It can be tricky to find just the right bow tie for an occasion. The right shade to blend in with the bridesmaids can be hard to come by. Or that awesome bold pattern to express your individual style can prove elusive.
But why buy a bow tie when you can make one yourself? Afternoon has a super easy bow tie pattern available in the online shop. The printable sewing pattern comes with a step-by-step illustrated instruction leaflet. Just print out and follow along so that you can make your own adjustable street cred for anything from a wedding to daily wear.
So if you have a scrap of fabric lying around that you'd like to whip into a piece of fashionable neckwear, learn to make your own bow tie with Afternoon's slim line bow tie pattern – it's super simple.
Making your own means your bow ties are endlessly customisable and totally individual. And you don't even need a sewing machine. With a bit of patience and some hand-stitching, you can have your own unique bow tie in no time.
If you're not so keen on making your own, have a look at our stockist, The Handlers, to see if anything tickles your fancy.