Tissue Tassel Garland Tutorial

Tassel Garland Tutorial

 I’ve been wanting to make a tassel garland for a while now, and I decided New Year’s was the perfect time to display it.

Paper Tassel Garland

The tassel garland isn’t hard – it’s just a little time consuming.  I sat and made my garland while the kids were watching a Christmas movie.

Supplies for tissue tassels

For this tutorial, you’ll need tissue paper, a glue gun and scissors.

Steps for Tissue Tassels

 Start by unfolding one piece of tissue paper and laying it flat.  Next, fold the paper in half – lengthwise.

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Fold it again – this time widthwise.

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Keep folding – fold it lengthwise.

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 Last fold!  Fold it widthwise.

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 Now it’s time to cut the tassels.  The top should be made completely of folds – so it all stays together.  Cut strips up the folded tissue and leave several inches at the top.

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 After you have cut the tassels, open up the piece like this:

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 Cut it down the center.

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 Now open the piece up like this:

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Roll it.

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And you’ll see you’re close!  Then twist it down the center.

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 And a drop of hot glue at on end of the twist.

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 Make a loop and attach to the glue.

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 Some of the ends will be connected, so you’ll want to give the tassels a little trim.

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 And you’ve made a tassel!  (Each piece of tissue paper makes four tassels.)

Party Tissue Tassels

 You can make them in lots of colors…

How to make party tissue tassels

 Add them to a rope or ribbon, and you have tassel garland!

How to make Paper Tassels

 They’re perfect for New Year’s or any other party.  Or, they’d be adorable in a kid’s room or toy room.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

sincerely, sara d.

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