I’m a vintage necktie hoarder, but not just the ties, I’ve also amassed quite a collection of necktie ends from my compulsive wristlet making. Thankfully I’ve figured out yet another use for those leftover bits of retro excellence:
The easy upcycled necktie phone case! A quick & easy funkadelic project that makes a groovy gift too!
Let’s get making:
Snag a necktie end and make sure it’s long enough to wrap around your phone with the end point folded down like an envelope.
Open up the necktie end and remove the lining.
Press flat and fold the raw edges in a wee bit.
Head over to your machine and stitch the folded raw edges down.
If you’re using a velcro closure as I did, now is the time to stitch one side to the inside of the point-flap and the other to the outside of the almost finished case. (Snap or button closures can easily be added after the sides are sewn together)
Lay the fabric right-side-down and place your phone on top of it.
Fold the end of the case up over your phone to get the correct position, slip the phone out and…
stitch the sides together!
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