Clothing’s Detail Upcycling: Embroidered Necklace

August 14th, 2016
Upcycled Embroidered Necklace made by Virginie Peny: Before and After

This project has been on my list for an eternity. Still, I was more than unsure about how to do it: should it actually be a clothing or an accessory item? In this case, time seems to be the answer since the clothing’s detail has become a jewelry piece. The embroideries near the collar have been upcycled. Before, after, here some pictures of the process…

Upcycled Embroidered Necklace made by Virginie Peny: Before and After. Read more about this clothing's detail upcycling!

These are really old memories… I showed you this top from MANGO in this post from 2012, as I was pretty excited about Antonio Marras collection.

For this jewelry item I thought the two tassels on each side would give more character. Also added silver beads in the middle. I kept the whole shape, secured the beads…

Upcycled Embroidered Necklace made by Virginie Peny: see more on the blog

Found a nice chain..

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And here it the final result. Fits quite good with my first idea (see the sketches below), doesn’t it?

Upcycled Embroidered Necklace made by Virginie Peny: Sketches and final result

This necklace is now on sale in my online shop ATELIER 30.

I’ll never say it enough. You can do so much with less. How do you find it?

Wish you all a nice start in the week, à bientôt. xx

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