Recently I became really intrigued by the combination of thread and brass. I don’t think it was any one piece that inspired me, it was more a slow accumulation. But after I started making tassels for my basket, I realized that I wanted to try another take on tassel earrings. And so these babies […]
Aside from going out and buying a pre-made one, this is definitely the easiest way to get your hands on a tassel. And unlike the pre-made ones, when you make your own you have lots more options for the color and size.While I was looking for the embroidery thread to make these tassels […]
After I posted my tutorial for a tassel chain necklace last week, I started thinking about different types of tassels, and how to make them. I’ve shared a tutorial for how to make leather bag tassels and beaded tassels, but I had never made tassels from thread. So I made […]
After I went a few months without being able to go down into my basement, when I finally did make it back down there, I was dismayed by how messy it was. So I started trying to organize some of my supplies. While doing so, I came across a whole lot of random lengths of […]
Necklaces are one of my favorite things to make. They can do wonders to spice up a boring outfit, but they’re relatively quick and easy. Especially this one. The only special equipment you need is pliers, so putting this together shouldn’t be hard even for a novice DIY-er. And you can totally customize it with […]
My name is Rachel and I live in wonderful Portland, OR. Transient Expression is about fashion, style, and DIY. I love to share craft projects, cute outfits, recipes, and inspiration for living a handmade life.
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