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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 …

The Perfect Cotton

When you have a toddler that loves to give the biggest hugs right after digging into a vat of strawberries, your fabric selection gets a little tricky.  I find myself drawn to cotton that can easily be thrown into the machine and maintain it’s shape.  This cotton from Rag & …

DIY Girls Swimsuit – How to Sew 2 Easy Super Cute looks!


School’s out, summer is here and beaches are open!! Here’s a quick and easy tutorial on how to create 2 adorable swimsuits for a sweet little girl. Want to know the best part? We are going to use a swimsuit that she already has to create them!

Here’s what you’ll …

Mood DIY: How to Sew a Sun Hat


Huge, floppy sun hats are one of my favorite things. They’re both adorable and functional. And if they’re handmade, they can easily match anything in your summer wardrobe!
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Mood DIY: Reversible Beach Tote


Have you been shopping around for the perfect bag to throw all your goodies in at the beach and just haven’t spotted one that you love? Look no further this DIY is the one for you! Here at Mood we have an abundance of fabric to choose from to …

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 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 …

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: 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 …