Hello lovelies. Here's another 'super.fast.stupid.easy' project for you to create in 10-15 minutes! You could call it the "scrap-happy" ring if you like.
* A circle of vinyl (cut just larger than a quarter).
* An old ring that fits you (or a 'backing ring' from craft/jewellery store)
* A couple small strips of fabric scraps.
* Bonus: a few decor pieces to attach.
Flip your vinyl circle upside down.
Twist the fabric scrap into the centre of that circle and start 'zig-zag' sewing it while you continue to turn the vinyl (creating a spiral of twisted fabric). You can keep adding different coloured fabric to each coiled layer as you sew.. just go slow.
Now that you've created a fabric rosette, it's time to decide how/if you want to accessorise it:
1) I liked the simplicity of it just as it was sewn.. but wanted a bit more 'depth'.
2) I set the blue button on it.. but decided it would look like a strange eye.
3) I threw a wee doily on it, and some shell coins from an old earring... but felt it looked too cluttered.
4) So, in the end, I opted to just attach the shell coins for a little bit of 'jingle'.
Now that we've decided on the final look of our ring... grab some embroidery thread and stitch through the vinyl and around your ring a number of times.
(Note: if you don't want to see all that stitching underneath, you could just hot glue another smooth disc of vinyl to the bottom of your sewn one).
A fun textile statement piece for your enjoyment.
Want to see another cool ring d.i.y that really rocks? Hop on over to Lauren's blog A Perfect Pear and check this one out.
Happy crafting, friends!