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Creating a Brand Style Guide
This article looks into what conceptualizing and ideating design can look like in its early stages. A tiny dog named Redginold starts a vintage recreation clothing brand, and we follow him in his first steps towards turning his brand into a reality!
By Matty Vukonich 2020-11-19
General
Flannel Tips, Tricks, and Uses
What is flannel? Learn about what flannel is made of, how to pick out flannel fabric, how to sew with flannel, and how to care for flannel.
By Melissa Rodier 2020-10-23
Tips & Tricks
Sewing With Vinyl At Home
Need some tips on sewing with vinyl fabrics at home? Check out our guide on choosing and sewing vinyl fabrics for any project.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-10-15
Tips & Tricks
Sewing With Sequins
Nervous to sew using sequin fabrics? Check out our tips and tricks to get you started on your shiny new adventure.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-10-08
General
Introducing: Sewing Emojis!
If we had our way, these would have all been sewing emojis from the very beginning. Check out this collection of images we'd love to see turned into emojis!
By The DLS Team  2021-10-01
Tips & Tricks
Caring For Your Costumes
Keeping your costumes well cared for is not always such an easy task. We take a look at some of the not-so-common costume fabrics and how to best care for them.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-09-17
Fashion & Trends
Best Of Labels: Levi Strauss & Co
A pair of Levi's can be recognized by the smallest flash of a red label on someone's behind. We take a close-up look at some of the most well-known labels in fashion.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-09-10
Tips & Tricks
Sewing Hacks To Channel Your Inner Granny
We all love a good sewing lifehack, and particularly one that doesn't involve buying anything new. Check out our list of sewing hacks to organize your sewing room and get the most out of each sewing project.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-08-13
Tips & Tricks
DIY Clothing Labels
Whether you're making items to sell, give to friends and family, or keep for yourself, discover five popular options you can use to make custom labels to add to sewing and crafting projects.
By Melissa Rodier 2021-07-30
Insights & Inspiration
DIY Custom Drink Cozy
Create your very own custom DIY cup cozy with our easy to follow guide complete with a PDF pattern ready to print and a video guide.
By Carmen Cheung 2021-07-16
Tips & Tricks
A Case For Removing Those Annoying Pillow Tags
Those giant Law Labels threatening legal action might sound scary, but they are there to protect us from shady manufacturing practices. You don't need to keep yours attached though, find out how to easily remove them, guilt-free.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-07-02
Tips & Tricks
Clothing Labels 101: Which Labels Do I Need?
With so many labels to choose from you can be forgiven for feeling a little confused! Do you need a brand label, laundry label, or perhaps a "made in" label? Let us demystify the different types of labels you see in garments to help you select yours.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-06-25
Insights & Inspiration
How Not To Sew A Tutu
Summer is here and it's time to frolic with the kids. Luckily, Dutch Label Shop is going to make sure you frolic in style with easy, no-sew tutus!
By Simon Davenport 2021-06-18
Tips & Tricks
Sewing Basics: What the Symbols on a Sewing Pattern Mean
Whether you are a beginner sewist, or just one that has been ignoring those triangles, circles, crosses, and dashed lines all these years, now is the time to find out how to decode the symbols on a sewing patten so you can get the most out of it.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-05-28