/ / How To Make A Decorator Tassel: Easy DIY Tassel

How To Make A Decorator Tassel: Easy DIY Tassel

Make a trendy DIY tassel using leftover ribbons and trims. Perfect for a keychain or to hang on your purse, a doorknob, or even your journal!

Hi Kenarry Readers! We’re Jennifer and Kitty from RunningWithSisters.com, and we have a trendy and fun project for you –– How To Make An Easy DIY Tassel! Tassels are everywhere, and we are loving them! We’ve seen them on pillows, purses, and even journals! So we decided to make our own Easy DIY Tassel using leftover trims and scraps of ribbon. The result is a beautiful decorator tassel that looks like a million bucks, but costs almost nothing!

Make a trendy DIY tassel using leftover ribbons and trims. Perfect to hang on your purse, a doorknob, or even your journal!

We love making tassels because you can use ribbons and bits of trims leftover from other projects. A perfect reason to raid your ribbon stash! And tassels are so easy you can make one in minutes! Wear your tassel on you purse or hang it from a doorknob. You can even tie one onto a keychain!

Here’s a video showing how to make a tassel from start to finish, including a fun way to embellish the top with beads. Follow along with us as we make this Easy DIY tassel, then make your own using the steps below. And remember if you have any questions about the Easy DIY Tassel, just leave us a comment below and we’ll reply. We are here to help!

How To Make An Easy DIY Tassel

Disclosure: This blog post contains affiliate links for products or services we think you’ll like. This means if you make a purchase from one of these links, Ideas for the Home by Kenarry® will make a small commission at no additional cost to you so we can keep the great ideas for the home coming your way. All opinions expressed are derived from personal experience.

Materials & Tools

Steps

1. Start by pulling all your old ribbons and trims out. We keep our leftovers in a big glass jar. And it’s always fun to think of projects that use them up! Look for pieces that are at least 14 inches long. If you don’t have enough leftovers, you can add pieces of embroidery floss, thin ribbon, and yarn.

2. Lay all the trims together, lining up the ends on one side. We took the opportunity at this time to organize the trims a little. That way we didn’t have too may of the same color near each other. We also spread out ribbon types so all the organza ribbons were not clumped together.

Make a trendy DIY tassel using leftover ribbons and trims. Perfect to hang on your purse, a doorknob, or even your journal!

3. Fold the cluster of trims in half. Pull out one ribbon to be the tie at the top of the tassel. Slide it through the fold. Pull the ends of the ribbon up around the trims and tie in a knot.

Make a trendy DIY tassel using leftover ribbons and trims. Perfect to hang on your purse, a doorknob, or even your journal!

4. Pull a thinner ribbon from the tassel and tie it around the top of the tassel, about one inch from the top. Let the ends hang as part of the tassel.

Make a trendy DIY tassel using leftover ribbons and trims. Perfect to hang on your purse, a doorknob, or even your journal!

5. Trim the ends of the tassel. You can make them all exactly the same length if you like. We cut ours a little more randomly so the ends would be more fringy.

6. Your Easy DIY Tassel is done, but why not embellish it a little?! To do this, feed the seed beads onto a needle and thread (doubled and knotted). Make a length of seed beads about 6 inches long.

Make a trendy DIY tassel using leftover ribbons and trims. Perfect to hang on your purse, a doorknob, or even your journal!

7. Slide the needle through the top of the tassel then set the needle aside, leaving it attached. Wrap the bead strand around the top of the tassel three times.

8. Sew back and forth between the bead strands to secure them to the tassel. Knot the end and trim.

9. Tie the top sash of the tassel into a loop to hang on a doorknob. Or tie it onto a key ring to make an Easy DIY Tassel key chain!

Make a trendy DIY tassel using leftover ribbons and trims. Perfect to hang on your purse, a doorknob, or even your journal!

We love how our Easy DIY Tassel turned out. Are you loving the tassel trend as much as we are? What would you do with this tassel? We’d love to hear from you! Leave us a comment below!
Happy Crafting,
Jennifer & Kitty

Make a cute button and ribbon wreath. It's easy. Just tie ribbons and glue on buttons. We'll show you how!

Sweet Ribbon And Button Wreath

Make a kissing ball from vintage brooches and white ribbon roses. A perfect gift for a bride on her wedding day!

Rhinestone & Ribbon Kissing Ball

Make a ribbon photo hanger with ribbons and clothespins. It’s a fun way to show off your pictures!

How To Make A Ribbon Photo Hanger

Love the ideas you see here on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry®? Subscribe today to get our weekly Ideas in Your Inbox newsletter plus other exclusive gifts and offers — all for FREE!

What’s Next?

While you’re here, be sure to check out these other craft projects on Ideas for the Home by Kenarry® –

2 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.