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Dritz Tutorial: How Many Yards of Bias Strips will Fabric Produce

Bias Strips Yardage Chart

Learn how many yards of bias strips your fabric will produce using this handy bias yardage chart. It includes information for varying widths of fabric ranging from 36" to 60" wide. You'll use bias strips to make bias tape and bias binding for use in a variety of quilting and sewing projects.

Dritz Tutorial: How Many Yards of Bias Strips will Fabric Produce
Dritz Tutorial: How to Cut and Sew Bias Strips

Bias Strips, How to Cut and Sew

Bias strips are important because they become other things. In this sewing tutorial you will learn how to cut and sew bias strips for use in making bias tape and bias binding for use in a variety of quilting and sewing projects. 

Dritz Tutorial: How to Cut and Sew Bias Strips
Dritz Tutorial: How to Use a Bias Tape Maker

Bias Tape Maker, How to Use

Learn how to use a bias tape maker to fold and press bias tape.You'll feed bias-cut fabric strips through this tool to make perfect bias tape every time. You'll learn the difference between single-fold bias tape and double-fold tape, and where to use each type of tape.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Use a Bias Tape Maker
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 Cover a Button
Curtains, How to Make using Clip Ring Tape

Curtains, How to Make using Clip Ring Tape

Learn how to use Dritz Home clip ring tape to attach curtain rings to your fabric, and make curtains with a professional finish. It's easy! The tape applies to your fabric and the clips attach to small pockets on the tape. It's DIY home decorating at your fingertips. 

Dritz Tutorial: How to Use Clip Ring Tape to Make a Curtain
Curtains, How to Make using Non-Woven Header Tape

Curtains, How to Make using Non-Woven Header Tape

Learn how to use Drtiz Home non-woven header tape to give DIY curtains a professional touch with added support. You'll use non-woven header tape for many curtain styles - from pleated or tab top styles to curtains with clip rings or grommets. It's easy to use - just sew it in place.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Use Non-Woven Header Tape to Make a Curtain
Curtains, How to Make using Rod Loop Tape

Curtains, How to Make using Rod Loop Tape

Learn how to use inventive Dritz Home rod loop tape to create beautiful curtains with soft even folds. You'll apply the rod loop tape to your curtain fabric and then simply slide your rod through the tabs. It's versatile! You can use it with either a round or flat rod. DIY home decorating made easy.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Use Rod Loop Tape to Make a Curtain
Curtains, How to Make using Transparent Header Tape

Curtains, How to Make using Transparent Header Tape

Learn how to use Dritz Home transparent header tape to add support to DIY sheer curtains. You'll use transparent header tape for any style of curtain - from pleated or tab top styles, to curtains wiht clip rings or gromments. Bonus: it's invisible when applied. 

Dritz Tutorial: How to Use Transparent Header Tape to Make a Curtain
Tutorial: How to choose the Dritz dressform that is right for you

Dressforms, How to Choose

Determine which Dritz® dressform is right for you! In this tutorial you will learn about the six different styles of Dritz® dressforms that are avaiable, and how each is unique.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Choose a Dressform
Dritz tutorial: how to pad and cover your dressform

Dressforms, How to Pad and Cover

In this tutorial you'll learn how to fine tune your Dritz® dressform by adding padding to personalize it to mirror your body's shapes and curves. We'll teach you how to cover it, and add design markings as well.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Pad and Cover a Dressform
Dritz tutorial: how to use your dressform and adjust to match your measurements

Dressforms, How to Use

Learn how to use a Dritz® dressform, including how to set it up, and how to adjust the dressform measurements to match your own measurements. This tutorial explains how the various adjustment dials work and how to get the most out of your dressform.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Use a Dressform
Dritz Tutorial: How to Finish Elastic

Elastic, How to Finish

Elastic ends must be joined for waistbands or headbands. A zigzag stitch is all that is needed! Read this sewing tutorial to learn how to finish elastic when elastic is visible and when elastic is pulled through a casing.

Dritz Tutorial: How to Finish Elastic
Dritz Tutorial: How to Find a Grainline

Fabric Grainlines, How to Find

Learn the differences between lengthwise, crosswise and bias grainlines in fabric. You'll need to understand grainlines when working with sewing patterns and when cutting bias strips from fabric. 

Dritz Tutorial: How to Find a Grainline
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 Screw-together Grommets
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 Apply Two-Part Grommets with 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 Measure for and Plan the Placement of Grommets
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 Sew on Hooks & Eyes
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 Flip Lock
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 Prongs
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 Press Lock with Screws

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