News Archive: 2017

Learn How to Sew with Dritz Products, Projects and Education

96 Brand New Dritz Sewing Items

Wow! That’s a lot of new products!

So, we heard you like to make bags, and that you need coordinating hardware to finish them professionally. We also know that you’re solution-oriented, so that broken zipper slide, you want to fix it. New elastics and clever tools, they’re always top items, too. Check out all of our new Dritz® sewing goodies and prepare to be thrilled. You told us what you wanted, and we listened. Isn’t it nice when things work out that way?

In stores now and ready for you now.


Learn How to Sew with Dritz Products, Projects and Education

Tool Talk

How to use a hem gauge.

If you have never used the Dritz® Ezy-Hem® gauge for hemming, you are in for a surprise! This super handy tool lets you press an edge without having to pin or measure first. You’ll use it for hems, pockets, waistbands and more. Wow!

Hummingbird Needle Threader

Fan Favorite

What a tweet.

A little birdie told us this multi-functional hummingbird needle threader is pretty cool! Use it to quickly and easily thread hand sewing needles. Extras include a thread cutter and a lanyard hold. And that cute shape!

Leather & Metal Labels

New: Leather / Metal Labels

Celebrate handmade.

Got a project that’s handmade? Proclaim it loud and proud with Dritz® leather and metal labels. They’re easy to apply, just attach to original projects with embroidery floss or rivets. Sayings include: original, stitched, made with love & more.

Omnigrid Website

Omnigrid is Online

See what we’ve got.

Your Omnigrid® product resource is right here. Check out our website and discover the full range of Omnigrid® acrylic rulers, cutting mats, tools and accessories, and perfect your fabric cutting techniques for sewing and quilting projects.

Learn How to Sew with Dritz Products, Projects and Education

Learn How to Sew

There's No Time Like Now

Make 2017 the year that you learn how to sew. Not sure where to start? Let us help! First, you’ll need to gather a collection of the most-used, must-have sewing supplies. You’ll need tools for cutting, marking and measuring; pins and pin storage; and a variety of needles for hand and machine sewing.

For tips on how to use Dritz® products, visit our YouTube channel and see our products in action. Our educational page is packed with informative tutorials. And if social media is your thing, connect with us on Instagram and Pinterest where we share visual tips and techniques every single day.

Wondering what should you make first? The projects-at-a-glance section of our make something blog has ideas for your kids, your home, yourself – and just for FUN! Many projects are ideal for beginners.

Come on - you can do it!


Dritz Hand Sewing Needle Know How

Needle Know How

The right needle for the job.

Hand sewing needles: there are many parts, sizes and styles to understand. It can be tricky for the seasoned sewist, and certainly the beginner! Our needle know how blog post is one of the most shared and pinned for a reason - it teaches you which needle to use based on your project type. 

Dritz Espadrilles Boots and Moccasins

Winter Kicks

Espadrilles all year.

Yes, classic espadrilles are usually associated with warm weather, but check these out! You can use Dritz® Espadrilles jute soles to make boots, moccasins and suede fringe shoes. The sewing patterns for all styles can be found on the sole pages. Our blog has fitting and sewing tips to help you along.

Omnigrid cutting mat, rotary cutter and gridded ruler

Best Work Space

Omnigrid® wins.

Set yourself up for success with an Omnigrid® cutting station. With an Omnigrid® cutting mat, gridded ruler and rotary cutter you can measure and cut your fabric precisely every time. Just getting started? Choose the 45mm rotary cutter, 18" x 24" mat, and 6" x 24" ruler.

Dritz Metallic Elastic Waist Skirts

Party On

It's your time to shine.

Elastic waist skirts are popular for a reason: they're great for all seasons, ages and occasions. You'll find Dritz® soft waistband elastic in a rainbow of fun colors and metallics. And don't forget about the PJ bottoms, boxers and lounge pants! Lots of easy-sew, fun-to-wear options.