Dritz Espadrilles: Fitting Tips

How to give imperfect feet a perfect fit.

If you haven’t tried making a pair of Dritz® Espadrilles because you’ve got hard-to-fit or narrow feet, don’t despair! We’ve got some great tips and techniques you can use to make sure those custom kicks fit just right. Take a look and learn more about sewing a perfect pair of espadrilles.  

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Swivel Hook Lanyard

It’s extra special when you use your favorite fabric.

Lanyards are so handy. Use them to keep essential items like keys and ID cards close at hand. Why wear a standard issue or store-bought lanyard when it’s so easy to make your own?  This is a great beginning sewing project that you can accomplish is less than 30 minutes. Just grab some of your favorite fabric, a Dritz® swivel hook, and some basic sewing supplies. 

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Fabric Notebook Cover

A fun way to use some of your favorite fabrics!

Fabric hoarders unite! Pull out that stash of fabrics and settle into this easy sewing project that will have you organized and looking good at the same time. You’ll use some basic Dritz® sewing supplies and your favorite fabrics to construct this fabric notebook cover. Peekaboo! Don’t miss the side zipper pocket – great for stashing your phone, cash or an extra house key.

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Dritz Espadrilles: Sewing Construction Tips

Hints & help for easily making DIY espadrilles.

Hey, friends! So you’ve probably heard that we’ve got a new product line we’re really psyched about – Dritz® Espadrilles! Can you imagine what our offices look like? Shoes everywhere! In the course of perfecting the sewing techniques to craft these little lovelies, our design team has come up with some sewing construction tips that we’d like to pass along. Take a look! 

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Skirt with Metallic Waistband Elastic

Go for the gold!

Skirts with elastic waistbands are favorites because they’re easy to make, they’re comfortable to wear, and they’re great for all ages. We’ve got a couple of tricks to make this staple a bit more special. In this sewing tutorial, we’ll show you a ‘clean finish’ sewing method, which means that all the raw edges of the fabric are hidden. Then, we’ve added a little glitz and glam to our skirts by using metallic waistband elastic. A basic wearable, elevated! 

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