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Tesco Milk Bottle Earring (Square)

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Jamie Billing
Tesco Milk Bottle Earring (Square)

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Make-it-Yourself

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Jewellery & Accessories

Waste Materials

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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); here is one of 6 super-quick earrings made from milk bottles...

Materials & Equipment List

Materials- Tesco Milk Bottle- Earring FindingsEquipment- Sharp scissors- Leather Scratch Awl (heavy-duty pin/needle)- Small Pliers

Making Instructions (Login to see the full instructions)

You will need some of these.
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.
And then again...
Leaving me with a nice flat piece of milk bottle.
Cut out 2 squares as illustrated.
For the final square, you will need to locate and remove the 'textured' part from the handle section that you previously dissected.
This is the textured section that you will need.
Cut out 2 small squares
Lay all squares, as illustrated.
Punch a hole though them.
Do this for both.
Thread through the earring findings.
Thread through the earring findings.
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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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