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Posts Tagged ‘wool’

Mood Style: Perfect Little Herringbone Dress

I happen to be absolutely in love with perfectly fitting dresses and no one does them better than Victoria Beckham. I kinda scratch my head at the fact that I’m head over heels for a Spice Girl, well not her exactly but you get my point.  Her dresses

Mood DIY Houndstooth Shift Dress

On a recent trip to Target (one of my favorite stores), I passed through the dress department to quickly browse what was new while on my way to the register, and came across this super cute red and gray Shift Dress – I immediately wanted one! With the holidays just …

Mood Style: Wool Coat with Leather Arm Warmers

Editor’s note: We are very pleased to welcome our new Mood Style blogger, the fabulous Nikki of Beaute J’Adore. She’ll be posting frequently for the Mood Sewciety blog, sharing her unique way of sewing and styling her own clothes so she always looks like she stepped off the

Mood DIY: Varsity Letter Sweatshirt

We’ve seen celebs like Rihanna and Jessica Alba rocking the look….and if you’re like me, you probably have your own somewhere in a dusty box in your parents garage? What am I talking about? The whole varsity craze.  Varsity jackets are hugely popular right now and cropping up …

Fall/Winter Fabrics Trend Report by Mood: The New Blues

Rich, luscious shades of blue dominated the Fall/Winter 2013 runways. Royal blue, azure, cornflower, teal and other blue hues turned up in leather tops, oversized coats, demure dresses and more. Take a cue from designer Reed Krakoff and go head-to-toe blue. Mood has every shade of blue fabric in the …

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 …

Imagining the Possibilities: Wool for Spring

Come January and February, home sewers can get a hankering for spring. If you can’t quite bring yourself to break out the gauzy, flowy warm-weather fabric, how about sewing up some transitional pieces? What better place to start than wool? Jackets, work-ready skirts and even a sassy cape could see …

Feather Skirt DIY

The use of feathers has been used to add drama, style and glamour to what would otherwise be a normal or boring ensemble. In Project Runway season 6, Carol Hannah won the Bob Mackie/Christina Aguilera challenge. Her use of feathers helped to transform an ordinary black sequin dress into a …