24+ easy makes for Father's Day

Published on June 3, 2021 3 min read

Searching for fun Father's Day gift ideas? Look no further! Whether the father figure in your life is your father, your brother, your uncle, your grandfather or a good friend, we've got heaps of inspiration for Father's Day crafts – from a cosy pair of socks to a neat woolly replica of themselves!

Fun Father's Day crafts

Whether he's a BBQ fan, loves the great outdoors or just needs reminding how awesome he is, we've rounded up some of our fave makes to put a smile on his face.

Knit your dad!

Literally. Surprise the dad-figure in your life with his very own mini-HE! This brilliant and fun pattern by Squibbly Bubs can be customized with 30 different hair and facial hair combinations so you can make yours a spitting image of the special father-figure in your life. What more could he want?!

Woolly Man

Woolly Man

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Handmade Father's Day cards

Make this 3D pop-up DIY Father's Day card by Christine Leech to show your dad how much you care. All you need is a few basic supplies, a cup of tea and an hour free. Download the free template and follow these simple steps in the video.

We've also got a fab free tutorial for a DIY bear hug Father's Day card, so why not have a go at both?

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DIY Father's Day gifts for every dad!

Whether your dad's a BBQ king, a total super hero or a camping fanatic – we've got loads of homemade Father's Day gifts for you to choose from.

Father's Day crafts for kids

If you've got kids who are keen to get involved in crafting for Father's Day, we've got some brilliant ideas for cool handmade gifts that dad is sure to adore!

Make a friendship bracelet for Father's Day

Put the loose ends of your embroidery threads to good use with this fun friendship bracelet tutorial. Show kids this simple video tutorial, pick some of your dad's favourite colors and get to work! If your dad isn't a bracelet wearer, you can fold the bracelet in two and attach a ring to make a cool tab-style keyring.

Cross stitch and embroidery kits for kids

They might look challenging, but older kids will love making a present for Father's Day using these fun kits. Best of all, they come with simple instructions and all the supplies you need. We can picture these little embroideries hanging in pride of place in dad's office, or propped up on his desk as a constant reminder of your hard work!

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Make dad a sweater for Father's Day

There's no better way to show how much you care than with a homemade item of clothing. These sweaters are sure to become a staple in dad's wardrobe, and he'll think of you every time he puts it on. It's the gift that keeps on giving!

Crochet sweaters for men

Knitted sweaters for men

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Knit a tie for Father's Day

Ties might be the most cliche Father's Day gift of all time, but a knitted one is far more out of the ordinary! Stitch up a tie in dad's favourite colors to make a gift that'll last a lifetime.

Handmade accessories for Father's Day

Taking the time to make the dad in your life a hand crafted gift is a gorgeous way to show you care. Accessories make fab projects for beginners or if you're looking for a thrifty way to use your creativity on a budget. There are plenty of free patterns to try for all skill levels. From easy beanies to comfy slippers, snazzy ties or snuggly socks why not personalize with his fave colors this Father's Day!

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