Look up "cravat" or "ascot". Its like a tie but more old-timey and loose (they were extremely common wear in the 17-1800's). Its very easy to make one; a narrow rectangle of cloth with one end about an inch longer than the other to close it with snaps or velcro, sew it into a tube to make the neckband, take a piece of cloth for the bottom (I'm not sure just what shape that is, you'd have to play with that a bit to see what looks best but it would probably be a triangle or trapezoid) and pin on, make a little teeny rectangle for the tie-knot, wrap that around the top of the loose piece and stitch them onto the neckband, voila. Handsewing it would take a couple hours at most.
Artist alley, costumes, businessey things
Originally Posted by Moofingham
There is a vibe here that says "We're in this together! Through thick and thin fabric! Through cold water washes and burning hot irons! Though we might super glue ourselves to our projects, cut holes/gashes/oh-god-mom's-gonna-kill-me into the dining room table, we will stand strong together. Unless there is a 75% off sale at the Fabric store. Then you're on your own. And get the hell out of my way." <3