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Pattern Reviews> Simplicity> 4762 (Boys' and Men's Vests and Ties)

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Reviewed by:Darlamommy

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Posted on:4/7/10 3:58 PM
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sewtime said... (4/16/10 7:28 PM) Reply
Great job!! They all look fantastic!!
voet said... (4/8/10 3:12 PM) Reply
I have found great silk tie fabric at Haberman's in the Detroit area, Fabrications in Richland, MI and Vogue in the Chicago area. All three have web sites, although Haberman's does not show much of the fabric they carry. These stores have the real deal. Silk that is intended to be made into ties. This fabric has such vibrant colors, I purchased some to use for other things as well, like piping or lining.
Darlamommy said... (4/8/10 11:01 AM) Reply
Thanks, everyone! Connie, you're right, it IS a great way to save money -- all four ties cost less than $5! Diane -- look for any place that sells printed silk or rayon or silk or rayon blends. I searched and found They have more printed silks and rayon than I've seen anywhere else. The silks are $18+ per yard, but if you get two ties from it (if the fabric is 50+ inches wide), it's not bad. Where do you live? Honestly, what I would do is, the next time you go through a big town like Dallas, LA, New York, etc., go to the fabric district and stock up. If you're looking for something in the meantime, I think the printed polyesters like the ones they carry at JoAnn's would work fine, and they're super cheap. Some of the "simply silky" prints are pretty girley, but there are others that aren't too bad. I've never looked for printed silks at Joann's before, but I'm planning on looking the next time I go.
Diane333 said... (4/8/10 9:28 AM) Reply
Wonderful! Do you know where to purchase tie fabric that is not solid?
paulakiss said... (4/8/10 1:42 AM) Reply
Wow they look fantastic! Beautiful job
ConnieBJ said... (4/7/10 7:25 PM) Reply
Awwww They all look adorable! But don't tell the men I said that! Great job on the ties- a great way to save some money too!
Christas said... (4/7/10 4:42 PM) Reply
These look wonderful!
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