tag archives: Jennifer Mathis

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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Easy Crafts: Make a Mother’s Day Vase Cover

Personalize your blooms with a Dritz® leather label and show mom the love!

Mother’s day is right around the corner – are you ready with some love? If your mom is a fan of simple blooms, here’s a way to make them extra special. Make a quick and easy vase cover to dress them up! Personalize the fabric cover with a Dritz® leather label, and proclaim your love – there are several sayings to choose from.

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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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Sewing Tutorial: Make a Fabric Easter Basket

Dritz® supplies + your sweet fabric = one super cute basket.

This cute-as-can-be fabric basket is easy to sew, and fun to fill with Easter treats and goodies. Perfect for kids and adults, too, this is a basket you can use year-round in your sewing room, bedroom or kitchen to store all kinds of things. Best yet, all you need to make it are two fat quarters and a length of belting. Finish it off with Dritz® cover buttons for added detail. 

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Inspiration: Dritz Labels for Handmade Items

Celebrate your craftsmanship.

Use Dritz® labels to take your handmade items to the next level. You can show off your maker skills and celebrate handmade by adding leather or metal labels to bags, totes, pouches, baskets and more. The labels are easy to apply, and lend a professional finish to your special items. Take a look at the styles available and pick up some quick application tips.

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