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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 …

Met Gala 2013: The Best Fabrics


We aren’t saying these are our favorite gowns of last night’s annual Costume Institute gala at the Metropolitan Museum, but they are our favorite fabrics. Amid a sea of black (owing to this year’s punk theme), these gowns made a striking contrast. We would love to sell each of …

It’s All in Black and White: Spring 2013 Fashion Fabric Trend


Black and white is the hot color combination for spring. You can try colorblocking black and white solid fabrics, or you can opt for a black-and-white print. The photo collage above shows some of the B&W prints found at Mood Fabrics NYC in a range of fabrics; below are …

New Thakoon Addition Fabrics at MoodFabrics.com



New on MoodFabrics.com: A huge assortment of fabrics from Thakoon Addition spring 2012! We’re always thrilled to get a big grouping of fabrics like this, especially when they come from a designer as talented as Thakoon. These fabrics are all currently available on our New Arrivals

Done with Winter Sewing? Here’s the Mood Fabrics Guide to Spring Fashion Trends

Even though New York Fashion Week just ended, we wanted to revisit the Spring 2013 trends from the runways of last September. With warmer weather just around the corner, these are the looks to guide you as you plan your spring and summer sewing:

BLACK/WHITE: Think high contrast and go …

New York Fashion Week Recap: Fall 2010

It’s hard to get excited for Fall/Winter runway collections, when deep inside you can’t wait for the snow to clear and the sun to come out so you can pull out your denim shorts and flirty spring dresses. However, after seeing the runway collections from New York fashion week I …