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Mood DIY: Free Beaded Crop Top Sewing Pattern

You might hear ‘crop top’ and think of slouchy tees or cutoff tanks, but it’s not difficult to put a sophisticated spin on them. The crop trend has made its way to the forefront these last couple years, and for good reason. They can be easily dressed up or …

Mood DIY: How to Draft a Simple Maxi Dress

The sky just dumped half a foot of snow on us in New York City, but that’s not stopping me from dreaming about spring. I miss flowy florals, so today’s project features this magnificent print from Carolina Herrera. The drape is lovely and the crinkled chiffon has the slightest sheen, …

Trend Report: Menswear Fashion Week

We saw the shows, we did the research. Here are the highlights for Men’s Fashion Week 2017. Time for a wardrobe update…

Before this fall’s ready to wear collections roll out later this week in New York, it was menswear’s turn to take the spotlight. We saw everything from faux fur …

Mood Style: Easy Jacquard Vest w/ Covered Buttons

With Men’s Fashion Week in full swing, you may be feeling the pressure to update your wardrobe. Luckily, that’s easier than you might think!

One of the biggest trends seen on the runway this season is brocade, brocade, and more brocade. And while it may be a little too …

Perfectly Suited

There was once a time in my life when suits were my daily attire.  Unfortunately, I didn’t sew then because I would have loved to create my own well fitting suits.  When I selected this Marc Jacobs herringbone wool from moodfabrics.com I instantly thought of a suit, but because I don’t …

Mood DIY: Free Lace Wrap Bralette Pattern


Who doesn’t love a cute bra? Make your intimates ten times cuter and comfier by making them yourself; you control the fit and the fabrics!

This adorable wrap around bralette was something a draped right on my dress form, but since it was so simple, I drew up a basic …

Runway Revamp- 60′s Style Inspiration

I’m so excited about this blog post! I’m going to show you how I was inspired by the colors of Balenciaga’s Spring 2017 Ready to Wear Collection. There were strong, bold silhouettes and vibrant colors. The turquoise, pink, and purple really caught my attention. I was in love with the …

Trend Report and Fashion Week Forecast: Spring 2017

Fashion Week for menswear is wrapping up, and the trends are rolling in! We’re here to give you the rundown of the runway so you can get a head-start on what to look out for in the upcoming seasons. Fashion Week dates, trend forecasts—plenty of ideas for you to chew …

My New Favorite Winter Coat

And then enters my new favorite coat…………………

If there was ever a coating fabric that reads high end, it’s without a doubt this medium weight Italian wool  from moodfabrics.com.  It’s one of those fabrics you happen upon and are amazed at how beautiful it is.  It sews, cut and irons to …

Mood DIY: Free Plunge Cocktail Dress Sewing Pattern

Red carpet season is fast-approaching, and with a few being rolled out already I’ve already been feeling inspired to step up my dress game! This year’s golden globes saw stunning sequins and bold silhouettes, but I absolutely fell in love with Jessica Biel’s Elie Saab gown at the 2017 Golden …