tag archives: rulers

New Omnigrid Items for Measuring, Cutting & Convenience

Innovative quilting tools to get excited about.

It’s always fun adding new items to your stash, and these goodies from Omnigrid will not disappoint. If you’re looking for class-time convenience, you’ll love the new 2.5″ x 8″ ruler, or our two larger folding rulers – all are easy to pack. A new rotary cutter – our largest size yet – provides ease when cutting multiple fabric layers. Use a dual rotary blade sharpener to keep it sharp and in good working order. Learn more about all the new Omnigrid items!

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New Product Alert: Dritz Quilting Ruler Stand

Say bye-bye to cutting table clutter and get sewing & quilting tools organized.

‘Tis the season for organization! What better way to get a fresh start on sewing and quilting projects than to clean up your work space. Problem is, sometimes favorite rulers and templates are difficult to store because of their long length or overall size. Here’s a solution for you: check out the new Dritz Quilting ruler stand. It sits on your sewing or cutting table and holds rulers and templates upright – ready to use, but out of the way. Now that’s genius.

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Sewing Technique Tutorial: How to Make Pillows without “Dog Ears”

Tips for making perfectly square pillows, sans floppy corners.

Perfect pillows are a lovely thing, and nothing is worse than going to the trouble of making your own pillow cover, just to discover it’s got “dog ears.” What do we mean by that exactly? Well “dog ears” are those annoying corners that flop over because your pillow form doesn’t fit perfectly into them. Luckily, we’ve got tips for that! With a few basic Dritz® sewing supplies, you can make perfectly square pillows – it’s all about how you cut your fabric.

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Road Trip: Missouri Star Quilt Company

A quilter’s paradise in Hamilton, Missouri.

If you’re a quilter with a bucket list, make sure that this is on it: a visit to the Missouri Star Quilt Company. Our team recently traveled to Hamilton, Missouri, to participate in an inaugural educational event including our Omnigrid® rulers. What they discovered was pretty unique. It wasn’t simply a company. It wasn’t just a store. Hamilton is an entire town pretty much dedicated to all things quilting. Paradise, right? Take a look.  
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Sewing Essentials: 10+ Products You Need to Start Sewing

Check out these must-have sewing items & get ready to sew more this year.

If you want to start sewing, one of the first things you need to do is build your collection of sewing supplies. Before you begin shopping online, or navigating the sewing aisle of your favorite fabric retailer, it’s best to have a list in-hand. That’s where this blog post comes in. This compilation of essential Dritz® and Omnigrid® supplies includes all of the products you need to start sewing. Each product category links back to our websites so you can complete your research with packaging visuals, and even item numbers if you’re that detailed! Here’s to a 2017 filled with sewing success!

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