tag archives: fasteners

Sewing Tutorial: Make a Glitter Key Fob

The easiest, best-looking gifts you’ll ever make (or keep!).

And did we mention they’re useful, too? So if you’re looking to DIY some really thoughtful gifts this season, you’re looking at them. They are easy to sew using three basic materials: Dritz® key fob hardware, glitter elastic, and colorful belting. You can make a bunch of them quickly – the perfect gift for your BFFs, teachers and colleagues. Get after it! 

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Halloween Crafts: Easy-Sew Ghoul Dolls

Sew, stuff and dress to impress!

What a fantastic beginner Halloween project! Our easy-sew ghouls come together quickly – our simple sewing pattern is easy to cut and assemble. And you’ll have lots of fun embellishing these guys with acrylic paint and a variety of Dritz® sewing supplies. And the costumes! We’ve included ideas for a tutu, Frankenstein shirt, super hero cape and mummy. Display your ghouls on the mantle, alongside decorative pillows, or next to a pumpkin. Too cute!!

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Sewing Pattern Love: Sidekick Skirt / Indygo Junction

Your wardrobe is begging for this skirt.

Can we just come out and say it? We’re in love. No doubt about it. Meet the object of our affection: the Sidekick Skirt from Indygo Junction. And just why have we fallen head over heels? First, because it’s got a great personality – it’s fun, it’s flirty. Second, it’s versatile – wear it long or short, all year-round. Third, well, we really dig how the Dritz® hardware is used to fasten the skirt, and the variety of finishing options that the skirt has. Check it out! 

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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 Project Pouch for English Paper Piecing Supplies

Now’s the time – EPP is perfect for on-the-go summer sewing.

English paper piecing is the perfect project for summer because it’s portable. Whether you’re working with hexagons, tumblers or diamonds, you can keep all of your hand sewing supplies at hand in this cute project pouch. The magnetic snap keeps your supplies tucked safely inside. Poolside sewing? It’s a thing!

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