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  • Trend Report: Fur in the Summer

    Fashion has always been about breaking the rules and experimenting with different looks. Even if that means wearing something in the summer that is meant to be worn in the winter. Fur, as well as faux fur, is becoming more and more season-less. Wearing fur in the summer doesn’t necessarily mean that it has to physically be on your body, accessories work just as well. In the fashion world today, social media is giving those who are interested in designing and creating different looks, the confidence to do something different. Here are a few different ways to wear fur in the hotter seasons. 1.Shoes Shoes with faux fur trim are the perfect way to accessorize and to compliment any type of outfit in the summer. From an extravagant engagement parties to a casual walk in the park. Having slides or sandals with fur trim will make you push the limits in the hot weather. Compliment this look with these fabrics from moodfabrics.com:
    Dark Brown Fur Fringe Trim - 4 Dark Brown Fur Fringe Trim - 4"
    White Genuine Finland Fox Fur Collar White Genuine Finland Fox Fur Collar
    Italian Red Ikat Floral Cotton Jacquard Italian Red Ikat Floral Cotton Jacquard
    2. Keychains For those of you who are not normally ones who would wear fur in the summer, there are still ways of making it work for you with anything that you wear. By having a cute pom keychain on your purse or even your keys, it adds a little flair to even the dullest set of car keys. Feeling inspired? Try these fabrics from moodfabrics.com:
    Red Real Fox Fur Ball Key Chains - 6.5" Red Real Fox Fur Ball Key Chains - 6.5"
    Royal Blue Ombre Real Fox Fur Ball Key Chains - 6.5" Royal Blue Ombre Real Fox Fur Ball Key Chains - 6.5"
    Gray Real Fox Fur Ball Key Chains - 6.5" Gray Real Fox Fur Ball Key Chains - 6.5"
    3. Fur Jackets Everyone knows that even though it gets super hot during the day in the summer, it always seems to get colder at night. Hence the reason why wearing a faux fur jacket during those cool summer nights is the perfect combination of comfort and style. Feeling inspired? Try these fabrics from moodfabrics.com:
    Small Toscana Winter White Lamb Fur Small Toscana Winter White Lamb Fur
    Small Denim-Washed Sand Baby Goat Fur Small Denim-Washed Sand Baby Goat Fur
    Small Toscana Powdered Blue Lamb Fur Small Toscana Powdered Blue Lamb Fur
    4. Handbags Faux fur has been a trend for the longest time and why not continue the trend? By not wearing the fur directly on your body and creating more heat, you can always compliment your outfit with a cute furry handbag at any occasion. Whether it be at a cocktail party or to go shopping, having a fuzzy handbag is the perfect accessory to match your fashion needs. Compliment this look with these fabrics from moodfabrics.com:
    Brown and Beige Leopard Printed Stretch Faux Fur Brown and Beige Leopard Printed Stretch Faux Fur
    Heather Almond Bamboo and Cotton Stretch Knit Fleece Heather Almond Bamboo and Cotton Stretch Knit Fleece
    Dusty Chestnut 100% Cotton Voile Dusty Chestnut 100% Cotton Voile
    5. Shrugs When going out for an extravagant night out, wearing a faux fur shrug can help a more elegant look of royalty and importance. This can dress up any type of dress or other article of clothing for a fun night out. Since it is only draped on your body, it still gives you the comfort of having fur as part of your ensemble. Feeling inspired? Try these fabrics from moodfabrics.com:
    Black Faux Luxury Shag Fur Black Faux Luxury Shag Fur
    Black Grooved Faux Beaver Fur Black Grooved Faux Beaver Fur
    6. Knitted Mink Vest If you are a person that does not care what others think, be confident and wear a knitted mink vest. I know what you're thinking, wearing a fur vest in the summer is crazy, but since the vest has a knitted design, this is perfect design to allow airflow. Make this style work by wearing lighter colors which make the whole outfit more appealing in the summer. Feeling inspired? Try these fabrics from moodfabrics.com:
    6.5oz Blue Textured Tencel Denim 6.5oz Blue Textured Tencel Denim
    Medium Blue Candy Striped Stretch Cotton Poplin Medium Blue Candy Striped Stretch Cotton Poplin
    Fungi Gray Mongolian Lamb Shearling Fungi Gray Mongolian Lamb Shearling
  • Trend Report: MFW - Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear

    The runways in New York and London this past month have sported some serious girl power vibes, manifesting in ultillitywear, bold shoulders, power shades, and garments calling for equality. Milan's runways seemed a bit different, more feminine and frilly, but certainly no less powerful.  

