Islanders hate to toss anything.
You know, "We're on an island, what if I need it later?"
(it being paper written on only one side, car parts,
bits of wood, clothing suitable for painting rags...)
Thus, I was reluctant to discard the fat ends of neckties
I don't use in my business.
Last year my Sunday School class used neckties to make these:
Click here to see how.
Still, gorgeous as they were, they only used up a dozen fat ends.
This year, I'm making kits:
Lots of kits,
82 fat ends worth.
First I disassembled and cut up the ties.
Then made stacks of 12 different pieces for the kits,
with a couple of extras for just-in-case.
Then, cotton wraps from cleaned old sheets,
a twofer: I got to recycle sheets too!
Sets of elastics to tie it all together.
All bagged up in reusable lunch bags.
If you'd like one, email me.
I don't use plastic bags, they can't be recycled.
I colored in different patterns on each chick tie
while watching Ted talks.
I love Ted talks.
Sharing some Nantucket happy. That's my son, the selectman,
Yes, we're happy and busy in the winter;
but still can't wait for Easter.