When I found out that Etsy hosts a monthly event called 'Etsy Craft Night' at their Brooklyn DUMBO headquarters, I jumped at the chance to learn a new DIY technique and to visit the holy grounds of one of my favorite companies. These FREE(!) classes are a great way to learn a new skill or two and to meet other craft enthusiasts.
This month's class focused on the art of tassel making. We got to try crafting tassels of varying thicknesses and lengths using a rainbowed selection of embroidery floss. You can find the floss as well as the jump rings, and jewelry pilers at any craft store.
Wrapping, tying, and trimming away.
What to do with these tassels? The possibilities are endless.
Not bad for my first try at making these cuties, right? There are so many things you can make with these tassels, including charming keychains, necklaces, or adornments for kitchen towels. Do a quick Pinterest search and be inspired. I think I might make a tassel necklace - I will share it with you guys when it is done!
If you are in the New York area, you should definitely try making it out to these Craft Nights. The next one is coming up soon and it's all about earrings!