Saturday, December 20, 2008


Check out this wreath of neckties--it's the J.Crew window display near Rockefeller Center, New York City (posted by Gail at Large)

One of several necktie wreaths made by Skitzo Leezra.
She also sells on ebay.

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Friday, December 19, 2008

Christmas ideas

Neckties can be useful in several Christmas projects, from the plain red and green, to the novelty holiday ones.
Necktie tree skirt
Necktie tree skirt, from the book "Daddy's Ties", by Shirley Botsford.

2005 Bell Pulls
Originally uploaded by by-melissa
Here's an inventive way to use Christmas-themed ties--decorative bell pulls.
Melissa says, "I ironed the ties onto fusible batting, backed them and used regular fabric for the binding."
(click on images to go to Flickr pages)

There are so many ways to use neckties in handmade Christmas stockings.
Here is a cute example.

You can always make gifts or ornaments with ties.

See Brooks Brothers' Tree of Ties display. me some sewing ideas...

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