Using embroidery thread is such a quick and easy way to create tassels, I wish I'd have seen this before I would up all of my tassels by hand. I will definitely use this technique if I am planing on using tassels again.
How to make tiny pom poms with a fork. Wrap yarn around fork until fat, then cut. Take a small piece of yarn and tie entire bunch together so that the knot fits through the prongs of the fork. Take off of fork and cut all the loops.