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All About Sewing Stitches

Stitches, stitches, and evermore stitches! Have you ever wondered when and where and how to use all those stitches you see (or sometimes don’t see) on professional garments? With this guide, you’ll be a master of the basics in no time at all! We broke down some of the more …

Cute Candy Color Stretch Denim! DIY girls summer shorts!

Cute Candy Color Stretch Denim! DIY girls summer shorts with 3 fun looks.

 

Let’s get started!
For these sweet little candy color shorts here’s what you’ll need:

Mood DIY: How to Sew an Extra Full Circle Skirt w/ Horsehair


Circle skirts always seem to be in style. They’re fun. comfy, and they look great on nearly every body type! Did you know though, that you can make a full circle skirt even more full using horsehair trim?
Things you’ll need:

How to Measure Yourself for Sewing

Getting into sewing can be a bit intimidating. There are so many things to remember – terms, practices, numbers! This guide to sewing measurements will hopefully ease some of that intimidation and help you keep track of where and what and why to measure.

Above are your most basic measurements: …

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 to carry everything with me on …

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 …