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Insights & Inspiration
Make Your Own Drawstring Bag
Follow our easy guide for creating your very own drawstring bag, perfect for organizing and storing so many items!
By Carmen Cheung 2021-11-05
Tips & Tricks
Neat Ways To Sew With Knit Fabrics
New to sewing knit fabrics? We have put together a list of the best stitches to use with stretchy fabrics so your seams will stay looking their best for longer.
By Nicole Barrance 2021-10-22
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