    1. Womenswear

    Milan ran with the women in menswear trend that we've been seeing that last few years, but gave it a much more delicate twist. Button-up, collared shirts were made from soft silks and gorgeous florals with equally flowy trousers and high-waisted skirts.
    Vivetta | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Vivetta | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Rossella Jardini | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Rossella Jardini | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Giorgio Armani Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Giorgio Armani Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Bally | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Bally | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try these fabrics from moodfabrics.com:
    Sparkling Grape Polyester Crepe Sparkling Grape Polyester Crepe
    Raffia and White Large-Scale Floral Printed Silk Charmeuse Raffia and White Large-Scale Floral Printed Silk Charmeuse
    Armani Black and White Plaid Stretch Wool Twill Armani Black and White Plaid Stretch Wool Twill
     

    2. High-Waisted Leather

    Elephant leg pants were huge last year, and while it seems like a lot of designers are moving back to the more fitted silhouette again, they're doing it with an interesting material - leather and faux leather. Several runways saw this cinch waist design in both shiny, patent leathers and more matte fabrics. Either way, the shape is gorgeous.
    Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Marco de Vincenzo Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Marco de Vincenzo Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try these fabrics from moodfabrics.com:
    Black Wrinkled Faux Patent Leather with a Navy Fabric Backing Black Wrinkled Faux Patent Leather with a Navy Fabric Backing
    Whisper White Stretch Faux Leather/Vinyl Whisper White Stretch Faux Leather/Vinyl
    Alexander Wang Bittersweet Chocolate Water-Repellent Vinyl/Faux Leather Alexander Wang Bittersweet Chocolate Water-Repellent Vinyl/Faux Leather

    3. Pale Lace

    It's true, lace never goes away, but whereas past runways featured a lot of striking black lace paired with chic leather, this season saw a lot of white, ivory, and pale pinks.
    Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Philosophy di Lorenzo Serafini | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Roberto Cavalli | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Roberto Cavalli | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Au Jour Le Jour | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Au Jour Le Jour | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try these fabrics from moodfabrics.com:
    White and Pale Gold 3D Floral Embroidered Lace on a White Netting White and Pale Gold 3D Floral Embroidered Lace on a White Netting
    White On White Floral Embroidered Tulle White On White Floral Embroidered Tulle
    Famous NYC Designer White and Black Floral Lace Striped Netting Famous NYC Designer White and Black Floral Lace Striped Netting

    4. Animal Print

    With minimalist fashion trends being so popular recently, animal prints have been few and far between. That seems to be changing though, as leopard prints were seen on the majority of the runways last week. The moto jacket dress Sara Battaglia is a particular favorite of ours. It can be recreated with a printed faux leather, or even a short pile velvet or faux fur. Other looks included silk skirts, blazers, and trenches.
    Sara Battaglia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Sara Battaglia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Dolce & Gabbana | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Dolce & Gabbana | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Bally | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Bally | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try these fabrics from moodfabrics.com:
    Brown and Black Leopard Printed Faux Fur Backed by Faux Leather Brown and Black Leopard Printed Faux Fur Backed by Faux Leather
    Woodbine and Black Leopard Printed Cotton Velveteen Woodbine and Black Leopard Printed Cotton Velveteen
    Carolina Herrera Leopard Printed Stretch Silk Twill Carolina Herrera Leopard Printed Stretch Silk Twill
     

    5. Blush Pink

    The pale trend didn't stop at lace. Light pinks kept cropping up in Milan, mostly in very feminine silhouettes; so if lace isn't your usual style, try silk chiffon or organza, or even go the feather route like Bottega Veneta!
    Giamba | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Giamba | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Giamba | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Giamba | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Bottega Veneta | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Bottega Veneta | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try these fabrics from moodfabrics.com:
    Veiled Rose China Silk/Habotai Veiled Rose China Silk/Habotai
    Jay Godfrey Pale Lilac Perforated Stretch Faux Leather with White Faux Suede Backing Jay Godfrey Pale Lilac Perforated Stretch Faux Leather with White Faux Suede Backing
    Rag & Bone Soft Pink Rayon and Silk Voile Rag & Bone Soft Pink Rayon and Silk Voile
    Which trends are you going to be trying out? Tell us below!
  • Trend Report: LFW – Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear

    Pure style took to the London runways this week as the UK debuted their 2017 Ready-to-Wear collections. Designers built on old trends, brought back a few we didn't think we'd see again, and even dialed a few of our favorites down. We can't complain though, the resulting looks were still beyond fabulous.

    1. Brocade

    Brocade originates from the Italian word broccato, directly translating to “embossed cloth.” It's best described as an intricately woven jacquard, satin or twill weave with raised floral or figured designs that appear only on the face of the fabric. Brocade started trending last year, but this season brought with it a few new forms, namely peplums and bomber jackets. Personally, I can't get enough of the bomber jacket trend, so any new takes on it are a win in my book.
    Erdem | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Erdem | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Antonio Berardi Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Antonio Berardi Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Markus Lupfer | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Markus Lupfer | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Orla Kiely | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Orla Kiely | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Markus Lupfer | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Markus Lupfer | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Mary Katranzou | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Mary Katranzou | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Duro Olowu | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Duro Olowu | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try a few of these options from Mood:
    Metallic Gold and Black Quilted Brocade Metallic Gold and Black Quilted Brocade
    Metallic Hibiscus and Iridescent Caribbean Sea Abstract Brocade Metallic Hibiscus and Iridescent Caribbean Sea Abstract Brocade
    Royal Purple and Pagoda Blue Abstract Jacquard Royal Purple and Pagoda Blue Abstract Jacquard
    Italian Olive Floral Rayon Brocade Italian Olive Floral Rayon Brocade
     

