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Fall/Winter Fabric Trend Report By Mood: Menswear Fabrics

Mood Trend Report #2: This fall, borrow from the boys and include menswear fabrics in your wardrobe. Not only are wool and wool-blend suitings, tweeds and crepes among the most classic of fabrics, they also can be easy to sew and work with. Think about making a fitted dress in …

Finished: Bomber Jacket of Leather and Metallic Brocade

Readers, I think I got a little bit carried away with the whole bomber jacket trend. First I made this bomber, then this one, and now here’s my third–AND LAST!–bomber jacket. I really enjoyed sewing the first two versions, but this one I just wanted to be over with. I’m …

Done with Winter Sewing? Here’s the Mood Fabrics Guide to Spring Fashion Trends

Even though New York Fashion Week just ended, we wanted to revisit the Spring 2013 trends from the runways of last September. With warmer weather just around the corner, these are the looks to guide you as you plan your spring and summer sewing:

BLACK/WHITE: Think high contrast and go …

Five Must Sews For Fall


 

So much to sew but so little time? Narrow your project list down to the five must-haves to sew for this fall/winter season:

1. Big boxy coat: Fast and easy to make when you don’t have to worry about fit details. Sew it out of Mood’s red cashmere/wool blend

Finished: Prada-Inspired Jacket, with Carolina Herrera Brocade

If you’ve cracked open any of the hefty September fashion magazines, you’ve seen pages devoted to the bold brocade prints of Prada Fall 2012. Anna Wintour wore the jacket above to the U.S. Open, and it looked stunning on her. So I’ve been wanting to make my own statement brocade …

Spring Florals in Bloom at Mood Fabrics Stores and Online

Spring is finally here and Swatch thinks a floral print and trim would make a perfect outfit to wear in this Sunday’s annual Easter Parade on NYC’s Fifth Avenue. Fortunately Mood Designer Fabrics has loads of colorful floral prints and trims both in store (New York and Los Angeles locations) …

New York Fashion Week Recap: Fall 2010

It’s hard to get excited for Fall/Winter runway collections, when deep inside you can’t wait for the snow to clear and the sun to come out so you can pull out your denim shorts and flirty spring dresses. However, after seeing the runway collections from New York fashion week I …

5 Things To Invest In For Spring 2010 To Update Any Wardrobe

For Spring 2010 the trends stray away from the edginess of seasons past and revert back to classics. What makes Spring 2010 so great is that you will be able to find many styles that will last you a lifetime, not just a season.

TRENCH COAT: First piece that will …

Spring 2010 Trend Report

Once the holiday festivities come to an end so will the rocker glam trends of seasons past. Come spring, make room for a whole new wardrobe. Time to trade in your winter blacks and grays for olives and khakis and glitterati sequins for floral prints.

My favorite runway show …

Halloween DIY

Halloween is upon us once again! It is the time to escape reality and transcend into anything or anyone we want to be, even if it is just for the night. With Halloween costume super stores selling your fantasy by the package, your vision is not always what you had …