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Archive for the ‘Tops’ Category

Mood DIY: Free Lace Wrap Bralette Pattern

Who doesn’t love a cute bra? Make your intimates ten times cuter and comfier by making them yourself; you control the fit and the fabrics!

This adorable wrap around bralette was something a draped right on my dress form, but since it was so simple, I drew up a basic …

Runway Revamp- 60′s Style Inspiration

I’m so excited about this blog post! I’m going to show you how I was inspired by the colors of Balenciaga’s Spring 2017 Ready to Wear Collection. There were strong, bold silhouettes and vibrant colors. The turquoise, pink, and purple really caught my attention. I was in love with the …

Trend Report and Fashion Week Forecast: Spring 2017

Fashion Week for menswear is wrapping up, and the trends are rolling in! We’re here to give you the rundown of the runway so you can get a head-start on what to look out for in the upcoming seasons. Fashion Week dates, trend forecasts—plenty of ideas for you to chew …

Chinese Zodiac Style Guide

It’s the beginning of a new year and we’re back with another zodiac style guide to help you start off right! This time, we’re taking a look at the Chinese zodiac for some creative fashion inspirations.

How to Draft a Waterfall Vest Sewing Pattern

Have you sewn a vest before? As soon as I saw this crackled lamb suede from Mood, I knew how I wanted to transform it!
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Mood DIY: How to Upgrade Your Old T-Shirt

T-shirts are a staple in everyone’s closet, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be a little more interesting! These quick DIYs are always popular for the upcoming spring and summer since they’re great for loungewear or an easy beach cover up, and this one takes just a few minutes.

Mineral Cotton Sateen: The Inspiration + Innovation

An inside look of my inspiration for the print and how I used the organic cotton sateen.

The Print

My print was created from a photograph I captured of a mineral in Tucson, AZ. I mirrored the image to make it a repeat pattern. The vibrant pop of …

Trend Report: Minimalist Fashions of Spring 2017

It’s all about minimalism this spring, and Mood is here to give you the breakdown for how to incorporate it into your own wardrobe! With simple designs and neutral colors and shades, it’s hard to wear this look wrong!
The True Neutrals
First up, let’s go over some true neutrals! These colors …

Mood DIY: Free Mock Neck Shirt Sewing Pattern

I’m always on the hunt for quick and easy patterns, but when I can’t find exactly what I want, sometimes I just need to make my own. Today’s project required a little designing of my own.

My wardrobe is seriously lacking when it comes to long sleeve tops, which can …

Mood DIY: Free Microfleece Jacket Pattern

A wardrobe can never have too many jackets. They’re versatile, and they can dress up or tone down an outfit with ease. For this one, I used one of Mood’s new microfleeces and a bit of fashion-weight faux leather for the yoke and upper sleeves.
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