Peter Pan Collar Necklace D.I.Y.

Leather collar 1Hi friends! Today Kinsey is here to show you how to make your very own leather Peter Pan collar necklace. It's super easy, requires no sewing and looks like a cute collar when paired with a simple top! 
Leather collar 21. Supplies: Thin leather (for a vegan option, try high quality faux leather), jewelry chain and jump rings, ribbon, scissors, jewelry pliers, paper. 2. First, make paper patterns for your collar. You don't want to accidentally ruin your leather, so use your pattern to find the pefect fit. You want to wear a top that you would really wear the necklace with to make sure it fits your neck and the top of the blouse, creating the appearance of a real collar!  2. Once you've got the right shape, lay your leather right side down and cut out your pattern. Tip: If your leather has wrinkles or creases, you can iron it by facing the leather down and putting a cotton fabric on top  3. Next, punch a hole in the top corners of each collar. 4. Then, attach the collars by putting the ribbon through the two inside corners and tie a simple knot. 5. Last, you'll attach the chain onto each end of the collars to make it an easy, adjustable necklace.
Leather collar 3I tried two slightly different patterns, this (above) pattern is slightly larger and more round. I like this pattern because it will fit perfectly with many different tops! 
Leather collar 4For this smaller style, I painted a "trim" around the border with Matha Stewart craft paint. I love the look of the edge because it shows off the shape of the collar a little bit better! Have fun wearing your new faux Peter Pan collar! Thanks Kinsey for this fun idea! xo. elsie
  • Thank you for the inspiration. Made mine out of felt cloth instead 🙂

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  • hi!! i found you searching for peter pan collars because I’m going to make a DIY about it 🙂 beautiful blog!! here’s mine if you want to see it. kisses!! http://itsmellslikeateenspirit.blogspot.com/

  • so cute! i have to make this!

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  • AMAZING IDEA, WE WILL TRY TO DO THIS FOR SURE : ))) GREETINGS FROM POLAND !

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  • This is lovely! so easy I would love to give it a go 🙂

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  • Really easy DIY, but the outcome is so pretty! Love it!

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    Eliz

  • Definitely doing this, but with cloth instead of leather. Thank you for this!

  • I love love love this Iv recently seen a gold peter pan collar necklace which I really want to get my hands on. Im all for the jewlerry collars to make a dull top mor einteresting. Thanks x

  • Thanks for sharing such a nice information. Your blog is very informative. In this blog all the pictures a very nice, and the idea you gave us to make leather Peter Pan collar necklace is really very impressive.

  • LOVE this collar and what a perfect pairing with striped shirt…another flawless and fresh DIY!
    -random nicole

  • That’s cute! Seems really easy and handy! I’ll try to get mine with a black leather, thanks for being so creative!

  • Oh my word this is ADORABLE! I’m so lazy about craft stuff, but I really hope I do this one day haha! Tell Kinsey thanks!

    Brooke

    thebebebirds.blogspot.com

  • Love this! Thanks for sharing. I’ve wanted to make these for so long, now I finally know how to do it.

    xoxo, Femke http://labutton.blogspot.com

  • this is brilliant! <3 gosh, my productivity levels have sloped off since I found this blog!

  • You are so creative! Thank you for sharing…

    Love, Ania.

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  • I definitely prefer the smaller one. These are just to cute! I’ve been dying to get a cute little lacey collar, but this would definitely work too 😉

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  • This is so cute. I love peter pan collars.
    Your blog is definitely one of my faves!

  • This is fabulous! The smaller one is perfect for so many of my outfits. I LOVE peter pan collars!

    Cheers, Savannah Marie
    everybodysbuyingvintage.blogspot.com

  • I’m in love! so easy and very pretty at the same time. I don’t know how you come up with so many wonderful projects, my hats off to you! keep up the good work and have a great weekend 🙂
    xo, Paula from germany

  • I’ve seen it done with lace, but never with leather– nice twist!

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  • looks lovely! i made one before but mine had sparkly beads on them!

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  • It looks so good! Like it was part of your shirt to begin with!

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  • super cute! i’m obsessed with adding pan collars to everything haha love this!

    Krystle

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  • perfect diy! to do woth leftovers and so simple!!! xx Alice Barton ♥ The Mow Way

  • Very cute! Love the idea of making the collar out of leather.

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  • This is an awesome DIY! I love the idea of using a chain and ribbon!

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  • Aw that’s so, so pretty! Must be my next diy-project 🙂

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  • I always find lots of leather scraps in thrift markets, I know what I can do with them now! <3

  • That is so insanely cute. Peter Pan colors make everything look so classic and feminine but this one (because it’s leather?) adds a little something tomboyish!

    Love. Pinned.

    Kacie
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  • This is so cute!!! 🙂 An accessory that can go with any top. 🙂 Thanks for sharing

    xoxo
    Ida

    http://asplashofida.blogspot.com

  • I’m so obsessed with Peter Pan collars! For the past 3-4 years. For myself and my 7 year old daughter, lol. I love Olive Juice Kids for my daughter, as they have TONS of Peter Pan collared items, but I can rarely find them for myself.

  • How cute!! I just did a DIY, I’d love for you to stop by 🙂

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  • You are a mind reader! Since I have my hair grey now I wanted to make some collars for some dresses that are not my color anymore (one is from Red Velvet and it is my favorite dress!).
    I can’t wait to use your instructions and make one out of fushia velvet with maybe a lime green tie. Thank you so much.
    I LOVE your ideas! xo J

  • That is so super cute!
    If only we had more craft supplies for sale over here, I would get up and make this immediately!!!

    xxx
    -S

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  • Wow that’s great and no sewing machine means that i can do it too! Thanks sweetie!!

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  • love peter pan collars! have you seen the ones which were made by Karl Lagerfeld?

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  • O! cool, I like this one, will give it a shot. I have a feeling, my little girl is going to like it too 🙂

  • Ive been wanting to make one of these…maybe add some beading to a light fabric – so cute!!

    xx Ashleigh

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  • I like how she used faux leather. It gives the cuteness of it some edge! xo

    Kinsey has such an awesome blog!

  • This is so cute! I really like both looks. I definitely think the smaller one is my favorite though!

    My back pocket is going to get full with all of your great projects!

    xoxohannah
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