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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

Linen shirt dress

Hi everyone! My name is Ping and I blog over at peneloping.com. I started taking pattern-making classes last year and I’m so excited to …

Little Summer Frock

When searching for the quintessential summer fabric, the first thing that comes to mind is chambray.  I love this super light weight fabric that’s perfect for balmy temperatures.  This chambray from moodfabrics.com is as light weight as you can find, it sews and cuts easily and even makes the …

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 …

Off-the-Shoulder Print Dress

When it comes to prints, you know by now I don’t do a whole lot, but when I do please know that it’s a print I absolutely LOVE.  I found this fabric online here at moodfabrics.com and originally envisioned a fitted dress due to it’s stretch and what I thought …

Mood DIY: Men’s Longline Shirt w/ Faux Leather


I decided to try something new today!
As a costume maker/DIYer, I always get a bit nervous when I try something different fashion-wise, but this longline tee was surprisingly simple to put together. Plus, Sewciety can definitely use more menswear posts!
This shirt called for a yard of Mood’s

Mood DIY: Bicycle Culottes


Shorts season is finally happening! Which means bike-riding season is finally happening.
However, if you love skirts, this can pose a problem. The solution? Cullotes!
These brilliant bottoms look like a four-paneled circle skirt, but in actuality, the front seam is a box pleat that hides shorts! They’re one of my …

Mood DIY: Fabric Flower Bouquet


To follow up yesterday’s wedding garter post, I decided to create a bridal bouquet! They’re much easier to make than you’d think, and unlike real flowers, fabric petals last forever.

Since this DIY calls for burning the edges of the “petals,” the trickiest part was finding the …