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Make Dad's Day with these Quick Gifts

Jun 3, 2019, 9:04:15 AM / by AccuQuilt

Father's Day is right around the corner and it can be hard to decide what to get the man who has helped guide your life. Finding the right gift is a big task, but there is one thing that nearly everyone on the planet is happy to receive: something handmade and from the heart. Today we want to inspire you with a few great ideas that could help you honor and surprise the fathers in your life.

 

Comfort for the Outdoorsman

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Give this pattern a little of your dad's personality using the free GO! Quilt pattern customizer.

 

This one's great for the outdoorsy dad! The GO! Adventure On Pillow Pattern (PQ11528) features trees and a bear that can be traded for the moose shape also included in the GO! Northwoods Medley Die (55483).

 

Dies used in this pattern:

 

Something for the Music Lover

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Customize this quilt to include your dad's favorite colors on GO! Quilt!

 

Do you have a dad who loves music? The GO! Qube 12" Music to My Ears Quilt Pattern (PQ11592), like a timeless tune, is a classic that will easily be loved by all. Turn up the personalization a touch by embroidering lyrics from your dad's favorite song. Really strapped for time? The GO! Musical Notes Pillow Pattern (PQ11538) can be pulled together quickly.

 

Dies used in this pattern:

 

A Wall Hanging for His Favorite Hobby

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Designed by Sandy Petsche, the Gone Outdoors Wall Hanging Pattern will quickly become a favorite! Pick the dad in your life's favorite outdoor hobby and colors to make a wonderful personalized gift he can use for years to come. If you have a fisherman, check out the Limited Edition GO! Sea Life Medley Die (55190) for potential appliqué projects. As an added bonus, try to promise him the time to do the very activity mentioned in the wall hanging!

 

Dies used in this pattern:

 

Does your favorite dad love to quilt or sew? Check out this table runner in a similar style.

 

Something Sentimental for those Passed

 

When you lose someone close to you, even decades later, certain times of the year can be harder than others. Take a moment to be thankful for the good times and put that positivity into a new craft. Terri Vanden Bosch of Lizard Creek Quilting used her dad's experience with Parkinson's Disease to inspire a beautiful dragonfly mini quilt she calls, Floaters.

 

Terri used these dies for this project:

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Were you inspired by anything in this post? Tell us what you're planning to make in the comments and share pictures with us on social media on Facebook or Instagram. Be sure to tag us and hashtag #AccuQuilt so we see it! And don't forget to sign up for blog updates so you get ideas like these right to your inbox.

 

Topics: free quilt patterns, Father's Day

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