Product: Download Processing Ruffles and Ribbon Trims
Download Processing Ruffles and Ribbon Trims
Sewing instructions for twelve different fabric ribbons trims and ruffles

Zipper Bow Tie

An unconventional bow tie in the trendy biker-look. It can be worn as a belt, or wrapped around the neck. The loops open individually with the help of the zippers.

 

1 (Photo Credit: © CATWALKPIX.COM)

 

Cutting:

1 x Belt: Length, waist girth or neckline plus 8 cm for the head x 12 cm width (finished width = 5 cm).

2 x Long loop pieces: Length 70 cm x 6 cm width (finished width = 2 cm).

2 x Short loop pieces: Length 60 cm x 6 cm width (finished width = 2 cm).

See figure 1.

 

Notions:

2 x Zipper 30 cm long

 

Sewing

2

Fold and press the seam allowances at the sides and at one end using a 4-cm wide cardboard pressing template.

Take out the template and press again. Then fold in half and press again for a finished width of 2 cm.

Press the belt piece with a 10-cm wide cardboard template. Take away the template and press again. Then press in half for a finished width of 5 cm.

See figure 2.

 

 

3 (Photo Credit: © CATWALKPIX.COM)

Enclose each zipper with a short and a long binding. Fold the end of the zipper into the binding seam. Topstitch the binding pieces in a contrasting colour if preferred. The finished width of a zipper loop is 5 cm. See figure 3.

 

 

4

Sew the zipper loops on both sides to the belt piece with 1 cm seam allowance. See figure 4.

 

 

5

Fold the belt piece and edge stitch the seam. See figure 5.

 

 

6

Figure 6 shows the finished zipper bow tie.

 

 

7 (Photo Credit: © CATWALKPIX.COM)

In figure 7 you see the bow tie as belt on a skirt.

 

Product: M. Müller & Sohn Magazine 05.2020
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