Recycled Necktie Card Holders

comments (14) June 3rd, 2008 in gallery     

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loscann loscann, member
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I made these business/credit/gift card holders from second-hand neckties. I *love* shopping for second-hand neckties :)

Pattern or design used: My own design
posted in: gallery, trendy, fabric, vintage, retro, other fiber, alternative, wallet, mod, skater chic

Comments (14)

christinahealth writes: cool
Posted: 12:31 am on February 1st
loscann writes: I am slowly in the process of putting together some instructions for making these wallets! Thanks for all the nice comments!
Posted: 11:34 am on March 21st
Sweet_Dee writes: Love these cute card holders! Great use of ugly old ties!
Posted: 6:52 pm on July 19th
granitatogo writes: Wow,I like these a lot. I've been searching for an idea of what to make my husbands students when they graduate and go out into the real world . . . this looks perfect. I like both styles. My husband for some reason inherits all the ties in his family that no one else wants . . . this is going to help me out there, too! would like to have instructions if you have a chance. Thanks
Posted: 12:22 pm on October 24th
dancingchica writes: These are great!! I just launched my own business and it's on my "to make" list to make my own business card holder. Do you have instructions for this?
Posted: 11:11 am on September 24th
MsKirko writes: OH I LOVE THIS IDEA! A long time ago I collected a large number of ties and had no idea what to do with them... Finally I can use them for some good!
Posted: 1:43 pm on July 22nd
carolannxoxo writes: What a great idea!! Since the prices of everything are going up, this is a great way to get quality fabric for pennies at thrift stores!! thanks
Posted: 1:20 pm on June 29th
Sewinglover247 writes: This is such a cute idea to do these with neckties!!! I like shopping for second hand ties too! I don't do it that often though! I really like the yellow paisley one.
Posted: 6:01 pm on June 21st
loscann writes: Hi Joan! Thanks :) I've made wrist cuffs using the skinny end of the tie, and I've also used scraps and button covers to make little magnets. Do you visit flickr? There are lots of ideas in the Sewing with neckties group

Posted: 9:09 pm on June 8th
red_amyrillis writes: I love what you did with neckties. I have many from my father who is no longer here. Do you have anymore ideas on what to do with them? LOve Joan
Posted: 2:10 pm on June 8th
loscann writes: Thanks everyone!
Posted: 9:53 am on June 6th
Jen_sewandsox writes: Fantastic idea!
Posted: 1:19 pm on June 4th
MadameJess writes: very nice!
Posted: 10:43 am on June 4th
cmk34 writes: I absolutely am in love with these Sarah!!! Super cute!!!
Posted: 9:08 am on June 4th
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