crafting projects

Inspiration: Holiday Decorations, Stockings, Gift Wrap

Easy DIY adds a creative touch to your home & gifts.

The holiday hustle is upon us! If you’re feeling a bit scrambled getting your lists, your home and your overall plan of attack in order, you’re not alone! Check out our easy ideas for giving decorations and gifts some creative flair. Thoughtful touches for table linens, and lots of ways to use Dritz® iron-on letters for no-sew personalization. 

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No-Sew Project: Make a Passport Cover

Travel in style.

We love this passport cover because it is easy to make, it looks great, and isn’t too big or bulky. It’s a perfect no-sew project for this time of year, when both travel and gift gifting are top of mind. Although no-sew, this cover has a polished look thanks to the addition of a Dritz® snap and rivets. So whether this handy accessory is for you, or someone on your gift list, it’s a must-make project.

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No-Sew Project: Make a Set of Cord Wraps

Handy to have. Great to give.

Today is a great day for making! You can craft a bunch of these cord wraps in a flash, and be guaranteed that they’ll be put to good use. Organize all of the cords in your household – give every family member a different wrap color and say bye-bye to cord squabbles. Make a bunch for gifts – they are great gifts for BFFs, teachers, colleagues, or pretty much anyone on your list! Use a variety of Dritz® snaps and pliers to apply the snap fasteners – super easy with no sewing required at all.

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No-Sew Project: Make a Fabric Camera Strap

Dritz® hardware + a fancy camera and you’re looking all kinds of pro.

Photography aficionados are smiling right now. Finally! A quick and easy project for making a great looking, and functional camera strap. Make it yours with fabrics that suit your style, and sturdy Dritz® hardware that provides utility, as well as a professional finish. This is a perfect project for this time of year … whether you’re wearing it, or giving it!

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No-Sew Project: DIY Fabric Mobile

Easy-to-create art with a clean modern look.

Is it possible to be minimal and impactful at the same time? We think so! Our DIY fabric mobile is proof of that! You can add instant wow to your home using fabric scraps and simple cutting techniques with this no-sew project that really delivers. The addition of Dritz® matte gold eyelets is a nice touch. 

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Easy Crafts: Make a Mother’s Day Vase Cover

Personalize your blooms with a Dritz® leather label and show mom the love!

Mother’s day is right around the corner – are you ready with some love? If your mom is a fan of simple blooms, here’s a way to make them extra special. Make a quick and easy vase cover to dress them up! Personalize the fabric cover with a Dritz® leather label, and proclaim your love – there are several sayings to choose from.

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Easy Crafts: Make a Leather Cuff Bracelet

Where’d you get that cool jewelry?

Isn’t it great to get a compliment about something you’re wearing? Isn’t it even better when that something is handmade?! These DIY cuff bracelets are so cool, and so easy to make, you’ll want more than one. You’ll use a Dritz® awl and embroidery floss to create the designs on the cuffs. Heavy duty snap fasteners are the perfect closure – easy to install, with a professional finish. 

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Christmas Crafts: Make an Embroidered Keepsake Ornament

Create delight for years to come.

Don’t you love decorating the Christmas tree? And isn’t it fun how Christmas ornaments often spark special memories as you hang them on the tree each year? Here’s one that’s sure to do just that. See how to make a keepsake ornament that captures your child’s artwork. This is an easy embroidery project that makes a great gift for grandparents and special friends. It’s also a creative project for young stitchers. Ready?!

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Christmas Crafts: Fun with Tape Measures

They’re not just for measuring.

Ready for some holiday fun that’s beyond measure? Take your gift wrapping up a notch and use Dritz® tape measures to make gift boxes and bows. Your sewing and quilting friends will be thrilled to get personalized gifts that are so different, and that reflect their favorite crafting activities.

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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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