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Ruffles w/ McCalls & Simplicity Patterns

I have to admit, I have been completely inspired this summer to sew sew sew.  In addition to my 3ft tall bundle of inspiration I am completely inspired by everything Rag & Bone.  As I’m browsing moodfabrics.com and adding fabric to my wish list, it occurs to …

Trend Report: Satin Draping

“Rich” and “luxurious” are two words that come to mind when thinking of satin because of its luminous appearance and luscious drape. Satin is a type of weave amongst three including plain and twill and is categorized by having four or more weft yarns float over warp yarns or the …

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?
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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. …

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!
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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!

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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 …

A navy bird Cashmerette Upton Dress

Is there anything better than a bird print twirly dress? When Mood Fabrics offered me the chance to try some fabric for my latest pattern, the Cashmerette Upton Dress, I went straight for the prints, because try as I might to be a sophisticated solids wearer, I’ll take a …

Trend Report: Abstract Prints

Abstract prints are all the rave this season! What is abstract, you ask? Well, it is often defined as nonrepresentational art styles of the 20th century. The way I think of it, it’s any print you can’t define as one specific thing – say, floral or geometric. You know those …

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