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Little Green Silk Dress

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There is nothing more inviting anytime of the year than a deep green fabric.  Make that deep green a silk and you have completely won me over.

Before I started sewing, my knowledge of silk was a thin fabric that stained easily and was worn only in the summer.  All

Mood DIY: How to Make a Plunge Bodysuit

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Today in Mood DIY we’ll be drafting a simple bodysuit with an empire waist and plunging front and back neckline. Whether you’re looking to beat the heat or for something to wear to the gym, this bodysuit is the perfect afternoon project.

What you’ll need:

  • Approx. 1 1/4 yd 4-way stretch

How to Make a Tutu, a Tulle Skirt, and a Petticoat

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For today’s post, I’m going to be highlighting three different types of tulle skirts, and going through exactly how to make them. Whether you need a princess costume, a classy dinner party, or something to built up your next gown, you’ll be an expert in tulle in no time at …

Fun and Easy DIY- How to Make a “No Sew” Ribbon and Tulle Tutu

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Need a break from your sewing machine? Here’s a quick and easy no sewing needed DIY project, sure to brighten any little girl’s day!

This tulle tutu is perfect for dress up, play time, a princess theme birthday party or just because it’s cute!

 

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All About Threads

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If you’ve ever found yourself staring at the notions wall with total confusion, don’t worry; we’ve all been there! Read on to learn everything you need to know about thread fiber types, and then it’s best to use them!

  • Cotton
    • Use when sewing natural fibers
      • Cotton
      • Linen
      • Wool
    • Heat durable
    • Great for gathering, basting, and finishing
  • Nylon/Rayon
    • Synthetic

Summer Lovin’ Happened So Fast: Sewing with Scuba and Neoprene

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Necessity is the mother of invention; isn’t that what they say? As a mom, it seems I’m always inventing or, at the very least, creating something, and usually that something involves my four-year old daughter, Lane. It’s funny how differently you view childhood through a pair of ‘mom eyes.’

As a …

Ruffles w/ McCalls & Simplicity Patterns

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I have to admit, I have been completely inspired this summer to sew sew sew.  In addition to my 3ft tall bundle of inspiration I am completely inspired by everything Rag & Bone.  As I’m browsing moodfabrics.com and adding fabric to my wish list, it occurs to …

Trend Report: Satin Draping

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“Rich” and “luxurious” are two words that come to mind when thinking of satin because of its luminous appearance and luscious drape. Satin is a type of weave amongst three including plain and twill and is categorized by having four or more weft yarns float over warp yarns or the …

All About Sewing Stitches

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Stitches, stitches, and evermore stitches! Have you ever wondered when and where and how to use all those stitches you see (or sometimes don’t see) on professional garments? With this guide, you’ll be a master of the basics in no time at all! We broke down some of the more …

Mood DIY: How to Sew Candy Pillows

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To celebrate National Lollipop Day tomorrow, I thought I’d make some throw pillows that are cute enough to eat!
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