I had purchased a grab bag of sewing supplies at the thrift store so I dug this out to see what I could re-purpose. I found these floral embroidery patches:
I added a few jump rings to attach them together:
then used eye pins (these guys if you're not familiar, available at most craft stores) to add some beading and chain. Simple as that!
There were also bunches of buttons in my grab bag including these tiny delicate pink bows:
I put a couple of jump rings through the button shank and attached some chain like so:
I kind of like the delicate simplicity of this one - and if you've ever seen Jo-ann's button section, you know that the possibilities for this idea are pretty much endless.And finally I had seen this fun little thimble necklace tutorial a while back and guess what was in my grab bag? Yes, a thimble! (Now I know I'm a sewer and I'm supposed to know what to do with a thimble but honestly, I have never used one and don't even really know what they're for) So my thimble, a few pins, and some green trim became this little flower pot necklace: