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Melvin Men's Necktie FREE PDF Pattern

23 August, 2020 - 0 Comments

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The Melvin Men’s Necktie. Ever wanted to choose a perfect color and design for your loved one’s necktie? Well now you can! The Melvin’s Men’s Necktie is a make it yourself necktie. A special something for that special someone! Start the Melvin Men’s Necktie for Father’s Day!

FINISHED SIZE: 58” LENGTH (APPROX.)

MATERIAL LIST
FABRIC
44” wide medium weight fabric (polyester, cotton or Silk, etc.)
(1) Yard for exterior fabric
44” wide light weight fabric (polyester, cotton, etc.)
(1) Yard for lining
OTHERS
(1) 3” Length, ½” wide ribbon or twill tape
(1) Spool of coordinating thread

TOOL LIST
Ruler, Scissors, Chalk pencil, Pencil, Sewing machine, Pins, Needle, Shape tool, Safety Pin, Sewing forceps

* All units are in inches.
* Seam allowance 1/4” unless otherwise specified.

CUTTING LIST
EXTERIOR
(1) Wide Piece
(1) Neck Piece
(1) Thin Piece
LINING
(1) Wide Piece
(1) Neck Piece
(1) Thin Piece
OTHER
(1) 2 3/4” Length Ribbon or Twill Tape

Make the Necktie

1) Cut out the exterior and lining pieces on the bias.

2) Place the wide piece of exterior and neck piece with right sides together and the diagonal edges aligned. Slide them so that the ends extend ¼". Stitch a ¼” seam across the cut edges.

3) Press the seam open.

4) Place the neck piece and thin piece with right sides together. Join these two pieces in the same manner.

5) Repeat this process for the lining pieces.

6) Place end of the exterior tie and lining tie together, Matching their ends. Stitch the wide end of the tie in a v shape.

7) Trim the corner seam 1/8” away from the corner point.

8) Trim the corner seam in an arrow shape. Repeat this process for the thin end.

9) Turn the tie right side out. Make the point at the end by using sewing forceps or a thin stick. Press the corner seams.

10) Fold the tie in half length wise with exterior right side together.

11) Stitch the length of the tie ¼” away from the raw seam. Backstitching at both ends.

12) Press the seam open. Do not press the whole tie.

13) Pin a safety pin onto the end of the thin tie part.

14) Turn the tie right side out using the safety pin or sewing forceps.

15) Press each end of the ribbon (or twill tape) with wrong sides together ¼”.

16) Place the ribbon onto the back side of the tie 9”-10” away from the wide tie bottom. Do the running stitch to make a tie holder to the each end of the ribbon with back part of the tie. Do not stitch front part together.

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