Cotton Tassels Tutorial

This is what we're making!

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Here's what you need:

  • 6-10 yards of embroidery or craft thread (I had tons left over from the hair wrapping days)
  • scissors

Do this:

  1. wrap thread around four fingers, until you have about a 4-6 inch tail left.
  2. pull thread off hand and you are left with a loop. 
  3. using the tail, start wrapping adjacent to the loop.
  4. tie and tuck end into wrap. 
  5. cut longer side of loop and trim as necessary. 
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Additional materials for gold dipped tassels:

  • Martha Stewart liquid gilding in brass or gold
  • brush
  • tape
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Do this!

  1. tape off parts that you don't want painted.
  2. paint away! 
    • only the ends of the fringe were painted here!
  3. let dry for one hour.

What can you do with these? make the keychain below! (tutorial HERE)

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