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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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Work Space Essentials: Tips to Organize your Sewing Space

If you’ve resolved to start sewing, creating an organized space is key.

This time of year really is ideal for assessing goals and priorities, and determining how to get started. If beginning to sew is on your list, we’ve got some tips to set you up for success. You don’t have to have a dedicated room or tons of space, but you do need some work space essentials that will make your sewing more efficient, and more enjoyable. Speaking of which, sewing should be fun! It’s a hobby after all, so get started with a well situated sewing space. 

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Inspiration: Add Flair to Garments with Dritz Hardware

Favorite fabrics & sewing patterns turned fab with the addition of hardware.

We’ve been on a garment sewing binge lately and we are having so much fun taking our favorite sewing patterns and fabrics, and figuring out how to add Dritz® hardware to the mix. We’ve got some really great pieces to share with you today, made with sewing patterns from Indygo Junction, plus our Dritz® hardware – grommets, eyelets, rings, swivel hooks, snaps and rivets. The goal here is to inspire you to take your favorite materials, lay them all out on your sewing room table, and mash them up! You’ll be surprised – and delighted – at what you come up with.

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Inspiration: Tank Tops with Dritz Hardware & Double Gauze Fabric

This dynamic duo packs a fashionable punch.

Turns out, opposites really do attract. We paired some of our new Dritz® hardware with Embrace® double gauze fabrics to make three different tank tops. We used the same sewing pattern from BurdaStyle Magazine for all three, but we hacked it up a bit and added a variety of different fasteners to give each its own look. The result? Some pretty great looking tops! Each is unique, and boasts professional details, plus a perfect fit. Win, win, win!

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New Product Alert: Sewing Baskets

Your sewing tools love hanging out here.

When you’ve got a place to stay that is organized and looks great, what’s not to love? That’s how your sewing tools feel about Dritz® sewing baskets. Packed with function and good looks, these are some well rounded baskets! See what’s new!

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New Product Alert: Clothing Care Solutions

New Dritz® items help with laundry, and clothing storage and organization

We all dread laundry, but it’s a necessity! So if there are products out there that make the tasks of laundering, pressing and storing clothes easier, you want to know about them, right? The newest Dritz® Clothing Care items provide some relief. Check out the latest additions to our range of clever clothing care products, and remember to look for them near the sewing department at fabric retail stores.

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From Sew4Home: Use Dritz Drapery Tapes to Quickly Finish Curtains

Transforming fabric panels into curtains is easy!

Well hello, good-looking windows! It’s amazing how a window refresh can update the entire look of room. It’s even more amazing that curtains can be made pretty easily using Dritz® drapery tapes. Our friends at Sew4Home™ are really experts on the topic of window treatments. Are you ready to become an expert, too?

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Sewing Tutorial: How to Use a Hem Gauge

The tool you need for pressing hems & turned edges.

Want perfection every time you are pressing hems and creating turned edges? The Dritz® Ezy-Hem® gauge is your go-to sewing and measuring tool. You can press an edge without having to pin or measure first. You can use it for hems, pockets, waistbands, facings and more. See how clever this must-have sewing tool is, and learn a few tips and tricks for using it like a pro.

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Inspiration: Tassel-Making Ideas

Make your own tassels with Dritz® tassel caps + yarn, floss or leather strips.

It’s tassel time! Luckily, with a few simple supplies, these of-the-moment adornments are easy to DIY. Have fun making tassels out of a variety of fibers and fringes, then finish them off with a metal Dritz® tassel cap. Your custom tassels can then be used in so many ways: hang them on bags, necklaces, key rings and boots. Let’s not forget the opportunities for home decorating. Curtain tie backs? Yes. Pillow accents? Why not. So, are you ready to talk tassels?

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New Dritz Labels for DIY Jewelry, Accessories & More

Give your original creations the credit they deserve. 

How will you use our new Dritz® labels for handmade items? The ideas really are endless. Our design team has had a blast applying them to new sewing and DIY projects. They’ve also gone back and added them to favorite handmade items that they want to claim as “original.” Take a look and get inspired.

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