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Mineral Cotton Sateen: The Inspiration + Innovation

An inside look of my inspiration for the print and how I used the organic cotton sateen.

The Print

My print was created from a photograph I captured of a mineral in Tucson, AZ. I mirrored the image to make it a repeat pattern. The vibrant pop of …

Mood DIY: Leather Valet Tray

Whether its the man in your life who may hard to shop for, or you just need a catchall for all of your pocket trinkets by the front door…I really think this leather valet tray is a stylish and easy-to-make solution. With a little leather from Mood Fabrics, and some …

Mood DIY: Free Mock Neck Shirt Sewing Pattern


I’m always on the hunt for quick and easy patterns, but when I can’t find exactly what I want, sometimes I just need to make my own. Today’s project required a little designing of my own.

My wardrobe is seriously lacking when it comes to long sleeve tops, which can …

Mood DIY: Dual Tone Leather Fanny Pack

I’ve been seeing Fanny Packs re-emerge all over the runways recently….and while I haven’t owned one in years, I thought this would be a chic updated version to create. So, when I came across this beautiful piece of hardware in the New York City location of Mood Fabrics, I knew …

Mood DIY: Free Microfleece Jacket Pattern


A wardrobe can never have too many jackets. They’re versatile, and they can dress up or tone down an outfit with ease. For this one, I used one of Mood’s new microfleeces and a bit of fashion-weight faux leather for the yoke and upper sleeves.
Fabrics & materials

All About Skirt Silhouettes

Just as there are plenty of dress shapes and silhouettes to choose from, skirts have their own line-up and applications, too! If it’s your first time making a skirt or you’re just looking for a reference to help research for your next project, we’ve got you covered!
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Mood DIY: Paneled Workout Leggings

The holidays are over, which means everyone is now scrambling to get healthy and work off all that feasting they did last week! Rather than go shopping and buy a whole workout outfit, why not make your own yoga pants? They can be customized to fit your exact style and …

Holiday Style | “Velour Jumpsuit”

The festive holiday season is quickly approaching. Now is the time to start thinking about pulling together all your fabulous looks! Here’s a great style idea for all you busy moms, or anyone who’s looking for a hassle-free look.

Combining comfort and style has become one of my top priorities. Being …

Mood Style: New Year’s Eve LBD

 
The pressure to find the perfect New Year’s Eve dress is always high. Do you go sleek and sexy, or sparkly and fun? No matter what style you love, you can never go wrong with a little black dress!
For this one, I kept the silhouette fairly simple and chose …

Mood DIY: Make Your Own Red Bottom Heels


The season of holiday parties is upon us, and it calls for some style! It’s easy to throw on that LBD or your favorite outfit to shine in, but what can you do to add a last minute subtle pop to your ensemble? How about a chic pair of …