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Sewing Tutorial: DIY Vinyl Bag with Dritz Striped Belting

It’s a clear winner.

Check out this sporty tote that fashion blogger, Laura, from Trash To Couture made using our new Dritz striped belting. We’re digging this trend in bag making, because using clear vinyl makes it so much easier to find must-have items like your cell phone and keys. The black vinyl base gives it a really upscale look and the Dritz plastic snap closure ensures items stay put inside.

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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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No-Sew Project: DIY Wristlet with Rivets and Snaps

Give it or carry it yourself – either way it’s fab!

All the parties. All the gifts. Whether you’re making this for party going or gift giving, it’s a win. This clutch wristlet comes together easily with vinyl or leather material and Dritz rivets and a plastic snap closure. If you want to be really sassy, add on a pompom key fob.

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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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