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Necktie templates

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by carlhuber, Jul 24, 2006.

  1. carlhuber

    carlhuber Senior Member

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    I think I'd like to try my hand at making a necktie myself. I normally loathe wearing them, and my job doesn't remotely require it, but I think I might wear one more often if I made it myself.

    I've done some reading on the process, but I'm having a bit of a hangup. Can anyone point me to a place online where I can download a necktie pattern? I'm sure I could go out to some tailor shop and get one there but, well, until I prove to myself that I can create one proficiently I don't want to go too far out of my way.

    And no, I don't have any "old" ties I am willing to destroy to trace. I suppose I could see about picking one up for a few bucks at garage sale....
     


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    PM user Mulberrywood on this board. He and his wife operate a bespoke tie company.
     


  3. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Stylish Dinosaur

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    You might also try searching. I recall that within the last month or two, somebody else made a similar post. David or perhaps the gentleman from FIH whose name escapes me for the moment posted advice, and perhaps diagrams.
     


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    chorse123 Stylish Dinosaur

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  5. carlhuber

    carlhuber Senior Member

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    PM user Mulberrywood on this board. He and his wife operate a bespoke tie company.


    Oh, yes! I've read their wonderful article, which was infinitely helpful, lacking only the cutting pattern itself!

    I was not aware he was on this board. Fantastic! I'll send him a PM at once...thank you.

    I also do a doubletake each time I return to that article since their last name and mine are so similar (Huber - Hober).
     


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    mrchapel Senior Member

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    You might also try searching. I recall that within the last month or two, somebody else made a similar post. David or perhaps the gentleman from FIH whose name escapes me for the moment posted advice, and perhaps diagrams.

    Not sure if you're thinking of me, as I started this post: http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=17059
     


  7. lawyerdad

    lawyerdad Stylish Dinosaur

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    Not sure if you're thinking of me, as I started this post: http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=17059
    LOL, yes. That's exactly the thread I was recalling. As Gilda Radner used to say, "never mind".
     


  8. carlhuber

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    Not sure if you're thinking of me, as I started this post: http://www.styleforum.net/showthread.php?t=17059


    Hah, perfect! It seems we had the same idea, only mine was a few weeks late. Procrastination, I think.
     


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    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    I've made some neckties. I learned by taking apart one of mine and just tracing it. A lot harder than you expect especially when it is a 6 fold.
     


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