A Closer Look at Ties: An Microscopic Introduction to Woven and Printed Textiles
Inspired by a friend's question, I raid my husband's long-neglected tie wardrobe, grab my trusty smartphone microscope attachment, and examine just how men's ties get their patterns. (Buy your own microscope attachment here for about $10. Full disclosure: I get a small cut of Amazon sales.)
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