pearls art. 5810 crystal antique brass pearl. Thread the end of the tiger tale onto the sewing needle and stitch through one end of the hemp ribbon D. 37cm and affix with 4 back stitches.
STEP 5

Thread the other end of the hemp through the red ribbon. Cut 60cm of Tigertail and thread onto the needle. Pierce through this end of the hemp ribbon and fix the Tigertail with back stitches. Stitch through to the top of the hemp and insert 25 Swarovski crystal pearls art. 5810 crystal antique brass pearl to this end.
STEP 6

Repeat Steps 4 - 5 with the hemp ribbon C. 29cm and sand ribbon piece. Insert on one end 24 Swarovski beads art. 5000 8mm garnet on both sides as shown in the illustration with this Step.
STEP 7

Wind a piece of tape around one of the ends of the red ribbon to facilitate the movement of Swarovski fancy stones and the 12mm jumprings. The components should be in the following order from right to left:
  • Jumpring x3
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4139 14mm crystal copper x1
  • Jumpring x6
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4439 crystal red magma x1
  • Jumpring x6
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4139 14mm crystal golden shadow x1
  • Jumpring x2
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4137 22x16mm crystal tabac x1
  • Jumpring x1
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4139 14mm crystal red magma x1
  • Jumpring x3
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4137 22x16mm crystal red magma x1
  • Jumpring x13
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4139 14mm crystal Sahara x1
  • Jumpring x14
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4439 20mm crystal Sahara x1
  • Jumpring x5
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4139 14mm crystal red magma x1
  • Jumpring x12
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4139 14mm crystal copper x1
  • Jumpring x3
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4137 22x16mm crystal red magma x1
  • Jumpring x9
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4139 14mm crystal tabac x1
  • Jumpring x10
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4439 20mm crystal red magma x1
  • Jumpring x4
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4139 14mm crystal Sahara x1
  • Jumpring x8
  • Swarovski fancy stone art. 4139 14mm crystal copper x1
  • Jumpring x1
STEP 8

Cut 60cm of 0.3mm Tigertail with a side-cutter and use hemp ribbon A for the brown fabric. Stitch through one end of the hemp ribbon and fix the Tigertail with 4 back stitches and come out on top.
STEP 9

Cut 23cm of chain and fix it with four back stitches coming out of the hemp ribbon. Repeat Steps 8 - 9 to fix the other end of this hemp ribbon with another piece of chain.
STEP 10

Repeat Steps 8 - 9 with hemp ribbon B and copper fabric as shown in the illustrations with this Step.
STEP 11

Attach chain with the brown ribbon to the splitring shown as A, in the illustrations and the pearl string with red ribbon shown as B in the illustrations. For the pearl string slide a crimping tube on the Tigertail and go through the splitring, back through the crimping tube and then through one of the Swarovski crystal pearls art. 5810. Pull the Tigertail tightly, crimp the crimping tube and cut off the leftover Tigertail as shown. Repeat this Step one more time to fix the chain with the auburn ribbon and the beaded string with the sand ribbon as shown.
STEP 12

Attach the lobster clasp with an 8mm jumpring onto the splitring.
STEP 13

Repeat Steps 11 - 12 one more time to fix the other string ends as well. Connect a 12mm jumpring to the splitring.

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