Sunday, December 6, 2015

Pattern Patter Team: DIY Gifts for Him

Since we've focused on gifts for kids and ladies, let's not leave the guys out of this!  You can make wonderful DIY gifts for the special man in your life too, of course.

Let's see what kind of patterns the Pattern Patter Team has in stock for you. :)

McCall's 1889
The old classic dude gift standby, a tie!  Lucky for you and everyone, ties are not only easy to make but there are many patterns available to make them!  This vintage one has 7 styles of tie and you can get it from Mbchills.

Total Image Patterns #215

How about a custom cummerbund for that classy holiday party? From  Vintage Needle Finds.

Kwik Sew 3183
How about this variety of classy, dressy accessories?  Via Purple Plaid Penguin.

McCall 5866

Here's a wonderful vintage robe pattern for Dear 'Ol Dad from Keepsakes Studio.

TIES TIES TIES!!!  You can make any style you want from narrow to wide... 

1.) Simplicity 4816: Sew Betty and Dot
2.) Simplicity 9192: We Are Vintage Sewing
3.) McCall's 2568: Decades of Charm
4.) Simplicity 9400: Fancywork

McCall's 6289
Here's a bunch of cool guys' accessories, not just a tie; but hats, vests, and more!  From Linda Kay Designs.

Burda 7223
You can make these cool bags, wallets, tablet or laptop covers... great for a tech savvy guy.  Via Jersey Girl Patterns.

McCall's 7062
How about a festive Steampunk apron for your guy? :)  The Granny Squared has it in stock.

Emu 4017
If you can knit very quickly, perhaps you can finish this beautiful sweater in time for your sweetie.  Via Redcurlzs.

Huges 209
Also for you speedy knitters,  this booklet from All The Precious Things has many amazing designs!

Everyone needs PJs for that matching outfits Christmas card picture!

1.) Simplicity 5039; People Packages
2.) Advance 2937; She'll Make You Flip
3.) Butterick 6367; Fancywork
4.) DuBarry 5903; Redcurlzs

Butterick 3383
Or a cool caftan from Sew Betty and Dot.

Kwik Sew 814

Going on vacation for the holidays?  How about some new swim trunks?  Ooh la la!  @ Jersey Girl Patterns.

Simplicity 4160

This reversible vest from Vintage Needle Finds certainly looks festive in red and green!

McCall's 1925

Yee-haw!  Here's a cool western shirt for your favorite cowboy. :)  Via Fancywork.

Kwik Sew 726 from Mbchills

Oh!  Oh my.. moving on!

I've mentioned it many times already, but I looove this pattern that Kinsey Sue has in stock.  It's just so flippin' cute!  This would be a great gift for everyone in the family.. the family that bakes together... 

Simplicity 1960

Ladies, is that Clark Gable on this pattern envelope from MrsDepew?

Simplicity 3206

Lastly, how about matching his-and-hers aprons from Bluetree Sewing Studio

Of course there's lots more patterns from the team for Guys and Men of all ages, so I hope you'll check them out!



  1. Great ideas! I love the caftan pattern - a wonderful unisex gift for both of you:)

  2. Let us not forget about those men!!!!!

  3. Love the bow tie,cummerbund and red vest pattern. If we ever get invited to a White House formal dinner I'll give that one a try.

  4. I have a tie pattern, I am hoping to make my Dad one for Xmas

  5. HMMMM....Some of these are good for me too! Maybe my husband won't mind me matching for Christmas!
    Awesome patterns!

  6. Excellent suggestions. Interesting boxer shorts pattern.