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Beginner Sewing: My First Tote Bag

Learn how to make a great-looking unlined tote bag in about an hour.

Yes, you can! If you’ve been wanting to start sewing, but not sure where to start, here you go. This tote bag project is for you – we promise! Our beginner sewing tutorial is easy-to-understand, and offers some fantastic design options that you can utilize to give your first tote some real flair. Got an hour and 1/2 yard of fabric? 

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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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From Sew4Home: Make a Starburst Bag

Use Dritz® rivets & grommets to create this super impactful design.

So, wow. This bag is pretty fabulous. We absolutely love, love, love how the creative team at Sew4Home™ used Dritz® grommets and rivets hardware to create the main design element of this bag – that dominant starburst.

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Inspiration: Tassel-Making Ideas

Make your own tassels with Dritz® tassel caps + yarn, floss or leather strips.

It’s tassel time! Luckily, with a few simple supplies, these of-the-moment adornments are easy to DIY. Have fun making tassels out of a variety of fibers and fringes, then finish them off with a metal Dritz® tassel cap. Your custom tassels can then be used in so many ways: hang them on bags, necklaces, key rings and boots. Let’s not forget the opportunities for home decorating. Curtain tie backs? Yes. Pillow accents? Why not. So, are you ready to talk tassels?

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New Dritz Labels for DIY Jewelry, Accessories & More

Give your original creations the credit they deserve. 

How will you use our new Dritz® labels for handmade items? The ideas really are endless. Our design team has had a blast applying them to new sewing and DIY projects. They’ve also gone back and added them to favorite handmade items that they want to claim as “original.” Take a look and get inspired.

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