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Mood DIY: How to Draft a Simple Maxi Dress

The sky just dumped half a foot of snow on us in New York City, but that’s not stopping me from dreaming about spring. I miss flowy florals, so today’s project features this magnificent print from Carolina Herrera. The drape is lovely and the crinkled chiffon has the slightest sheen, …

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 …

Mood DIY: Free Plunge Cocktail Dress Sewing Pattern

Red carpet season is fast-approaching, and with a few being rolled out already I’ve already been feeling inspired to step up my dress game! This year’s golden globes saw stunning sequins and bold silhouettes, but I absolutely fell in love with Jessica Biel’s Elie Saab gown at the 2017 Golden …

Mood DIY: Feather Necklace & Wrist Cuffs


This is one of my new favorite #madewithmood moments. Minimalist garments are making their way into every runway right now, and while I am loving it, sometimes an outfit just needs a powerful punch. Cue feathers!

For this project I put together some super easy bracelets, and an adorable feather …

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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All About Pant Silhouettes

 

Pants—a whole new world to explore! After mastering the arts of the skirt and the dress, the next in line to conquer is the wide variety of pants types! You’ve probably heard of the basics—the BOOTCUT, SKINNY JEAN, STRAIGHT LEG, and so on—but in this day and age, the …

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.

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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All About Skirt Silhouettes

Just as there are plenty of dress shapes and silhouettes to choose from, skirts have their own line-up and applications, too! If it’s your first time making a skirt or you’re just looking for a reference to help research for your next project, we’ve got you covered!
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