Upcycled Necktie Scarf – Tabasco Silk
A scarf made with vintage neckties: silk, Tabasco brand. Wearable art.
This scarf was made by sewing two vintage neckties together, creating an artsy scarf. Both are labeled imported silk, Tabasco brand. One could say that they are saucy! I did quite a bit of embroidery, using floss, on the red side.
A friend of mine was moving and called all of us fiber artists over to snap up her stash of supplies. She had a barrel full of neckties and told us that whatever was left was going into the dumpster, so I grabbed a bunch. Couldn’t have that happen!
I had a lot of fun making these bold accessories (I made several). I think of this as something similar you would see in some countries, where a textile is draped for effect, more than for function.
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