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Mood DIY: Handbag Dust Cover

As I mentioned in another post on Leather Pencil Case I mentioned that I make my own handstitched leather bags, and I was having the hardest time finding dust covers that were the dimensions I wanted. So….being the DIYer that I am :), I took to Mood Fabrics …

Mood DIY: Sewing a Nautical Maxi Dress


Whether you’re hitting the cookouts this holiday weekend or hitting the beach, a cinched maxi dress can always have you looking chic!
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Mood DIY: How to Sew a Patriotic Ruffle Skirt

 
Everyone needs a cute holiday outfit for those inevitable cookouts this weekend, even the little ones! This skirt is full, bouncy, and terrific to spin and run around in. Plus, it’s easily washable!

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Mood DIY: Sewing an Apron Dress with Simplicity 1080


Everyone loves to get outside in the sun, and whether you’re soaking up some rays at the beach, or tending to some flowers in your yard, it’s always great to stay on trend!
Adorable aprons and work dresses have been all the rage recently, and you’ll find no shortage of …

Mood DIY: How to Make a Patriotic Fabric Wreath


With the holiday weekend coming up, everyone is going to be making their yards more festive! Why not make yours stand out with a cute, handmade touch?
This adorable patriotic wreath takes less than an hour, and virtually no sewing skills! What could be better?
Items you’ll need:

  • 12″ &

Mood DIY: Handstitched Pebbled Leather Drawstring Bag

Recently I saw a Building Block Leather Drawstring bag and got inspired. I just loved the shape and the juxtaposition of the materials…so, I decided to create my own. Mood Fabrics had just about all the supplies I needed (aside from the rubber tubing) to create this fun bag. Have …

Mood DIY: How to Turn a Piece of Fabric into 8 Different Cover-Ups

Happy first day of summer! If you’re celebrating at the beach, then this DIY is definitely for you!

All you need is 2.5 yards of a fabric with fabulous drape – no sewing skills required. We chose a beautiful poly crepe de chine, with a terrifically bold geometric print. …

5 Super Easy DIY Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

Do you have your Father’s Day gifts all planned out? If not, Mood Fabrics is here to help! We’ve compiled 5 quick DIY projects that are simple to make, and are sure to give your presents a personal touch!

1. Waxed Canvas Tool Roll/Apron

Tool rolls make great gifts for a …

Mood DIY: How to Sew a Felt & Vinyl Tablet Case


If you’re looking for a quick DIY idea for a last minute Father’s Day gift, you should definitely consider a tablet case! They’re one of the easiest things to put together, and if you’re making it from scratch, you can customize it to include exactly what you need.

For …

Mood DIY: How to Sew a Button Up Shirt w/ French Seams


With Father’s Day coming up, it’s time to start thinking gifts! And how could you go wrong with a brand new button up, tailored and made especially for them?

For this shirt, I went with a Pinpoint Twill Mercerized Cotton Shirting, which was exquisite. The hand was incredibly …