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Cover Buttons, How to Use

Cover Buttons, How to Use

This tutorial shows how to use a Dritz® template to center a fabric design on a cover button. While you may not always have a design that begs to be centered, the templates still offer you an exact size circle to trace and cut. Just the right amount of fabric to be tucked into the button shell. And we all want the process to be as easy as possible, don’t we?

Dritz Tutorial: How to Apply Screw-together Grommets

Grommets, How to Apply Screw-together Grommets

Learn how to apply Dritz® screw-together grommets to a variety of sewing projects including handbags, belts, capes and other belted clothing and accessories. Screw-together grommets reinforce a fabric opening so that belts and handles can pass through safely - saving wear and tear on your fabric.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Apply Two-Part Grommets with a Tool Kit

Grommets, How to Apply with a Tool Kit

Grommets! You can use them on so many projects - curtains, bags or to lace up clothing.  But do you know how to apply them? This tutorial will show you how to apply two-part grommets using a tool kit. 

Dritz Tutorial: How to Measure for and Plan the Placement of Grommets

Grommets, How to Measure for Placement

Learn how to measure for and plan the placement of grommets within your sewing projects. You'll find guidlelines for using grommets for home decorating projects, such as curtains, and tips for placement based on the size of grommet you're using.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Sew on Hooks & Eyes

Hooks & Eyes, How to Sew On

Hooks & eyes are the most basic of sewing fasteners. You'll use them on skirts, dresses and accessories. It's a very handy skill to know how to attach them properly. You'll also learn about the different styles of hooks & eyes that are available and which is best for your particular garment.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Apply a Flip Lock

Locks, How to Apply a Flip Lock

Learn how to apply a Dritz® flip lock to totes, handbags and other accessories. Flip locks are visually appealing, but they also provide quick and easy access, style and security. Not only are they easy to apply, but they add a truly professional touch to your sewing projects.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Apply a Press Lock with Prongs

Locks, How to Apply a Press Lock with Prongs

Totes, purses and other accessories often need a secure closure - something more than a hook & eye or snap, but something that looks good. Consider a Dritz® press lock with prongs for quick and easy access, and security, too. This tutorial will show you how easy it is to apply a Dritz® press lock with prongs to your sewing projects.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Apply a Press Lock with Screws

Locks, How to Apply a Press Lock with Screws

Totes, purses and other accessories often need a secure closure - something more than a hook & eye or snap, but something that looks good. Consider a Dritz® press lock with screws for quick and easy access, and security, too. This tutorial will show you how easy it is to apply a Dritz® press lock with screws to your sewing projects.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Apply a Turn Lock

Locks, How to Apply a Turn Lock

Choose a Dritz® turn lock when you need a secure closure for bags, totes and clutches. A turn lock looks good, and functions to keep your purse or accessory secure. This tutorial will teach you how to apply a Dritz® turn lock to your sewing projects.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Apply Magnetic Snaps

Magnetic Snaps, How to Apply

Magnetic snap fasteners are great for totes, purses and even apparel! Round snaps are available in two sizes – 1/2“ and 3/4“ diameter. Square styles are 3/4“. Both are available in silver and gold. The process of attaching magnetic snaps is pretty easy. Mark the position, cut the slits for the prongs. Mount the pieces and fold the prongs. Done. But there are tips and secrets to having the finished item wear well.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Sew on a Snap

Snaps, How to Sew On

Learn how to sew a snap onto clothing and accessories - it's easy! Sew-on snaps are two-sided, with each side attached to opposite sides of the item requiring fastening. Our tutorial shows you two methods of attaching (the crafty method and the couture method). You'll also learn which needle to choose and how to align snaps properly.