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« on: October 03, 2005 12:32:49 PM »

Here's an easy way to turn an ordinary tie into a necklace. All you need is a belt buckle like the one on the picture. It has to be pretty small, but these are easy to find secondhand. You also need a tie. To give you an idea, here's what you'll end up with:



First you have to cut a piece of the narrow end of the tie. Measure it around your neck, and make sure to make it a an inch or two longer. Then you sew the end of the tie to the middle part of the buckle with hand stiches like this:



Here's what it'll look like from the other side:



And tada, here's a tie necklace:



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« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2005 02:54:48 PM »

I like it! Yay! More things to do with the bottomless collection of leftover neckties.  Wink
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« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2005 03:24:28 PM »

so cute:) ill go look in my sisters closet for a belt buckle now....
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« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2005 08:38:52 PM »

or for a guy to wear through his collar. Kinda a cross between a bowtie and a regular one. Bet, i could get my boyfriend to try it. Good idea
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« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2005 09:51:32 AM »

Thank you all!

I didn't even think about that these could be worn by guys, so thanks for the tip. Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2005 09:53:13 AM »

cute idea. I love neckties used as other stuff.
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