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Inspired Again

For one of my last projects during my internship at Mood Fabrics, I was inspired to create a dress, pretty similar to the last one I made, for my birthday.  I was only able to create the bodice of the dress. I wanted to incorporate sleeves, trimming, and a super cool

Tips for First-Time Visitors to Mood Fabrics NYC

Do you have plans to visit our flagship NYC store for the first time? Sometimes the first trip to Mood Fabrics can be a little overwhelming, because you’ve probably never seen that much beautiful fabric in one place before. Just read the tips we’ve assembled here before you visit and …

Four Reasons to Always Buy A Fabric Swatch First

Want to guarantee you’ll be 100 percent satisfied with your online fabric purchase? Always order a swatch first. We know, we know, sometimes you’re in the moment and you just can’t wait for a swatch. But here are four reasons why we think it pays to add this little step …

Project Runway All Stars at Mood Fabrics: The Aftermath

Last summer the producers of Project Runway All Stars approached us about filming an entire episode of the show at Mood Fabrics NYC. Everything but the runway and judging would be filmed at Mood, they told us. Even the models would get dressed at Mood.
We thought about it for a …

Swatch, Mood Mascot and Tim Gunn Protégé

Tim Gunn has been tutoring our Swatch in how to be a Project Runway fashion mentor. Check out these images and let us know if you think Swatch could step in for Tim when he goes on vacation.

Mood Q&A Time: “Why Doesn’t the Online Store Have the Same Fabrics as the NYC and LA Stores?”

Dear Mood: You drive me crazy. You post all these photos of great fabrics on Instagram but often they’re only available at your brick-and-mortar stores. Which are nowhere near to me. Why can’t I buy these same fabrics online at

We get asked this question all the time by our …

Swatch, Mood Fabrics’ Mascot: 25 Things You Don’t Know About Me

  1. I live with my dad Eric and mom Marianne in NYC in their apartment. (Some people think I live at Mood 24/7; nope!)
  2. I have a microchip implanted in me just in case.
  3. My favorite toys are squeaky toys because they’re fun to rip to shreds.
  4. Don’t be surprised if you visit Mood

Behind the Scenes at Mood: Our Draped and Pinned Dressforms

Our customers love to ooh and ahh over Swatch, but you know what else at Mood NYC earns high marks? Our draped and pinned dressforms. Mood has had many talented in-house designers over the years, and our current designer/silk department team member is JC, a master of draping and pinning.

JC, …