tag archives: bag hardware

Sewing Tutorial: DIY Kid’s Backpack

They need bags for everything, don’t they?

School is back in session, and after-school activities are, too. Make this easy-sew backpack for whatever your kid is into: the classroom or field, scouts or arts activities. The construction is simple with Dritz belting and hardware. The personality is up to you!

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No-Sew Project: DIY Luggage Tag

A fun summer craft that’s functional, too.

If you’ll be traveling this summer, make sure you’ve got a luggage tag or two handy to identify your bags. This is an easy craft project that comes together quickly using basic supplies and fabric scraps. Add a special finishing touch: personalize your tag with Dritz iron-on lettering. Great for backpacks and summer camp gear, too.   

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Favorite Finds: Tote Bag with Signature Fabrics from Sharon Holland

Another stunner featuring Sharon’s new collection for Art Gallery Fabrics.

Sharon Holland is at it again, and we just can’t get enough of her pretty things. Her new Signature fabric collection has her in sewing mode, and we’re excited to share a couple of her latest makes here. Check them out and get inspired to sew with this lovely fabric.

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Sewing Activewear: How to Make a Water Bottle Carrier

DIY your workout clothes, and your gear, too.

Active lifestyle? Always dropping your stuff, or fishing through a large tote or duffle to find your phone, keys or ID? You can customize this multi-purpose water bottle carrier with a right-sized exterior phone pocket, an interior that’s insulated, and a hook for your keys –handy and organized for your trips to the gym, the trail, or a day out with the kiddos. Check out this sewing tutorial from Laura at Trash To Couture and see how to make this water bottle carrier using sporty (and upcycled!) fabrics, plus a variety of Dritz fasteners and fold-ever elastic. 

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Favorite Finds: Bucket Bag with Signature Fabrics from Sharon Holland

This bag. This fabric. It’s simply beautiful.

Don’t you love it when you find something really special? We do. And we did. We stumbled across this bucket bag recently on Instagram from fabric designer, Sharon Holland. Sharon designs for Art Gallery Fabrics, and she also makes really pretty things. Take a look and learn about her latest fabric collection, Signature, and grab her free bucket bag pattern.

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