How to Make a Tassel Bow With Scrap Ribbon

3 Materials
2 Hours

This is a great way to elevate your gifts this year with leftover ribbon. An easy and budget friendly way to use what you have.

If you have a bin or bucket or ribbon scraps and new rolls of ribbon then you can make this tassel bows to add a little something to your packages.

Pull your scrap or new ribbon out and use a measuring tape to measure each piece to about 10 inches in length. All the pieces should be measured to the same size.

For these tassels I used wood craft ball with a hole in the middle to be able to attach everything.

Lay out 10 pieces of 10 inch cut pieces of ribbon for each tassel or more if you want it to be larger.

Take your wood craft ball and your gold cord and pull the cord up through the hole and back down through the hole again to create a two inch loop at the top of the wooden ball.

Pulling the cording up and back down through the hole gives you a loop at the top and two sides in which to tie a knot.

Now while holding the loop at the top of the craft ball you need to make a knot at the bottom of the wood ball in order to hold the loop and the ball together.

Now pull together your ten (or more if you choose) strips of scrap ribbon that your using and tie the gold cording in a knot up underneath the ribbon strips.

After completing the last knot be sure to sort of squish the tassels together in your hand to shape the tassel. Now add them to your gifts for something different than the traditional bow.

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