How do you make a sweater clip?
Cut a length of chain about three to five inches. Attach each end of your chain to the hole in a sweater clip using a jump ring and jewelry pliers. You can cut two pieces of chain, one longer than the other, to make a double chain that hangs at different lengths. for a cool effect.
What are sweater clips?
Sweater clips, or cardigan clips, made their debut in the 1950s and were created as a way to hold a girl’s cardigan on her shoulders. Whether you’re looking to use them to avoid a wardrobe malfunction or not, you’ll look just plain adorable with one of these clips brightening up your outfit.
Alternatives to Buttons & Buttonholes
- Velcro. Sewing Velcro is often my first preference when I am looking for alternatives to buttons.
- Kam Snaps. I only started using these recently but I LOVE them!
- Sew on Press Studs (Snaps) These have been around forever!
- Snap tape.
- Hook and Eyes.
What is a sweater guard?
Sweater guards are a fashion relic! They were introduced in the 50’s as an accessory to help “hold” and secure cardigans on a ladies shoulders. Whether wearing a cardigan or a caplet these little chain accessories became all the rave! Each sweater guard clips have their own name.
What are fur clips?
A fur clip is a piece of jewelry which has two long prongs on a spring steel. This allows the decorative clip to be worn on a heavy fabric or fur coat. Dress clips, by comparison, often have a single metal clip, since they are meant to be worn on a lighter fabric.
What can I use instead of snaps?
Clothing Fasteners: The Types
- Snap fasteners.
How do you fake crop a cardigan?
Use A Shoelace to Crop Your Knits. This clever trick will work for just about any sweater, cardigan or otherwise. All you need is a shoelace or another sturdy string (a thin belt would also work, in a pinch). Tie the string around your waist and knot it in place, over your knit.
Can you tuck in a cardigan?
Cardigans can be styled in many ways. They can be dressed down with your favorite tee or dressed up with a blouse. If you feel like there’s too much fabric with the top and cardigan together, try tucking in the shirt or doing a french tuck to show off your waist.