Rit Color Perfect Flower Tie Bracelets and Necklaces

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by Lisa Kettell, Rit

Rit Color Perfect Flower Tie Bracelets and Necklaces

Create eye-catching jewelry with ribbon, lace and fabric!

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Project time does not include the time for the dye to dry.
  • 2
    Lay plastic table cover on the surface you will working on. Put on your rubber or latex gloves.
  • 3
    Pour 1/2 the bottle of Citrus Orange liquid dye in a disposable bowl, set aside. Then cut lace trim into a 13-inch strip.
  • 4
    Place lace ribbon in the liquid dye solution, let set for 5-10 minutes stirring occasionally. Remove the dyed ribbon when desired color is achieved and place onto a foil pan. Let dry. Pour remaining dye back into the dye bottle for later use.
  • 5
    Optional: Speed up drying process using a heat tool, such as a hair dryer.
  • 6
    To dye the flip flop clips: Coat the flip flop clip with White vinegar, let dry. Place the flip flop clip in a disposable bowl, pour Citrus Orange dye over the flip flop clip until immersed, let set for 1/2 hour or until desired color is achieved. Place on foil or newspaper to dry.
  • 7
    Thread a sewing needle with quilting thread and stitch on the dyed flip flop clip to the middle of the bracelet. Then attach the button to the center of the flip flop clip.
  • 8
    Optional: Cut a larger piece of lace and turn into a choker necklace. If you like, add salt to intensify the color of the lace. You can also apply the glue after you stitch on the flower and button for extra durability to either the bracelet or the necklace.

Project Details

  • Level:intermediate
  • Time:1 hour

Project Supplies

  • Rit Color Perfect Fun and Easy Dye Kit Citrus Orange 104795547 (or color of your choice)
  • Buttons (such as those in Blumenthal Lansing Favorite Findings Big Bag of Buttons White 104544178)
  • Nicole™ Crafts Nicole Boutique™ Hair Expressions Sheer Flower White 104784554
  • Darice Lace Spools Assorted Lengths and Widths White 104742948
  • Disposable Bowl
  • Foil or Newspaper
  • Foil Pan
  • Sewing Needle
  • Quilting Thread
  • Latex Glove
  • Measuring Cup
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Old Towel
  • Paper Towels
  • Plastic Table Cover
  • Hair Dryer (optional - see step 5)
  • Salt (optional - see step 8) Scissors (optional - see step 8)
  • Beacon FABRIC-TAC Permanent Adhesive 4 oz. 104256721 (optional - see step 8)