    2. Color Blocking

    Color blocking typically uses boldly opposite colors, ideally with the widest contrast possible on the color wheel and generally in colors normally not matched together in the traditional sense.  It's great for accentuating body shapes, slenderizing the wearer if worn correctly. Often, color blocking goes hand-in-hand with asymmetry and this season was no different.
    Edeline Lee | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Edeline Lee | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Emilia Wickstead | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Emilia Wickstead | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Erdem | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Erdem | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Duro Olowu | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Duro Olowu | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Christopher Kane | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Christopher Kane | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try a few of these options from Mood:
    Oscar de la Renta Seafoam Solid Double Face Oscar de la Renta Seafoam Solid Double Face
    Curry Gold Polyester Velvet Curry Gold Polyester Velvet
    Dark Slate Blue Stretch Silk Crepe Dark Slate Blue Stretch Silk Crepe
    Metallic Rose Gold Faux Leather with White Cotton Twill Backing Metallic Rose Gold Faux Leather with White Cotton Twill Backing
     

    3. Beaded

    Beadwork techniques are broadly divided into loom and off-loom weaving, stringing, bead embroidery, bead crochet, and bead knitting. Generally made of durable materials, beading is an artform that has been around for centuries. Some designers this season used them sparingly, choosing to cover just a bodice or line a hem, while others like Temperley London went all-out with their designing. Both directions resulted in some stunning looks.
    Antonio Berardi Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Antonio Berardi Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Temperley London | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Temperley London | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Temperley London | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Temperley London | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Mary Katranzou | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Mary Katranzou | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Julien Macdonald | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Julien Macdonald | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Emilia Wickstead | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Emilia Wickstead | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try a few of these options from Mood:
    Peach and Beige Fancy Beaded Tulle Peach and Beige Fancy Beaded Tulle
    Black/Gold Floral Beaded Lace Black/Gold Floral Beaded Lace
    Black/Silver/Gunmetal Fancy Beaded Trim Black/Silver/Gunmetal Fancy Beaded Trim
    Fancy Cradle Pink Pearled Mesh/Lace Fancy Cradle Pink Pearled Mesh/Lace
     

    4. Sequins

    This decorative element requires a bit more work to maintain. Always hang immediately to prevent snags or bends, spot cleaning is recommended, & take note if sequins are sewn or glued, the former being much more sustainable than the latter, of which hot water is the enemy. Much like beading, sequins can be used with or without restraint. Erdem went with the full length gown, while Mary Katranzou designed entire motifs from sequins. I especially love the two piece sequined ensemble by Emilia Wickstead.
    Erdem | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Erdem | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Mary Katranzou | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Mary Katranzou | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Mary Katranzou | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Mary Katranzou | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Emilia Wickstead | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Emilia Wickstead | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Julien Macdonald | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Julien Macdonald | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try a few of these options from Mood:
    Silver Scallop Edge Beaded and Sequined Lace Silver Scallop Edge Beaded and Sequined Lace
    White and Copper Fancy Floral Sequined Fabric on a Black Stretch Netting White and Copper Fancy Floral Sequined Fabric on a Black Stretch Netting
    Multi-Shaped and Colored Sequined Silk Georgette Multi-Shaped and Colored Sequined Silk Georgette
    Black and Liberty Blue Linear Circular Sequins on a Viscose Georgette Black and Liberty Blue Linear Circular Sequins on a Viscose Georgette
       

    5. Silk Charmeuse

    Pronounced [shahr-moos], this fabric is smooth satin on one side, pebble type crepe on the other. Though tricky to sew, one can create daringly dramatic looks & is best used for blouses, draped dresses, lingerie, sheets, pillowcases and bias cut evening gowns. This season saw a lot of long dress silhouettes made from this fabric.
    Roksanda | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Roksanda | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Roksanda | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Roksanda | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Toga | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Toga | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Sharon Wauchob | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Sharon Wauchob | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Duro Olowu | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Duro Olowu | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try a few of these options from Mood:
    Wine Stretch Silk Charmeuse Wine Stretch Silk Charmeuse
    Peach Fuzz Silk Charmeuse Peach Fuzz Silk Charmeuse
    Mystic Swamp Digitally Printed Polyester Charmeuse Mystic Swamp Digitally Printed Polyester Charmeuse
    Floral Kaleidoscope Digitally Printed Polyester Charmeuse Floral Kaleidoscope Digitally Printed Polyester Charmeuse

    6. Fur Details

    Fur has been a runway staple the last year or two, but we're possibly witnessing it's decline. Many designers seemed to move away from the full fur coats and jackets in favor of subtle details. Fur showed up on lapels, inside vests and jackets as cozy linings, and even as cuffs and sleeves. The absolute opposite of a wash and wear garment, fur requires strategic measures to preserve it’s integrity. Gently shake to remove dirt that has settled, always hang on padded hangers, brush with small, light strokes, spot clean only & the use of a good container is suggested.  
    Belstaff | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Belstaff | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Markus Lupfer | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Markus Lupfer | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Duro Olowu | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Duro Olowu | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Mary Katranzou | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Mary Katranzou | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
     Victoria Victoria Beckham | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Victoria Victoria Beckham | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try a few of these options from Mood:
    Chevron Multicolored Faux Fur Chevron Multicolored Faux Fur
    Ivory Stretch Faux Ribbed Shearling Ivory Stretch Faux Ribbed Shearling
    Teal and Black Printed and Embossed Stretch Faux Fur Teal and Black Printed and Embossed Stretch Faux Fur
    Brown and Black Leopard Printed Faux Fur Backed by Faux Leather Brown and Black Leopard Printed Faux Fur Backed by Faux Leather
  • Trend Report: NYFW - Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear

    With NYFW coming to a close, it's evident that next fall will be all about the wow-factors. So take the drama out of your life and channel it into your wardrobe with bold, vibrant color, daring plunges, and  jaw-dropping embroidery. Take a look at some of our favorites from the runway this week!

