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How to make bow tie?

9 comments · save · last comment by Bill S. over 4 years ago

Arman Ramadhan

Arman R.

YOGYAKARTA,
Indonesia

5 posts

everyone who knows how to make DIY bow tie, can you teach me how to make it?? I need it, muchas gracias C: :3

over 7 years ago

#1
Katie Lee

Katie L.

INDIANAPOLIS,
United States

542 posts

I made my boyfriend a collection of bowties for Christmas using this tutorial right here.
It's pretty easy. I mean, you could even just make a bow, and use what are called pin backs in the back to secure it to clothing.

0 · December 18, 2011

#2
Eddie Cossaboom

Eddie C.

VICTORIA, BC,
Canada

523 posts

Oh, my heavens, no! :-) Lol! If you are making a bow tie for a child, then the tutorial on prudentbaby.com (linked above) may be sufficient... But if you actually want to look decent, there is no substitute for a self-tied tie. A pre-tied bow tie is the same as wearing a clip-on necktie -- they are both dreadfully tacky unless you are 10. (No offense meant at Katie whatsoever, though).

Here is a wonderful pattern that repurposes an old necktie and converts it into a bow tie. Very clever! xmarksthescot.com/forum/f243/diy-bow-tie-50947/

You're going to want a ruler, seam ripper, sewing machine, stiff cardboard for the pattern, steam iron, iron-on interfacing, and a small, metal bra slide (to make the tie adjustable).

Good luck! :-) Make sure you post your results.

0 · December 20, 2011

#3
Alyssa Chaya

Alyssa C.

CALIFORNIA,
United States

44 posts

I used this tutorial: prudentbaby.com/2010/04/how-to-make-bow-tie.html to make a bow tie for my winter formal date. You don't need advanced sewing skills for this and self explanatory.

0 · December 20, 2011

#4
Arman Ramadhan

Arman R.

YOGYAKARTA,
Indonesia

5 posts

thank you all, as soon as possible I'll post my result

0 · December 26, 2011

#6
Juliën Amatkarijo

Juliën A.

AMSTERDAM,
Netherlands

105 posts

Great sites! Thanks a lo

0 · January 24, 2012

#7
Zephyr Elf

Zephyr E.

CITY OF CHURCHES,
Australia

55 posts

Bow Ties.

This is a super easy (sew free, if you want to use a hot glue gun) bow tie tutorial I shot, if you're interested :)

0 · January 27, 2012

#8
MarkFalov

MarkFalov

Ukraine

1 posts

Where can i buy those bow ties ?
On a wedding i dicided to dress bow tie. I have a lnog time to search for it, finaly i found wide selection at the Kickstarter ( https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1004547155/bow-ties-damico-aluminum-leather-wood ), made from aluminim, wood, lether and cool design. Now i want one of them, but waiting for end of the project and for order itslef will take some time. Does anybody know where else i can get their products ? I liked aluminum made one !

0 · November 6, 2014

#9
Bill Soulios

Bill S.

THESSALONíKI,
Greece

1 posts

Check Wooden Handcrafted Bow Ties!!!
http://exallo.gr
http://facebook.com/exallo

0 · December 12, 2014

  

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