Sewing Tutorial: Easy-sew Napkins with Rings

Perfect circles and rings made easy with the Omnigrid® OmniArc™ ruler.

Looking for an easy way to incorporate circles and rings into your DIY fabric creations? Are you familiar with the OmniArc™ circle cutter ruler?  It’s got handy grooves and easy-to-read angle markings for cutting circles with a finished diameter of 4″, 6″, 8″, 10″ or 12″. We love how our friend, Jennifer Mathis, used the OmniArc™ ruler to craft these easy-sew napkins with “rings.” Take a look and see how she did it. Then take your new circle cutting know-how and apply it to any variety of fabric projects – quilts, pillows, curtains, place mats, runners, blankets and more!

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Christmas Crafts: Make a Seasonal Wall Hanging

Unexpected materials bring joy to your holiday home.

We’ve seen a lot of wall art that features a word or phrase, and we wanted to create a DIY project that would showcase a special holiday sentiment. First, our stash. We sorted through our sewing lab to come up with something unique – what do you think about Dritz® cable cord and foldover braid trim? Pretty clever, eh? When sewn together the braided trim provides a nice rustic base for our art. The cable cord is flexible and long – it glues easily into place to construct our “word.” The result? Joyous DIY! Give it a try!

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Halloween Crafts: Pumpkin Napkin Ring Tags

Make a name tag for your napkins using chalkboard patches.

Now here’s a cute, quick and easy way to add some Halloween spirit to the party. Use our downloadable pattern and Dritz® chalkboard patches to make personalized pumpkin patches (ha! ha!) for your napkins. Your place settings will look great, and your guests will be thrilled.

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Sew Adorkable Blog Hop

Introducing Samarra Khaja’s new book, and a bunch of smiles.

Hello friends! It’s our day on the Sew Adorkable blog hop & book tour and we’re pumped! We really had no idea when we joined the tour that it would be such a blast. First, we picked our sewing project … TRAWRzers. (Isn’t it fun to say??) We like the TRAWRzers because they are so cozy, and because kids totally love them. Put a pair on and you can’t stop grinning. Or dancing. As Samarra says, “put some in rotation for a roaring good time!” (We totally agree!)

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DIY Espadrilles: Inspired by Minions

For munchkins & mischievous ones alike.

The perfect complement to a Halloween costume, or just for fun with a pair of denim overalls – try your hand at these DIY kicks inspired by you know who. They’re a blast for kids to wear and easy for you to make using Dritz® Espadrilles products – these shoes are packed with personality!

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