Sewing Tutorial: How to Finish Edges with Fold-Over Elastic

Super easy & comfy with Cuddle.

There are certain products that just go hand in hand: Dritz® fold-over elastic and soft Cuddle fabrics are two of them! Today we’re going to show you how easy it is to finish the edges of Cuddle or fleece/plush fabrics with colorful fold-over elastic (also called FOE) using three different sewing methods. Use these easy techniques when making baby items (blankets & lovies), scarves and more.

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Make a Tape Measure Lanyard & Jute Braid Bracelet

Big thanks to our friend Heather Valentine of The Sewing Loft!

If y’all were fortunate enough to attend the Houston Quilt Market last October, you might have seen this friendly face in the Prym Consumer booth. She’s Heather Valentine, the talent behind The Sewing Loft – we love what she does! Check out these super clever accessories she created using some basic Dritz® sewing supplies. Pretty cool, huh?

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Dritz Loran Embroidery Supplies

Stay organized and comfortable while you stitch.

Do you know about all the Dritz® Loran® needlecraft items that can help you while you stitch? If you like embroidery, cross stitch, crewel or needlepoint, you definitely need to become acquainted with Loran®. You’ll find products that help you organize your work space, and that assist you in working your projects comfortably and efficiently. Check them out!

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Sewing Tutorial: Make Embroidered Cover Buttons

Fast, fun and fabulous.

Want to quickly update a jacket, top or accessory? Think about changing out the buttons. Cover buttons are a clever solution, because you can choose pretty much any fabric print or color. Here we’ve taken basic fabric covered buttons and enhanced them with embroidery. So although fabric covered buttons are pretty cool, embroidered cover buttons have additional textural interest. Fun, huh?

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Christmas Crafts: Make an Elastic Gift Band

Presents have never been prettier.

Hopefully your holiday shopping is just about done and you’re ready to do some wrapping. If so, we’ve got some clever bows and bands that will make your gifts stand out under the tree. The bows and bands add punch to plain brown wrapping (which I love!), but they also look great on printed gift wrap, and gift bags, too. The bands are super easy to make, and we’ll show you how to make a big loopy fabric bow, too. Ready?

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