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New Product Alert: Dritz Quilting Ruler Stand

Say bye-bye to cutting table clutter and get sewing & quilting tools organized.

‘Tis the season for organization! What better way to get a fresh start on sewing and quilting projects than to clean up your work space. Problem is, sometimes favorite rulers and templates are difficult to store because of their long length or overall size. Here’s a solution for you: check out the new Dritz Quilting ruler stand. It sits on your sewing or cutting table and holds rulers and templates upright – ready to use, but out of the way. Now that’s genius.

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New Dritz Sewing Supplies: Tools, Fasteners, Elastics & More

Improve your sewing with the latest tools + fashionable hardware, belting & elastics.

The best of the best. That’s how we like to think of the new Dritz sewing items, and we hope you’ll agree. Sharpen your skills and save time with the latest tools – a new LED seam ripper and retractable marking pencils lead the way. Elevate handmade garments and accessories with the components you need to give them professional, trendy finishes – a wide range of belting and right-sized hardware is a good way to start.

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Sewing Tutorial: How to Pick the Right Elastic for Your Sewing Projects

A handy tutorial plus a printable download that explains Dritz sewing elastic.

Ah, elastic. It’s one word that represents a huge category of products, and it’s a word that often generates a lot of questions. What are the different kinds of elastic? How do I know which one to use? What is elastic anyway? This blog post will begin to demystify sewing elastic by explaining the main types of elastic that are available, what their general characteristics are, and when you should use each type. Ready?

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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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