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Posts Tagged ‘leather’

Mood DIY: Leather Tassel Keychain

Leather is just a trend that just never goes out of style….and I’m in LOVE with it! Its fun, funky, and goes with just about everything. My keys are pretty basic and have a TON of those “frequent buyer” cards weighing it down. You know, the ones to the drug …

Mood DIY: Dual Tone Leather Camera Strap

I gotta say…it feels good to be able to customize something just the way you like it. A few years ago I invested in this Canon 60D camera to shoot my posts and tape my auditions, and it’s truly paid for itself multiple times over.  So, it was only fitting …

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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Mood DIY: Leather Valet Tray

Whether its the man in your life who may be hard to shop for, or you just need a catchall for all of your pocket trinkets by the front door…I really think this leather valet tray is a stylish and easy-to-make solution. With a little leather from Mood Fabrics, and …

Mood DIY: Dual Tone Leather Fanny Pack

I’ve been seeing Fanny Packs re-emerge all over the runways recently….and while I haven’t owned one in years, I thought this would be a chic updated version to create. So, when I came across this beautiful piece of hardware in the New York City location of Mood Fabrics, I knew …

All About Fabric Care: Luxury Fabrics


With all the types of fabric blends, cleaning materials, and temperature settings, maintenance and care for fabrics can be pretty confusing and intimidating! There are some general rules such as don’t over-wash and when in doubt, use cold water, but the rules and methods of care do go a …

Mood DIY: Leather Card Holder

I’m currently making my website for my leather goods brand, Brandhyze + Co, and thought….”hey, I’m gonna need a trusty new card case holder for my cards once they come in” (hope she doesn’t mind, used my hairstylist‘s cards here to demo). :) So, I made a template, …

Leather Belt DIY


Belts are an essential part of any wardrobe, but they’re often a rather pricey detail for such a small accessory, don’t you think? Especially in the men’s department; even though belts sold at stores boast high prices and quality, sometimes they don’t even last a whole year! That’s why …

Zodiac Gift Guide

Zodiac sign readings and horoscopes might not always be completely accurate, but they can be fun to look up and share with others! They give little insights to the type of person you might feel you are, or they might just give you another perspective to see things from that …

Mood DIY: Leather Messenger Bag/Backpack


Learning to sew with leather has been on my list for a while now, and I love things that are changeable and versatile. The solution? Make a messenger back that’s also a backpack! Overall, it was a fun project, and definitely a great gift idea.

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