Make Your Own Bowtie In 14 Ways

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Are you ready to get fancy? You can do just that with this guide to help you. After careful thought, I’ve pulled together 14 Different Ways To Make Your Own Bow Tie so that every DIYer can find just the right option to create a dressed-up style.

One of my favourite things about a DIY bowtie is that you can make these for anyone and everyone and make them perfect each time.

Whether you want to create one of these for yourself, a child, or a pet, every choice here is intended to be as versatile as possible for maximum flexibility.

Sometimes, style is as personalized as we are, right?

So, I’ve also taken some time to ensure that each choice on here is ready to make in your favourite colour.

You have your choice of fabric and leather bowties, too, for those who love to work with both materials.

These are also great choices if you have a special occasion coming up and you have little ones who have a hard time wearing a bowtie.

These can offer a simple way to enjoy the dressed-up appeal without having to deal with a tie that can undone by curious little fingers!

Lastly, you’re going to like the fact that you can make one of these bowties for everyone in the family.

Perfect for when you want to do matching styles for a family photo, family events, or anything else that demands something fun and on-theme.

If you are someone who simply enjoys being creative, these are also great projects to try and then use in whatever way you want to do so.

You just really can’t go wrong with a bowtie, even if it’s one of those things that you might never have thought about making.

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If you are ready to make your own bowtie for something and someone special, then wait no longer!

Scroll down and take a look at the detailed photos that show off each of these 14 choices.

These are exciting and sophisticated and have so much creativity waiting in them that you’ll find just the right choice waiting for you.

These are designed for crafters of all types, so don’t let your newbie status make you worry.

The experience level is listed to help you find just the right project to start with.

Just click on the link in the listing, and you’ll be ready to get to work in no time at all!

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How to Make a Bow Tie – Pattern for Four Styles

1. How to Make a Bow Tie – Pattern for Four Styles - Arty Crafty Crew

This easy DIY bowtie adds a pop of color to your outfit. Suitable for formal events, this is suited to beginner and intermediate sewists looking to show off their fashion style.

Designer: Helen of Hello Sewing
Materials Used:

  • Fabric – 1/4 yd Woven Cotton
  • Lightweight Interfacing – 1/4 yd
  • Matching Thread
  • Scissors (Or Rotary Cutter and a Cutting Mat)
  • Ruler or Measuring Tape
  • Iron and Ironing Board
  • Sewing Clips or Pins
  • Sewing Machine

Format: Handmade

DIY – How to Sew a Dog Bow Tie with Interfacing and Elastic

2. DIY_ How to Sew a Dog Bow Tie with Interfacing and Elastic - Arty Crafty Crew

This DIY bowtie for dogs is designed to add class and elegance to your furry friend. Fashionable and functional, the bowtie is made with comfortable materials to make sure your dog looks their best and feels comfortable.

Designer: Jackie of creating purple joy
Materials Used:

  • Fabric
  • Sewing Machine
  • Scissors
  • Interfacing Fleece
  • Elastic
  • Iron

Format: Handmade

Toddler Bow Tie Pattern

3. Toddler Bow Tie Pattern - Arty Crafty Crew

This tutorial is so easy, you can make your own bowtie for toddlers. Stylish and customizable, this is great for adding a sense of style for the little ones for any special occasions or even just for everyday wear.

Designer: Crystal Marin of Christaco Design
Materials Used:

  • 1/8 yd Cotton Fabric
  • 1/8 yd Lightweight Interfacing
  • Sewing Machine
  • Matching or Contrasting Thread
  • Scissors
  • Iron
  • Velcro

Format: Handmade

How to Make a DIY Satin Ribbon Bow Tie, No Sew

4. How to make a DIY Satin Ribbon Bow Tie, no sew - Arty Crafty Crew

This is perfect for those who want to try at making their own bowtie but do not know how to sew. This Satin Bowtie is as elegant as its material. It works best in formal attires and occasions, making it perfect for weddings, galas, or any occasions where the dress code matters.

Designer: Willow + Aster DIY Craft Tutorials Shorts
Materials Used:

  • Materials Used:
  • Fabric
  • Ruler
  • Lighter
  • Glue Gun

Format: Handmade

DIY Clip On Bow Tie Guide

5. DIY CLIP ON BOW TIE GUIDE - Arty Crafty Crew

Easy to make and free, this DIY clip-on bowtie works for any occassion. From newborns to adults, whether you’re attending a formal event or you’re just aiming for fancy everyday wear, this clip-on bow tie is convenient without sacrificing aesthetic.

Designer: Raising Nobles
Materials Used:

  • Fabric
  • Sewing Machine
  • Needle + Thread
  • Fray Check
  • Scissors
  • Alligator Clips

Format: Handmade

The Bow Tie Tutorial

6. The Bow Tie Tutorial - Arty Crafty Crew

This DIY bowtie is easy to make and great for sewing hobbyists. This makes use of few materials to create a fashionable and comfortable bowtie. This is perfect for the young ones but it can be customized to suit any size and taste.

