tag archives: Trash To Couture

Summer Staple: Easy, Breezy DIY Cover Up

Refashioned scarves are transformed into must-have cover ups. 

Great cover ups are everywhere, but quite frequently they have a hefty price tag attached. With this clever refashion you can pair lightweight gauze, or a couple of scarves, with fun Dritz elastic to create of-the-moment looks at a fraction of the cost. These easy-to-wear pieces are popular for a reason – the good news is, now you can DIY a stack of them easily and economically.

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Quick, Colorful Tassel & Pompom Fobs

Give bags & totes an instant update for spring.

If the last dreary days of winter have got you down, start planning for spring with these colorful little gems. Learn how to make quick and easy tassels and pompoms. Turn them into fobs by adding some hardware, and you’ve got a great looking add-on to bags and totes. Hello, sunshine!

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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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