Monday, October 4, 2010

Big boy tie

I made Mr. Man's very first big boy tie.  He has other ties but they all either velcro or clip at the back of the neck.  This one has to be's a real tie.  I know you want the tutorial so go on over to The Purl Bee and see how to make this beauty!  It was really easy!  It's basically all ironing and a bit of hand stitching (2 things I despise, but it was so minimal I didn't mind at all).

I went out the garage to ask enginerd if he would knot the tie for me.  He tried so hard to tie it on himself but couldn't get it over his big ol' noggin after it was tied.  So he decided to try and tie it on Mr. Man.  It was hilarious and it took 3 or 4 tries and he had to use a mirror that we have in the garage waiting to be refurbished!

So pretty all ready to go!

PS...This is our new mirror for our bedroom...$5.99 at goodwill!  I know, RIGHT?!  Just waiting for it to be painted black!

Oh and also...enginerd liked the tie so much he asked me to make him one!  WHOOT!  That's success right there!

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  1. How cute! I love it. I've been wanting to try making a little boy tie for some time now.

  2. I love the colors, I still need to get off my duff and make a tie for my little man... well, maybe for christmas...

  3. Awesome! I need to try this. Do I hear matching Christmas ties for my three little men?

  4. I love the fabric you chose. What a great idea for use with weddings, etc!

  5. So cute. I'm sure the little guy will love wearing it!