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DIY time: Make your own feather necklace!

Last month, we got to hang with PacSun at their Ballyhoo event. At the Roxy booth we offered DIY native american inspired necklaces.

Not only are they fun to wear, but they were even more fun to make! As you can see, the girls went wild over our DIY booth. Thanks to Erika Domesek from P.S. I made this, we learned step by step how to create our new favorite accessories of the summer!

Here is our step by step guide:

What you’ll need: Feathers, beads, tape, and suede string in any colors you like!

1) Measure the string to your desired length, cut it, and repeat so you have three strings that you can braid.

2) Tie the three strings into a secure knot.


3) Tape the end of the strings onto a table to make it easy to braid.

4) Start braiding the strings. Once you get a few inches down, add a bead and then continue braiding. Feel free to make it your own! You could place the beads closer together, or add multiple beads instead of one. Either way, your creation will make a stylish, new accessory that you can say you made yourself!

5) After you have finished braiding and beading, tie another knot.

6) Now it is time to add some feathers to the end of your necklace. Pick the feather and tapes in the colors you want, and tape the feathers to the ends of each piece of string.

7) Wear it however you like!

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12 COMMENTS

  1. Sandy says:

    July 21, 2010 at 12:27 pm

    Love the necklaces! Wish I could make one with the Roxy beads though!

  2. chettibi says:

    July 21, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    C’est vraima=ent tres jolie et cela a l’air facile a faire Merci pour la technique il faut jusqte que je trouve le materiel pour faire le meme

    a+

  3. Savannah says:

    July 21, 2010 at 5:34 pm

    I want the little roxy beads! where can i get them? :)

  4. fids gupilan says:

    July 22, 2010 at 12:02 pm

    cool and awesome! love it! wish i was there!

  5. Kate says:

    July 22, 2010 at 2:26 pm

    this looks like so much fuuuuun

  6. Phamtastic says:

    July 22, 2010 at 3:57 pm

    @Savannah, unfortunately those beads aren’t for sale! we made them specifically for the event. we ran out of them very quickly!
    thanks for the positive comments, everyone!

  7. Betta says:

    July 25, 2010 at 3:41 pm

    I LOVE THE IDEA! The feathers really tie it together and make it very cute! If I was some kind of critic I would def give the DIY and ROXY an A+… if that the kinda grading they do…

  8. Paige says:

    August 10, 2010 at 1:43 pm

    omg those are so cute i luv how the gurl in the second pic is wearing tghem that is so cool!

  9. Christy says:

    August 11, 2010 at 6:37 pm

    Omg those look soo cute. Where did you get the suede string, tape, and the feathers?

  10. Phamtastic says:

    August 12, 2010 at 3:43 pm

    Hi Christy. Thanks for the question. We got all of our supplies in downtown LA actually. I’m sure you can find similar supplies in your local arts & crafts store like Micheal’s.
    Thanks!

  11. Haley says:

    August 14, 2010 at 9:53 pm

    Do u hav the name of the stores or addresses of the stores in downtown la because i checked at the michaels and joannes in my area and their suede string wasnt like the ones u guys had at ballyhoo. Also they didnt have the tape and i really liked them. Thanks <3

  12. Paige says:

    August 22, 2010 at 1:07 pm

    @phamtastic hey, could you and your co-workers at roxy check out my website and maybe put it on the site we like list

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