In this master class on creating earrings, you will see the process of embroidering jewelry, which you can repeat with your own hands. Earrings are elegant, shine very beautifully and look like jewelry. The master class is suitable even for beginners!
Description of materials will be in the course of the process. Let’s get started!
Draw a simple pattern on paper in the form of a 3 x 1.5 cm leaf. Cut it out, put it on the base (here pink felt 1 mm thick), circle it with a special disappearing marker. I also draw lines vertically and horizontally to mark the center of the pattern. Trying on the central crystal : Swarovski chaton (Chaton SS29 in a frame, color Light Rose)
Prepare a piece of rigid gimp (width 1 mm, silver), about 10 cm. Stretch it slightly so that gaps appear in the spiral.
Prepare a needle (I have an English Micron needle No. 10/13) with a thread (I have a NYMO size D, Pink color). Sew the gimp along the drawn contour, passing the loops between the gaps of the spiral:
Sew on the pink crystal chaton in the center:
Along the template, sew one small Swarovski chaton (Chaton Montees SS16 (4 mm) framed, color Сrystal):
Sew 4 pearl beads (Swarovski crystal pearls, 4mm, White) around the pink crystal. The hole of the bead is adjacent to the small chaton:
Here’s what happened:
On the edges of the small chatons, sew on one piece of pink beads (TOHO, galvanized, size 8/0, color Vintage rose):
Prepare 4 pieces of soft smooth gimp about 7 mm long (gimp width 1 mm, silver):
Sew pieces of gimp between the small chatons and pearl beads so that they lie in an arc:
Here’s what should happen:
Sew on three small pieces of truncal gimp (thickness 1.5 mm, color Dark steel) on the sides of the pink chaton:
Sew around pearl beads: take three pieces of silver beads (round Miyuki, size 15/0, color Steel) and one piece of pink beads (round Miyuki, size 15/0, color Eggplant):
Our pearls received a beautiful frame:
Now let’s make the corners. To do this, I use Miyuki Delica cylindrical beads (metallized, Steel color) in sizes 15/0 and 11/0:
We continue to work with the corners. We sew segments of the gimp-truncal:
Between the newly sewn pieces of the truncal gimp and the beaded arc, with which we framed the pearls, I add one bead of pink pearls – the same as in the arc.
We do the same with the opposite corner. And that’s what happened!
Here you can sew loosely – the see through base adds more color to the work.
Carefully cut out the embroidery with sharp scissors, leaving about 1 mm of the base beyond its border:
Now we need a piece of cardboard . It will give rigidity to the product and make the back surface even.
Circle the blank on the cardboard and then cut it out, subtracting 1-2 mm.
Glue the cardboard to the back of the embroidery. I use glue Moment Crystal (transparent). It is easy to use, dries quickly, and most importantly – does not stain the product. Wait for the product to dry, 20 minutes will be enough.
Take a piece of leather (or other material with which you will decorate the heel). I use genuine leather 0.6-0.8 mm thick, bright silver metallic color:
Glue the embroidery to the skin, wrong side to wrong side. Wait until it dries, and carefully cut the workpiece with sharp scissors:
Now let’s start trimming the edges! I use Miyuki silver round size 15/0 for this.
Pass the needle through the felt. The knot will hide between it and the skin:
Start sewing on beads. After sewing on the bead, pass the needle into it from the side, from left to right:
Try to keep the beads close to each other. Sheathing will not only ennoble the edge, but also make a beautiful edging:
When the whole product is completely sheathed, I pass the needle through the beads all over the circle, I reach the top, on which we will have accessories – silver -plated brass fasteners – and sew it on.
Then I make one or two more circles of thread to secure the result. When everything is ready, hide the thread in the felt: sew the product along the base, cut the end of the thread with sharp scissors as close to the base as possible.
Our earring is ready! It remains to make the second one 🙂
On the ear they hold and look great, they are very light:
And here is how the earrings look in a different color. Cute, right? 🙂