For those of you who follow me on Instagram (@heritage.threads), you know that I have majorly fallen down a rabbit hole. This rabbit hole is making neck ties for my 2 sons and my husband. My wonderful husband wears a tie to work every day. Probably a year ago he asked if we could work on drafting a tie pattern for our own use from one of his old ties. I said absolutely and then promptly forgot, as I do.
This year I finally decided to make it easier for myself and purchase Dana’s Everyday Necktie Pattern.She has an awesome YouTube video that goes along with her pattern and it is pretty much fool proof. If I can do it over and over and over, I promise you can do it as well.
I have learned that I can fit a men’s tie, a tween tie, and a boy’s tie all on 3/4 of a yard of fabric (one 3/4 yard piece for the front and one 3/4 yard piece for the lining). There is still weird waste, but it doesn’t feel as wasteful as 1 tie.
I made ties for Easter for some neighbors and then just couldn’t stop and made more and more and more ties for my boys……. I have 2 more planned and then I *might* stop….. maybe…… I thought it would be fun to document the ties I’ve made and I will continue to update this post as I make more. 🙂
3 thoughts on “Neck Ties”
I was wondering if there is a way to follow your blog. I don’t see any way to sign up. I follow other blogs via email.
Yes, please update this post! I’m very interested in making ties, but I’m a quilter and feel very uneasy about the process. I would love for you to do a post with tips because your ties look Perfect!
Truly these are the easiest ever! Especially if you watch Dana’s youtube video as well as use her pattern. I had never made a piece of clothing ever before making a tie and these are so easy. you can totally do it!