DMC Tassel Christmas Tree Wreath

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by DMC Design Team

DMC Tassel Christmas Tree Wreath

Embroidery floss can be used for so many things, such as the tassels to embellish wreaths!

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Instructions

  • 1
    Slide the floss wrapper down just below the half way mark – do not remove.
  • 2
    Cut 2 pieces of memory thread, each 12 inch long.
  • 3
    Tie one piece of memory thread around the center of the floss. Tie memory thread tails in a double knot.
  • 4
    Create a hanging loop by adding a slip knot approximately 1 inch above to form a memory thread loop. Trim excess.
  • 5
    Slide the wrapper off of the floss. Fold the floss in half, leaving the memory thread hanging loop at the top.
  • 6
    Leaving a 3 inch tail of memory thread, being wrapping tightly around the folded skein twice, add a jingle bell to the memory thread, then continue wrapping one more time. Tie memory thread ends in a double knot.
  • 7
    Trim the ends tight or coil around a needle to create a spiral.
  • 8
    Trim the tassel to the desired length.
  • 9
    Use a dab of clear nail polish on all memory thread ends to avoid fraying.
  • 10
    Repeat steps 1 through 10 until you have the number of tassels desired in the colors you want. Add tassels to wreath.
  • 11
    If desired, make a bow from the ribbon and add it to wreath, using cloth wire to secure.

Project Details

  • Level:beginner
  • Time:1/2 hour

Project Supplies

  • DMC #117 Six-Strand Embroidery Floss in Assorted Colors such as Christmas Red 104230543 and/or DMC #117 Six-Strand Embroidery Floss Blanco 104230519)
  • DMC Memory Thread Gold 104502800
  • DMC Memory Thread Silver 104502803
  • DMC Embroidery Scissors 3-3/4 inch 104232256
  • Nicole™ Crafts Bells 12 pc. 1 inch Glitter Silver and Gold 104779982
  • Nicole™ Crafts PVC Canadian Wreath 12 inch 104613934 (or other desired size wreath)
  • Clear Nail Polish
  • Christmas-Themed Ribbon of Your Choice (optional - see step 11)
  • Panacea Florist Paddle Wire 22 gauge 2 yard Green 104179263 (optional - see step 11)