For Men

It’s not always easy to find advice on sewing patterns for men. Learn techniques and get expert tips for men’s garment and accessory sewing to help make projects with style and fit.

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GENTLEMAN’S VEST

Tom Branson knew how to wear a vest, whether he was working as a chauffeur or walking the grounds with Matthew Crawley plotting the future of Downton Abbey. This fully lined men’s vest with a high-cut front features two welt pockets and is perfect for catching up on the latest missives. The adjustable back belt…

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Goth Ties Sewing Pattern

It can be nearly impossible to find a necktie acceptable to the more individual members of your family (here’s looking at you, teenagers!). Though we may try, time and time again we seem to come up empty handed. So why not skip the frustration and make some ties from favorite cotton prints that they’ll be…

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Men’s Custom Tie Pattern to Sew

Sew a luxurious custom tie for a fantastic holiday gift for the man in your life. Choose a beautiful silk for a dapper tie or use cotton or linen for a casual look. Any light- to mediumweight fabric that is soft and drapey when cut on the bias will work for this necktie pattern. Designed…

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Sew Something for Dad This Father’s Day

Father's Day is just around the corner (June 19th this year), giving you only a little over a week to find the perfect something for Dad. This year, make Father's Day extra special with a handmade gift by you. Here is a round up of a few tutorials online to help you get into the…

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Men’s Fall Zipper Jacket Sewing Pattern

This loose-fitting, unlined men’s zipper jacket pattern is sure to become your guy’s favorite for keeping warm during cool autumn days. He’ll love the roomy pockets, and the drop-shoulder construction makes the jacket easy to wear over sweaters. This file contains pattern pieces only. For the full men’s jacket pattern including instructions see page 112…

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World of Sewing Fabric: Scottish Tartans

It’s a plaid, plaid world at Stitch–we have a terrific feature on plaid projects in the upcoming issue, available in September, and we’ve noticed plaid all over the fashion runways for fall, often in menswear-inspired styles. In Scotland, plaid is known as tartan; in the last few centuries, it’s become a tradition for clans and…

Q&A: Kevin Kosbab of Feed Dog Designs

Welcome to the first StitchBlog Q&A! We hope to make this a monthly blog feature, with interviews from interesting people from around the sewing world. When we were thinking about whom we should feature in our first Q&A, one designer immediately came to mind-Kevin Kosbab. Kevin has designed projects for Stitch since our second issue,…