The Upcycled DIY 90’s Choker

April 25, 2016Sheri Pavlović

The 20 year trend cycle has struck again bringing with it that most fancy neck adornment from the 90’s – chokers! These groovy accessories are making a huge comeback but there’s absolutely no need to hit the mall when you can whip up a bunch in minutes using leftover bits and bobs from your stash!

the upcycled DIY 90s choker


Sort through your lace, ribbons, fabric strips, bias binding and trim and create the upcycled DIY 90’s choker!

the upcycled DIY 90's choker

Grab a piece of lace trim or whatever fancy bit you desire for your choker, a clasp, a sewing needle and coordinating thread. (I simply used the clasp from a broken necklace that had been lurking at the bottom of my jewellery box)

the upcycled DIY 90's choker

Cut the trim to fit comfortably around your neck and hand stitch the clasp pieces to each end.

the upcycled DIY 90's choker

A surprisingly simple stash busting project with fantastic results!

If you’re not a fan of the 90’s choker trend go ahead and give my oldie but goodie lickety split lace necklace a try, it only takes 5 minutes:

Discover how to create a variety of groovy upcycled accessories with my Confessions of a Refashionista: Awesome Accessories e-book! Contains 18 projects with easy to follow tutorials and full colour step by step photos for everyone from first-time upcyclers to experienced Refashioners!

For loads of fabulous upcycling DIYs take a peek at my tutorial index and always remember to keep up your Passion for Refashion!


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