I have never taken a vintage tie apart, and it is like opening a very old book. A dear friend of mine who has many ties to spare, gave me a few of his old silk ones. I have plans for them, in two separate projects ~ but unfortunately, first I must gut the old geezers.
Some of the finer points of discovery~ all really old handwork.
I’ve set aside 8 inches of the widest front section of the tie for another project (upcoming), but from what is left, this is what I’m up to …
… and voila ! Silk hair ribbon !
Such old-fashioned vanity, girls and hair ribbons.