Per Wiki, an ascot tie, or ascot, is a narrow neckband with wide pointed wings, traditionally made of pale grey patterned silk. Ascot was worn in the early decades of the twentieth century regarded as an elegant form of casual dress. Ascots of the casual day cravat variety were popular fashion in the UK for teenaged and young adult males from the mid 1960s to the mid 1970s, coinciding with the mod and psychedelic movements.
Cut away...cut 2. You'll be sewing it together at the narrow end.
You'll need another type of fabric with interesting patterns. I grabbed this Japanesey kind of fabric/pattern at SCRAP. Do the same thing, cut 2, sew narrow end together.
Next, place right sides out and sew the outside part. Pin them first before sewing. It should look like this.
Found some lace from my "I could use this someday" stack, and I do get to use them =.) Sew it on the jean side.
Here's the final look. Frays and all.
Tried another fabric...in time for Chinese New Year.
I got my idea from this book, Denim Revolution. Get a copy. Better yet, borrow it from the library to churn your creativity. I'm sure you have some old jeans laying around waiting to be revived.
Whatever you're wearing, your smile is always the best accessory. Wear it well.