Vintage Love Pendant

Materials

  • Quilt batting, felt, and fabric scraps, 1-1/4”x2-3/4”, 1 each
  • Muslin, 1-1/4”x1/2”
  • Lace, 1/4”-wide, 2 yds.
  • Making Memories Vintage Groove III Jill Swartz VG Ribbon Ends
  • Vintage jewelry pieces, two
  • Cream embroidery floss
  • Pearlescent glass seed beads, small amount

Tools

  • Sewing needle and beading needle
  • Sewing machine and matching thread
  • Small alphabet stamps
  • Black fabric inkpad
  • Beacon Adhesives Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive

Basic Supplies

scissors, ruler or measuring tape

Directions

STEP 1

  • Machine sew fabric and quilt batting pieces together, creating base of pendant.

STEP 2

  • Adhere 1/4” lace strip down center of pendant.

STEP 3

  • Stamp “love” on muslin. Referring to photo, adhere muslin 1/4” from bottom of pendant.

STEP 4

  • Stitch seed beads on top and bottom of pendant around “love.”

STEP 5

  • Use embroidery floss to whipstitch across bottom edge of pendant. Hand sew or adhere vintage jewelry pieces using fabric glue onto front of pendant.

STEP 6

  • Adhere felt piece on back of pendant.

STEP 7

  • Insert pendant into groove of 1-1/4” metal ribbon end piece; secure using fabric glue. Tie two 36”x1/4” lace lengths through loop on metal ribbon end. Trim to desired length. Tie knots at ends on lace lengths. Tie finished pendant around neck.
by Rebekah Meier
Vintage Love Pendant
Vintage Love Pendant