Bow ties make everything better

In 2012, a dear friend asked if I would sew a dozen bow ties for a New Year’s celebration. Challenge was accepted and I have never looked back, many scores of ties later. What started out just as an opportunity to sew something new and hack a pattern has really evolved into a unique way […]

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Toddler Ribbon Bowties DIY

This tutorial is for quick and simple toddler or mini-sized bowties. I like the contrast of the ribbon, setting it apart from other ties. Using ribbon, snaps and scraps of fabric – I made these up as fun shower favors.  You could even put them on your pet or use elastic instead of ribbon and […]

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DIY Dapper Onsies : dress up a baby wardrobe staple

First – let me say, Odds & Hens has not gone nor forgotten its readers. Thank you for the continued traffic to the site during a brief hiatus. Never fear – this post is ushering in a a whole new set of blog inspiration. The hubs and I are new parents! Our dear Baby BeeMcT […]

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What’s in a name? That which we call a ….

Bow Tie. Neck Flare. Noose…. Regardless – I love a challenge!  Here are some fruits from a recent request to make bow ties as party favors for one classy lady DT!  She knows how to throw a party and to be included in the festivities is an honor for sure. Enjoy the sample showing and […]

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