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Lace Dress & $50 Gift Card Giveaway

In life there are so many things we do not know, almost as if it were a well kept secret. From a cute cafe in your neighborhood to the color of your friends eye! There are even some things you never meant to become a secret but they did. …

The Daily Swatch: Khaleesi

The Mother of Dragons has conquered Mood Fabrics! While also looking completely fabulous.

Swatch is seen here wearing ‘Khaleesi,’ which consists of a yard of the following trim and fabric:

If you’re looking to make a more human sized Daenerys dress, a 4″ trim might be more your speed.

 

 

Mood DIY: Leather Pencil Case

I make handstitched leather bags and for the longest time I was using a ziplock bag to store my leather working tools. But, after wearing through about a dozen baggies, I decided to wise up and create a durable and functional way carry everything with me on the …

Mood DIY: All About Zippers


With so many different types of zippers out there, it can be tricky figuring out which will work best for your project. But not to worry, you’ll be an expert in no time! Read on to learn everything you’ll need to know about zippers — from choosing the right …

Mood DIY: How to Paint on Fabric


If you’ve never painted on fabric before, it can probably seem a little intimidating. You may be asking what type of fabric is best, is there a specific type of paint, are there any extra steps — but let me tell you, it’s so incredibly easy!

When adding …

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!
Items used:

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!

Things you’ll need:

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″ &