Originally Posted by mrsbabb
I use two piece so that it looks more like a realistic tie....especially if you are using a striped or plaid print. In a real tie, on the top the pattern goes in a different direction than that at the bottom.
I was looking at my husbands tie when he got home thinking the same thing. Most of the ties I buy him are striped and so is the fabric I'm using. I just need new thread now as I can't seem to find mine!!!