tag archives: table decor

Inspiration: Holiday Decorations, Stockings, Gift Wrap

Easy DIY adds a creative touch to your home & gifts.

The holiday hustle is upon us! If you’re feeling a bit scrambled getting your lists, your home and your overall plan of attack in order, you’re not alone! Check out our easy ideas for giving decorations and gifts some creative flair. Thoughtful touches for table linens, and lots of ways to use Dritz® iron-on letters for no-sew personalization. 

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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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Halloween Crafts: Make an Easy-Sew Treats Basket

No tricks here – just one super cute project!

If standard issue Halloween decorations are not your thing, check out this easy-sew treats basket. It’s a fun way to store candy and snacks for trick-or-treating, but it’s also a festive way to house supplies for parties or tabletop display. Choose fun fabric and ribbon trim; you’ll make the handles using Dritz® eyelets. Best thing about it? Nobody’s going to have one just like it!

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Sewing Tutorial: Easy-sew Napkins with Rings

Perfect circles and rings made easy with the Omnigrid® OmniArc™ ruler.

Looking for an easy way to incorporate circles and rings into your DIY fabric creations? Are you familiar with the OmniArc™ circle cutter ruler?  It’s got handy grooves and easy-to-read angle markings for cutting circles with a finished diameter of 4″, 6″, 8″, 10″ or 12″. We love how our friend, Jennifer Mathis, used the OmniArc™ ruler to craft these easy-sew napkins with “rings.” Take a look and see how she did it. Then take your new circle cutting know-how and apply it to any variety of fabric projects – quilts, pillows, curtains, place mats, runners, blankets and more!

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Halloween Crafts: Pumpkin Napkin Ring Tags

Make a name tag for your napkins using chalkboard patches.

Now here’s a cute, quick and easy way to add some Halloween spirit to the party. Use our downloadable pattern and Dritz® chalkboard patches to make personalized pumpkin patches (ha! ha!) for your napkins. Your place settings will look great, and your guests will be thrilled.

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