Summer is here and I'm noticing a tassel trend every where I look. I love that the summer tassel phenomenon is sweeping the country. It's a fun look for both the beach and pool side. Tassel earrings and necklaces are already affordable but I want a variety of colors so the best thing to do is to DIY my own collection of tassel jewelry.
Tassels are so easy to make that you can drop these adorable earrings as a party favor for a bachelorette, birthday or even shower parties. I'll show you a easy and affordable way to make these without having to purchase a whole new jewelry kit.
1 set of embroidery floss
2 21mm short fishhook earwires (nickle free)
2 9mm round jump ring (nickle free)
1. Cut 8 inches off of the embroidery floss. Set aside. Cut the ends of the rest of the set of embroidery floss.
2. Loop the cluster of floss through the 9mm jump ring.
3. Use the 8 inch floss to loop 3 times around the top of the tassel. Tie a tight knot and trim off the excess floss.
4. Gently open the jump ring and slide the fish hoop earwire through. Press the jump ring tight and rotate the jump ring opening to hide within the tassel.
5. Repeat steps 1-4 for the second piece of the earring. When done, line up the earring tassels and trim off excess floss to even out the ends.
Make as many of these tassel earrings as you like. I even changed up the sizes of the tassels to go with a low key outfit. No matter the color or size, your earrings are super trendy and will go with any outfit this summer.
If you aren't the earring type then I've got a fun tassel necklace for you. If you make a bunch in variety of colors then you can change out your necklace to match your outfits.
1 tassel cover
1 of the 22mm short fishhook earwire (why buy extra wires when this works just as great)
1. Unravel the cord and look for the folded parts of the cord. This makes it easier to gather and keeps the tassels parallel.
2. Loop the cords through the jump ring and allow the fold to hang over the ring. Only add enough cords to fill the ring halfway.
3. Open the tassel cover. Use the earwire to bend and reshape the wire to loop through the jump ring. Pull the wire through the tassel cover opening.
4. Twist the earwire and secure the tassel cover.
5. Open the ring above the earwire and loop it through the necklace chain. This is easier to do if you have pointed scissors or tweezers to open and close the ring. Trim off the excess cords on the end of the tassel for an even look.
That wasn't so bad right? It takes practice and creativity to work out in your favor. After making so many of these you'll be a pro and can make some extras for affordable party favors.
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