Gifts to Sew for Father’s Day
Father’s Day is just around the corner and it’s the perfect time to start on a handmade gift for Dad! We’ve got free projects to spark your creativity from a handmade tie to a special memorable blanket made from t-shirts, all perfect gifts for a father.
Creating a fresh new look when sewing menswear can be as simple as making a new tie. With a dash of fun fabric and a couple hours, you can make a dapper tie for the guy you know. The key to a good necktie is a soft fabric, cut on the bias, and some good structure for support. Click here to find the DIY Dapper Tie tutorial.
Almost ever Dad has a T-shirt collection, whether intended or not. Why not upcycle them into a stylish T-shirt quilt using your overlocker? Find out how with the T-shirt Quilt Tutorial!
This simple wallet has a unique touch: the hand-look quilting stitch. Let’s take a look at how to make this fun project at the Hand-look Quilted Wallet tutorial.
Put a monogram on it with these Monogram Tips & Techniques! Adding a simple monogram to a shirt, a messenger bag, or golf accessories personalizes a gift in a special way.
This handy mesh bag has a sturdy drawstring top, and is perfect for toting workout gear home from the gym, pool, or beach. Find the Mesh Bag tutorial here.
Sewing boxer briefs is a great way to learn to work with knits! Customize these boxers with fun knit fabric colors and prints. Learn how to make Custom Boxer Briefs in this tutorial.
Take a plain baseball hat and add a special design custom made just for Dad! Find out how to use your BERNINA embroidery machine to make a custom hat with our Embroidered Hat tutorial,
Got a Dad that loves to travel? Why not make a handmade travel dopp bag with a waterproof lining, perfect for hauling toiletries in a suitcase. Click here to find the Waterproof Travel Kit Bag project.
Maybe your Dad deserves a custom made “Best Dad Ever!” patch for Father’s Day! It’s easy when you learn to combine designs with lettering in this simple DIY Embroidered Merit Patch tutorial.
Did you know it’s possible to embroider on leather? You can create an easy Leather Monogram Patch that can customize a gift in a simple way! Click here to find out how to make a Leather Monogram Patch.