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Marsala Tassel

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By Pattie | Nicobar, Andaman And Nicobar Islands

Difficulty Level Intermediate

The 2015 Pantone color of the year, Marsala is dominating fashion trends for monsoon as embellishments, accessories and craft projects such as this richly colored tassel created with yarn and beads to attach to a bohemian style shoulder bag, perfect for day wear. A beautiful tassel can be attached to anything, such as a necklace, tote bag, or even a hat!


how to do it yourself

STEP 1:-

Marsala Tassel - Step 1 | Hobbyideas

Material needed to make the Tassels.

STEP 2:-

Marsala Tassel - Step 2 | Hobbyideas

Wind yarn/wool around Tassel Tool at the desired size. The tassel in the photo is 5-inches long.
Option: Cut heavy cardboard 5-inches long x 4 inches wide, and wind yarn around cardboard.
Continue winding yarn around the Tassel Tool 20 times.

STEP 3:-

Marsala Tassel - Step 3 | Hobbyideas

Slip 8 inches of wire under the yarn at the top of the tassel, and twist.

STEP 4:-

Marsala Tassel - Step 4 | Hobbyideas

Thread beads onto wire and twist wire into a loop at the top of the beads.

STEP 5:-

Marsala Tassel - Step 5 | Hobbyideas

Tie a piece of yarn around the neck of the tassel where the Tassel Tool has a slit.
Option: If using cardboard, slip yarn off cardboard and tie the top of the tassel with yarn, 1 inch from the top of the tassel.

STEP 6:-

Marsala Tassel - Step 6 | Hobbyideas

Cut bottom of tassel with scissors.

STEP 7:-

Marsala Tassel - Step 7 | Hobbyideas

Pull tassel off the Tassel Tool.

STEP 8:-

Marsala Tassel - Step 8 | Hobbyideas

Trim bottom of tassel if necessary. Tassel is ready to attach to bag.

you will need

Fevicol Mr, Yarn/ Wool, Beads, Wire, Scissors, Wire Cutters, Tassel ToolOption: Cardboard cut to desired size, may be used instead of Tassel Tool.