tag archives: Trash To Couture

DIY Gifts: Easy-to-Make Faux Fur Pompom Key Fobs

Make a few to give, and keep one for yourself, too – fashionable & fun for the holidays.

DIY gift making at its best. These fun pompom fobs are easy to make, and wow – they look great hanging from your favorite bag, or attached to your key ring. You’ll need Dritz swivel hook hardware, metallic elastic and a faux fur pompom that you’ll make yourself. This gift idea is a holiday win!

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Refashioning: Transform a Basic Sweatshirt with Metallic Elastic Details

Upcycle a basic sweatshirt with a metallic waistband, cuffs & fab cut-out back.

Forget your little black dress – take a look at this little black sweatshirt. It’s just perfect for holiday shopping and casual outings – it’s really stunning, yet easy to achieve. See how to get the look using Dritz metallic elastics for the waistband, cuffs and cut-out back. You can do it with trendy materials and simple sewing techniques.

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Refashioning: How to DIY a Corset T-Shirt

You need: boxy T-shirt + Dritz hook & eye fasteners.

It’s hard to believe that this sassy look comes together in just about 30 minutes, but it’s true. A big boxy T-shirt turned dynamite corset top is ultra easy to achieve – brand new Dritz hook & eye fasteners are responsible for this transformation. See how to do it …

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Sewing Tutorial: DIY Corset with Hook & Eye Fasteners

This belt is a beauty. And those hook & eye fasteners!

One thing we love about new products is seeing them take center stage on sewing projects. This DIY corset belt from our fashion blogger, Laura, at Trash To Couture did not disappoint. Can we say, “wow?” She took a favorite corset sewing pattern and gave it a bold look by adding four generously sized hook & eye fasteners. Get the look …

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Sewing Tutorial: DIY Fanny Pack

It’s a clear winner.

Are you a fan of the fanny? We are! Learn how to make one with updated materials like Dritz racer stripe belting and a parachute buckle fastener. Couple these bag making supplies with transparent vinyl, and simple sewing techniques and you’ll be wearing one in no time. Hands-free convenience for sporting events, concerts and just plain fun!

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