tag archives: back to school

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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Easy Crafts: Make a Magnetic Message Board

Cover button magnets keep daily reminders organized (& cute!).

Looking for a way to stay organized? Need to keep kids’ school activities and schedules front and center? A magnetic message board is just what you need! This DIY craft project is fantastic for a few different reasons. The board itself is pretty clever (can you say painted pizza pan?), and the easy-to-make magnetic cover buttons use your favorite scrap fabrics. Best yet? You won’t miss this week’s soccer practice.

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Easy Crafts: Elastic Headbands & Bracelets

New Dritz® fold-over elastic prints make these even more fabulous.

Check out these new prints! We just launched 18 new styles of our popular Dritz® fold-over elastic. You’ll use colorful fold-over elastic to craft a variety of quick and easy accessories like hair ties and bracelets. Three styles feature reversible, no-slip designs that are perfect for making headbands that stay put. More choices = more fun!

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Tablet Case

Gotta keep that device secure & lookin’ good!

Jazz up your tablet storage with this fun and easy tutorial. This sewing project is a good one, because let’s face it, devices are a part of our life! So why not make sure they’re protected, secure and looking fantastic? Give yours a personality all its own by choosing fabrics that are special to you. Finish it off with a Dritz® screw-together grommet for a truly professional look. 

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Sewing Tutorial: Make A Rainbow Book Cover

Homework has never looked better.

Doesn’t this rainbow composition book cover just make you smile? And smiles during homework time are a very good thing! Our Omnigrid® OmniArc™ ruler was used to create the colorful arcs of the rainbow on this easy-sew project. How? The OmniArc™ ruler is unique in that it has curved grooves to guide your rotary cutter as you cut – it’s easy to create perfect arcs and circles. Now that’s wonderful.

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