11 Stylish Keychain Lanyards You Can Make This Weekend

If you’re forever hunting for your keys at the bottom of your purse it’s time to make one of these DIY keychain lanyards!

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These DIY keychain lanyards are so easy to make. If you're looking for a thoughtful gift for your child's teacher then this is the list for you!

Keychain Lanyards

Oh my goodness who knew there were so many different kinds of keychains you could make!

This week I’ve been hunting high and low for the best DIY keychain lanyards.

These are perfect for people who need access to their keys throughout the day because they can wear them around their necks, or slip them around their wrist.

So, if you’re looking for a thoughtful gift for your child’s teacher this is the list for you!

1 | Triangle Quilted Lanyard Keychain

Triangle Quilted Lanyard KeychainHere’s the perfect lanyard project for you if you have a lot of fabric scraps to use up! It has half triangle squares so you can mix and match to your heart’s content, and since it’s a small scale project it’s great if you want to try your hand at quilting!

Triangle Quilted Lanyard Keychain by Faith and Fabric Design

2 | Fabric Key Chain Tutorial

Fabric Key Chain TutorialOr if you don’t have time for quilting a lanyard try this simple fabric one instead. They don’t take long to make so they’d be perfect party favors!

Fabric Key Chain Tutorial by Jedi Craft Girl

3 | Fabric Lanyard Video Tutorial


If you’ve never made a fabric lanyard before and you learn best by watching someone else do it here’s a video tutorial for you

Fabric Lanyard Video Tutorial by Jamie’s Simple Life

4 | No Sew Fabric Keychain Lanyard

No Sew Fabric Keychain LanyardHere’s a project for you if you’re looking for a no-sew fabric lanyard. Super easy to make, no needle in sight and they’d make fabulous stocking stuffers!

No Sew Fabric Keychain Lanyard by Jo My Gosh

5 | Quilted Lanyard with Pattern

Quilted Lanyard with PatternI know I already shared a quilted lanyard project and this one looks very similar, but I’m adding this one in because the post includes a pattern, which is just what you need if you want to use a whole bunch of different fabrics and patterns.

Quilted Lanyard with Pattern by Michael Ann Made

6 | DIY Fabric Keychain Lanyard

DIY Fabric Keychain LanyardI’m including this one because I love how Linda used a different pattern on each side of the lanyard, making it reversible and extra cute!

DIY Fabric Keychain Lanyard by Craftaholics Anonymous

7 | Macrame Lanyard Key Tag

Macrame Lanyard Key TagNot all lanyards have to be made with fabric, here’s a tutorial to show you how to make this fabulous macrame design with the little beads on the end.

Macrame Lanyard Key Tag by Learning Center

8 | Vera Bradley-Inspired Chain Lanyard

Vera Bradley-Inspired Chain LanyardOh here’s one for all you Vera Bradley fans! This is another no sew project and is pretty unique! It would make a lovely Mother’s Day gift I think, or maybe for someone starting a new job where they need to wear an ID.

Vera Bradley-Inspired Chain Lanyard by Ride or DIY

9 | Masculine Leather Infinity Lanyard

Masculine Leather Infinity LanyardIf you’re looking for a gift idea for Father’s Day how about this leather infinity lanyard? It’s super easy to make but looks super stylish!

Masculine Leather Infinity Lanyard by Akamatra

10 | Boondoggle Simple Box Stitch Keychain Lanyard Tutorial


Here’s a paracord lanyard you can make with your kids. Watch the video tutorial to see how to weave the cords together.

Leather Cord Keychain by Knit Grit

11 | Leather Cord Keychain

Leather Cord KeychainAnd let’s finish things up with this corded leather design which needs no tools to put together, only super glue!

Leather Cord Keychain by FRK Hansen


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