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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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Inspiration: Dritz Labels for Handmade Items

Celebrate your craftsmanship.

Use Dritz® labels to take your handmade items to the next level. You can show off your maker skills and celebrate handmade by adding leather or metal labels to bags, totes, pouches, baskets and more. The labels are easy to apply, and lend a professional finish to your special items. Take a look at the styles available and pick up some quick application tips.

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Bag Hardware: How to Apply Decorative Grommets

DIY projects are top-notch when finished with professional hardware.

Nothing says fabulous like a hand-made bag that is finished with professional quality hardware – and your choices just keep getting better! New Dritz® grommets have two heavy duty pieces that screw together, providing straps, belting and elastic with a functional – and really nice looking – opening to pass through. Let’s see how these work! 

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Library Tote Bag

Long days. No school. Lots of trips to the library.

It’s so important to keep kids focused on their reading skills over the summer. What a better way to keep them engaged with books, than making regular trips to the library. Make your emerging reader a personalized library tote bag, and going to the library becomes even more fun! You’ll use Dritz® bag hardware – a magnetic snap, swivel hook and key fob – to add function and style. Make the straps out of Dritz® belting – there are many colors to choose from, so they’re sure to match your fabric just perfectly.

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Diaper Clutch

What a cute gift for a lucky mom-to-be!

Need a cute gift for a mom-to-be? This diaper clutch is perfect for busy moms on the go. She can drop it in her bag or purse and always have diapers and wipes ready and at-hand. Choose a cute fabric with a fun print and add a touch of whimsy to your project. You’ll have fun using the Dritz® snap pliers and Getta Grip® sewing clips – they’re clutch for this project (pun intended). Have fun!

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