Tying tassels is one of those things I dread doing but enjoy once I get into it. Once I zone out the entire process goes by pretty quickly, which is good because there really isn’t a quick way to make these things.
I start by making an assembly-line of sorts. First, each tassel is cut and tied in half:
When I have a decent sized pile (I think I had around 30-something in this batch) I’ll start wrapping them. I sometimes work in small batches of ten or twelve at a time to keep things more interesting.
Once they are all wrapped…
… it’s time to add beads.
Finished! With a few extra tassels to spare. (always a good thing!)
And it only took 3 hours.
But like I said… once I zone out it goes by fast. And this helps too: