Anytime during your show you take off your coat, let it hang casually over your shoulder and throw your tie backwards over the opposite shoulder.
A split second later the tie rises above your shoulder and... it's alive!
It can dance, sing and even find a card chosen by a spectator!
At the end of this routine you put the tie in its original position, put on your coat and continue with your act.
I love the effect, it does take some time getting use to control the tie but it is worth the effort. It brings smiles to everyone who sees it. - James T Harris