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Faux Fur: Use and Care


Faux Fur: Use and Care
Autumn is here, and with the scarves and long coats, the fashion world also brings faux fur! Faux fur is an excellent alternative to real fur products, and it’s an exciting and unique way to spruce up a garment. Plus, probably my favorite thing about …

Transition Into Fall- Easy Wool Vest

As we transition into Fall (my absolute favorite season) we are faced with the challenge of what to wear.

It’s cool when you head out in the morning, sometimes warm during the day,  and even cooler at night. We find ourselves looking for that perfect garment balance and that gave me …

Mood DIY: How to Sew an Easy Color-Blocked Wool Skirt

Color blocking was one of the top trends of 2016, and with the Spring 2017 lines rolling out, it’s clear that the trend isn’t dissipating anytime soon. Luckily, color-blocking can be made easy with this gathered skirt, which can be made for a plethora of ages and body types!

All About Presser Feet

All About Presser Feet
We’re back with another guide, and this time we’re focusing on presser foot attachments! One of the most important pieces to any sewing machine and project, presser feet come in a variety of types and just as many functions. Knowing how each one works, and what …

All About Sewing Seams


 
All About Sewing Seams
Need a refresher on the different types of seams at your disposal? Or maybe you’re starting out and doing research to better acquaint yourself with your machine and your project? This guide is here to help! Below is a list of some of the most commonly …

Mood DIY: Skinny Leather Belt with Chicago Screw Closure

I grabbed some leather from Mood Fabrics and wanted to try it, when I saw a belt from J. Crew in tan a few years ago that actually inspired this DIY. I totally think that it’s a belt that can be dressed up or down and can be …

Mood DIY: How to Sew a Ribbon Tie Blouse

 
September is the month of transition outfits. You’ll leave the house in the morning with a hot coffee and a jacket, and then be sweating by lunch. The easiest fix? Lots of light layers. (Say that 5 times fast!)

High necklines are trending this season, so I decided to make …

Mood DIY: How to Make a Giant Bow


Mood DIY: How to Make a Giant Bow

The big holidays and celebrations are coming up soon and fast, and you know what that means! It’s time for bows and ribbons! I love decorating for seasons, and learning new ways to work with ribbon has made me even more enthusiastic …

Mood DIY: Leather Cord Keeper

I’m a huge fan of audiobooks (some of my favorites are Millionaire Next Door, Shark Tales by Barbara Corcoran, and Outliers), but I got so sick of unraveling my earbuds on the train every time I fished my iPod out of the depths of my purse. So, I decided to …

Mood DIY: How to Make a Velvet Ribbon Choker Necklace

Need a cute and quick idea for a gift? This DIY can help! Choker necklaces are great gifts, and they can be made with any trim. Plus, you can easily add your own touch to them to make them especially unique for yourself or your giftee!
On the Runway, chokers have …