Time Required :
About 30 minutes
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Beginner
You're new to the skills necessary to complete this project, or maybe you've tried them just once or twice before.

metallic leather beaded necklace

Did you know you could cut leather with your Cricut® machine? You totally can! Make fun fashion pieces with lots of materials, including leather!
Step 1

First, click here for the design in Cricut® Design Space™.

Step 2

Cut out shapes from faux leather.

Step 3

Punch a hole in each corner at the top of each shape.

Step 4

Measure and cut 10" [25.4 cm] from wire.

Step 5

Use your round nose pliers to create a loop about 2" [5.1 cm] from one end of the wire. Wrap excess wire around the wire below the loop two (or three) times then trim excess wire.

Step 6

Thread three of the smallest beads onto the wire.

Step 7

Thread the wire through the punched holes at the top of one of the smallest leather shapes.

Step 8

Add the next larger size bead to the wire and then next larger size leather shape.

Step 9

Repeat Step 8 in ascending order until you get to the largest; then repeat in descending order so each side mirrors the other.

Step 10

Add three of the smallest beads to the wire and make a loop in the wire. Wrap wire around itself about two (or three) times then trim excess wire.

Step 11

Gently shape the wire into a curve.

Step 12

Cut two 7" [17.8 cm] pieces of chain and attach one to each loop of the wire with jump rings.

Step 13

Add a jump ring to the other end of a chain piece and a jump ring with a clasp to the other.

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