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Making a Men's Silk Tie Rose Pin

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Men's Silk Tie Rose Pin
Using a tie in your choice of color, you can make this lovely pin for your lapel or purse. This is a guide about making a men's silk tie rose pin.
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November 17, 2011

Raid your husband's closet for silk ties he no longer wears and create beautiful silk rose pins from them. You can also purchase them for $1.00 each at Goodwill. Wear them on a blazer, pin on a tote bag or purse, or use to embellish a pillow. The possibilities are endless!

Approximate Time: About 30 minutes

Supplies:

Instructions:

  1. Beginning at the narrow end of the tie, begin rolling it up, adding a drop of hot glue as you roll. You will want to roll it up about 10-12 inches (that's where the ruler comes in) to create the center of the rose.

  2. Then begin twisting the tie, applying a little glue about every 1.5 inches, and forming it around the center. Your rose will begin to take shape.
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  3. Once the flower appears to be the size you want it, trim off the excess leaving about 2 inches to fold to the back. This creates a nice, smooth backing.

  4. Glue down the portion that is folded back, then glue on your pin back. I have also used the entire tie to create a larger flower which I pinned on a pillow (see photo). As you can see, I left the pointed end sticking out from it.

By Rachel's Mom from Wilkesboro, NC

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November 18, 20110 found this helpful

Love this....can't wait to make some!

Thanks, M

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December 14, 20110 found this helpful

Love this. It is a great idea for old ties. Thanks for sharing.

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August 30, 20130 found this helpful

That is so neat. I have been collecting ties for years. I plan to use some for chair bottoms and quilts.

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