Use Neckties to Make a Memory Pillow

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Make One for Yourself or to Give!

Honor the memory of a loved one or simply repurpose unused ties by turning them into this wonderful pillow cover. It’s also a nice retirement gift, Father’s Day gift, or a surprise to celebrate a career change.

You’ll need eight to sixteen ties plus a background fabric to set them off. Traditionally, the ties would be set against a white or off-white background

Necktie Memory Pillow Cover

However, coordinating prints give the pillow an updated look and can be chosen to match the personality of the owner of the ties. Solid cotton and linen also work nicely in whatever color works best with the ties.

Necktie Memory Pillow Cover

Necktie Memory Pillow Cover

Necktie Memory Pillow Cover

Notice the button center in this pillow by @secondbunny1.

The pillow cover top can also be finished into a small quilt for a table or wall. Add borders, or not, to achieve the size you want.

Necktie Memory Pillow Cover

Once completed, the pillow cover designed by Heather Butler from Stay Little Sewing is 18″ x 18″.

Click here to purchase the “Necktie Memory Pillow Cover” pattern.


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