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A new twist on the old necktie!

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I love pinterest!!! But then again who doesn't? About a year and a half ago, pinterest served as my inspiration for my creative neckties. I was scrolling down the page one night, when I accidently bumped into a similar necktie and thought it was pretty interesting. I purchased a necktie the next day, pleated it and sewed it by hand. After I placed it around my neck as a collar, I realized it looked a bit....boring!Being the crafty person that I am (ha-ha), I had a brilliant idea to complete the look....a button!!! I searched in my sewing kit and found the perfect navy blue button to go with it, and sewed it right by the tip of the tie. I LOVED IT!!!!!:) Ever since then, I have been sewing all kinds and shapes of buttons, flowers, sequins and pearls on my neckties! Take a look at much more styles on my etsy page at www.etsy.com/shop/stylesbyana
 
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Step 1: What you will need:

1.A Necktie

2.Fashion Pins

3.Sewing Thread and Needle

4.Iron-On Velcro

5.Pearls

Step 2: Pleat and Pin the Necktie

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Start pleating the necktie depending on how big or small you'd like the tip of it to be.

Step 3: Custom Fit It

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This step is very important because you need to know how much far back to pin the tie. To get a great custom fit, just put it around your neck and see how it fits. You don't want it to fit too close to the neck. Let it hang a bit down like a necklace, that way it can be worn with a diversity of tops. (image1 & image2) If you'd like a little snazzy fashionable tail, then go ahead and remove one of the back pleats  just as you can see in images 3&4.                                                                                                 
sunshiine1 year ago
So stylish! I might try making one as I have tons of ties! So clever! Thanks for sharing.
and please remember to have a splendorous summer!
sunshiine
florin2es1 year ago
Greetings from a great admirer of your work.....xoxo
This looks so pretty!!!
StylesByAna (author) 1 year ago
Thank you much! I am super excited to be one of the finalists!!! :)
xpat731 year ago
Congrats on making in to the finals.like it very much
StylesByAna (author) 1 year ago
Thank you SO much everybody! :)
bajablue1 year ago
SO clever!!!!!!!!
sabbiesmom1 year ago
Love it! I have left-over ties from my Necktie Halter Dress!
sabu.dawdy1 year ago
beautiful
Oh ! This woman is so creative.
She's beautiful too !…
I wanna marry you !!!… ;)

More seriously : thumbs up !…
I need some sewing skills! ;D
atehzab1 year ago
wow! nice idea, looks really cool!
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