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My Dress-in-Progress Report


I’m making McCall’s 6460, a simple sheath dress with raglan short sleeves, out of the silk-blend matelassé I blogged about May 22. Here’s a quick recap of my sewing process so far:

  1. Since this pattern was new to me, I made a muslin
  2. Made minor adjustments to the muslin to accommodate my

The Most Valuable Fabric at Mood

Here’s a question for you: What is the most valuable fabric Mood Fabrics sells? The $350 per yard embroidered lace in our NYC store? Not even close. It’s the $3 a yard muslin. For fashion students, designers and home sewers alike, plain old cheap muslin is priceless in terms of …

Halloween Contest Entry #40

Macey M.’s made the 3 Fates from Greek Mythology using Muslin for the dress, ribbon for trim and hair, home decor trim for rope belting, satin brocade for belt, liner for pockets, gold rat tail for hair and to hold props.

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Halloween Contest Entry #34

Mariam E. used cotton twill, muslin, spandex, rabbit fur and leather strips. 30 or so hand dipped turkey feather, 40-ish duck feathers, bone, wooden and stone beads for her Native American Costume

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Halloween Contest Entry #33

Gianni M. Native American costume was crafted using duck cotton, muslin, and hemp for fabric used in the costume (dyed black grey and red). Breastplate of ox horn, wooden and cherry pit beads. 100 (give or take a few) dye turkey feathers to simulate crow feathers. Hand sculpted extra …

Halloween Contest Entry #10

Dress made of black crepe and hand-dyed cotton muslin. Polyester batting, 16-gauge wire, painted suction cups, a hula hoop, black cording, real seashells, and a whole lot of PAX body paint also figured into it.

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Halloween Contest Entry #8

Jude D. made this Raven costume using silk, fabric paint, muslin, and feathers for mask.

For more information on how to enter the Mood Fabrics 2011 Halloween Costume Contest and complete contest rules for a chance to win a $100 Gift Card …