Designer: Kami Watson
Materials Used:

  • Fabric
  • A Sheet of Felt
  • Sewing Machine
  • Alligator Clip or Velcro

Format: Handmade

DIY Bow Tie Project

7. DIY Bow Tie Project - Arty Crafty Crew

With easy customization, this DIY bowtie is made to add a touch of class to any outfit. Whether it’s a formal event or a casual gathering, there is a sense of personal flair to this bow tie.

Designer: Sarah J. Montoro of Tie-A-Tie
Materials Used:

  • Sewing Machine
  • Ironing Board
  • Iron
  • ¼ yard Pellon® INTERFACING
  • ¼ Yard Fabric
  • Scissors
  • Thread
  • Pins

Format: Handmade

Put A Bow On It

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These bowties are designed for beginner sewists who want to make their own bowties for their dog. The design is convenient with easy-to-use-pins, allowing for easy attachment or removal. Plus, the handmade nature is gives that extra personality you can’t get from a manufactured one.

Designer: Claire of This House Is Our Home
Materials Used:

  • 8″x13″ piece of fabric
  • Thread
  • Pins
  • Scissors
  • Needles
  • Tape Measure

Format: Handmade

Bow Sewing Pattern Free, DIY Fabric Bow

9. Bow Sewing Pattern Free, DIY Fabric Bow. - Arty Crafty Crew

These DIY bowties are simple and easy-to-follow, allowing room to sew in three different sizes in little time. The easy instructions make it accessible to all skill levels whether you are a beginner sewist or advanced. The best part comes from being Eco-friendly as they are only made using scraps.

Designer: Sew Crafty Me
Materials Used:

  • Fabric Scraps
  • Sewing Notions

Format: Handmade

Bright and Colorful Faux Leather Bow tie Tutorial

10. Bright and Colorful Faux Leather Bow tie Tutorial - Arty Crafty Crew

These DIY bowties are durable and give a fancy feel. Their bright and colorful designs add pop, making them great for formal and casual occasions.

Designer: Havalah of Sisters, What!
Materials Used:

  • Faux Leather/Vinyl
  • Scrap Leather
  • Velcro

Format: Handmade

DIY Men’s Bow Tie – Father’s Day Gift Ideas

11. DIY Men's Bow Tie _ Father's Day Gift Ideas - Arty Crafty Crew

If With simplicity in mind, this is the tutorial you need to make your own bowtie for father’s day. The simplicity just makes it unique for him and any skill level can follow along. This is a bowtie that carries time, effort, and emotion. But it’s not just a bowtie, it’s a gift and a keepsake.

Designer: Julia of HGTV Handmade
Materials Used:

  • Fabric
  • Glue Gun
  • Velcro Dots
  • Scissors
  • Ruler

Format: Handmade

How To Make A Boys Bow Tie – DIY Boys Clip on Bow Tie

12. How To Make A Bow Tie _ How To Make A Boys Bow Tie _ DIY Boys Clip on Bow Tie - Arty Crafty Crew

If you a parent looking to make your own bowtie for special occasions, this works for you. Sewn with simplicity, these are convenient and does not require any sewing experience or a sewing machine. Easter, weddings, or birthdays, these DIY bowties work in any occasion.

Designer: Raising Nobles
Materials Used:

  • Fabric
  • Scissors
  • Iron
  • Needle
  • Thread

Format: Handmade

Cheap and Chic Bow Ties

13. Cheap and Chic Bow Ties – How to Make a Bow Tie Tutorial - Arty Crafty Crew

These DIY bowties are easy and quick to make; you only need about 5 minutes before you can have a ready-made accessory. They’re not just DIY bowties; they also double as hair clips for girls. With simplicity and style, they’re great for all ages and genders.

Designer: Brittany Cooper of Pennies into Pearls
Materials Used:

  • Hair Clips or Clip-on Earring
  • Fabric (10”x5” and 10”x5”)
  • Sewing Machine and Matching Thread
  • Scissors
  • Hot Glue Gun and Glue
  • Sewing Needles

Format: Handmade

How to Make Holly Hair Bows

14. How to Make Holly Hair Bows - Arty Crafty Crew

Specially designed to complement the holiday spirit, these DIY Holly Hair Bows are ideal for the holiday season. These bows are versatile, suiting both small and large sizes, as well as accommodating any hairstyle or preference. Easy to sew and comfortable to wear, this is what you need to add a bit of festive vibe to your holidays.

Designer: Jennie Masterson
Materials Used:

  • Faux Leather, Glitter Canvas or Felt (Green and Red)
  • Glitter Pom Poms or Decorative Glitter Balls (Optional for berries)
  • Hot Glue Gun
  • Hot Glue Sticks
  • Alligator Clips
  • Scissors (If using PDF)/Cut Machine (If using SVG)/Fabric Pen (If using PDF)

Format: Handmade

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