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Tuesday, December 14, 2010

.:Tutorial Tuesday - Tie Belt:.

This is a super easy and inexpensive thing to make! It would make a great gift!

Here's what you need:

- 2 ties (I got mine at the D.I.)
- sewing machine/accessories

Start off by laying out your ties how you want them to be sewn.

Pin them in place.

Start sewing around the edges. You may want to map this out before you begin, so that your sewing goes full circle in your pattern each time! Here's what my first time around looked like.

Continue sewing around, using your first stitch line as the marker for your presser foot. Do the same pattern you did the first time. Here's what it looked like two times around.

And here's what it looked like done!

I'm not going to lie; it got a little tricky to follow my lines in the pattern. Kind of confusing! But I think it is super fun! I also made one with one solid tie and one patterned tie. You could do lots of fun things with this!

I don't have a picture of me or someone wearing one, but I imagine you all can figure out that you wrap it around your waist and tie it how you like! Blogger fail, I know - just imagine it...or better yet, go make one and try it out!

Linking up here:


  1. Summer! That is FABULOUS! Ingenious! Excellent job!

  2. Wow! If I could sew I would make one of these in a heart beat! That is my New Year's resolution...to learn how to sew.

    I'd love it if you could stop by my blog and check out my 1st giveaway!


  3. That is so cute! Now I wish I could sew!

  4. Just a quick note to let you know that a link to this post will be placed on CraftCrave today [15 Dec 01:00am GMT]. Thanks, Maria

  5. I had a roommate in college who would beg all the guys for some of their ties and her waist was so tiny that she could use one tie as a belt.

    I had always wished I could be as outgoing and unique as her :)

    That turned out super cute and looks way fun to wear!

  6. That is so cute! My oldest son has a couple of ties he's never going to wear........

  7. That is so super cute. Thanks for sharing over at Tuesday Tell All

  8. Very cute! I've never thought to make my own belt before. If you get a chance, I'd love for you to link this up to my blog hop tomorrow :)

  9. So cute! Thanks for linking up to TOO Cute Tuesday!


  10. Hey Summer!
    I'm going to feature this tomorrow!It is just so fabulous!


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