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Behind the Scenes at Mood: Our Draped and Pinned Dressforms

white-dresses The newest draped and pinned dressforms on display at Mood Fabrics NYC.
Our customers love to ooh and ahh over Swatch, but you know what else at Mood NYC earns high marks? Our draped and pinned dressforms. Mood has had many talented in-house designers over the years, and our current designer/silk department team member is JC, a master of draping and pinning. JC, who is studying fashion design at FIT, follows the same process as most designers do when they're creating a garment or collection. Scroll down to see his process and more of his designs:
Like most designers, he starts by sketching Like most designers, he starts by sketching
Then he pulls fabric swatches to go with his designs. Then he pulls fabric swatches to go with his designs.
JC cuts, drapes and pins on the dressforms. JC cuts, drapes and pins on the dressforms.
And then stunning original designs result, like this jacket made from silk/wool mikado... And then stunning original designs result, like this jacket made from silk/wool mikado...
brocade-gown ...and this gold brocade gown...
...and this ruched dress of poly satin... ...and this ruched dress of poly satin...
...and this outfit of lace and textured organza. ...and this outfit of lace and textured organza.
JC makes it look so easy! Don't you wish you could drape like this? Would you be interested in a draping seminar at Mood NYC? Let us know here...

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