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How to Make a Coin Chain Necklace

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Materials Needed:

  • 1 1/2 Yards of Coin Chain in two finishes
  • 1 Yard of Chiffon Ruffle with ribbon edge
  • Three large aurora borealis seed beads
  • One 1" long Safety Catch Pin Back
  • Thread to match

Read through all of the instructions before cutting and sewing.


Step 1. Pleat ribbon edge of ruffle, making 1/4" pleats.

Step 2. Roll pleated edge of ruffle, forming a flower like shape, tacking edges as you roll.

Step 3. Thread a hand-sewing needle. To form "petals", insert needle through rolled base and take a stitch across two layers, fastening thread at base. Continue making petals in and around flower as you prefer.

Step 4. Sew beads to center of flower.

Step 5. Unfasten catch pin and securely hand-sew back to rolled base.

Step 6. Cut each chain into two equal lengths, having a jump or connector ring at each end.

Step 7. Slide pin through rings, alternating chain colors.

Step 8. Place completed necklace around your neck and enjoy your new necklace.

Step 9. Wearing Tip: If you prefer, once you determine where you want the flower to be on what you are wearing, fasten in place to your garment.

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