For this chapter we have to choose yarns, threads and fabric strips from our colour scheme to make a variety of tassels both by hand and using the sewing machine.
Tassels made by hand:
And by machine:
This page is from Tassels The Fanciful Embellishment by Nancy Welch and describes the Chinese Knot which I’ve used in samples 2 and 3
I have loved this chapter and have been so surprised at the characters I have created in the tassels from simple rustic peasants and gypsy dancers to Irish jiggers. Wonderful.
Time spent – about 13 hours
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