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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.

For more information on how to enter …