because this might be one of those things that's obvious to everyone but me so you might have seen it before. still, I was pretty proud of myself on sunday when I repurposed a recently purchased pair of screw back earrings:
I bought these on etsy from JPsuniqueboutique but once they came I realized, for me, they were too big to make into post-type pierced earrings. then it occured to me not to remove the whole screw back at all, but to use it as a way to make it a leverback.
step one = snip:
step 2 = reshape:
step 3 = add: