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Formal Affair: Make a Fun Cummerbund & Bow Tie Set

You need: a favorite sewing pattern, great fabric, Dritz® belt and bow tie hardware.

‘Tis the season for all things formal! Take parties up a notch with accessories that are quirky and unique. Use our Dritz® belt and bow tie hardware sets with bold fabrics and your favorite sewing pattern to create stand-out pieces. Here are some tips for making formal attire packed with personality.     Continue reading »

Sewing Tutorial: How to Sew a Traditional Bow Tie

This is all you need: your favorite fabric + the Dritz® bow tie set.

So, we’re kind of obsessed with bow ties. They’re easy to sew, and they can take on so many different looks depending upon the fabric you use, the style of bow that you make, and, of course, how you wear it. Today we’re going straight up traditional and showing you how to make a standard, can’t-be-beat bow tie. Given the season, we chose a festive plaid fabric. Marry the fabric of your choice with our handy Dritz® bow tie set and you’re on your way to looking fabulous! 

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Sewing Tutorial: How to Make Bow Ties & Suspenders

Easy sewing for your dapper dude.

So, I’m a bit of a proud mom, but the bow ties and suspenders are pretty cute, too, right? I absolutely love the new Dritz® sewing supplies that make these accessories even easier to make. The new Dritz® bow tie set has the hardware you need to make adjustable ties. New suspender clips and slide adjusters provide more options for you when making suspenders (or straps for bags and totes). Fun stuff for spring occasions and celebrations!

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Christmas Sewing: 20 Easy DIY Gift Ideas

Cute gifts for kids, classmates, teachers & friends.

Here you go. A quick list of projects that won’t disappoint. They’re all easy to make, yet packed with thought and personality. Many are ideal if you’ve got some group gifts to give. And there are some really cute projects for the girls and boys on your list. ‘Tis the season for making, friends – ready to get started?

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Sewing Tutorial: How to Sew a Bow Tie (Easy & Cute)

Your guy will be THE guy when he wears one of these.

Here’s a super-easy sewing project that you’ll enjoy making as much as he enjoys wearing – bow ties! And whether it’s your little man, or your big man, who digs bow ties, this sewing tutorial will work. Just adapt the fabric prints, and the elastic styles and colors for the neck, to make them age appropriate.  Heck, your little gal might enjoy one, too, because that ruffled elastic is pretty darn cute!

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