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Mood DIY: Wedding Garter


Weddings are filled with tradition and special moments to make your own, so why not take that a step further? There are a ton of ways to make your bridal look more unique, but creating your own garter is one of the quickest and easiest! This post will walk …

5-Minute DIY Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just 3 days away! To follow up yesterday’s reading pillow idea, we’ve compiled a list of some super quick DIY ideas – perfect for if you’ve left your gifts to the last minute, or if you simply want a little something extra to give on …

Mood DIY: Reading Pillow w/ Homemade Piping


Are you prepared for Mother’s Day? If you’re one of the many looking for a last minute gift that you can DIY, look no further. This handy pillow can be used as a cushion, a carrying tote, a bookmark, and it can hold your pages open while you read! …

Mood DIY: Slouchy Swatch Hoodie

The best part of Mood – aside from all the fabulous fabrics – is definitely Swatch. So pairing him with fabric? Genius. As soon as the Swatch neoprene went online, I knew I had to make something with it. And lo and behold, my coworker wanted a hoodie!

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Mood DIY: Asymmetrical Midi Skirt


Huge, bold prints are one of my favorite things, year round. For spring though, I love transforming them into skirts.
Typically, I go for a more retro look when creating my own clothes, but I decided to modernize this midi a little bit with a long, asymmetrical hem. The print …

Mood DIY: Eco-Friendly Tote Bag


Happy Earth Day, Sewciety! To celebrate today, I decided to make a honeycomb tote bag with some of Mood’s eco-friendly fabrics!

My design called for 1/2 yard of Cloud Organic Cotton Twill, 3/4 yard of Beeswax Medium-Weight Linen, and 2 yards of 2″ black webbing. The …

Mood DIY: Felt Panda Pattern Weights


Pattern weights are one of the greatest creations when it comes to sewing tools. If you don’t use them, I strongly recommend trying them out. They don’t cause your fabric to pucker while you’re cutting, they don’t rip your pattern paper, and they can be moved around so much …

Retro Stripes and Denim

Hi everyone! I’m Tasha from By Gum, By Golly. I’m delighted to show you a couple of items I made recently, from some yummy fabrics from Mood!

Since the weather has been typically spring-like, where it jumps from cold to warm and then to snow …

Mood DIY: Lace Panel T-Shirt


How often have your t-shirts gotten worn out or too small? Maybe you just buy one and don’t wear it as often as you thought you would? Adding lace is the perfect way to give it new life and bring a little extra style to your wardrobe!

For this …

Mood DIY: Geometric Denim Shorts


Coachella season has arrived, and with it a need for cute and trendy denim shorts – something I’ve somehow never tried before! Now, let me preface this post by admitting that I am normally a costume designer, and occasional DIYer. I can recreate gowns from Game of Thrones and …