How To Make A DIY Tassel Chain Necklace

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This tassel necklace is a great accessory for any summer outfit!

As anyone who loves fashion can attest, it’s hard to not be a jewelry lover.

We all know that it’s OK to splurge sometimes, but what if there was a way to be thrifty and trendy all at once? Spoiler alert: There is!

If you’ve seen people rocking tassel chain necklaces, you’ve probably noticed they’re the perfect accessory to transform a boring “jeans and T-shirt” look into a polished “jeans and T-shirt” look.

Now, thanks to this incredibly easy tutorial, you’re only a few minutes away from being the proud owner of your very own DIY tassel chain necklace. This handmade necklace is perfect for dressing up even the most basic of outfits.

You can easily mix and match to create your very own style. Make it unique, make it yours! Tassels are on trend this year, and I love to make jewelry that incorporates the current trends but also stays true to my style.

Check out the step-by-step tutorial below to see exactly how to make a tassel chain necklace.

1. Gather Your Materials

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

For this project, you’ll need:

2. Fold Manila Folder In Half To Desired Tassel Length

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

3. Wrap Embroidery Floss Around The Folded Square

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

4. When You Have Desired Thickness, Loop Thread

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

5. Transfer Embroidery Floss Over To A Pencil

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

6. Tie A Knot Around The Thread To Make A "Bubble"

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

7. Cut The Loop At The Bottom To Make A Tassel Fringe

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

8. Cut Wire To Desired Length & String Half The Beads

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

9. Add Tassel At The Center, And String More Beads

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

10. Tie Off The Wire And Enjoy Your Necklace

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

Janine Ngai for LittleThings

With tassel jewelry being on major trend right now, why not make your own version. This necklace is super simple to make and is a stylish (and stunning) accessory for any outfit!

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