Lately, I’ve been loving the vibrant, colorful, bohemian aesthetic. So today, I thought I’d share this easy DIY on how to make tassels so you can customize anything that needs a little update. I love how these little fluffy balls of color make almost anything more festive! Make one to add to a necklace or several to embellish a boring bag.
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Start out by winding your embroidery thread around your business card. Stop about 2 feet from the end and cut. From the remaining 2 feet, cut three 5 inch sections.
Bring these three sections together and slide them under the wound thread on your business card.
Now, make a tight knot to secure your wound thread together.
You should have 6 pieces of thread at the top of your tassel now. Braid them together.
Cut the other end of your wound thread to remove it from the business card.
Now, take the reaming excess thread you left aside at the beginning and place it under the body of your tassel. Tie it in a tight knot to secure.
Wind the rest of the thread around your tassel, stopping occasionally to tie more stabilizing knots. When you run out of thread, cut off the excess.
Ta da! You are done! Now you can decorate all your accessories, create jewelry, and really get creative with these colorful little embellishments. Check out how I used them HERE.
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