Artful Living

santa baby

Tartan, tattersall and ties all add a bit of festive flair during the Holidays. It is always fun to see designs appear in the form of merchandise! You can buy this tie for “Santa Baby” to hurry down the chimney on Christmas morning!

This witty design was illustrated (August 2009) for a tie pattern, for happy jolly souls to sport.
The design is sketched and then the colors are decided in what is called a “strike-off” or a “sample” from the factory. This pattern is woven on a “Jacquard” loom to produce intricate designs. There is something fun about wearing holiday ties or socks to add a smile. Look closely and see who is pulling the sleigh?
Do you have any Christmas accessories or attire to deck the halls this week or is that a major faux pas in your book?