How to Make a Tassel with Cork Fabric

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This photo tutorial illustrates how to make a tassel.  Tassels are great to add a professional look to your handmade bags and they are very easy to make.

Thanks to Lisa Perea from Cork and Cloth for sponsoring this post.

Lisa has kindly offer 10% discount to buy cork fabric using code ANABELLE10 at checkout. (valid until 30 Nov 2017)

You’ll Need:

 

 

 

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  1. Cut a small piece of fabric 4″ wide and your desired length – In this example I used Silver Caiman Cork

 

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2. On the Wrong side, Draw a line 1/2″ from the top

3. Cut 1/8″ strips using a ruler and rotary cutter.

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4. Roll the piece of cork to form the tassel

 

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5.  Insert into a tassel cap and secure with a screw (you can also use glue)

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6. Done! you can attach your tassel to your bag. I used this tassel for my Heidi and Sunshine Wrislet (both Free Patterns, click on the links for more information)

 

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Heidi Foldover Bag

 

Sunshine Wristlet Free Pattern

Sunshine Wrislet

 

 

Happy Sewing,

Anabelle

 

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