sewing projects

From Sew4Home: Make a Mesh Beach Bag

Super functional bags for summer fun.

Yes, these bags look fantastic. But the choice of mesh fabric is clinch. Not only does the mesh keep sand out, it lets air in, allowing suits and towels to dry quickly. In addition to the clever fabric choice, these great bags use stylish Dritz® hardware, and iron-on lettering for personalization. Check out the details, then head to Sew4Home™ for more inspiration and full instructions.

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From Sew4Home: Make a Purse Organizer

Customize this versatile pouch with Dritz® hardware for extra “wow!”

Keep essentials close-at-hand with this super functional – and super cute – purse organizer designed by our friends at Sew4Home™. What is this little gem all about, you ask? It’s a custom insert that you’ll use to hold all of your go-to items in one handy place. When you switch purses or totes, just grab it and rest assured that you’ve got all your critical accessories, too (think keys, phone, charger, etc.). It’s loaded with pockets, made sturdy with Dritz® hardware; Dritz® rings and hooks add to its functionality. 

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From Sew4Home: Make an Apron with Dritz Eyelets

You’ll be looking great in this lace-up lovely!

This apron is loaded with options! And while we’re particularly thrilled with the lacing and waist straps that feature Dritz® eyelets, it’s packed with other details that we also love. The pocket is a must (note its size is just right for that device you can’t live without), and the adjustable neck tie provides a perfect fit. Learn more about this lace-up lovely from the creatives at Sew4Home™! 

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Gentleman’s Tray for Dad

Celebrate Dad with a custom tray he’ll use every single day.

This handsome gentleman’s tray makes a special gift for Dad. A place to keep his wallet, watch, phone or keys, it keeps him organized and can be customized with your choice of fabric. Adding a new Dritz® leather label lets Dad know he’s one-of-a-kind. Choose fabric that’s just his style, and finish the tray with Dritz® rivets hardware for a polished look. He’s going to love it!

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Beginner Sewing: My First Tote Bag

Learn how to make a great-looking unlined tote bag in about an hour.

Yes, you can! If you’ve been wanting to start sewing, but not sure where to start, here you go. This tote bag project is for you – we promise! Our beginner sewing tutorial is easy-to-understand, and offers some fantastic design options that you can utilize to give your first tote some real flair. Got an hour and 1/2 yard of fabric? 

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From Sew4Home: Elastic Waist Boho Skirt

A flirty summer look using Dritz® jacquard elastic & fun fabric.

Oh, we love this look! Perfect for warm summer days, this short boho skirt from Sew4Home™ is so much fun! The new Dritz® jacquard elastic that’s used for the waist creates an eclectic look when paired with printed fabric. The optional braided tassel belt is the perfect finishing touch! Continue reading »

From Sew4Home: WordPlay Messenger Bag

Personalize your one-of-a-kind bag with Dritz® iron-on lettering.

If you’re looking for a unique sewing project that you can work on over the summer and have ready for action this fall, this is it: it’s the wordplay messenger bag designed by the creative folks at Sew4Home™. Why we love it? It’s cool. Make it uniquely yours with the addition of our Dritz® iron-on letters. Head back to class in style, with a bespoke message for friends and classmates.

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From Sew4Home: Ribbon Belts with Dritz Belt Buckles

Great to give, or to keep and wear!

If you’re searching for a belt in the perfect color or pattern, here’s a solution for you: make one! This quick and easy sewing tutorial from one of our favorite educational resources – Sew4Home™ – shows you how to make custom belts in a flash using Dritz® hardware and belting, plus the ribbon of your choice. Get in a groove, and make more than one – they also make fantastic gifts, especially if you personalize them for that special someone by using ribbon in favorite colors, patterns or motifs. 

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From Sew4Home: Credit Card Rings with Dritz Hardware

Unique, useful and personalized just for you. 

Our friends at Sew4Home™ described this project as tiny but mighty, and we couldn’t agree more! Who doesn’t need a little extra storage sleeve that clips easily onto your key ring or inside of a tote? You’ll use a variety of Dritz® items to make these, including our hardware, and iron-on lettering for personalization.

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From Sew4Home: Make a Double-Ended Key Fob

These easy-to-make cuties are twice the fun!

Looking for something fast and fun for your Friday making? Check out these key fobs from our friends at Sew4Home™! They come together quickly and use our Dritz® key fob hardware on one end, plus a swivel hook on the opposite end – great for hanging out! 

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