Tasselmania 2.0

Tasselmania 2.0


In a blog in August 2015, I told you about the tassels I made for a client in the US. You can read all about this order here. Since then my husband has made some “tassel cutters” and tassel making is even more fun than before. Also the proces is now more like team work. I place and replace the cutter on the leather piece and my

DIY tassel cutter

DIY tassel cutter

Making tassels is fun to do.  It’s a great and creative way to use all of the small pieces of leather that remain after making leather bags. Every tassel can be made differently, not only in color of leather or in size, but also in shape. You also can combine different kinds of leather, as you can see in the first photo of this blog

A few weeks ago, after an afternoon of cutting tassels for a custom order,

Tasselmania

Tasselmania

A client in the US showed interest in my leather tassel key chains and asked if I could make a small collection in different colors. Because I always prepare for  the Christmas rush and I was planning to make more tassels anyway, I replied that I’d loved to do this. So I looked in my stock for some nice colors and started cutting.

After an afternoon of cutting, I had more than twenty pre cut tassels in bright