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Mood DIY: Waxed Canvas Wine Tote


Whether you’re going to a holiday cookout or a rustic bridal shower this summer, wine is always a wonderful host/hostess gift. And what better way to give it, than in a homemade tote bag to give it a more personal touch? This one took less than an hour to …

Mood DIY: Embossed Vinyl Bike Satchel


Have you noticed a trend with the last couple blog posts? It’s bikes! Tomorrow is National Bike to Work Day, and we’re not just celebrating with bicycle prints, but accessories as well!

For this versatile roll-up pouch, I used Mood’s brand new Bourbon Floral Embossed Vinyl and …

5-Minute DIY Gift Ideas for Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is just 3 days away! To follow up yesterday’s reading pillow idea, we’ve compiled a list of some super quick DIY ideas – perfect for if you’ve left your gifts to the last minute, or if you simply want a little something extra to give on …

Mood DIY: Reading Pillow w/ Homemade Piping


Are you prepared for Mother’s Day? If you’re one of the many looking for a last minute gift that you can DIY, look no further. This handy pillow can be used as a cushion, a carrying tote, a bookmark, and it can hold your pages open while you read! …

Mood DIY: Slouchy Swatch Hoodie

The best part of Mood – aside from all the fabulous fabrics – is definitely Swatch. So pairing him with fabric? Genius. As soon as the Swatch neoprene went online, I knew I had to make something with it. And lo and behold, my coworker wanted a hoodie!

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Mood Insider: Everything You Need to Perfect Your Fashion Illustrations

Have you always wanted to learn how to create those sleek fashion illustrations you always see from famous designers? Maybe you’d just like to perfect your skills? Mood wants to help!

Not only can you learn from pros like Project Runway All-Star, Benjamin Mach, at MoodU, but you can …

Mood DIY: Felt Panda Pattern Weights


Pattern weights are one of the greatest creations when it comes to sewing tools. If you don’t use them, I strongly recommend trying them out. They don’t cause your fabric to pucker while you’re cutting, they don’t rip your pattern paper, and they can be moved around so much …

Mood DIY: Lace Panel T-Shirt


How often have your t-shirts gotten worn out or too small? Maybe you just buy one and don’t wear it as often as you thought you would? Adding lace is the perfect way to give it new life and bring a little extra style to your wardrobe!

For this …

Mood DIY: (Nearly) No-Sew Beach Wrap


Winter (dare I say it?) finally seems to be leaving. And in typical NY fashion, we’re looking right past spring and getting our wardrobe ready for summer. So what better way to do that than with a quick and easy DIY beach wrap?
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Mood DIY: 2 Minute Bridesmaid Necklace


Wedding season is coming. And for most people it comes with joy, excitement, and often a little anxiety. Flowers, venues, weather; there are simply too many things to worry about. However, the perfect gift for your bridesmaids does not need to be one of them.
This necklace is both adorable …