tag archives: back to school

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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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Denim Laundry Bag

Premium denim + functional hardware = one good lookin’ bag!

Denim. Can you get enough of it? We can’t! We first saw the House of Denim collection from Robert Kaufman Fabrics this spring and it was love at first sight. The wheels starting turning…what could we make with it? (Turns out, the better question is: what can’t you make with it?!) Our designer was in back-to-school mode and suggested a laundry bag for starters … it would be loaded with Dritz® hardware and features, and personalized with a monogram. Want to make one? 

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