    1. Exposed Shoulders

    The off-the-shoulder trend was huge last spring and this season it's evolving. Not only is the wide-v shape back in style, but joining it are wider lapels and drop sleeves, which are making some pretty interesting shapes.
    Zac Posen | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Zac Posen | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Zac Posen | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Zac Posen | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Jil Sander Navy | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Jil Sander Navy | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Jil Sander Navy | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Jil Sander Navy | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Jil Sander Navy | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Jil Sander Navy | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try a few suggestions from moodfabrics.com!
    Nine Iron Creped Wool Double Cloth Nine Iron Creped Wool Double Cloth
    Donna Karan Black Faille-Like Wool Suiting Donna Karan Black Faille-Like Wool Suiting
    Powder Blue/Bijou Blue/White Shadow Striped Cotton Shirting Powder Blue/Bijou Blue/White Shadow Striped Cotton Shirting
       

    2. Bold vs. Classic

    Whether you like to stand out in a crowd or give off a more subtle vibe, you're bound to enjoy the color trends this season. For those who love to be more daring with their shades, it's time to stock up on that bold, vibrant red. It showed up in the form of gowns, blazers, blouses, jackets, and more! Anyone looking to channel a more classic energy, power navy might be more up your alley. Transform it into a waterfall trench, on trend suiting, or even a chic dress.
    • Vibrant Red

    Zac Posen | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Zac Posen | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    The Row | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear The Row | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Moncler Grenoble | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Moncler Grenoble | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Oscar de la Renta | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Oscar de la Renta | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Oscar de la Renta | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Oscar de la Renta | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try a few suggestions from moodfabrics.com!
    Flame Scarlet 3D Floral Embroidered Tulle with Beads and Sequins Flame Scarlet 3D Floral Embroidered Tulle with Beads and Sequins
    Cordovan Pebble Embossed Stretch Faux Leather with a Black Viscose Backing Cordovan Pebble Embossed Stretch Faux Leather with a Black Viscose Backing
    Metallic Cayenne Red Iridescent Abstract Brocade Metallic Cayenne Red Iridescent Abstract Brocade
         
    • Powerful Navy

    Zac Posen | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Zac Posen | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try a few suggestions from moodfabrics.com!
    Armani Insignia Blue and Turkish Coffee Checkered Wool Suiting Armani Insignia Blue and Turkish Coffee Checkered Wool Suiting
    Mood Indigo Cotton Tubular Rib Knit Mood Indigo Cotton Tubular Rib Knit
    Fancy Navy Pearled Mesh/Lace Fancy Navy Pearled Mesh/Lace
       

    3. Embroidered Sheers

    Here's a trend we can totally mesh with. On the runway, embroidery has been taking the fashion world by storm as gowns and dresses. We'd love to see some creative thinking bring this trend into the ready-to-wear scene. How wonderful would it be to see some crop tops or tulip shorts made from one of these fabrics? Maybe even a sheer summer jacket!
    Zac Posen | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Zac Posen | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Tory Burch | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Tory Burch | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try a few suggestions from moodfabrics.com!
    Famous Designer Black Floral Embroidered Organza w/ Scalloped Edges Famous Designer Black Floral Embroidered Organza w/ Scalloped Edges
    Angel Blue and Creampuff Floral Novelty Embroidered Mesh Angel Blue and Creampuff Floral Novelty Embroidered Mesh
    Ribbon Red and Gray Mist 3D Floral Embroidered Lace on a Stretch Netting Ribbon Red and Gray Mist 3D Floral Embroidered Lace on a Stretch Netting
     

    4. Mock Necks

    This is a personal favorite - mock neck blouses and dresses. It's difficult to find a trend that looks good on everyone, but when it happens, it just works. This silhouette elongates your torso, giving a sleek and chic look no matter what. The best part? You can still have so many different styles with it. Try a delicate lace, an edgy rib knit, or create a cute look under a cropped jacket.
    Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    ZAC Zac Posen | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear ZAC Zac Posen | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Yigal Azrouël Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Yigal Azrouël Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try a few suggestions from moodfabrics.com!
    Famous Designer Navy Striped Cotton-Nylon Lace Famous Designer Navy Striped Cotton-Nylon Lace
    Black Floral Striped Lace w/ Scalloped Eyelash Edges Black Floral Striped Lace w/ Scalloped Eyelash Edges
    Black Novelty Lace Topped Wonder Mesh Black Novelty Lace Topped Wonder Mesh
     

