Picture of Halter Dress from Neckties
I've wanted to make a dress out of ties for a long time. But I've seen clothes made out of ties- and they're sort of cool, but you can't get around the fact that it's just a bunch of ties sewn together. And when all's said and done, they look pretty tacky- a mess of colors and mishmash of patterns.

I wanted to make a dress out of silk ties that was beautiful in its own right- sure, it's cool that it's made of ties. Yes, thrift store ties are a fun/cheap way to get silk. But even if you don't care for dresses made of ties, I hope that you like this dress because it's beautiful and has a compelling design.

Please comment and let me know what you think- I'd love to see different versions of this type of dress!

Step 1: Gather ties

Picture of Gather ties
Pretty much every thrift store has these.
Try to get the 100% silk ones.

Alternately, have someone with a lot of ties purge their closet.

I used eight ties. You may need more or less depending on your dimensions. You should be able to estimate this by measuring the width of each tie about 1/3 of the way up from the bottom, doubling it, and making sure that all of them added together is bigger than your hip measurement (assuming that is your maximum dimension).
Tarls12341 year ago

This is so great!! You're very talented. :)

I love it!
sabu.dawdy3 years ago
its a beauty girl =)
Honestly the best anything made of ties I have ever seen! It turned out amazing. :D
SelkeyMoonbeam (author)  jessyratfink3 years ago
Thanks Jessy!