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Damaged my new bow tie, fix?

Patrician

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I just bought myself a bow tie and in the process of learning to tie the damn thing I kind of damaged it.

Should I ignore it or maybe try to fix it with a pair of scissors or a box cutter? I'm afraid I'll damage it more...




 

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Originally Posted by Patrician
I just bought myself a bow tie and in the process of learning to tie the damn thing I kind of damaged it.

Should I ignore it or maybe try to fix it with a pair of scissors or a box cutter? I'm afraid I'll damage it more...



You have to get punished. Get locked in the basement for a year .. or two.
 

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Reines Interesse, Golf_Nerd: Schon mal keinen schlechten Spruch auf den Lippen gehabt?
 

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That was some furious bow tying you did. Singe them off.
 

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Originally Posted by Degendorff
Reines Interesse, Golf_Nerd: Schon mal keinen schlechten Spruch auf den Lippen gehabt?

Hah?
 

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I get the occasional fraying on mine.

I usually get it as close as I can with sharp cuticle scissors.
 

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Sell it on e-bay for $100 as a "pre-distressed" bow tie.
 

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Originally Posted by TexasLidig8r
I get the occasional fraying on mine.

I usually get it as close as I can with sharp cuticle scissors.


Same here.
 

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Originally Posted by robin
That was some furious bow tying you did. Singe them off.
Are you out of your mind?! Singe?!




I think I'll try to scissors thing, with extreme caution.
 

lmaligaya

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use a razor (shaver)
 

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very typical of woven bowties. just use a razor as suggested and don't pull the know so tight.
 

Patrician

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I actually wore my bow tie this weekend and I noticed that when I had it on, all the "damaged dots" were on the backside


Though I will try to restore it anyway. A razor seems dangerous. I'll post pics of the result later this week
 

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