Turn Neckties Into a Charming Tote

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It’s an Easy Project and a Quick Finish!

This easy project is a great way to put old neckties to good use. You’ll find them inexpensively at thrift stores and maybe even in your closet. Choose ties with colors and patterns that work well together and have fun making your own unique bag.

It’s an easy project that you can have finished up in an afternoon. Plus, since you’ll be making your own pattern, you can easily adjust the size.

Necktie Tote Instructions

The ties are zigzag stitched together without any other preparation, other than being cut to length. Fusible interfacing provides some structure. Or use fusible fleece or even fusible foam for a less slouchy bag. While you don’t need to quilt the interfacing version, you may want to if you use fleece or foam.

Necktie Tote Instructions

Designed by Ariel Bloomer for DIY Network, the bag shown here is about 12″ x 15″.

Click here for the “How to Make a Tote Bag Out of Upcycled Neckties” article.


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