I know, it's been a ridiculously long time since I posted anything. Let's just say recovering from this wedding and regaining any desire to do anything has taken some time!!!
But let's talk about the wedding! Today, I wanted to show you the ties I made for the little guys. All the grown up men got the same awesome lavender paisley tie (I love paisley...but I didn't pick it out, yet another reason I love my new sister-in-law: she likes paisley), and I thought it would be nice for the little guys (i.e. the three nephews) to match, so I offered to make them matching ties out of grown-up ties.
So I bought two little guy tie patterns from the Little Gentleman's Closet, her bow tie and her regular tie patterns. Michelle, the owner of this shop, is an old friend. We met in our 7th grade music class, and I assure you, our friendship was definitely the only good thing that came out of that class! These days she has two little boys, which inspired her to start this shop to begin with. (You've got to check out her Halloween ties....I love them.)
Anyway, the patterns are great. Very clear step-by-step instructions with lots of photos. But since I was making the ties from grown-up ties, there is a couple extra steps I had to take.
One, take the ties completely apart. Make sure you remove all threads.
|My son just finished pulling his all out of shape, so ignore his!|
this basic method. Of course, I have plenty of photos of her!