    5. Velvet

    Velvet was huge this year and it looks like it's here to stay for at least another season. We're certainly not complaining though. You may have one idea in your head for velvet - stiff A-line dresses, but this year they've been showing up as something a bit new - jackets and shawls!
    Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Alice + Olivia | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Oscar de la Renta | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Oscar de la Renta | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Yigal Azrouël Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Yigal Azrouël Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Yigal Azrouël Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Yigal Azrouël Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Oscar de la Renta | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Oscar de la Renta | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    3.1 Phillip Lim Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear 3.1 Phillip Lim Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Zero + Maria Cornejo Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Zero + Maria Cornejo Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Feeling inspired? Try a few suggestions from moodfabrics.com!
    Black Luxury Lyons Velvet Black Luxury Lyons Velvet
    Tuscan Wine Luxury Lyons Velvet Tuscan Wine Luxury Lyons Velvet
    Meadow Floral Printed Silk and Rayon Burnout Velvet Meadow Floral Printed Silk and Rayon Burnout Velvet
    Rag & Bone Total Eclipse Cotton Velveteen Rag & Bone Total Eclipse Cotton Velveteen
    Personally, I'm loving all of these trends and I can't wait to incorporate them into some of my future projects. What about you? Are you going to give any of these a try?
  • Trend Report: 2016 Recap

    We're in the thick of winter, and that means it's time to layer and bundle up! This coming year's styles play with thinner and thicker fabrics, which lets you bundle up with layers or go big with one huge and independent style. From trench coats to tiered designs, long pieces are the highlight of this coming year, so make sure to stock up!

    Long Coats

    David Michael | Spring Ready-to-Wear 2017 David Michael | Spring Ready-to-Wear 2017
    Carry your trench coat style over to the next season! Lots of designers fashioned this look out of thinner fabrics to make wearing light and easy with the coming warm weather--long enough to shield against the wind and light enough to keep from overheating.

    For some fabric inspirations for these styles, try these!:

    Slit Skirt Dresses

    Michael Kors Collection | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Michael Kors Collection | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Slit skirts and dresses are a sophisticated style that look great on both long and shorter skirts. They make your silhouette look long and lean and can be paired with a number of skirt shapes from pencil to empire styles! Longer skirts are better for formal settings, but a shorter skirt like the one above can work in a more casual setting.
    Nicole Millder | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Nicole Miller | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Slit style skirts are also a great opportunity for showing off a pair of your favorite shoes. With the exposed look from the slit, attention is drawn to the legs and feet and giving the chance to highlight great footwear! Don't be afraid to use a busy pattern either. Find the right pattern and it can make your design really stunning.
    Tome | Spring 2017 Resort Tome | Spring 2017 Resort
    For some fabric inspirations for these styles, try these!:

    Coat Dresses

    Giamba | Spring 2017 Resort Giamba | Spring 2017 Resort
    More coat styles! Lots of styles were spruced up in sportswear with coat dresses. Their bulky design can be a blessing in this chilly weather, but it's also good for transition weather like in the spring.
    Victor Alfaro | Spring 2017 Resort Victor Alfaro | Spring 2017 Resort
    Paired with pants or leggings and this is great for cooler weather, or you can sport it in mild temperatures, too! It's another pretty adaptable look.
    T by Alexander Wang | Spring 2017 Resort T by Alexander Wang | Spring 2017 Resort
    For some fabric inspirations for these styles, try these!:

    Plunge Neckline

    A popular look from the 2017 line-up included both reserved and daring plunge necklines. From mock to true designs, we've seen potential in plunge necklines for the coming year!
    Kate Spada New York | Spring 2017 Resort Kate Spada New York | Spring 2017 Resort
    Lots of formal styles with this neckline are usually left open, but don't be afraid to adapt the style to the season and wear a shirt underneath to cover up and keep warm! Use a neutral or skin tone underneath and you won't have to worry about taking away any emphasis from the plunge's design.
    Tome | Spring 2017 Resort Tome | Spring 2017 Resort
    For some fabric inspirations for these styles, try these!:

    Ruffles

    Strutting fancy and elegant, ruffles were accented everywhere from sleeves to collars. Loose and flowing like the ones below, these shorter ruffles bring an air of femininity to any look!
    Kate Spade New York | Spring 2017 Resort Kate Spade New York | Spring 2017 Resort
    Sea | Spring 2017 Resort Sea | Spring 2017 Resort
    Tome | Spring 2017 Resort Tome | Spring 2017 Resort
    For some fabric inspirations for these styles, try these!:

    Tiered Pieces

    Both tops and bottoms showcased tiers incorporated into their designs. We saw this style experimented with last year towards the fall and winter seasons, but now they’re starting to really blossom from these designers!
    Roksanda | Spring 2017 Resort Roksanda | Spring 2017 Resort
    Gathered sections and color blocking can be used to accent and project a tiered look for pieces, so don’t be afraid to take advantage of these styles. Both look wonderful!
    See by Chloe | Spring 2017 Resort See by Chloe | Spring 2017 Resort
    For some fabric inspirations for these styles, try these!:

    Asymmetry

    Rag & Bone | Spring 2017 Resort 2017 Rag & Bone | Spring 2017 Resort 2017
    Have you ever donned an asymmetrical look? These designs can be quite refreshing from your usual balanced styles, so if you haven’t tried one yet, consider a dress with an asymmetric neckline or top with mismatched sleeves.
    Vionnet | Spring 2017 Resort Vionnet | Spring 2017 Resort
    A one-sided accent or flourished hemline can also be a great way to make a piece asymmetrical. It doesn’t need to be too big or loud—sometimes smaller details speak large volumes for fashion. For some fabric inspirations for these styles, try these!:

