Love Those Pearly Whites Necklace
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Love Those Pearly Whites Necklace

You’ll love showing off your own pearly whites when you sport this sassy pendant! Create a necklace that’ll have everyone smiling all day long with felt, pearl beads and Aleene’s® adhesives.

Designed by Laurie Eaton for iLoveToCreate®.

Craft Time: 60+ minutes
Uses Recycled Items: No
 
 
 
 
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Material List

  • Aleene's® Jewel-It™ Embellishing Glue
  • Aleene's® Fast Grab™ Tacky Glue
  • Felt Squares - red, fuchsia and hot pink
  • White pearl beads - 5mm, 4mm, and 3mm sizes (for teeth shapes)
  • (2) Jump Rings
  • (2) Pieces of Chain - desired necklace length
  • Lobster Clasp
  • Stiff Paper (for lips pattern)
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Chalk Pencil
  • Needle and thread in coordinating color
  • Needle Nose Pliers
 

Project Instructions

Cut out lip pattern and place on fuchsia felt. Trace around with chalk pencil and cut out.

Cut out the center of lips pattern to create two defined lips. Trace around these lips on red felt and cut out.

Glue the red lips on top of the fuchsia lips with Fast Grab Tacky Glue. The fuchsia felt will show in the center and give the illusion of a mouth. Refer to photo.

Cut out highlights from hot pink felt. Glue to red lips with Fast Grab Tacky Glue. Let dry.

Determine lengths/number of pearls needed to create “teeth” inside lips as shown, with largest pearls in center and gradating toward smallest pearls at the corners of lips. Glue in place with Jewel-It Embellishing Glue. Let dry.

Using a needle and thread, attach one end of a length of chain to each upper corner of lips.

Attach lobster clasp to ends of chains using needle-nose pliers and two jump rings.

Tips

Glue several layers of felt together for added dimension to lips.