Fabric

Necktie Flower Pillow

By  Rebekah Meier 

Recycle Dad's old ties into this fun flower pillow to add a memory-filled conversation piece to your home décor. Flea market or vintage ties work great too!

  • Necktie Flower Pillow
  • Closeup View

Materials

  • Printed fabric, 3/8 yd.
  • Neckties, eight
  • Cording, 1-1/2 yds.
  • Fiberfill stuffing

Tools

  • Sewing machine and matching thread
  • Sewing needle
  • Dritz Aluminum 1-1/2” Cover Button Kit

Basic Supplies

  • scissors, ruler
  • 1. For pillow front and back, cut two 11-1/2" squares from printed fabric.
  • 2. Using 1/4" seam allowance, machine-sew around squares, leaving 3" opening for turning. Trim seam allowance; turn pillow right side out. Stuff; slipstitch opening closed.
  • 3. Cut eight 3-1/2" lengths from end of each tie. Arrange "petals" in center of pillow, forming flower. Adhere petals to pillow, gathering cut petal edges as needed.
  • 4. Follow manufacturer's instructions to cover button with printed fabric. Adhere button to flower center.
  • 5. Sew cording around pillow.