    Women in Menswear

    Women in menswear has been popular for decades, and it’s always nice to see men’s recent designs applied to women’s fashion, too. Below we have this past fall’s cropped pants style paired with a fitted blazer for a sharp and masculine women’s suit. The tapered hemline of the pants narrows your silhouette for a fantastic business style.
    3.1 Phillip Lim | Spring 2017 Resort 3.1 Phillip Lim | Spring 2017 Resort
    And if looser pants are more your game, try a loose trouser with a fitted jacket. The contrast between the waistline and the trouser will slim the appearance of your waist and give your bottom half a weighted appeal!
    Celine | Spring 2017 Resort Celine | Spring 2017 Resort
    For some fabric inspirations for these styles, try these!: And that's the forecast for now! What highlights are your favorites? Are you looking forward to adding any of these styles into your wardrobe?
  • Mood Style: Sewing an Outerwear Cape

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    Capes, capelets, and mantels; all three were seen on the Fall 2016 runways, and in no shortage of different styles! We saw short and simple silhouettes with fur details, lovely wrap coats with attached capelet overlays, and even long garments ready for the red carpet.
    Libertine Fall 2016 Read-to-Wear Libertine Fall 2016 Read-to-Wear
    Prada | Fall 2016 Ready-to-Wear Prada | Fall 2016 Ready-to-Wear
    Marc Jacobs | Fall 2016 Ready-to-Wear Marc Jacobs | Fall 2016 Ready-to-Wear
    For today's sewing project, I decided to pull some inspiration from this trend. Rather than a basic cape, I decided to make a sort of mix between the Libertine and Prada capes above, while pulling the rich colors from Marc Jacobs' runway.

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    Luckily, I found the perfect belted cape pattern from Burda's Rock Island collection. I used the following fabrics and materials with just a few alterations:

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    I made the belt about 1.5x the pattern's recommended length in order to give it a nice bow in the front. In addition. I also got rid of the front belt loops, moving them to the side instead. This showed off the beautiful herringbone fabric a little more, which I absolutely love!

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    The pockets were also scrapped so the print wouldn't be too overpowering. And instead of a fabric tab closer at the collar, I used one of Mood's fantastic over-sized safety pins.

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    Overall, it's a lovely piece of outerwear for Fall! Are you going to be making your own? I'd love to know what fabrics and colors you'll be using!

  • Fall 2016 Fashion Week Summary

    Fall Fashion Week has come to a close for this season! From cut-out styles to moto jackets, the line-up ranged from chic and edgy. Here are some of the most prominent trends to take away from this season.

    Suede

    There were plenty of fabrics that popped up all over the runway, and suede was one of them! Suede always has strong presence in fashion, but it’s especially beloved during the Fall.
    Balmain | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Balmain | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Great in both bright and mature colors, suede has a beautiful and unique sheen to it that can really impress onlookers when added to your ensemble.
    McQ Alexander McQueen | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear McQ Alexander McQueen | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Create your own suede looks with these fabrics from Mood:  

    Bomber Jackets

    Bomber jackets! Need I say more? A design I've come to consider a sibling to the moto jacket, bomber jackets are both stylish and comfortable. They look great in any color, and they're often adorned with a number of decorations like patches, embroidery, and more.
    Off-White | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Off-White | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    They also look great in almost any fabric! Want one in pleather? Go ahead! Satin? Absolutely. It all works, making this style very universal. It's a great addition to any wardrobe or ensemble, so it's no surprise that so many designers showcased them in their line-ups!
    3.1 Phillip Lim | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear 3.1 Phillip Lim | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Create your own bomber jacket style with these fabrics from Mood:  

    Off-the-Shoulder Looks

    Elegance is key in off-the-shoulder designs, and the runway delivered! This look is great when made with a fabric that shines, so it satin is your game, take a chance to play with an off-the-shoulder dress or shirt! Or go with a knit for something looser and more comfortable!
    Marques Almeida | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Marques Almeida | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    These are a lovely way to show off the collarbone and shoulders while still be reserved and practical.
    Balmain | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Balmain | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Create your own off-the-shoulder looks with these fabrics from Mood:  

    Moto Jackets

    These jackets were all over the show each week! They’ll probably never go out of style. The asymmetrical zipper of these jackets is an immediate tip-off to the style, and the tapered shape from the shoulders is a great way to accentuate one’s waistline.
    Rodarte | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Rodarte | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    If you’re looking for a way to dress bold, try adding a moto jacket to your wardrobe!
    Louis Vuitton | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Louis Vuitton | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Create your own moto jacket style with these fabrics from Mood:  

    Pleather

    Pleather is a wonderful, wonderful thing! It gives off both great feel and presence of luxury. If you want to make an impression, pleather is a way to do it, and designers at Fashion Week took full advantage of this!
    Valentino | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Valentino | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Smooth, sleek, and great with a top-stitch, pleather is a great fashion ally!
    Loewe | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Loewe | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Create your own styles with these fabrics from Mood:  

