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How to make a Tassel
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SapphiresnPurls message #1
How to make a Tassel
June 19, 2012 at 10:09:41 AM
 
If you don't like pom poms, maybe you like tassels!  Here is a video on making a simple tassel:

http://www.sapphiresnpurls.com/2012/06/how-to-make-tassel.html


 
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Re: How to make a Tassel
June 19, 2012 at 2:14:05 PM
 
LOVELY, thank you!  Smiley  This makes it so nice and easy to make a tassel!

I could have used that years ago, when I was first learning how to make tassels.  LOL, let's just say my first efforts were colossal failures, because instead of keeping it simple, I tried to do something odd with the knotted end, that I knew later would have ended up opening, where the whole thing would fall apart.  (I don't remember what I actually did, but figured it out a few months after the fact...of course, when it was too late to do anything about it, as gifts had already been given out.)

I love your idea of using a folded piece of thin cardboard as a form, rather than trying to pull the tying yarn through the yarn itself, where it's easy to get caught on the tassel threads.  Smiley

Melanie  (known to the cat as "Rowr" or "Rowr Rowr") =^.^=


Melanie  (cat slave and Official Feline Can Opener) =^.^=
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