1. Fold contrasting print 6x29-1/2" strip in half; sew along long edges (Diagram 1). Turn right side out and press to make band.
2. Layer cover print and flannel 14x29-1/2" rectangles wrong sides together. Position band on right side of cover print rectangle; topstitch long edges of band in place (Diagram 2). Zigzag-stitch around all edges of rectangles.
3. Turn under short edges of layered rectangles 3/4"; topstitch close to edges. Then fold each short edge 6-1/2" toward center to make a 14x15" rectangle. Sew 2" from each long edge (Diagram 3).
4. Turn under ends 1/4" on contrasting print 1-1/2x42" strip (Diagram 4). Press strip in half lengthwise with wrong side inside. Open up fold and press under 1/4" along long edges. Re-press strip along center fold; stitch close to both long edges to make tie.