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In my teens I used to help my mum in pulling threads off the materials to do Tassels.This was very interesting for me  and I ended up doing for my own clothes.
Since then it has been like a hobby in doing Tassels for my  Sarees ,Shawls,Table clothes,and bedspreads.
Pulling threads on big materials is a bit tricky as the threads tend  to get knotted and break..If you manage to pull the first couple of lines  with out the threads breaking or  getting  knotted ,then you won't have a problem in the rest of the materials.
With a help of a top pin or an unpicker you can do it easily.

This is a single knot Tassel  Table cloth which my sister and I did it while watching a film.Before the  film could end ,we finished the tassels.The size of the Table cloth is  45X18 inches.The tassels height is 5 inches.

I had two pieces of materials,and both the materials were  not  enough  on lengthwise,so I decided to join a piece on both ends.

Look !! The  joints does  not show!!

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Step 1:

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Thick Cotton Material
Top pins
Marking chalk (in case you need)

Matching thread (not included)
Machine (not included)

Step 2:

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1. The length of the material is not enough.

2. I cut 2 pieces of materials to join  for both ends.

3. Pin the two pieces on to both ends.

Step 3:

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1. Join the cut pieces  to both ends .

2. Open out and iron the seam.

3. Here is the joint, and the threads will be removed on the joint material.

Step 4: Removing the threads

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1+2  Cut  at  the edge of the joints on to the left and right,  side of the material.Then the threads will come out easily.

5. With an  unpicker  start removing the threads.The rest of the pictures shows the threads being removed.

Step 5:

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This is really fun.
xpat732 years ago
very beutiful. my wife is the proceess of pulling threads, exellent werk
thank for posting this idea
Izz172 years ago
A great idea... & easy to do ...well done
abdaaq2 years ago
simple and elegant....
shazni2 years ago
lovely for place mats too!
786Ayesha (author)  shazni2 years ago
Thanks! I have already done place mats.
shahanak2 years ago
wonderful idea
It does look great! Awesome job and for once I can pull the threads out of fabric and have it be on purpose!
786Ayesha (author)  Penolopy Bulnick2 years ago
cerene2 years ago
Very nice! And really simple to do. I think this would work really well with some burlap I have. :)
786Ayesha (author)  cerene2 years ago
Thanks! If it is thick material it is easy to remove the threads.