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Tesco Milk Bottle Earring (Wave)

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Jamie Billing
Tesco Milk Bottle Earring (Wave)

Project Type

Make-it-Yourself

Category

Jewellery & Accessories

Waste Materials

Milk Bottles

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As part of my Project from a Tesco Milk Bottle challenge and because Im preparing for a workshop for an All Girls School, PLUS I have 2 young daughters; so here is one of 6 super-quick earrings made from milk bottles...

Materials & Equipment List

Materials
- Tesco Milk Bottle
- Earring Findings

Equipment
- Sharp scissors
- Leather Scratch Awl (heavy-duty pin/needle)
- Small Pliers

Making Instructions (Login to see the full instructions)

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Cut the milk bottle in half - it's easier to work with/dissect.
Half a milk bottle.
Using the scissors, I cut the milk bottle into three main parts to start with, since this gives me 3 different types of material to work with.
Taking the handle area - because I need the texture and curve at the bottom.
I cut 4 pieces like this.
Layering them.
Punch a hole through.
Layering a piece on top of each, I put a hole through both of the strips.
Then I thread through an earring finding.
Then I thread through an earring finding.
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Jamie Billing

Nottingham

United Kingdom

I am Technical Director & Co-Founder of Co-oproduct. I spend most of my time thinking about how design can be more useful to the...

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