A hand sewing project for older children or adults, which takes an existing man's necktie, lace, a button and a hairband and refashions it into a feminine DIY fascinator headpiece.
DIY Silk Necktie Fascinator
: 30 minutes to 1 hour
: Over 10's
: Medium to Hard
Gently cut away thread holding necktie together
Inner removed, but KEEP HOLD OF IT you will use it later
Fold necktie in a circle and pin
Continue folding in a circle, pinning and hand sewing
First layer circle pinned and stitched
Next add the lace.
Add layer of lace
Continue folding and sewing with necktie.
Continue stitching necktie over the top of lace
Until reaching the end of the necktie
Add final lace and button.
Add final piece of lace
Sew button in the middle, on top of the last piece of lace
Tidy up the back.
Cut circle from necktie inner
Underside of necktie flower covered with inner necktie cut circle
A headpiece fascinator ready for racing day carnival!
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