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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 …

Mood DIY: Handstitched Pebbled Leather Drawstring Bag

Recently I saw a Building Block Leather Drawstring bag and got inspired. I just loved the shape and the juxtaposition of the materials…so, I decided to create my own. Mood Fabrics had just about all the supplies I needed (aside from the rubber tubing) to create this fun bag. Have …

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 …