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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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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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