tag archives: fasteners

Inspiration: Add Flair to Garments with Dritz Hardware

Favorite fabrics & sewing patterns turned fab with the addition of hardware.

We’ve been on a garment sewing binge lately and we are having so much fun taking our favorite sewing patterns and fabrics, and figuring out how to add Dritz® hardware to the mix. We’ve got some really great pieces to share with you today, made with sewing patterns from Indygo Junction, plus our Dritz® hardware – grommets, eyelets, rings, swivel hooks, snaps and rivets. The goal here is to inspire you to take your favorite materials, lay them all out on your sewing room table, and mash them up! You’ll be surprised – and delighted – at what you come up with.

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Refashioning: Upcycle a Basic Sweatshirt with Dritz Grommets & Eyelets

An edgy update to any top or sweatshirt can be yours in minutes.

From drab to fab is what we’re talking about! You agree? Check out this DIY sweatshirt refashion that gives a basic black sweatshirt new life as a pretty hip looking top. The combination of black and white Dritz® fashion grommets and gunmetal eyelets pops off of the sweatshirt and screams, “look at me!”. What a fantastic way to upcycle that blah sweatshirt we know you’ve got hiding somewhere in your closet!

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Inspiration: Tank Tops with Dritz Hardware & Double Gauze Fabric

This dynamic duo packs a fashionable punch.

Turns out, opposites really do attract. We paired some of our new Dritz® hardware with Embrace® double gauze fabrics to make three different tank tops. We used the same sewing pattern from BurdaStyle Magazine for all three, but we hacked it up a bit and added a variety of different fasteners to give each its own look. The result? Some pretty great looking tops! Each is unique, and boasts professional details, plus a perfect fit. Win, win, win!

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From Sew4Home: Make a Purse Organizer

Customize this versatile pouch with Dritz® hardware for extra “wow!”

Keep essentials close-at-hand with this super functional – and super cute – purse organizer designed by our friends at Sew4Home™. What is this little gem all about, you ask? It’s a custom insert that you’ll use to hold all of your go-to items in one handy place. When you switch purses or totes, just grab it and rest assured that you’ve got all your critical accessories, too (think keys, phone, charger, etc.). It’s loaded with pockets, made sturdy with Dritz® hardware; Dritz® rings and hooks add to its functionality. 

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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Gentleman’s Tray for Dad

Celebrate Dad with a custom tray he’ll use every single day.

This handsome gentleman’s tray makes a special gift for Dad. A place to keep his wallet, watch, phone or keys, it keeps him organized and can be customized with your choice of fabric. Adding a new Dritz® leather label lets Dad know he’s one-of-a-kind. Choose fabric that’s just his style, and finish the tray with Dritz® rivets hardware for a polished look. He’s going to love it!

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