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A Quick Guide to Draping: Tips and Fabrics


If you have a draping project you need to complete before a big deadline, here are a few tips to remember that will set you on the right path to draping success.

Tip 1: Before starting your drape, remember to use black style tape to line the form at three …

Billboard pockets Jeans.

Hello Mood Sewciety readers!

I’m Rachel from House of Pinheiro, and today I’m delighted to share my latest make with you. A project that is far from perfect but one I’m really proud. Sometimes those not-so-perfect projects are the ones that bring you the most joy.

For a long time …

Finals Prep: Collection Concepts

Every student knows the last minute scramble and panic that starts to set in as finals week approaches — particularly fashion students. There are simply too many things to worry about; finding inspiration, finishing your designs under scary short deadlines, and of course, hunting down the perfect fabrics to make …

Mood Insider: Everything You Need to Perfect Your Fashion Illustrations

Have you always wanted to learn how to create those sleek fashion illustrations you always see from famous designers? Maybe you’d just like to perfect your skills? Mood wants to help!

Not only can you learn from pros like Project Runway All-Star, Benjamin Mach, at MoodU, but you can …

A Real “Agent Carter” Dress from Vintage DuBarry 5306


Sometimes I have a bit of a binge on vintage clothing. It usually happens in Spring or Fall, and I often laser-focus on one period. Most recently it’s been the 1940s thanks to certain popular TV shows like “Agent Carter.” So when I got a killer deal on a …

Mood DIY: Asymmetrical Midi Skirt


Huge, bold prints are one of my favorite things, year round. For spring though, I love transforming them into skirts.
Typically, I go for a more retro look when creating my own clothes, but I decided to modernize this midi a little bit with a long, asymmetrical hem. The print …

Mood DIY: Eco-Friendly Tote Bag


Happy Earth Day, Sewciety! To celebrate today, I decided to make a honeycomb tote bag with some of Mood’s eco-friendly fabrics!

My design called for 1/2 yard of Cloud Organic Cotton Twill, 3/4 yard of Beeswax Medium-Weight Linen, and 2 yards of 2″ black webbing. The …

Retro Stripes and Denim

Hi everyone! I’m Tasha from By Gum, By Golly. I’m delighted to show you a couple of items I made recently, from some yummy fabrics from Mood!

Since the weather has been typically spring-like, where it jumps from cold to warm and then to snow …

Sakizo: Blue Viennetta – Costume by Becka Noel

Hi! I’m Becka Noel, a cosplayer from Colorado and living in New York City.  I’m really excited to share my costume, Blue Viennetta by artist, Sakizo, here on Mood’s blog.
As a mostly prop and armor builder, this project was pretty terrifying at first for me.  No joke, the only things …

Coachella Festival Fashion Fabrics


Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival takes place once every Spring in Indio, California for two back to back weekends.  This year it starts on April 15th and promises as always to present an amazing one of a kind mash-up of music with something for everyone.  For example, …