Tassels are the now talk of the town and they are being the latest fashion trend in 2017 in India and all around the world. They say you should follow the trend to be in the race of fashion. But why to follow a trend all the time when you can set the trend. DIY (Do It Yourself) is the most popular craze among teenagers today. It is also becoming the trend in India and all over the world. Tassel is the latest trend of 2017 which has various types of it such as leather tassels, chain tassels, embroidery thread tassels, silk tassels and many more. Let’s take a look at the DIY steps, tips, ideas and solutions for making these tassels. This article will help you to know how to make leather tassels?
A leather tassel is something that adds extra beauty to your things such as handbags, keyrings/keychains, bracelets, loafers etc. Attaching the leather tassel can give your accessories a completely different look. There are many online stores where you can easily buy tasseled accessories and jewelry. And if you want to make the tassels for you by yourself then here are some easy steps which will help you make leather tassels.
For making a leather tassel you will need:
- A piece of fine, thin and soft leather
- Leather strip
- Pen or Pencil
- Fabric Glue
- Rubber Band
Steps for making the Leather Tassel
Take the piece of leather of your choice. Cut the piece in a rectangular shape. You can keep the length and width of the leather as per your need, let’s say the size of the leather piece be 3.5cm x 7cm.
Draw a horizontal line with the pen or pencil at the top of the leather piece with 2cm margin. While drawing the line, make sure you are drawing it on the inner side of the leather piece. The shiny side of leather will be the outer side.
Now, draw vertical lines on a complete leather piece, perpendicular to the line drawn in step 2. Keep the distance between all vertical lines of 0.5cm.
Cut the leather piece on the vertical lines drawn on it to the horizontal line. This will make the fringes needed for your tassel.
Take the single strip of leather and stick its ends to each other with the help of fabric glue. Make sure this single strip leather will be of the same size as the fringes. This strip is the loop for your leather tassel.
Now, stick the loop strip at the left-side upper corner of the leather piece with the help of glue.
Roll the leather piece with keeping the loop strip at inner side. take help of glue for sticking the roll tightly.
Place the rubber band on top of the tassel for making the bond tight.
After some time, remove the rubber band and your tassel is ready to use.
You can attach the leather tassel made by you to any of your handbag, keyring or keychain, clutch, bracelet, loafers and much more.
These are the easy 10 steps to make the leather tassel. There are some tips for you while using these DIY tassels with any of your accessories,
- Use the tassels delicately.
- Keep away from iron or any heat extracting things.
- Keep away from water.
Get your tassels done and flaunt them with your style. Tassels are of various types and they can be used in multiple ways with different combinations.
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