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We have created a new DIY so you can create your own Collar Necklace!

The Collar Necklace is an emerging fashion trend and is spotted on recent runways.

Above left is a pretty lace collar necklace shown by Rodarte. We think the lace is a great touch and makes any outfit look more feminine.

Above right is a shiny leather collar by Victoria Beckham. For an edgier look you could make your collar necklace in a similar leather and add some metal studs.

Bottom is a floral collar necklace by Marni and we love the vibrant floral print ! For a fun and young look you can make your collar necklace in a similar print and wear it with a plain shirt.

The collar necklace is a quirky accessory and can be worn with many outfits. You could wear one with a strapless top like Rodarte, or pair it with a plain shirt like Marni did.

Learn how you can make your own fun collar necklace by following our step-by-step DIY technique

We made one in this nice gold fabric, and fastened it with a gold ornate button.

We decided to make another one in this sleek brown leather.

Here is one finished with a brown leather top collar and black fabric for the under collar and collar stand. This one is secured with a simple black button.

You can wear a collar necklace so many ways! Here we are wearing one with a button-up shirt and a low neckline top.

The collar necklace makes a great weekend project and is so simple to sew!

Make it in what ever fabric you like from leather, lace, satin to cotton. If you make it in a plain fabric you can always add sequins and beads for extra sparkle.

Happy Sewing!


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    Aug 18, 2015, 02.39 PMby amelly43

    The collar necklace is definitely a fashionable accessory that can be used to add a personal touch to your daily outfits. You can get the same results by wearing one of these handmade leather belts with your favorite clothes. With so many accessories at hand these days, staying trendy is quite an easy job!

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    Oct 9, 2012, 06.13 AMby llewelyndigma

    Hello! This is superb, i’ve been planning to make one for my self but i’m blind of how i would start doing this project.. i’m a newb in sewing projects please please help me with patterns.. on ow i would be able to do it. Thanks a lot!

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    Jun 17, 2012, 07.28 AMby so-sew-me

    a couple of very creative women have been doing this for some time. check out their facebook albums: (and no – this is not advertisment, and i myself have nothing to do with these women except deep appreciation of their creativity :-)

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    Jun 15, 2012, 04.27 PMby saminaasg

    The collar as jewelry. So fashion forward and retro at the same time. Great job!

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    Jun 15, 2012, 04.12 PMby woman

    SO GORGEOUS!!! Both the collar and the cute redheaded model!! :D

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