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Mood Fabric’s Fall 2016 New York Fashion Week Trend Report

The NY designers’ creativity with fabrics and designs came out in full force at Fall 2016 NY Fashion Week.  Wish you were there to see the most luxurious and sumptuous fabrics up close?  Read on.  This blog has got a recap that will give you a window into the coolest …

Trending for Fall/Winter 2016 – The Chic Shearling


The Chic Shearling 
Always looking for the latest trends and thoroughly studying every and any fashionable event,  we found that what is currently heavily trending on the runways from the Fall/Winter 2016 collections are shearlings whether it’d be cropped, midi, long, or even oddly shaped, unfamiliar silhouettes. Brands like Acne Studios, …

Shop Exclusive Marc Jacobs Runway Fabrics

Straight from the runway! Limited quantities of Marc Jacobs fabrics—from his Fall 2012  collection (“fearless… [a]nd it made you fall in love with fashion and Marc Jacobs all over again,” Style.com) and Resort 2012 collection—just arrived at our flagship NYC store. To order or for more information, send an email …

Sew a Luxe Sweatshirt This Fall

Say goodbye to your impression of sweatshirt as athletic wear and re-imagine it as a luxe addition to your wardrobe. Sweatshirts are one of the hottest fashion trends right now and we’re seeing them in all sorts of fabric combinations: silk, ponte, leather, lace, neoprene, you name it. And they …

Mood’s Spring 2014 Fashion Fabric Trends Report

Fabric shopping is a year-round sport. Just because summer is over doesn’t mean Mood is going to put the swimwear fabrics away, right? So even though your spring and summer 2014 sewing is still months away, you can still shop for next season’s fabrics and just relegate them to your …

Fall/Winter Fabrics Trend Report by Mood: Soft-Colored Coats

If there’s one thing we learned from the Fall/Winter fashion shows, it’s that it’s time for a new coat. Preferably a little oversized and in a soft pastel color. Keep the lines simple and you can make a new coat in a weekend. Scroll down for Mood’s fabric suggestions and …

Fall/Winter Fabrics Trend Report by Mood: The New Blues

Rich, luscious shades of blue dominated the Fall/Winter 2013 runways. Royal blue, azure, cornflower, teal and other blue hues turned up in leather tops, oversized coats, demure dresses and more. Take a cue from designer Reed Krakoff and go head-to-toe blue. Mood has every shade of blue fabric in the …

Fall/Winter Fabric Trend Report By Mood: Menswear Fabrics

Mood Trend Report #2: This fall, borrow from the boys and include menswear fabrics in your wardrobe. Not only are wool and wool-blend suitings, tweeds and crepes among the most classic of fabrics, they also can be easy to sew and work with. Think about making a fitted dress in …

Fall/Winter Fabric Trend Report By Mood: Rock Star Glam

Mood Trend Report #1: Add a little rock star glam to your fall and winter wardrobe. It’s easy to pull it off without going all gaga. Just inject touches of rich texture and bold color in big or small doses to suit your taste. Try slouchy pants in silk charmeuse, for …

About Placement Prints and How to Sew with Them

In fashion, “placement print” is what you call a fabric that has a large motif or design that is then strategically placed on a garment for maximum impact. A placement print can have one large graphic that appears only once in the garment, or it can have large, repeating motifs …