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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 …

Mood DIY: Bright Summer Eyelet Shorts

Are those denim shorts to bland for you? Are you looking for something with a bit more detail? Mood’s got it, offering many different eyelet fabrics to spruce up your look or to create a whole new design!   The shorts I have constructed are from a delightful …

Lace-up Swimsuit Tutorial

Summer is basically here and one-piece swimsuits are so hot this season! This lace-up trend is everywhere! Here is a great pattern from Vogue that makes adding this detail effortless.

For this swimsuit, I will be using Vogue Pattern V9192 Style B

Here’s what you’ll need: All tools and notions can …

Mood DIY: How to Sew an Infinity Dress


Infinity dresses are a great staple to have in your closet. They take a bit of fabric, but they can be made in under an hour and can be wrapped so many different ways that it can look like a million different dresses!

For mine, I used an

Mood DIY: How to Make a Popsicle Phone Case

 

Start accessorizing for the summer! This super quick and incredibly easy tutorial will show you how to make a case for your phone that’s cute enough to eat.

Things you’ll need:

Mood DIY: How to Sew a Neoprene Skater Skirt and Crop Top


The key to a fashionable summer? A fun and effortless look! And what better way to achieve that than matching separates? The skater skirt/crop top silhouette has been incredibly popular lately and if you’ve tried it out, I’m sure you understand why. It’s trendy, it works with all body …