Last updated on April 24th, 2019 at 08:39 am
Use your Cricut to make these beautiful faux suede cross earrings. They are perfect for Easter or any time you need a little reminder of what’s important.
I often get reader requests and I try to add them to my editorial calendar as they come up. I’ve had at least half a dozen readers ask for a pair of cross earrings that they can cut using their Cricut or other cutting machine. With Easter coming up next month, I felt this was the perfect time to design a pair of cross earrings.
I always love making earrings using my Cricut—a fun, easy DIY to add a handmade element to your style. You can check out all of these other versions:
- Valentine’s Day Hearts
- St. Patrick’s Day Clovers
- Peeps Marshmallows
- Spring Flowers
- Boho Fringe
- Harry Potter Deathly Hallows
- Halloween Spider Webs
- Fall Leaves
- Winter Snowflakes
These cross earrings come together in less than 10 minutes, making them a super easy Easter jewelry project. You could make a whole bunch and gift them to your church women’s group!
I love working with faux leather to make jewelry—it doesn’t weigh anything and it cuts beautifully. I’ve use Cricut’s faux leather often, but lately I’ve been using faux leather I got off Amazon because the colors are more in line with my style.
I suggest using Cricut’s Strong Grip mat when cutting faux leather so that it won’t shift while the machine cuts—you can use some masking tape around the edge if it’s a bit shifty. Faux suede is also a beautiful and lightweight choice!
Need help using your Cricut? Check out the Hey, Let’s Cut Stuff Academy!
DIY Cross Earrings Supplies
- Faux Suede
- Fishhook Earring Findings
- Poker (you can use many things for this — a needle, pushpin, or the piercer from the Cricut Paper Crafting Tool Set)
- Needle-nose pliers
- SVG: Click the image below to download
Cross Earrings Directions
Making these earrings is one of the easiest projects you can make with your Cricut. Cut out the downloaded file on your Cricut or other cutting machine. I used brown faux suede and the purple strong grip mat and it worked really well. I recommend placing your suede face-down on your mat as well.
Then, using your poker, make a small hole at the top of the teardrop shape. It should be about 1/16″ from the top—pretty close to the edge!
Use your needle-nose pliers to work open the ring at the bottom of the fishhook earring. Slide the teardrop onto the earring using the hole you just poked, and clamp the ring back in place.
They are ready to wear! I spent less than ten minutes designing, cutting, and assembling these earrings. And since I did the design work for you, you just have to cut and make!
Super easy! Hope you’ve enjoyed these beautiful cross earrings and that you always remember He is risen!