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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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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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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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Refashioning: Make a Sassy Straw Bag with Inexpensive Placemats

Colorful straw bags for summer? Yes, please!

Oh, you are going to make many of these, friends, promise. This really is a DIY project that you may get addicted to. After all, there are so many cute, inexpensive straw placemats out there – each perfect for refashioning into a colorful summer bag. You’ll use the mats, plus Dritz hardware and some simple sewing techniques to make these beauties.

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Inspiration: 20 Best Tote Bags

Learn how to plan, make & customize the best totes bags ever!

If 2018 is the year you’ve resolved to really punch up your sewing projects, we’ve got some great bags to inspire you! We’ve got a beginner sewing tutorial that you can use to brush up on tote making basics. And here we’ll show you our 20 best tote bags, with tips for mixing and matching all kinds of Dritz® hardware. The Art Gallery Fabrics canvas we used for all of our bags proved to be just perfect. A printable planning sheet will keep you organized as you brainstorm. Ready?

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