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Inspiration: Dritz Labels for Handmade Items

Celebrate your craftsmanship.

Use Dritz® labels to take your handmade items to the next level. You can show off your maker skills and celebrate handmade by adding leather or metal labels to bags, totes, pouches, baskets and more. The labels are easy to apply, and lend a professional finish to your special items. Take a look at the styles available and pick up some quick application tips.

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Tutorial: How to Repair a Broken Zipper Slider with Dritz® Fix-A-Zipper™

Handy replacement zipper sliders prolong the life of a zipper.

It’s a bummer when a zipper slider on a favorite garment or accessory fails. When that happens, you might think it’s time to put that favorite item in the donation pile. Here’s a no-sew solution to consider: make an easy DIY zipper slider repair using the new Dritz® Fix-A-Zipper™ replacement slider kit. You can do it!

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New Dritz Sewing Supplies: 96 Brand New Items for Sewing & DIY

Yes, that is correct – we’ve got 96 brand new sewing items for you.

We heard you like to make bags. Lots of bags. We also heard you need more hardware options for those bags. In addition to expanding our color collections, we’re offering clever new hardware styles, like tassel caps and triangle rings. Basic sewing supplies have been added too: we’ve got a new needle threader, seam ripper and bobbins. With 96 new items to choose from, we’re quite certain there will be something you’ll need. Take a look!

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Dritz Bag Hardware: Best Bag-Making Parts in Five Finishes

Your bag making is looking REALLY good.

Bag makers, we’ve got something you’re going to love! Check out the coordinating collections of Dritz® bag hardware: your favorite hardware pieces, available in five fashion finishes. We’ve expanded our color collections – discover brand new finishes such as copper and gunmetal. Within each collection, you’ll find the essential bag making parts: swivel hooks, slide adjusters, rings and more. Everything coordinates; everything works together. Oh, happy day! 

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Sewing Essentials: 10+ Products You Need to Start Sewing

Check out these must-have sewing items & get ready to sew more this year.

If you want to start sewing, one of the first things you need to do is build your collection of sewing supplies. Before you begin shopping online, or navigating the sewing aisle of your favorite fabric retailer, it’s best to have a list in-hand. That’s where this blog post comes in. This compilation of essential Dritz® and Omnigrid® supplies includes all of the products you need to start sewing. Each product category links back to our websites so you can complete your research with packaging visuals, and even item numbers if you’re that detailed! Here’s to a 2017 filled with sewing success!

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Inspiration: Creative Uses for Dritz Elastics

PJ bottoms, doll clothes & accessories – oh my!

‘Tis the season for crafting with Dritz® elastics! There are a couple of elastic styles that are just perfect for the kinds of sewing projects you might be making right now. Elastic waist PJ bottoms for Christmas morning? Check. Fold-over elastic for doll clothes? Yes. Metallics for elastic-waist party skirts? You got it. Continue reading and learn more about the elastics you need for holiday sewing.

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Dritz Iron-On Shirring Tape: Make Soft, No-Sew Pleats

Fabulous for making pillows, skirted storage, DIY curtains & more.

Oh, are you in for a treat. Our new Dritz® iron-on shirring tape has really been a hit on social media. Why? Because it’s a really cool product that’s fairly undiscovered. It’s super easy to use, and lets you make soft pleats on fabric panels with no sewing required. You can use it to make accessories, table/shelf/sink skirts, DIY curtains and more. See how!

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Sewing Pattern Love: Banded Beauty / Indygo Junction

Three modern takes on the classic headband.

What’s great about attending Quilt Market? Meeting with industry friends and discovering sewing patterns like this one! The folks at Indygo Junction are always putting out fabulous on-trend patterns, and the Banded Beauty is no exception! Headbands are fun and easy to sew, plus they’re a great way to show off favorite fabrics. You’ll use a variety of Dritz® elastics to create three different looks. 

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Dritz Espadrilles: Wedges Three Ways

Fun summer sewing with design options galore.

Espadrilles: we just can’t get enough of them at the moment! They are the quintessential summer shoe, and when you can make your own, they’re better than ever. We’re having fun with a variety of looks using our new Dritz® Espadrilles wedge soles. Check ’em out!

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Sewing Pattern Love: Sidekick Skirt / Indygo Junction

Your wardrobe is begging for this skirt.

Can we just come out and say it? We’re in love. No doubt about it. Meet the object of our affection: the Sidekick Skirt from Indygo Junction. And just why have we fallen head over heels? First, because it’s got a great personality – it’s fun, it’s flirty. Second, it’s versatile – wear it long or short, all year-round. Third, well, we really dig how the Dritz® hardware is used to fasten the skirt, and the variety of finishing options that the skirt has. Check it out! 

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