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TASSEL EARRING TUTORIAL

The perfect party accessory, join us to make these easy-sew fruit coasters!

Coming soon- Tassel Earrings!

6. Create a lime slice by repeating the instructions but replacing the yellow felt and thread with green, an orange slice by using orange, and a grapefruit slice by using pink for the segements and orange for the base!

5. Use proudly as a coaster for your drink!

4. Place the white middle onto the yellow base, with the segments facing up, evenly spaced with yellow showing around the edge. Pin into place.

Thread a needle with white thread, make a knot in the end as before, and use a running stitch to secure into place, stitiching around the border approximately 0.25cm from the edge of the white piece. Secure on the back with a double knot, meeting with the other end of the thread, trim the thread to be neat, and remove the pins. 

Method:

1. Start by creating the templates from the card. Draw and cut out 3 circles with a diameter (width) of 9cm, 8 cm and 6.5cm.

Cut out the largest and smallest template in yellow felt and cut the smallest yellow felt in 6 equal size triangles.

Cut out the middle sized template in white felt.

3. Enter the needle from the white side, and at the center of one of the segments. Use a running stitch to stitch around the border of the segment approximately 0.25cm from the edge. Remove the pin once secure.

Repeat for the other 5 segments continuing with the same strand of thread. You should end up back in the centre, and can tie a double knot with the other end of your thread. Trim the threads so that they don't overhang the circle.

2. Place the 6 yellow segment pieces onto the white felt circle, evenly spaced to show white between the segments and around the edge. Pin each segment in place with pin. 

Thread a needle with yellow thread, and tie a knot in the end of the thread. leaving at least 8cm past the knot.

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Tassels are so hot right now, and you can easily make your own in the colour of your choice.

Check back for this tutorial soon!

Zesty Lemon

Materials:

Card for templates

Felt fabric in 2 colours

Scissors

Pins

Thread in 2 colours

Needle

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