Project list: Fabric-I used Brocade
Yarn for tassels
This was a quick tassel belt to be worn with my Pirate outfit but I didn't bother wearing it cause I didn't want to ruin it on Halloween. I sewed my brocade into a casing for the elastic. Sew the fabric inside out then turn and pull it inside out.
I did my tassels using wool ease yarn and crochet gold yarn for placing them on the belt. I added some beads including dice beads. I then pinned them to my casing bottom and sewed them down.
I then measured the elastic around my waist and proceeded to take away 2 inches from it so the elastic would fit snug on me. I used a bodkin to put my elastic through because the safety pin was getting stuck in it.
Sewed the ends closed and added a plastic snap to close the belt. I also added a small belt buckle to cover the front. Previous diy blog on Tassel belts including links for making and buying tassels, vendors and more yummy stuff @ http://people.tribe.net/erikaschiquis/blog/9e210fbe-1caf-4beb-9fb1-787c132b0134 or http://erikaschiquis.blogspot.com/2008/09/tribaret-tassel-belt.html
Sun, November 25, 2007