Tie Cuffs

by leanneja on March 12, 2012 · 8 comments

in Fabric Crafts,Fashion

Not that I needed more jewelry, but I thought these would be a fun accessory to make and wear.

My son was getting rid of some ties so I grabbed these 4 thinking there was something I could do with them.

I cut the ties down to the size I wanted for my cuff.
Mine measure 8 1/2″.

I figured out how I wanted mine to fit and how much I needed it to overlap,

Then I sewed the snaps in place.

I sewed the button to the front of the cuff, on the other side of the snap.

I layered the buttons on this one.

I think they turned out pretty cute!

Although now that I look at this one it kind of looks like a fried egg.

I’ll definitely be wearing them.
They’re kind of fun and unexpected!

I’m linking to these awesome blog parties:
Tip Me Tuesday at Tip Junkie
Trash to Treasure at Sassy Sites
Topsy Turvy Tuesday at I’m Topsy Turvy
DIY Under $5 at A Little Tipsy
Weekend Bloggy Reading at Serenity Now
Sundae Scoop at I Heart Naptime
Saturday Seven Party at Positively Splendid
Weekend Warrior Link Party at Ask Anna
Motivate Me Monday at Keeping It Simple
Tutorial Tuesday at Hope Studios
Show and Tell at Blue Cricket Design
Lil Luna Link Party at Lil Luna

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{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

Meeha March 13, 2012 at 6:36 am

I’m soooooo gonna steal this! I love the contemporary unfussy unisex look of these <3

Pamela March 13, 2012 at 9:01 am

LOVE this! great idea.

Shannah @ Just Us Four March 14, 2012 at 4:01 am

These are so cute! I love this idea. Thanks for sharing!

Rhiannon March 18, 2012 at 1:47 pm

Oh my goodness these are genius! What a great idea, you have no idea how many unused ties my hubs has, though not for long! :) They look awesome!

HGK March 21, 2012 at 4:36 am

Great idea, they look awesome!

Lauren March 21, 2012 at 4:15 pm

Love these! I didn’t think that white and yellow button one looked like an egg…until you mentioned it. Lol. I’d love for you to link up and share: http://tutusandteaparties.blogspot.com/search/label/Link%20Party

Taylor @ Goings on in Texas March 23, 2012 at 11:22 am

What an awesome way to re-purpose ties!
I would love for you to share this with my “Unveil Your Genius” Link Party.
http://taylornorris.blogspot.com/2012/03/unveil-your-genius-link-party_22.html

Happy Friday!

Candie April 3, 2012 at 2:14 pm

Definitely cute and unexpected! I must try this (by first stealing a tie from my boyfriend? haha) You should totally enter this project in Craftbaby’s ‘Upcycle Challenge’! http://www.craftbaby.com/contests/3/upcycle-it-sweeps

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