How to Make Jute Tassels for Pillows

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How to Make Jute Tassels for Pillows
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Here’s all you need

Here’s all you need

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Wrap the twine around the cardboard 20 times and cut the twine.

Wrap the twine around the cardboard 20 times and cut the twine.

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Cut a piece of twine for the tie. About 8” long.

Cut a piece of twine for the tie. About 8” long.

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While the loops are still on the cardboard, slip the 8” piece of twine through the loops of the top of the tassel and tie tightly in a double knot.

While the loops are still on the cardboard, slip the 8” piece of twine through the loops of the top of the tassel and tie tightly in a double knot.

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Slip the tassel off the cardboard.

Slip the tassel off the cardboard.

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Thread both ends of the tie through the eye of the needle.

Thread both ends of the tie through the eye of the needle.

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Then thread through the bottom of the tassel.

Then thread through the bottom of the tassel.

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Pull through the top of the tassel.

Pull through the top of the tassel.

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Remove the needle.

Remove the needle.

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Pull the loops snuggly into the tassel form.

Pull the loops snuggly into the tassel form.

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Tie a knot.

Tie a knot.

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Pull tight.

Pull tight.

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This is what it looks like.

This is what it looks like.

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Cut the bottom loops.

Cut the bottom loops.

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Trim off the bottom to your desired length.

Trim off the bottom to your desired length.

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