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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

Mark your calendars: Mother’s Day is May 10, 2015.

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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Dritz Unusual Suspects: Designer Details

Tools to take your sewing to the next level.

You can add special details to your sewing that will yield a true look of professionalism to garments and home accessories. There are tools to help with these details, and using them makes your job easier!  As part of our “unusual suspects” National Sewing Month campaign, we’d like to introduce you to four Dritz sewing supplies that we hope find a place in your arsenal: the bound buttonhole tool, the bias tape maker, the point turner/seam creaser and Stay Tape™. Ready to sew like a pro?  

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Dritz Unusual Suspects: Machine Sewing Savvy

Sewing supplies that provide solutions you should know about.

There’s a lot of information out there about the must-have sewing supplies. You’re all probably familiar with tape measures and seam rippers. And, yes, they’re important tools for your sewing basket! But we want to expose you to some of the lesser-known notions that are available. To celebrate National Sewing Month, we’re going to introduce you to some of the unusual suspects in our product line-up. They’re clever and useful – and who knows, after you find out how handy they are, they might move to to the top of your must-have list!     

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