Beading / Jewelry

Embellished Pet Collars

By  Mary Ayres 

sizes: 11" to 13" long

Materials

  • CRYSTAL COLLAR:
  • Blue pet collar, 5/8”, 13” long
  • Flat Back Round Crystals (Swarovski): Padparadscha, 12mm, four; Erinite, 10mm, five
  • BEADED COLLAR:
  • Purple pet collar, 3/8”, 11” long
  • Beads: pearls, 1/4”, nine; bright pink bugle, 30

Tools

  • CRYSTAL COLLAR:
  • Matching sewing or quilting thread
  • Fabri-Tac Permanent Adhesive (Beacon Adhesives)
  • BEADED COLLAR:
  • White beading thread

Crystal Collar

  • Glue crystals symmetrically to collar, alternating colors and leaving approximately 1/16" space between crystals. Sew crystals to collar, knotting thread ends on back side. Sew each crystal twice to ensure they are secure.

Beaded Collar

  • Sew pearl bead to collar center and three bugle beads to both sides of pearl bead, coming out from center. Sew pearl bead to both sides of bugle beads. Continue alternating bugle and pearl beads in same way. Go back and sew through each bead again to ensure they are secure. Knot thread ends on back.