DIY bowtie

DIY bowtieThis DIY bowtie sewing pattern shows you how to make a bowtie out of just a minimal amount of fabric. The pattern is super simple to follow and written with beginners in mind, but it applies to sewers of all skill levels. Once the bowtie has been sewn, it closes in the back with a hook and eye closure, so it requires no actual tying to wear.The bowtie sewing pattern is perfect for making custom made bowties in any fabric you want, and is great for gifts! The bowties you make can be for commercial or personal use — so make them and sell them in your shop!

The pattern you’ll receive is a digital PDF file that you download and print at home. The pattern includes a full bow tie sewing pattern along with step-by-step instructions, pictures, 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.

▶ Bow tie measures 5.5″ wide x 2.5″ tall (at tallest)
▶ Bow tie neckband is a customized fit
▶ Once sewn, the bow tie requires no actual tying; it closes in the back with a hook and eye
▶ The pattern is printed out on your home printer on 8.5″x11″ or A4 paper; reprint it as often as you like
▶ Pattern skill level: Intermediate (see below for specific skills used)


▶ 1/4 yard of 45″ fabric (any woven fabric, including cotton, silk, polyester or wool)
▶ lightweight fusible interfacing (optional: if using a lightweight fabric like silk)
▶ hook and eye closure
▶ notions: thread, scissors, tailors chalk, pins, needle and point turner (or something long with a point like a knitting needle or chopstick)
▶ tools: home printer & 8.5″ x 11″ paper, sewing machine
▶ neck measurement (in inches or cm) of wearer


▶ basic sewing machine stitching
▶ slipstitch handstitch
▶ attaching hook and eye



“Thank you so much! The pattern is easy to follow and well thought out. I can’t wait to start making bowties.”
“Easy to make and so COOL. Thanks!”
“Super easy and GREAT directions”

BowTie Sewing Pattern – $6

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