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How to Measure Yourself for Sewing

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Getting into sewing can be a bit intimidating. There are so many things to remember – terms, practices, numbers! This guide to sewing measurements will hopefully ease some of that intimidation and help you keep track of where and what and why to measure.

Above are your most basic measurements: …

Trend Report: Paris Fashion Week

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Jump for joy all you fashion lovers because, as you know, Paris Fashion week is here! Can you say “feroce” about the collections this year?! For those who need to brush up on their Italian, “feroce” is the word for “fierce” and the runways this past week have been this …

Lace Dress & $50 Gift Card Giveaway

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In life there are so many things we do not know, almost as if it were a well kept secret. From a cute cafe in your neighborhood to the color of your friends eye! There are even some things you never meant to become a secret but they did. …

The Daily Swatch: Khaleesi

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The Mother of Dragons has conquered Mood Fabrics! While also looking completely fabulous.

Swatch is seen here wearing ‘Khaleesi,’ which consists of a yard of the following trim and fabric:

If you’re looking to make a more human sized Daenerys dress, a 4″ trim might be more your speed.

 

 

Mood DIY: Leather Pencil Case

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I make handstitched leather bags and for the longest time I was using a ziplock bag to store my leather working tools. But, after wearing through about a dozen baggies, I decided to wise up and create a durable and functional way carry everything with me on the …

Mood DIY: All About Zippers

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With so many different types of zippers out there, it can be tricky figuring out which will work best for your project. But not to worry, you’ll be an expert in no time! Read on to learn everything you’ll need to know about zippers — from choosing the right …

Mood DIY: How to Paint on Fabric

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If you’ve never painted on fabric before, it can probably seem a little intimidating. You may be asking what type of fabric is best, is there a specific type of paint, are there any extra steps — but let me tell you, it’s so incredibly easy!

When adding …

Trend Report: Cotton Eyelets

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Hey fashionistas, have you been keeping up with what is hot this season? If so, I am sure you have noticed those stunning cotton eyelets strutting down the runway especially since the 2016 shows! Are you one to stay ahead of the game? Well, these darling fabrics have been on …

Mood DIY: Handbag Dust Cover

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As I mentioned in another post on Leather Pencil Case I mentioned that I make my own handstitched leather bags, and I was having the hardest time finding dust covers that were the dimensions I wanted. So….being the DIYer that I am :), I took to Mood Fabrics …

Mood DIY: Sewing a Nautical Maxi Dress

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Whether you’re hitting the cookouts this holiday weekend or hitting the beach, a cinched maxi dress can always have you looking chic!
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