WHAT YOU'LL NEED
- Arbee Thick Felt 3mm A3 Sheet
- 6 x Ribtex Play Jewels Mixed Pearl Beads White
- 1 x Ribtex Play Jewels Mixed Pearl Beads Pink & White
- 2 x Ribtex Beaded Bliss Plastic Faceted Pearl Beads
- E6000 Crystal Clear Glue Tube
- Ribtex Jewellery Stringing Memory Necklace Wire Silver 1 mm
- Ribtex Jewellery Stringing Stretch Thread Clear
- Clear sewing thread
- Sewing needle
Step 1 - Cut a rectangular box shape out of Arbee Thick Felt 3mm A3 Sheet. Make sure you have 4 sides and the bottom of the bag connected. It should almost look like a cross. Leave shape flat.
Step 2 - Thread an assortment of Ribtex Play Jewels Mixed Pearl Beads White and Ribtex Beaded Bliss Plastic Faceted Pearl Beads onto long length of Ribtex Jewellery Stringing Stretch Thread Clear. Finish ends of thread by circling through end bead and applying crimper. Repeat this step until you have enough strung pearls to cover each side of the felt.
Step 3 - Using clear sewing thread and needle tack on strung beads to felt bag until you have covered each side of the bag. Stringing the beads means you do not have to sew each individual bead on to the felt. Tack on every third or forth bead to secure string.
Step 4 - Fold all sides of the bag together and glue corners together using E6000 Crystal Clear Glue Tube. Hold pieces together using string until dry and remove string after 24 hours.
Step 5 - For your handles cut Ribtex Jewellery Stringing Memory Necklace Wire Silver 1 mm into 2x semi circles. Add a crimper to one end and thread on pink Ribtex Play Jewels Mixed Pearl Beads. Close beads on semi-circle using crimper. Repeat for second semi-circle.
Step 6 - Using E6000 glue, stick the wire on to the inside of the bag, use a thick 10 cent piece size of glue for each end to help reinforce the wire to the bag. Wait to dry and repeat on the opposite side of bag and you are complete.