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Add Zipper-Pull Tassels to a Portfolio Clutch Bag

Here are the materials youll need.
Cut four pieces of chain double the desired finished length.
Find the center of each length of chain and slip one small jump ring through the central links on two chain sections. Attach the two remaining chain sections onto the second small jump ring in the same way. Close both jump rings securely.
Here are the materials youll need.

Here are the materials you'll need.

4. Cut a small strip of faux suede or leather 1/4 inch wide by 1 1/2 inches long. Place a small drop of tacky glue on the wrong side of one end and press it to the tassel, close to the zipper pull. Hold it in place for a few seconds, or until the glue becomes tacky. 

Suede Tassel Step 4A

 Suede Tassel Step 4B

5. Wrap the remaining length of this strip tight around the tassel's body. Apply a small drop of glue to the wrong side of the remaining strip end and press it over the opposite end. You can use a clothes pin or small clamp to hold the ends together until the glue fully sets. If you prefer not to use glue, you can complete the tassel with small hand stitches instead. If you want your tassels to swing more, pull the strip through a jewelry jump ring instead of the zipper pull. Complete the tassel, then attach the jump ring to the zipper pull.

Suede Tassel Step 5


Suede Tassel

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