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Posts Tagged ‘leather’

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.

Fabrics & materials

Mood DIY: Skinny Leather Belt with Chicago Screw Closure

I grabbed some leather from Mood Fabrics and wanted to try it, when I saw a belt from J. Crew in tan a few years ago that actually inspired this DIY. I totally think that it’s a belt that can be dressed up or down and can be …

Mood DIY: Leather Cord Keeper

I’m a huge fan of audiobooks (some of my favorites are Millionaire Next Door, Shark Tales by Barbara Corcoran, and Outliers), but I got so sick of unraveling my earbuds on the train every time I fished my iPod out of the depths of my purse. So, I decided to …

Trend Report: Handbags for Fall 2016

Handbags were everywhere on the Fall runway this season with a wide variety in texture and shape. The biggest trend, however, was functionality and purpose. Here are some of our favorite styles from this season’s top trends!

Fur Bags

Fur-covered handbags were a huge hit with the runway, and we couldn’t agree …

Mood DIY: Leather Pencil Case

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 to carry everything with me on …

Mood DIY: Handstitched Pebbled Leather Drawstring Bag

Recently I saw a Building Block Leather Drawstring bag and got inspired. I just loved the shape and the juxtaposition of the materials…so, I decided to create my own. Mood Fabrics had just about all the supplies I needed (aside from the rubber tubing) to create this fun bag. Have …

Mood DIY: Embossed Vinyl Bike Satchel


Have you noticed a trend with the last couple blog posts? It’s bikes! Tomorrow is National Bike to Work Day, and we’re not just celebrating with bicycle prints, but accessories as well!

For this versatile roll-up pouch, I used Mood’s brand new Bourbon Floral Embossed Vinyl and …