It is so easy to DIY tassel earrings! They are fun, trendy, and can be customized to any colors you want! Keep reading to get a supply list and my step-by-step tutorial on how to make tassel earrings below! What colors will you make?
I love tassel earrings because they are great lightweight earrings that are also fun pops of color and interest! I mean who doesn’t love a tassel?
You only need a few supplies to get started!
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DIY Tassel Earring Supplies
- Round nose jewelry pliers
- Seam ripper
- Sterling silver earring hooks
- 5-7mm silver jump rings
- Neon yellow embroidery thread
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How to Make Tassel Earrings
Time needed: 15 minutes
Use thread, an earring hook, jump rings, and a ruler and scissors to whip up an adorable pair of tassel earrings in your color of choice!
- Prepare the Embroidery Floss
Measure out 25 strands of embroidery floss and cut them into 6-inch lengths.
- Separate into 2
Use scissors to cut the embroidery thread bundle in half to make 2 bundles of strands, one for each earring.
- Add Jump Ring
Slide a jump ring onto the center of your strand bundles of embroidery thread.
- Create the Tassel
Cut a 9-inch length of embroidery floss per earring. Fold down the sides of the embroidery thread bundles and wrap the 9-inch strand, towards the jump ring, and tie it into a tight double knot.
- Wrap the Earring
Continue to wrap the loose ends of that thread around several more times and tie off in a double knot and trim any excess tails. Note to tie the tight knot in the “back” of the earring.
Repeat steps 4-5 for the second earring.
- Trim the threads on the earrings
Use the pointy end of the thread ripper to comb out the embroidery floss into single threads. Trim the bottom edge of any longer threads.
- Attach earring hooks
Use the seam ripper to separate the individual threads of the embroidery floss for a fuller fringe look. Using needle-nose pliers, attach the earring hooks to the jump rings by carefully opening the loop ring on the bottom loop of the earring hook and sliding it around the loop ring of the tassel earring. Close the open hook.
Enjoy your adorable DIY tassel earrings!
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Other Fun uses for Tassels:
You can use this DIY Tassel technique to make keychains or add a tassel onto a cute make-up pouch zipper or they are super fun for backpack zipper pulls! I also love to add them to garlands (use yarn!) and on throw pillows or tea towels! What would you add tassels to?