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Sep 17, 2013

Style Hack: How to Make a DIY Skinny Necktie from a Thrift Store Tie

Secondhand stores and thrift shops are filled with neck ties with all kinds of cool patterns and textures, and most go for only a dollar or two each. The problem? They're often way too wide to match the lapels of modern suits.Good news: its actually super extra incredibly easy to alter the width of a tie, and it takes precious little knowledge and equipment to do it, like an iron and scissors. No sewing machine required.

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Crafter Mark Montano made this helpful video to walk you through the process.  

 

via Craftzine. Top photo: Ludlow Suit Jacket (Center Vent) in Italian worsted wool from J. Crew

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