Project

Tasseled Fringe Safety Pin

Tasseled Fringe Safety Pin

Photography: Burcu Avsar

Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2013

Introduction

Sources

Multi-Surface craft paint, by Martha Stewart Crafts, $2, michaels.com
Pins, tohoshoji.com and New York Bead, 212-382-2994
Assorted silk, cotton, and linen thread, annieandco.com

materials

  • Craft paint and brush (optional)

  • Pin

  • Thread, yarn, or embroidery floss

  • Glue

steps

  1. Cut several 5-to-6- inch-long pieces of thread. Fold a piece in half; feed through a ring of a charm kilt pin.

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  2. Feed both tails through loop of thread and pull to tighten.

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  3. Repeat 2 or 3 times per ring. (For this pin, we did 4 on each.)

  4. Trim tassels to an even length.

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