Easy Crafts: Make a Magnetic Message Board

Cover button magnets keep daily reminders organized (& cute!).

Looking for a way to stay organized? Need to keep kids’ school activities and schedules front and center? A magnetic message board is just what you need! This DIY craft project is fantastic for a few different reasons. The board itself is pretty clever (can you say painted pizza pan?), and the easy-to-make magnetic cover buttons use your favorite scrap fabrics. Best yet? You won’t miss this week’s soccer practice.

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Sewing Event Love: Sew South Retreat

Gather, sew & commune with fellow creatives.

Looking for a way to expand your sewing skills in an environment that’s simultaneously energetic and therapeutic? You’ll want to check out Sew South Retreats! We’ll let Jennifer Mathis, the retreat’s founder, tell you exactly what Sew South is all about. Here goes … 

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Dritz Iron-On Shirring Tape: Make Soft, No-Sew Pleats

Fabulous for making pillows, skirted storage, DIY curtains & more.

Oh, are you in for a treat. Our new Dritz® iron-on shirring tape has really been a hit on social media. Why? Because it’s a really cool product that’s fairly undiscovered. It’s super easy to use, and lets you make soft pleats on fabric panels with no sewing required. You can use it to make accessories, table/shelf/sink skirts, DIY curtains and more. See how!

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Sewing Pattern Love: Banded Beauty / Indygo Junction

Three modern takes on the classic headband.

What’s great about attending Quilt Market? Meeting with industry friends and discovering sewing patterns like this one! The folks at Indygo Junction are always putting out fabulous on-trend patterns, and the Banded Beauty is no exception! Headbands are fun and easy to sew, plus they’re a great way to show off favorite fabrics. You’ll use a variety of Dritz® elastics to create three different looks. 

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Make a No-Sew Shelf Skirt with Iron-on Shirring Tape

Hide clutter and keep shelves looking cute & organized!

Shelves are for storing things, so needless to say, they sometimes can look cluttered. Need a solution to tidy up a shelf in your sewing room, bedroom, bath or nursery? Make a no-sew shelf skirt using Dritz® Home iron-on shirring tape and your favorite fabric. This shelf skirt comes together easily and looks dynamite! 

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