Monday, February 25, 2008

Tassel Tutorial

This tutorial was generously donated my Ann Vanture of Paper Minis Mininatures
http://www.paperminis.com/. Thank you!!


Above photo is of the lady's hand fan with a tassle flourish.


A Tassle



Supplies


Tweezers

Detailing Scissors (embroidery snips)

Black office binder clip

Large-eyed Needle

Embroidery floss
or Silk Thread






Step 1


Pull off three long strand of the embroidery floss and set aside.
Cut the remaining piece into 3, 2" lengths.



Step 2


Fold the three lengths in half and pinch into the black binder clip. The folded center should be exposed.



Step 3



Take one of the long strands and tie together at the center of the fold. It is easier to handle if you thread it with the needle and then do the work.




Step 4


Now take the rest of the threaded strand and tie around the bundle to make a tassel head.




Step 5




Take the toothpick and use it to separate and untwist the strands.



Step 6



Snip the bottom ends of the tassel to make a nice clean straight line.



Use this wonderful little Tassels to decorate your Paper Minis from Ann, Dolls, Parasols, Hats, Dollhouse decor and on and on....






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Just as a gentle reminder, that tutorial was written to help to stimulate your creativity.


This Tutorial, Pictures, & Instructions are copy-righted & are not to be used as a tutorial of your own.


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1 comment:

Marilyn said...

Great Tutorial. I love Ann V.'s tutorials. She is so creative and everything is spelled out step by step. Thanks for posting it for us.
Marilyn H., St. Amant, LA