Make your own classic bow tie!
Learn how to make the classic bow tie with this helpful tutorial. Free pattern attached!
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Repeat the last step three times, for a total of four bow tie pieces. Each piece is identical, so it doesn't matter how you lay your pattern down.
We are making two different bow tie sections for the final product. Pin two of the bow tie pieces together right sides together, skinny end to skinny end. Do the same for the other two pieces. You should now have two bow tie shapes with the pattern facing in on both sides.
Take your pieces to the sewing machine & begin sewing around one of your bow tie shapes. Start at the skinny end. Take your time going around the bow end, this part is a little tricky. The pattern allows for 1/4 inch seam allowance.
Sew entirely around the bow tie shape except for the bottom of the skinny end, as seen above. Leave the skinny end open. Do the same for your second piece.
Now comes the really tricky part, & this is where patience really is a virtue. Turning these suckers right side out! Use the rubber-end of a pencil or some kind of stick to help you. This will be frustrating, so take your time & go slow. You don't want to force it - you could break a seam!
(If it's getting stuck, roll the end around in your hand.)