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Learn how-to make a tassel in #TechniqueTuesday with Rumana from The Little Pomegranate and then make her Sweet Dreams Baby Mobile.


  • How to make a tassels. Tassel Tutorial - Step 1
    Step 1

    Cut a template using a small piece of cardboard (from a cereal box or cardboard package) into a rectangle measuring 3cm by 2.5cm.
    1. Wrap the thread around the template along the 3cm length. Do this 50 times for a really fluffy tassel or 40 times. Cut the thread.

  • How to make a tassels. Tassel Tutorial - Step 2
    Step 2

    2. Using a new piece of thread, thread under the bunch of threads

  • How to make a tassels. Tassel Tutorial - Step 3
    Step 3

    ...and tie a knot, bringing it to the top of the template.

  • How to make a tassels. Tassel Tutorial - Step 4
    Step 4

    Then bring the two tails of this thread down the sides to join the rest.

  • How to make a tassels. Tassel Tutorial - Step 5
    Step 5

    3. Carefully slide the bale of threads off the template and tie another piece of the thread around the top to create the ‘head’. Double knot to secure.

  • How to make a tassels. Tassel Tutorial - Step 6
    Step 6

    4. Take the tail of this thread and tidy it up by threading it under and into the tassel to join the rest.

  • How to make a tassels. Tassel Tutorial - Step 7
    Step 7

    5. Cut through all the loops of thread

  • How to make a tassels. Tassel Tutorial - Step 8
    Step 8

    6. Fan out and trim as necessary to make the tassel even

  • How to make a tassels. Tassel Tutorial - Step 9
    Step 9

    7. Add tassels to everything you own

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