ErickaLoveLeigh

Handmade bowties; vintage clothes; art; fashion

Tampa, Florida On Etsy since 2016

ErickaLoveLeigh

Handmade bowties; vintage clothes; art; fashion

Tampa, Florida | 22 Sales

Announcement    Welcome! Please shop around and feel free to ask questions. I make all the bow ties from old clothes as a way to upcycle and recycle our fashions.
*And check back for updates as I am always adding more bowties.*
**Please inquire via direct message about better shipping rates depending on your location.

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Last updated on Sep 6, 2016

Welcome! Please shop around and feel free to ask questions. I make all the bow ties from old clothes as a way to upcycle and recycle our fashions.
*And check back for updates as I am always adding more bowties.*
**Please inquire via direct message about better shipping rates depending on your location.

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About ErickaLoveLeigh

Sales 22
On Etsy since 2016

lovely and sustainable handmade bowties

Hi there! My name is Ericka Leigh.

I make bowties by recycling clothes and giving them new life. Most of the clothes are from the depths of my closet, button up shirts I haven't worn in a while, and thrifted materials. I pay attention to designer, material and quality.
All items are made by me in my home.

I have a Masters degree in Sustainability so it is important to me to make the ties by recycling fabric. I think it's one small way I can save the world by not using virgin cotton. I upcycle and recycle just about everything and it made sense to carry it over to accessories. Plus the hunt to find great, unique fabric is so exciting!

My boyfriend wears a lot of bowties and my grandfather used to before he passed away. That's where the inspiration to make bowties comes from.

Please feel free to direct message me about shipping costs for a better price depending on location.

Thank you and enjoy!
x
erickaloveleigh

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  • Ericka Leigh

    Owner, Creator

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  • A clothing store

    Tampa, FL

    Columbia made this jacket and I’m just trying to resell it

Shop policies

Last updated on May 20, 2016
Hi there!

I believe in thrifting to find beautiful and unique items. Most of the bowties are made from clothes I've found at thrift stores. Some are made from fabric I've had for years and/or donated/thrifted fabric scraps. However, all bowties use secondhand material to reduce my environmental footprint by not using virgin cotton. All designs are limited edition (a button up shirt only gives you so much usable material) and made by me in my home studio.

I can make custom bowties from your favorite shirt that is ripped, stained, or that you've simply outgrown. I'm also available for weddings, uniforms, or other bulk custom orders.

I operate out of Florida and can ship anywhere in the world.

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