Holiday Making & Christmas Gift Ideas
We’ve got something for everyone on your list.
It’s the season for celebrating, and there’s nothing better than getting your decorating plan and gift list started early. Greet family and friends at the front door with an impressive fabric flowers wreath (which is also a great scrap busting project). Gifts for classmates, BFFs, teachers and colleagues are extra special when they’re made by hand – and we’ve got plenty of easy DIY ideas for you. Surprise sewists and quilters on your list with anything Dritz – sewing supplies and unique tools always win.
It’s time to make some merry.
Many sizes/styles to choose from.
Take our word for it, it is a very good thing to both give and receive a Dritz dressform. It’s a functional item that any garment sewist needs in her arsenal. If you’ve got an extra special sewing enthusiast on your gift list, a dressform is the way to go.
Dritz Elastic Hair Ties
Make ‘em in just minutes.
If you’ve got any group gift-giving to do, DIY elastic hair ties are a sure bet. You can make a bunch of them quickly, and it’ll cost you less than buying them ready-made. While you’re at it, whip up a few elastic bookmarks for the readers on your list. Handmade AND easy.
Dritz Pressing & Clothing Care
My, aren’t you clever?
Unique tools are great gifts, guaranteed to both surprise and delight. Here are a few Dritz items that fit the bill: the petite press, the jumbo lint shaver and the 2-directional lint brush. All provide solutions to sewists and quilters who work with fabric; they’re great for general household use, too!
DIY Halloween Projects & Product Ideas
Inspiration for making some pretty spooky stuff.
Isn’t Halloween one of your favorite holidays? The more creative and off-the-wall your costumes and party decorations are, the better! We’ve got some great inspiration to fuel your DIY projects. Some favorite costume ideas: a 10-minute no-sew Frankenstein and a witchy elastic waist tulle skirt – both of these work well for kids and adults. Visit our blog for more Halloween madness.
Come on, we know you love Halloween.
Dritz Elastic for Halloween Costumes
Skirts, belts, masks and more.
You’ll be surprised at how handy elastic is for Halloween making. Woven non-roll elastic is great for belts and skirts because it resists twisting. Little princesses will love the sparkle that glitter elastic adds to costumes and accessories. The sky’s the limit with new fold-over elastic; there are many colors and prints perfect for a variety of projects.
Dritz Safety Pins for Halloween No-Sew
Costumes made easy!
Safety pins work in a functional way to simply hold costumes together in a pinch. There are also some clever ways to use safety pins as the main design feature of your costume. Not sure what we mean? Check out this skull t-shirt. Need more? You’ve probably seen Frankenstein – he’s a favorite.
Dritz Cheesecloth for Halloween Crafts
Webs, ghosts and party décor.
Cheesecloth for Halloween? Yes, sir! This versatile material is inexpensive and super easy to use. You can buy it packaged or by-the-yard for tons of Halloween fun. You can drape just about anything with cheesecloth for quick and easy party decorating, or use it to make ghoulish ghosts and unique treats.
Dritz Fusibles for Halloween Making
Iron it on and you’re ready.
Not a sewist? No worries. You’ll want to browse the fusibles and Stitch Witchery® items that are perfect for no-sew costume making and quick seasonal decorations. How do you use it? Simply sandwich it between fabric layers and press. Easy or what? Liquid Stitch™ Original fabric glue is another great no-sew option.
Make Something Original
DIY gear & accessories for back-to-school.
Get the new school year kicked off right! Dress to impress with cool looks that are easy to DIY using Dritz elastics. You can make punchy hair ties and shoelaces in a matter of minutes. Overachievers can whip up an easy-sew device pouch or two using basic sewing supplies and skills. You’re sure to get extra credit for spirit and originality.
The easiest A+ you'll ever get.
Keep Track of your Stuff
Label it with the Dritz Marking Kit.
No more lost gym suits or missing backpacks. Label personal items with the Dritz Marking Kit – it’s simple. Easy-to-use iron-on fabric applies to many surfaces. Marking pens and stencils give you a professional result and won’t bleed through clothes like permanent markers might. Lots of ideas for school!
Dritz Woven Fold-Over Elastic
Who’s got spirit?
Crafting for school events is going to be fun this fall! You can make all kinds of unique accessories that show off your school or team colors (think woven bracelets, hair ties & headbands, bookmarks, belts). Check out the full range of woven fold-over elastics and let your creativity run wild!
New Dritz Key Fob Hardware
Popular + practical = win, win!
Your keys have never looked better. Combine our new key fob hardware with elastics and/or fabric and you’ve got a snazzy set of keys, friends. Show team spirit by using elastics in school colors; fobs are fun to make and easy to find when buried in backpacks or purses.
Dritz Ruffled & Glitter Elastics
Sweet and sparkly.
Oh, there are all kinds of projects just waiting to be crafted with glitter and ruffled elastics. Make sure you take a close look at new ruffled styles – you’ll find new sheer ruffles and a new center ruffle style. Totally sweet. Totally ready for your sewing and crafting endeavors.
Our new website makes it easy.
You’ll have a lot of fun browsing the Dritz products on our new website. Why? The layout is very visual, making it really easy for you to see what we have, and determine what it is you need! Start clicking and start discovering all the Dritz products that are available for sewing, quilting, DIY home decorating and crafting. Wow, who knew there were so many creative Dritz products!
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We've got some.
If you don’t know what to make next, check out our projects. Right now we’re featuring fun sewing and crafting projects that are perfect for spring. Our blog has even more ideas – you’ll find easy accessories, clever uses for new Dritz elastics and hands-on things to do with the kids this summer. Make something!
Eager to Learn?
Check out a tutorial.
We’ve got a handful of tutorials you’ll want to take a look at. Want to know how to use cover buttons and what the various parts are called? You got it. Need to understand magnetic snaps a bit better? We’ll show you the best way to apply them. Click over to tutorials and put your lesson plan together.