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Mood DIY: How to Reupholster a Chair Cushion

 
Everyone has a chair that could stand to have some new life breathed into it. Whether it’s been in your family forever, or you just picked it up at a thrift store last week, chances are it probably needs to be reupholstered. Luckily, it’s not difficult!

This post will outline …

All About Necklines


Variety and fashion go hand-in-hand, and that applies to necklines, too! Necklines are a great piece to play and experiment with for designing tops. You can go for function and practicality or focus on style and appearance–any everything in between! Necklines are one of the most defining features of …

Mood DIY: Double-breasted Pea Coat


Autumn is here, and that means it’s time to break out the pea coats! Known for their sturdy outside and a silky satin inside, the ever-trendy double-breasted pea coat is a beloved staple of the fashion world. The look is usually topped off with a set of buttons, and …

Mood DIY: Removeable Collar Tutorial


Ever wanted to add a collar to your ensemble without permanently altering your top? Removable shirt collars are a simple and quick way to do it. Removable collars can help add a pop of color or a print to your shirt, help dress up a basic tee, or just …

Mood DIY: Sewing a Plaid Skirt


Plaid is appealing for its geometric patterns, and they’re known to give off a sort of “official” look—in other words, plaids are great for the office or work! Its pattern is eye-catching and versatile, and the design fits right at home in the aesthetic of autumn, too. Whether you’re …

All About Sleeves



Sleeve designs can be a little bit intimidating. Drafting them is kind of a science on its own, and it’s hard to imagine what shape you need to start with if you have no prior experience with patterning them yourself; trial and error is usually inevitable, and if …

Quick and Easy Button Crafts


So; let’s talk buttons! Here’s a question for all of you casual button-enthusiasts out there: where do you most often use buttons? On a shirt? Pants? Usually closures, right? Maybe a pillow? Have you ever considered decorating with buttons? There are plenty of big and small projects that can …

Sewing a Cheetah Costume with Mood Fabrics


Halloween’s getting closer, and we couldn’t resist kicking off this week with another costume design! This is a cheetah-inspired design, made with our Black Heavy Compression Double Knit and Tan/Brown Leopard Knitted Faux Fur fabrics! This costume is a combination of two other projects we’ve completed before, the

Mood DIY: Kid Flash Superhero Costume

 
There are a ton of kids costume patterns out there, but if you’re looking to save some money with a DIY costume, you don’t need to dish out the extra bills! More often than not, costume patterns for children end up being the equivalent of a t-shirt and pants …

The perfect pencil skirt

If you’re like me and love a pencil skirt, then you know the perfect fabric is the makings of a great skirt. Must have a bit of stretch, must have a bit of weight,  must be able to hold it’s shape well and must make your butt look nice.