Thursday, July 23, 2009

How to Make Pompon Tassels

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This pompon tassel can be made with any material that can be wound and knotted: strips of fabric, plastic, yarn, etc.

Level: Easy
Creation time:
5 mn



  • Mercerized cotton


  • Sewing scissors
  • Yardstick or ruler


  • Wrap the mercerized cotton around your hand.

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  • When you have the desired thickness for the tassel, cut it.

  • Cut about 1 m (40 inches) of thread and knot it, forming a loop of about 20 cm (7-7/8 inches).

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  • Pass the loop through the inside of the rolled thread.

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  • Pass the top of the loop through itself to knot the little ball.

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  • Pull the top of the loop to tighten the knot.

  • Take the 2 hanging thread ends and wrap them tightly around the top of the little ball.

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  • When only 7 or 8 cm (2-3/4 or 3-1/8 inches) remain, make a knot by passing the threads under the last loop of the spiral several times.

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  • Cut the bottom of the ball to form strands and trim to make them even.

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Source: "Chronique d'un petit poisson créatif" ("Chronicle of a Creative Little Fish")
Boutique: Le poisson est dans le sac (The Fish is in the Bag)
Sale outlet: Les petites souris (The Little Mice)


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