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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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    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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