    Cut-Outs

    Cut-out designs have to be one of my favorite fashion trends. The play with negative space is an artistic touch that draws the eye in a unique way, and when used skillfully, it can have you turning heads as you walk by.
    Louis Vuitton | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Louis Vuitton | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Solid, thick fabrics that will hold the shape well are best for designs like these, and it looks great in saturated and neutral colors.
    3.1 Phillip Lim | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear 3.1 Phillip Lim | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Create your own cut-out styles with these fabrics from Mood:  

    Women in Menswear

    Everyone loves a man in uniform, but what about a woman? Rocking a well-tailored blazer or collar isn’t exclusive to men; the business feel of these styles is attractive on women, too!
    Celine | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Celine | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Sporting menswear styles can open a whole new door for your wardrobe to expand into, so take some inspiration from the Fashion Week designers and look into getting your hands on some of your own!
    A.F. Vandevorst | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear A.F. Vandevorst | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Create your own styles with these fabrics from Mood:  

    Exaggerated Proportions

    Lastly, and possibly the most-seen style on the runway, was over-exaggerated proportions. Huge shoulders, wide pants, and long, long sleeves were all over Fashion Week, and it's probably one of the more new styles to have hit this season.
    Marques Almedia | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Marques Almedia | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Whether its design is practical or not, big sleeves are in, so take advantage of it and get warm and comfy as the weather gets colder!
    Fenty x Puma | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Fenty x Puma | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Create your own big and long styles with these fabrics from Mood:   What styles are you looking forward to sewing this season? Was there another one from Fashion Week that you loved? Tell us about it!
  • Trend Report: Paris Fashion Week | Spring 2017

    This week is the last for Fall Fashion Week, and we saw a few favorites and new head-turners as the event comes to a close! Trendy jackets and flowing garments were prime pieces of the show for Paris designers, and we had to share them here! Kimono-style Jackets With loose sleeves and a cinched waist, kimono-style jackets have been popping up in plenty of designers’ lines. Kimono collars are perfect for when you want to make your neck look long and elegant, and the patterns and fabrics often used to make these types of jackets are never less than stunning.
    Paule Ka | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Paule Ka | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    From smooth satins to glimmering prints, kimono jackets are a wonderful addition to any ensemble or wardrobe.
    Balmain | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Balmain | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      If you’re thinking of making your own kimono jacket, check some of these fabrics to get inspired:  

    Wide Sleeves

    Big sleeves are always a comfortable fit, and their draped look flows beautifully. Graceful looks like these were sprinkled through many of the line-ups.
    Chloe | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Chloe | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Wide sleeves are nice, because they can help make you look and feel elegant. They can be made from all different fabrics, too.
    Stella McCartney | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Stella McCartney | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Need some ideas for making tops like these? Try these:

    Leather Jackets

    Straight-cut, embellished, or studded, leathers were a familiar and glamorous appearance for the show. Many leather fashions are still sporting motorcycle and bomber jackets, so if you haven’t grabbed one for yourself yet, there’s still time!
    Alexander McQueen | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Alexander McQueen | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Leather is great with both suave and edgy styles, so they look good on practically anyone.
    Redemption | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Redemption | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Looking to make a leather jacket? Consider some of these fabrics (pleather is an option, too!):  

    Flowing Skirts

    Big, flowing skirts popped up in the beginning of the season, and they’re still going pretty strong. Now being paired with fitted tops like these, they lean more to the side of sophisticated than comfy like their early season counterparts.
    Talbot Runhof | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Talbot Runhof | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    With a more business casual attire, these skirts can look very sleek.
    Y's Yohji Yamamoto | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear Y's Yohji Yamamoto | Spring 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Fabrics with good drapes like these would be perfect for a flowing skirt: What were you favorite designs from Paris Fashion Week? Do you have any plans for new sewing projects that were inspired by the trend reports?  
  • Trend Report: Milan Fashion Week | Spring 2017

    Milan Fashion Week for Fall 2016 had a lot of trends we’ve seen in previous weeks strutting down the walkway, from over-sized sleeves and color blocking to ruffles and plisse, but this week’s showcase still stepped out strong with a few new trends.

    Box-Pleated Skirts

    Box-pleated skirts were common on the runway this week. Often related with uniforms, these types of pleats live up to their reputation to show off a refined, sharp shape to your silhouette, and the little flare they bring can be quite flattering.
    Fay | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Fay | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    From longer to shorter skirts, box pleats are a great tool to have in your arsenal of ensembles!
    Neil Barrett | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Neil Barrett | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Looking to make some box pleats of your own? Try out a fabric that will hold the shape well, like these:  

    70's Inspired

    Sharp and bold, 70's inspired styles were hot this week. Broad collars like this trend sports accentuate necklines and shoulders, and careful top-stitching outline your garment shapes for the perfect subtle touch.
    Bally | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Bally | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Color-blocking with bright and thick fabrics is another popular trick when wearing 70's fashion.
    Prada | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Prada | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Stay warm and fresh with style with fabrics like these to pull off an amazing 70's look:
    Rasberry Double Faced Cotton Serge Twill Raspberry Double Faced Cotton Serge Twill

