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Sewing Tutorial: How to Use a Dritz Quick Turn Tool

Learn how to turn fabric tubes for making straps, belts, sashes and more.

This is one of those sewing tools that once you discover, you wonder what you did without it. When you’re sewing, there are many instances in which you’ll need to sew a fabric tube. Tubes of fabric are most commonly needed for making straps and belts; they are also used when making softies, dolls and stuffed animals (when making the legs and arms). But once you’ve sewn your fabric tube, how do you turn it right-side out? That’s where the Dritz® quick turn tool comes into play – you’ll use it to quickly and easily “turn” those tubes. 

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See What’s New with Dritz Quilting

Tools, kits and accessories you’ll want to know about.

Hey quilters, when is the last time you checked out Dritz® Quilting at your favorite retailer? Did you notice these fresh new faces in the mix? If not, take a look! You’ll find some exciting new tools like marking pens and pins, plus some fun accessories such as make-your-own chenille. Not a quilter yet? We’ve got you covered, too. Our beginner kit is guaranteed to get you started.

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Wow! Omnigrid Quilting has its own YouTube Channel

New product videos SHOW you how to use Omnigrid® products.

Everybody loves videos. After all, it’s so much easier to SEE how something is done, than to read about it and figure it out. (That’s our position anyway!). Check out the new Omnigrid® Quilting YouTube channel and see a variety of quilting rulers, marking tools and a rotary cutter in use.

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Sewing Basics: All About Thimbles

Learn how to use a thimble & understand the different styles that are available.

Thimbles! Do you need some tips for using them? Did you know there were so many different styles and sizes available? When you’re hand sewing, using a thimble is the only way to go. It’s an important tool that can make your hand sewing experience better than ever. Ready to talk about thimbles?  

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Quilting Tutorial: How to Use Dritz Paper Piecing Shapes

Three common basting methods and when to use them.

Paper piecing is addicting! It’s a fun and easy way to make small fabric shapes that are precise and perfectly shaped every time. You’ll use these fabric shapes in many quilting, sewing and craft applications. When using the new Dritz® paper piecing shapes, you’ve got some options when it comes to basting. In this blog post we outline three common methods: thread basting, glue basting, and liquid starch basting. Ready? 

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Sewing Tutorial: How to Use the LED Needle Threader

Your options for threading a sewing needle have never looked brighter.

If you’re a sewist or a quilter, threading hand sewing needles just goes with the territory. Unfortunately, this task can sometimes be frustrating. Depending on the type of needle you’re threading, its eye can be small and difficult to see. The good news is, we’ve got a new Dritz® LED needle threader that’s brighter than ever. Literally. Keep reading and find out how this innovative tool is a real problem-solver. 

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New Dritz Quilting Supplies

Quilt labels, paper piecing, stencils & more!

It’s the time of year that we have lots of new products to share with you! You quilters will be excited to learn about the new quilting supplies you’ll be seeing in the quilting department of your favorite retailers. Dritz® Quilting paper piecing shapes, quilt labels and twill tape, stencils and clever tools – WOW! Ready to see what’s new? 

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Moms who Sew

Timeless ideas for the sewists & quilters on your list.

Is your mom really into sewing? Or perhaps quilting is her thing. We’ve got a couple of great gift ideas that will make her Mother’s Day better than ever. Splurge on a Dritz® dressform and let mom really take her garment sewing to the next level. Or if she’s just getting started, a sewing basket loaded with the essential sewing supplies is super thoughtful. Giving the gift of creativity is an awesome thing!

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Sewing Tutorial: How to Use a Twist ‘N Select Needle Storage Tube

It’s a clever new item for storing & dispensing hand sewing needles.

Have you seen the new Dritz® needle storage tube? Talk about a cool sewing supply! It’s called the Twist ‘N Select™ needle storage tube and I really think you’ll love using it to keep your hand sewing needles organized and ready to use. 

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Sewing Tutorial: How to Use a Seam-Fix Seam Ripper

Unique ripper tip adds innovation to this must-have sewing tool.

Okay, I know there are tons of seam ripper aficionados out there, so you guys should find this sewing tutorial lots of fun. Ready? Welcome the newest Dritz® seam ripper to the family: it’s the seam-fix™ seam ripper! Just when you thought you couldn’t possibly love your ripper any more than you already do. Why? It’s got a unique rubbery tip on its cap that grips cut threads and whisks them away. Read on, friends, you will love this new sewing tool …

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