sewing projects

Sewing Tutorial: Kitchen Towels with Dritz Snaps

Add snaps to kitchen towels & keep them in place.

Projects that are functional as well as good looking are always tops on our list. So when we came up with the idea to add a couple of Dritz plastic snaps to ready-made kitchen towels, we just had to share. Better yet, we’re giving you two options when it comes to installing the snaps.  You can sew a coordinating fabric topper to the towel first, or go the no-sew route and simply apply a couple of snaps directly to your towel. Choices!

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Sewing Tutorial: How to Make Floor Cushions with Handles

On-trend and absolutely fabulous.

So, for those of you who are Dritz Instagram fans, you’ll recognize these floor cushions. We featured them recently and, wow, the love! Since they were so popular, we want to give you the scoop on how to make them. Take a look and see how.

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From Sew4Home: Fast & Easy Gym Tote

You’ll want to go to the gym just so you can carry it.

Need an incentive to keep your fitness resolution intact? A great looking tote for your gear sure can help. The comprehensive sewing tutorial over at Sew4Home™ will show you how to make this gym tote quickly and easily using your favorite fabric, basic sewing supplies and our new Dritz striped belting.

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Sewing Tutorial: DIY Vinyl Bag with Dritz Striped Belting

It’s a clear winner.

Check out this sporty tote that fashion blogger, Laura, from Trash To Couture made using our new Dritz striped belting. We’re digging this trend in bag making, because using clear vinyl makes it so much easier to find must-have items like your cell phone and keys. The black vinyl base gives it a really upscale look and the Dritz plastic snap closure ensures items stay put inside.

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Sewing Tutorial: How to Make a Roll-Top Lunch Bag

Elevate the ordinary with favorite fabrics + trendy strapping and hardware.

Star of the cafeteria right here. This sewing project is a fan favorite and we really believe that has a lot to do with the Dritz belting and rivets that are used to secure the bag’s roll top. The colorful strapping adds a bold burst of color, as well as an eye-catching design detail. No brown bag lunches here. 

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No-Sew Project: DIY Wristlet with Rivets and Snaps

Give it or carry it yourself – either way it’s fab!

All the parties. All the gifts. Whether you’re making this for party going or gift giving, it’s a win. This clutch wristlet comes together easily with vinyl or leather material and Dritz rivets and a plastic snap closure. If you want to be really sassy, add on a pompom key fob.

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Beginner Sewing: Make a Card Wallet with Snap Closure

‘Tis the season to make something thoughtful.

Pair a gift card with a handmade folding card wallet and you’ve got a winning gift on your hands. Our free sewing pattern download makes it super easy to sew this project. The new Dritz plastic snap fastener you’ll use as a closure is super cute. This is a great project to try your hand at applying the snap with the snap pliers – be warned though, you’ll want to add them to everything!

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DIY Home Projects: How to Install Dritz Faux Leather Handles

Tips & techniques for adding handles to various accessories.

Isn’t it great discovering items that can help you elevate your DIY creations? New Dritz Home faux leather handles are just that – thoughtful components that you can add to all kinds of accessories. Whether you want to add functioning handles to a box or drawer, or an eclectic decorator detail to a basket or tray, these faux handles fit the bill. Check out our tips and techniques for installing them – it’s easy! 

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DIY Home Projects: How to Attach Dritz Furniture Legs

What you need to know to install wood and metal furniture legs.

We’ve put together this quick tutorial to show you how to install Dritz Home wood and metal furniture legs. Each leg style is a bit different, and thus requires a specific approach to install. Because ottomans are the “it” accessory of the day, we used a DIY tuffet kit as our starting point to explain the attachment of both wood and metal legs. However, note that you’ll use these leg installation techniques regardless of whether you’re attaching the legs to the flat base of a bench, chest or other piece of furniture or home accessory.

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DIY Gifts: Easy-to-Make Faux Fur Pompom Key Fobs

Make a few to give, and keep one for yourself, too – fashionable & fun for the holidays.

DIY gift making at its best. These fun pompom fobs are easy to make, and wow – they look great hanging from your favorite bag, or attached to your key ring. You’ll need Dritz swivel hook hardware, metallic elastic and a faux fur pompom that you’ll make yourself. This gift idea is a holiday win!

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