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Ties, ties, ties! Everywhere you turn you'll find heaps of gorgeous ties with no one wearing them! The fabrics are exquisite, often silk and they just shouldn’t wind up in the landfill. Our projects will show you how to take those no-longer-needed ties and turn them into wonderful makes. Perfect for gifting, perfect for you!
Tie Up Your Memories
One of our most popular patterns, the Tie-to-Go Purse is an amazing way to showcase a tie that holds memories of a loved one. Stitch on a crossbody strap from pre-made cord and you’re ready for any occasion!
The pattern includes two finishing options – a boxed bottom and non-boxed bottom. More than just an upcycle, the Tie-to-Go Purse is the perfect way to remember a wonderful dad, uncle or grandpa. Make it as a thoughtful gift or for yourself and carry your memories with you always!
Tie Up Your Daily Essentials
Our quick and easy Tie Pocket Pouch is as practical as it is lovely and another great way to upcycle a tie or two. Marvelous for gifts, this pretty pouch includes pockets for your phone, earbuds, credit cards or other daily essentials.
You'll find lots of size and color choices to complete your Tie Pocket Pouch whether you choose grommets or magnetic snaps. For more info on installing grommets, be sure to watch the Dritz YouTube tutorial. You'll find a great magnetic snap tutorial on the Dritz blog, too!
Ties to the Garden
You can show your upcycling passion with flowers when you create our distinctive Turn-a Tie-Flowers. You'll find yourself looking at ties in a whole new way!
A few twists, turns and hand stitching and suddenly you have a whole upcycled garden of Turn-a-Tie Flower delights! Clip a rosy bloom to a tote, scarf or lapel and enjoy the compliments and amazement. Who would have thought an upcycled tie could blossom so well?!
Tieing it All Together
Ready for more? You'll find loads of great info and upcycled tie how-tos in Amy’s informative and interesting YouTube video. Be sure to subscribe to our channel while you're there. Look for our Thrifted Fashion Bag at the end. It's a PDF pattern, so you can start sewing and tieing it all together right now!