The Flamingo Collection: 7 Cut & Sew Bow-Ties Fabric

The Flamingo Collection: 7 kitschy cut & sew bow-ties. Fabric designed by J. Thomson © 2013 All rights reserved.Just in time for the Spring Formal at the trailer park, here are seven bow-ties with pink plastic flamingos on them! 

The Flamingo Collection: 7 kitschy cut & sew bow-ties. Fabric designed by J. Thomson © 2013 All rights reserved.

This pattern has been completely re-designed from the original version I made a year ago. Two new colors have been added, green and purple.

Designed for 56″ wide cotton sateen ($27), this pattern also works well on cotton silk (also $27), although at only 40″ wide, the cotton-silk will yield only 4 ties.

Basic sewing instructions are included right on the fabric; there is a detailed step-by-step tutorial here. This is a simple sewing project that even beginners can successfully complete in an afternoon.

You’ll need some hardware to make the bow-ties adjustable. These can be bought at your local sewing notions shop, or online. If you’ve purchased my fabric, I’ll even send you some for a few dollars—just contact me.

The Flamingo Collection: 7 kitschy cut & sew bow-ties. Fabric designed by J. Thomson © 2013 All rights reserved.

The Flamingo Collection: 7 kitschy cut & sew bow-ties. Fabric designed by J. Thomson © 2013 All rights reserved. The Flamingo Collection: 7 kitschy cut & sew bow-ties. Fabric designed by J. Thomson © 2013 All rights reserved. The Flamingo Collection: 7 kitschy cut & sew bow-ties. Fabric designed by J. Thomson © 2013 All rights reserved. The Flamingo Collection: 7 kitschy cut & sew bow-ties. Fabric designed by J. Thomson © 2013 All rights reserved. The Flamingo Collection: 7 kitschy cut & sew bow-ties. Fabric designed by J. Thomson © 2013 All rights reserved. The Flamingo Collection: 7 kitschy cut & sew bow-ties. Fabric designed by J. Thomson © 2013 All rights reserved.


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