     Muted Floral Prints

    And even though spring is still a ways away, the Milan show still had plenty of designers playing with floral prints. Putting a fall spin on florals with more subdued colors and designs was the key, and we can still get the chilly image of an autumn afternoon from looking at these garments.
    La Perla | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear La Perla | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
    Flowers might hibernate in the winter, but that doesn't mean your wardrobe has to!
    Moschino | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear Moschino | Fall 2017 Ready-to-Wear
      Try out some of these softer floral designs for your next project:   Are there any other types of fabrics you think might look good for these styles? Who or what are you looking forward to seeing in Paris' fashion week? Share your thoughts with us!  
  • Faux Suede Skirt

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    Faux Suede Skirt

    Fall runways have been loaded with garments and fabrics of faux suede, and seeing as I loved the fabric even before its shine in the spotlight, I wanted to take the chance to make a suede skirt—another popular item on the runway—for the coming season. Faux suede is a great fabric choice because of its soft texture, and the suede I used to make my skirt has a nice stretch that’s both form-fitting and comfortable to wear. I’ve always loved the visual appeal of suede, too; like velvet, it adds visual texture to an ensemble, and I love that. You can see the texture without having to feel it (though I’d be lying if I claimed I’ve never compulsively touched suede just to feel how soft it is!) Fabrics like this draw the eye, and it comes in a number of colors, too, making it a powerful fabric tool. The skirt is decorated with a few buttons, top-stitching with orange thread, and the front is closed with a slot seam. This skirt design is incredibly simple, just a few pieces—4 in total—and I made them from easy shapes you can draw out with a yard stick and pencil. I’ve provided an image to help you visualize what they looked like (I apologize that the shapes aren’t drawn exactly to scale, but so long as you get the idea!):  
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    Four pieces and a yard of fabric. Easy, right? Make sure to fit the pieces in the direction shown in the picture, and you need FOUR CUTS for PIECE 2, so turn the piece 180 degrees if you need to in order to fit it in. The skirt falls just below my waist and the measurements I provided are to fit my size (I’m a 30” waist), so adjust accordingly for your own fit! I’m not going to go into a super in-depth tutorial for this skirt, but I hope the design won’t be too hard to figure out!

    Material List

    -        About 1 YD Black UV Protective Stretch Ultra Suede (#311396) -        3 QTY Copper/Orange Rhinestoned Metal Shank Back Button (#14805) -        474 Curry 100M Gutermann Sew All Thread (#100301) -        10 Black 100M Guterman Sew All Thread (#100246) -        1 QTY 580 Black 9” Invisible Zipper (#INV9-850) -        Pins -        Hand-sewing Needle -        Sewing Machine -        Scissors -        Tailor’s Chalk (for marking where your buttons will go before sewing them down) -        Pencil (for Patter Drawing) -        Pattern Paper (for Patter Drawing) This is the list of materials that I used. I used about a full yard of the faux suede fabric that I picked, but you may need more or less depending on the size you’re fitting the garment to. Judge the amount you need based off how long your skirt panels need to be (remember that there are 36 inches in one yard of fabric). After you’ve drafted your paper pattern and have cut out your fabric pattern pieces, you should have PIECE 1 (x2), PIECE 2 (x4), PIECE 3 ,(x2) and PIECE 4 (x1). I installed my zipper on the right side at the top, so between one PIECE 2 panel and one PIECE 3 panel. Pin all of them together like this and start sewing them together! NOTE: The two panels of PIECES 1 are sewn together using a slot seam! If you're not sure how to install a slot seam, click here to see what it looks like!

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    For my skirt design, I decided to hide the second part of the slot seam on the UNDERSIDE, like in the photo below. This is purely a stylistic choice--you can top-stitch it if you'd like!

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    After sewing them all together, I top-stitched with the orange thread. Top-stitching is a great way to add a dash of color to a garment, and I love using it whenever I can. It looks great so long as you work carefully and remain patient. This is honestly the longest step in the process to make the skirt, but you should do it. It removes the need for a lining and helps to stabilize the seam allowances on the wrong side of the skirt.

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    After top-stitching, you need to do a single-fold hem along the top of the skirt. DO THIS BEFORE INSTALLING YOUR ZIPPER! You won’t want a raw edge to show at the top of your skirt, so we’re doing this to prepare to hide it! Like so:

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    After hemming the top, install your zipper. If you don’t know how to install a zipper, click here to read our tutorial on how! Remember to line the very top of the zipper—not the teeth, the extra flaps—up with the top of the skirt.

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    After installing your zipper, you can go ahead and close up the skirt, right sides together. Make sure to sew flat along the bottom of the zipper to lock it in. You can also go ahead and top-stitch down along the sides of the zipper and down the seam you just closed the skirt up with. If the top of your skirt is too wide for your waist, add a dart in the middle of the back panel.

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    After that, roll the top hem again and top stitch down. Do the same on the bottom of the skirt

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    The last step is to hand-sew the buttons onto the front. Make sure to line your buttons up nicely where you want them to lay and use a piece of tailor’s chalk to mark where you’d like them to go before you sew them down. This’ll help prevent off-center buttons!

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    And that’s about it! Easy!   Can you think of other garments or accessories you’d like in a suede fabric? Do you have a favorite piece in a suede? Tell us all about it!
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