Added May 30, 2012
Brooklyn, New Yo...
I wanted to make my husband a tie for our anniversary, and so I found this Purl Bee Father’s Day Tie pattern online. I also bought the cotton fabric through Purlsoho.com – it’s called Darkwater Starcomb by Curious Nature. The pattern is for a vintage length (shorter) tie, and will probably need to be worn with a tie clip. The pattern can be lengthened if you prefer.
I wasn’t very happy with the downloaded pattern itself. When I finally pieced all the pages together, the lines didn’t come out straight at all, and since this was my first attempt at making a tie, I was less than confident about the pattern throughout the entire process. Now that I’ve finished making it, I know that I can go back and fix the pattern.
I had no idea how much hand sewing is involved with making a tie, and how much work is involved with a seemingly simple piece. My husband says that he now has a renewed appreciation for ties!
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