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Decorate your door with a vintage neck-tie wreath!
My Grandma works in a charity shop and has been saving up neck ties for me to make a dress. I finally have enough, so I decided to turn the spare ones in a wreath for our door. I also made a second one for her to say thank you.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a fabric wreath. Neck Tie Wreath - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather together your neck ties and wreath hoop. You'll need about 12 ties to make this though you may want a few more just to be safe.

  • How to make a fabric wreath. Neck Tie Wreath - Step 2
    Step 2

    Loop your first tie around the hoop and pin in place. Trim off the excess tie at the back.

  • How to make a fabric wreath. Neck Tie Wreath - Step 3
    Step 3

    Work your way around, picking patterns that look nice together.

  • How to make a fabric wreath. Neck Tie Wreath - Step 4
    Step 4

    Keep going until you've covered the entire wreath.

  • How to make a fabric wreath. Neck Tie Wreath - Step 5
    Step 5

    Carefully sew around the hoop, stitching the ties in place.

  • How to make a fabric wreath. Neck Tie Wreath - Step 6
    Step 6

    Flip the wreath over and cut off any excess tie.

  • How to make a fabric wreath. Neck Tie Wreath - Step 7
    Step 7

    Embellish by making a bow out of wired ribbon and stitch at the top of your wreath.

  • How to make a fabric wreath. Neck Tie Wreath - Step 8
    Step 8

    Hang on your door and admire. Well done!

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Laura R.
Laura R. · Manchester, England, GB · 32 projects
This is really effective, would look good with silk hankies too (clean ones obv!)
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1427 projects
You're right, that would look great - now to find a stash!
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Anna H.
Anna H. · Kassel, Hesse, DE · 243 projects
Awesome! Such a creative idea!
Cat Morley
Cat Morley · London, GB · 1427 projects
Thanks x
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