sewing projects

Sewing Tutorial: Make a Fabric Easter Basket

Dritz® supplies + your sweet fabric = one super cute basket.

This cute-as-can-be fabric basket is easy to sew, and fun to fill with Easter treats and goodies. Perfect for kids and adults, too, this is a basket you can use year-round in your sewing room, bedroom or kitchen to store all kinds of things. Best yet, all you need to make it are two fat quarters and a length of belting. Finish it off with Dritz® cover buttons for added detail. 

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From Sew4Home: Make a Weekender Duffle Bag

New Dritz® hardware provides function and flair.

We’re really pumped to see the creative sewing projects that are being designed using our newest pieces of Dritz® hardware. This recent canvas weekender duffle bag from Sew4Home™ is one such project. Yes, it’s good looking. But take a closer look – can you spot the 8 different kinds of hardware it uses?

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From Sew4Home: Make an Adjustable Apron

Add dynamite details with Dritz® copper finish hardware.

Our friends over at Sew4Home™ shared this sewing project earlier this week, and we want to make sure you didn’t miss it! Take a look at their adjustable cotton apron, and take note of that copper hardware! The new Dritz® copper collection includes swivel hooks, slide adjusters, a hook/D-ring set, plus a variety of rings – all the parts to ensure that this apron is packed with utility and fashion! Find the full sewing tutorial and product information …

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Card Wallet

Give business cards, gift cards and loyalty cards a new home.

Here’s a cure for your overstuffed billfold and purse pockets: make a quick and easy card wallet. This beginner sewing project comes together effortlessly, and features a Dritz® sew-on magnetic snap fastener that’s a cinch to apply. You’ll have so much fun picking out your fabrics, trim and embroidery floss colors, we bet you can’t make just one! 

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Valentine’s Day Banner

Because the message of love always wins.

Share the love – there’s no better way than to proclaim it, loud and proud! This Valentine’s Day banner sewing project lets you do just that. You’ll use pretty fabrics and alphabet stamps for the banner, and Dritz® grommet pliers and grommets to create the holes for hanging it. Psst: there’s no rule saying you have to take it down after the 14th!

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Dritz Espadrilles: New Sewing Patterns for Sherpa Suede Boots

Warm & cozy, and fun to sew, too.

It’s cold out there. But not when you’re wearing these beauties! Easy to sew, and fun to wear, you can make a pair of these cozy boots using two key ingredients: Dritz® Espadrilles jute soles and sherpa suede fabric. See how!

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Stocking with Paper Piecing

Finish it off with a DIY yarn tassel.

Merry and bright is right! The paper piecing accents on this stocking really steal the show. This is a great Christmas sewing project because you have so many design opportunities based on the fabric and Dritz® paper piecing shapes that you choose (we used hexagons, but there are other shapes/sizes). Finish it off with a colorful DIY tassel and you’ve got a super unique, totally one-of-a-kind holiday stocking. Make a few this weekend?

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Glitter Key Fob

The easiest, best-looking gifts you’ll ever make (or keep!).

And did we mention they’re useful, too? So if you’re looking to DIY some really thoughtful gifts this season, you’re looking at them. They are easy to sew using three basic materials: Dritz® key fob hardware, glitter elastic, and colorful belting. You can make a bunch of them quickly – the perfect gift for your BFFs, teachers and colleagues. Get after it! 

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Dritz Espadrilles: Make ’em in Suede for Fall

Yes! You can wear espadrilles all year long!

You are so going to fall for these! See how we used suede to make a pair of espadrilles that you can wear through winter. The soft flannel interior fabric is cozy, too. You’ll use our basic sewing and espadrille-making techniques, then add some fun fringe to craft this dynamite pair of kicks!

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Shirred Wreath Hanger

Clever way to display a wreath & welcome friends!

It’s that time of year when folks gather, so what better way to welcome them to your home, than with a wreath hung with an easy-sew shirred wreath hanger. The best thing about this wreath hanger is that you can use the fabric of your choice to customize it – coordinate the hanger with your wreath, or give it holiday or seasonal flair. Add Dritz® grommets and easily hang it from a hook or nail. C’mon in!

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