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Men's Bow Tie

from I Make It You Make It
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Men's Bow Tie
Men's Bow Tie
Men's Bow Tie
Men's Bow Tie
Men's Bow Tie
Men's Bow Tie

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • Slip-stitch handstitch
  • Attaching a hook and eye closure
  • Basic Machine Straight Stitching

Pattern Description:

This PDF sewing pattern shows you how to make a bow tie. Once sewn, the bow tie attaches in the back with a hook and eye clasp, and requires no actual tying to wear. Use the pattern to make the perfect handmade gift for a classy boyfriend, husband or dad, or sell the sewn bowties in your shop!

The pattern you'll receive includes simple and easy step-by-step instructions, with pictures for each step, diagrams, and sewing tips. The pattern has been thoughtfully and carefully created, with all skill levels in mind, and thoroughly tested to make sure it's easy to understand.

I completely adore vintage bow ties for men and made this pattern originally as a gift for my boyfriend. I regularly make him ties now out of every fabric imaginable! I use this pattern all of the time; it's so quick and easy to whip up a unique and custom bow tie for the evening. I love to hem a skirt or dress of mine and use the left over fabric to make a matching bow tie. Since only a small amount of fabric is required, it's an effective way to use up your fabric remnants.

The bowties made from this pattern are available for commercial use. Make them and sell them in your shop!

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Bow tie measures 5.5" wide x 2.5" tall (at tallest)


  • 1/4 yard of 45" fabric (any woven fabric, including cotton, silk, polyester or wool)
  • hook and eye closure
  • Optional: lightweight fusible interfacing (optional: if using a lightweight fabric like silk)

You Will Also Need:

  • notions: thread, scissors, tailors chalk, pins, needle and point turner (or something long with a point like a knitting needle or chopstick)