How to Add Tassel to Your Footwear

Tassel is having a major fashion moment. They are everywhere. On your clothes, on your bags, on your earrings.. so why not on your footwear? Adding tassel is a great way to accessorize your footwear and give it a new lease of life.

Look at the step by step guide to add tassels to your shoes and sandals and put your best foot forward.

BTW, you can use the same method to create tassel for your bag, keychain, jewllery and other items

Stuffs You Need:

To get started you need to have these following stuffs with you:

  1. Strap sandals
  2. Scissors
  3. Small leather pieces (any colour according to your taste and requirement)
  4. Glue
  5. Pencil and scale

Decide The Length Of Your Tassel; Measure & Cut

Once you have all the materials with you, start by deciding on the length of the tassel you would like to add. Getting the right length of the tassel is very important as it shouldn’t be too long or too short. 1.5 inches width and 2.5 inches height come as the perfect choice. Whatever your preferred choice just make sure that it is not more than 3 inches. Also, try to cut the top slightly slanted so that you can fold it. Once you have measured the leather piece according to your requirement you can start cutting the fringe. Alternatively you can also buy tassels in different colours and add them to your sandals.

Form A Loop And Attach It To Your Footwear

Again use the leather piece and cut several strips measuring 1.5” X 2” and dab glue to the tip of each strip and stick them together to form a loop. Once the look is formed place it on top on the line side of fringe and put some more glue on the bottom of the glue and start rolling the fringe. Add some more glue to seal the tassel once you reach the end of the fringe. Leave them to dry for some time before attaching them to the ankle strap of your sandal and leave others swooning over it. You can also experiment with different lengths and colours and add them to your shoes and sandals.

You can further try different ideas such as colour blocking etc. and have fun.

Now that you know how easy it is to add tassel it’s time to get creative and do fun stuffs with your shoes and sandals. Moreover with these easy DIY tips you can now start making your own collection as you can easily slide these tassels on and off according to your convenience and fashion needs. So let’s get started and don’t be afraid to give way to your tassel obsession.

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