How to Make a Ribbon Tassel Charm

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Get on trend a create some ribbon tassel charms to accessorise your life! Attach them to your bag, keys or make into bookmarks – they’re so versatile! Plus, they’re great for using up any odds and ends of ribbon you’ve got lying around.

Skill level: Beginner/Intermediate

Time to Make: 30 minutes per tassel

You Will Need Craft Essentials How to Make

Thimble Tassel

1. Start by making a small hole in the centre of the thimble with a sharp pointed implement.

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2. Adjust the tassel maker to a wide setting.

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3. Wrap desired ribbon around the tassel maker approximately four times.

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4. Use a length of embroidery thread to tie a tight knot around the centre of the ribbons.

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5. Place scissors into the designated scissor grooves of the tassel maker and cut the ribbon at both ends.

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6. Fold the ribbons in half. Tie another length of thread around the ribbons to form the tassel shape.

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7. Form a loop with thick thread or cord and attach one end to the top of the tassel. Push the loop end through the hole in the top of the thimble. Tie a knot at the base of the loop to secure it in place.

Snap Hook Tassel

1. Adjust the tassel maker to a wide setting.

2. Wrap desired ribbons around the tassel maker approximately three times.

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3. Use a length of embroidery thread to tie a tight knot around the centre of the ribbons.

4. Place scissors into the designated scissor grooves on the tassel maker and cut the ribbon at both ends.

5. Thread the ribbons through the snap hook.

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6. Tie a length of thread around the ribbons to form a tassel shape.

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7. Cut a small length of beaded string, leaving long enough ends of string to tie a secure knot. Tie this around the tassel covering the tied thread. Trim any uneven ends of ribbon.

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Key/Bag Tassel

1. Adjust the tassel maker to a wide setting.

2. Wrap desired ribbons around the tassel maker approximately three times.

3. Use a length of embroidery thread to tie a tight knot around the centre of the ribbons.

4. Place scissors into the designated scissor grooves on the tassel maker and cut the ribbon at both ends.

5. Fold the ribbons in half. Tie a length of narrow ribbon around the ribbons to secure the tassel.

6. Thread a short length of narrow cord through the top of the tassel to form a loop. Trim any uneven ends or ribbon.

7. Attach to a key or bag.

Tassel Bookmark

1. Adjust the tassel maker to a narrow setting.

2. Wrap narrow ribbon around the tassel maker approximately five times.

3. Use a length of embroidery thread to tie a tight knot around the centre of the ribbons.

4. Place scissors into the designated scissor grooves on the tassel maker and cut the ribbon at both ends.

5. Thread a large eyed needle with narrow ribbon. Tie a knot at the end of the ribbon. Push this through the centre of the tassel ribbons.

6. Fold the ribbons in half. Tie a length of ribbon tightly around the ribbons to secure the tassel. Cut away the embroidery thread used in stage 3.

7. Cut the bookmark ribbon to desired length. Tie a small knot in the end to prevent the ribbon from fraying.

 

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