Monte Bowtie Sewing Pattern


This DIY bowtie sewing pattern shows you how to make a bowtie out of just a minimal amount of fabric. The pattern is great for beginners and is super simple to make, but sewers of all levels will find the pattern useful. This bowtie is sewn up tied, and closes in the back with a hook and eye closure — so you don’t have to actually tie this bow each time you wear it! Use the bowtie sewing pattern to make bowties for commercial or personal use — so make them and sell them in your shop!

You can also purchase this pattern, complete with materials, in the Monte Bowtie Kit.

If you make this bowtie, we can’t wait to see it!  Make sure to tag it #montebowtie on instagram.

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The pattern includes a full bow tie sewing pattern along with step-by-step instructions, pictures, diagrams, and sewing tips. I make sure to usability test each and every pattern with a team of testers to make sure the pattern is easy to understand, and perfect for all skill levels, even if you’re just learning to sew. Read about our patterns.

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

Materials Needed for Bowtie

– 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

Sewing Skills Used

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

About Digital Sewing Patterns

Like all of my sewing patterns, this digital PDF pattern is available immediately for download after purchase and is printed out on a home printer on 8.5″ x 11″ paper.  Reprint it as often as you like! 


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