Jingle & Jolly Tassel Ribbon Ornaments
Create your own ribbon tassel ornaments this holiday and decorate your tree. Designed by Mike Baker.
- Ribbon, ½" and 3/8"
- Styrofoam® Balls, 4" – White
- Dressmaker’s Straight Pins
Step 1 Cut four 25" lengths of each size ribbon (eight total).
Step 2 Cut four 19" lengths of each size ribbon (eight total).
Step 3 Cut one 5" length of ribbon. This will be the hanger.
Step 4 Begin by placing and pinning the 19" segments centered on one side of the ball.
Step 5 Cross them at right angles, alternate the colors, finish placing all eight.
Step 6 Begin by placing and pinning the 25" segments centered on one side of the ball -- opposite the center of the ribbons you have already pinned.
Step 7 Cross them at right angles, alternate the colors, finish placing all eight.
Step 8 Tuck and pin the 25" lengths around the 19" segments.
Step 9 Pin all eight trying to place lengths to cover the majority of the Styrofoam® ball.
Step 10 Tie ribbon with small bow and pin in loop of fabric as the hanger. Trim ribbon ends to even out lengths.