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How To: Men’s Bow Tie


This may sound weird being a girl, but I have always wanted to know how to sew bow ties. They are easily customizable and relatively simple to make, so I had to learn how for this week’s post! Plus, with a dad and two brothers, I knew …

“How To” Mens T-Shirt

I wanted to think outside of the box and do something different for Mood. I decided to create a simple, straight forward men’s casual t-shirt tutorial. There are a variety of women’s blogs on here, but I’m proud to introduce the first men’s tutorial. For this project I used a …

Neoprene Fiend

I’ve became a fiend for Neoprene overnight! It’s lightweight and thick at the same time, stretchy, super soft and durable. What can you make out of them, you ask? Well, I decided to create my very own custom pillow, skirt and computer bag, all with the Digitally Printed Neoprene found …

Get The Look ~ Posh Palazzo Pants

 
Palazzo pants are comfortable, breezy and perfect for the summer seasons.  Here at mood, we have a variety of jersey knit options that suit this pant design very well.  This tutorial is simple easy and fast, great for beginner sewers!


Items Needed:
2 yds fabric
1 yd: 1”

Summer Linen Maxi Dress


Everyone, but EVERYONE, at Mood Fabrics thought I’d already snagged this fabric.  Maybe the NY staff is creeping into my dreams, because before I stumbled upon this linen rayon blend on the magical top floor, that’s where it existed.

I snatched three yards from the delicious Kway (who did …

DIY: Satin Circle Skirt



This week’s blog post is all about how to make a flowy and fun circle skirt. This was my first venture into sewing fashion apparel, so I wanted to choose an item that would require relatively easy stitches, which a skirt is perfect for. I chose a

Tutu Temptress


LET’S GET STARTED!!!

Desired Color Tulle
Elastic Waistband
Scissors
Measuring Tape/Ruler
Sewing Machine
HERE’S HOW TO CREATE YOUR SEW-LESS TUTU. NOW ON TO THE FUN =)

Step 1:
Start with your waistband.

DIY Beach Cover Up

 Create a fun easy bathing suit cover up with this easy to follow tutorial.
Make the most of your summer!

Items needed
2 yds. Fabric
Thread to match fabric
Thread to match trim & lace
2 yds. Trim (for bottom of cover up)
2 yds. Lace

How to Sew a Simple Fun Maxi Skirt !


Items needed
2 yds. Fabric
Thread to match fabric
1 yd. of 1” elastic
Dress Pins
1-2 large safety pins
Seam ripper – for mistakes
White erasable pencil
Measuring tape
 
What to measure:
Waist width
Height of waist to …

Duopioni vs. Shantung

Silk. We know that silk has long been regarded as one of the most luxurious of fabrics. It was once exclusive to aristocrats, First Ladies and royalty, being that it was and still is expensive and ever so tedious to produce. There are many different types of fabrics derived …