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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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Christmas Crafts: Fun with Tape Measures

They’re not just for measuring.

Ready for some holiday fun that’s beyond measure? Take your gift wrapping up a notch and use Dritz® tape measures to make gift boxes and bows. Your sewing and quilting friends will be thrilled to get personalized gifts that are so different, and that reflect their favorite crafting activities.

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New Dritz Sewing Supplies: Pins, Snaps & More!

Brand new sewing goodies you need to know about.

It’s so much fun talking about new products! But it’s even more exciting to hear your reactions to them! We’ve been sharing information about our new Dritz® sewing items via our social media spaces this week, and your response has been super! We’ve got unique pins that are packed with function, storage tools to keep you organized, and fashion fasteners, too. Take a look!

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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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Make a Tape Measure Lanyard & Jute Braid Bracelet

Big thanks to our friend Heather Valentine of The Sewing Loft!

If y’all were fortunate enough to attend the Houston Quilt Market last October, you might have seen this friendly face in the Prym Consumer booth. She’s Heather Valentine, the talent behind The Sewing Loft – we love what she does! Check out these super clever accessories she created using some basic Dritz® sewing supplies. Pretty cool, huh?

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