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Mood DIY: Sweater Knit Cardigan

Today in Mood DIY, we’re making a super easy sweater knit cardigan. All the coziness of knitting with the speed of sewing! The body is formed with two seams and has a long band collar, so even the required sewing is minimal.

Required materials:

  • ~1.5 yd

Liberty of London: An Inside Look at the Prints

In 1875, Arthur Liberty took London’s fashion industry by storm when he opened a small shop on Regent Street. In 1884, he pushed on to Paris. Over 140 years after opening Liberty of London‘s doors, the supremely unique textile company is world renowned.

Today, each collection Liberty puts out is accompanied …

Mood DIY: How to Sew a Maxi Skirt

Need to up inter-seasonal wardrobe? A maxi skirt like this is perfect for the end of summer as we slowly transition into fall!
With a two yard cut of fabric, you should end up with a piece that’s 72″x52″. The 72″ will be gathered around the waist, so if your …

Mood DIY: How to Make a Lace Kimono in 10 Minutes


Layering is one of the best things, even in the summer. Often I’ll want to bring something with me when I go out in case the air conditioning is blasting. Plus, as September rolls nearer, I can never have too many  shawls. And so, I made a new one! In …

Mood DIY: Custom Fit Leggings

Today in Mood DIY we (you and me!) are making made-to-measure leggings. If you’ve been hoping for another tutorial like last week’s bodysuit post, you’re in luck, because we’re going to draft our own pattern again. If you found the bodysuit …

Mood DIY: How to Sew a Watermelon Purse

 
Fruit prints and accessories have been one of the cutest trends this summer, so today I made the shiniest watermelon purse on Earth. I love it.

Items used:

Mood DIY: How to Make a Plunge Bodysuit

Today in Mood DIY we’ll be drafting a simple bodysuit with an empire waist and plunging front and back neckline. Whether you’re looking to beat the heat or for something to wear to the gym, this bodysuit is the perfect afternoon project.

What you’ll need:

  • Approx. 1 1/4 yd 4-way stretch

How to Make a Tutu, a Tulle Skirt, and a Petticoat

For today’s post, I’m going to be highlighting three different types of tulle skirts, and going through exactly how to make them. Whether you need a princess costume, a classy dinner party, or something to built up your next gown, you’ll be an expert in tulle in no time at …

Fun and Easy DIY- How to Make a “No Sew” Ribbon and Tulle Tutu

Need a break from your sewing machine? Here’s a quick and easy no sewing needed DIY project, sure to brighten any little girl’s day!

This tulle tutu is perfect for dress up, play time, a princess theme birthday party or just because it’s cute!

 

Be sure to pick up these items …

All About Threads

If you’ve ever found yourself staring at the notions wall with total confusion, don’t worry; we’ve all been there! Read on to learn everything you need to know about thread fiber types, and then it’s best to use them!

  • Cotton
    • Use when sewing natural fibers
      • Cotton
      • Linen
      • Wool
    • Heat durable
    • Great for gathering, basting, and finishing
  • Nylon/Rayon
    • Synthetic