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DIY: How to Make Mini Macramé Accessories & Jewelry

Make a bunch of macramé minis and hone your hand-knotting technique.

If you missed out on the macramé craze of the 70s, never fear. Macramé is back and it’s better than ever. The good news is, it’s really fun to make macramé, and you need only a couple basic supplies – namely the cording, and in the case of these minis, the hardware that you’ll use to hang the macramé from. Our Dritz® swivel hooks and carabiner came in super handy for these little guys. Added bonus: the hardware makes it easy for you to hang your macramé minis from a bag or necklace.

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New Dritz Labels for DIY Jewelry, Accessories & More

Give your original creations the credit they deserve. 

How will you use our new Dritz® labels for handmade items? The ideas really are endless. Our design team has had a blast applying them to new sewing and DIY projects. They’ve also gone back and added them to favorite handmade items that they want to claim as “original.” Take a look and get inspired.

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Easy Crafts: Make a Leather Cuff Bracelet

Where’d you get that cool jewelry?

Isn’t it great to get a compliment about something you’re wearing? Isn’t it even better when that something is handmade?! These DIY cuff bracelets are so cool, and so easy to make, you’ll want more than one. You’ll use a Dritz® awl and embroidery floss to create the designs on the cuffs. Heavy duty snap fasteners are the perfect closure – easy to install, with a professional finish. 

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Easy Crafts: Elastic Headbands & Bracelets

New Dritz® fold-over elastic prints make these even more fabulous.

Check out these new prints! We just launched 18 new styles of our popular Dritz® fold-over elastic. You’ll use colorful fold-over elastic to craft a variety of quick and easy accessories like hair ties and bracelets. Three styles feature reversible, no-slip designs that are perfect for making headbands that stay put. More choices = more fun!

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DIY Inspiration: 10 Things You Can Do with Tape Measures

No, they are not just for measuring.

Feeling creative? We hope so! Why? Because we’ve got some inspiration for you that requires a bit of unconventional thinking. We’ve taken that well-known sewing tool – the tape measure – and given it a whole new personality. Ten personalities to be exact. Sure, it’s perfect for measuring things, but did you know you can use it for a variety of unique DIY projects like jewelry, gift wrap, wall décor and easy-sew accessories? Exactly. That modest sewing tool has been holding out on us. It’s reveal time!

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