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How to Draft a Waterfall Vest Sewing Pattern

Have you sewn a vest before? As soon as I saw this crackled lamb suede from Mood, I knew how I wanted to transform it!
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All About Pant Silhouettes

 

Pants—a whole new world to explore! After mastering the arts of the skirt and the dress, the next in line to conquer is the wide variety of pants types! You’ve probably heard of the basics—the BOOTCUT, SKINNY JEAN, STRAIGHT LEG, and so on—but in this day and age, the …

Mood DIY: How to Upgrade Your Old T-Shirt


T-shirts are a staple in everyone’s closet, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be a little more interesting! These quick DIYs are always popular for the upcoming spring and summer since they’re great for loungewear or an easy beach cover up, and this one takes just a few minutes.

Mood DIY: Leather Bookmark

I just LOVE a good (and helpful) book. While I tear through my audiobook collection, I enjoy a great hardcover as well. I’m currently reading Gary Vaynerchuk’s, “#ASKGARYVEE” — it has so much great information that I can apply to social media for my business. Since my other paper page …

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 be 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 …

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.
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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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