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T-Shirt Refashioning: Six Must-Know Techniques

Learn the building blocks of refashioning and make some great looking T-shirts.

Let’s face it, there are some things we just tend to hoard – like T-shirts, right? If you’re feeling the need to attack that pile in your rework stash, we’ve got some great tips and techniques for you. You can mix and match our six refashioning building blocks to add all kinds of style to some of your old favorites. You’ve held on to them for a reason, so why not turn them into great fitting, super cute tops that you can’t wait to wear? 

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Dritz Espadrilles: New Sewing Patterns for Peep Toe Flats & Wedges

Pretty in peeps!

It’s the ultimate summer shoe – and now you’ve got more design options for making your own pair of Dritz® Espadrilles. First, let’s talk about the jute soles. Did you know the adult shoe sizes come in both flats and wedges? And here’s another option for you: we’ve got sewing patterns for both standard, closed-toe espadrilles and new peep toe styles. Now that’s what we call steppin’ out in style!

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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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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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