necktie crafts: Old neckties can be used for many things. Covers for ear muffs, covers for glasses case. Mittens can be brightened with the cut designs from a tie. The tie can be cut and one end filled with beans to make a fine bean bag.
[From: Dictionary of Arts and Crafts. John L. Stoutenburgh, Jr., Department of Public Instruction, American Museum of Natural History. Philosophical Library, New York, 1956.]