Sewing Tips

The pressure to find the perfect New Year’s Eve dress is always high. Do you go sleek and sexy, or sparkly and fun? No matter what style you love, you can never go wrong with a little black dress! For this one, I kept the silhouette fairly simple and chose to mix it up with the details. Overall, it was a really fun make, and it’s so cute that you hardly need extra jewelry! Fabrics…

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Home Decor

Everyone has a chair that could stand to have some new life breathed into it. Whether it’s been in your family forever, or you just picked it up at a thrift store last week, chances are it probably needs to be reupholstered. Luckily, it’s not difficult! This post will outline how to recover a cushion on a chair or stool. Most of these detach very easily, with just a few staples, nails, or screws. Fabrics…

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FASHION SEWING

Have you sewn a vest before? As soon as I saw this crackled lamb suede from Mood, I knew how I wanted to transform it! Fabrics & materials used: 2 hides Small Ivory/Gray Crackled Lamb Suede 1 hide Small Black Pebbled Lamb Leather Pattern Paper French Curve Measuring Tape Drafting the Pattern A vest is fairly simple to construct, so this DIY should be easy to follow regardless of your patternmaking experience! 1. First. we’ll…

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DIY

Pants—a whole new world to explore! After mastering the arts of the skirt and the dress, the next in line to conquer is the wide variety of pants types! You’ve probably heard of the basics—the BOOTCUT, SKINNY JEAN, STRAIGHT LEG, and so on—but in this day and age, the family has grown to an impressive array of trousers to choose from. This list is long compared to our previous All-About articles, so tighten your belt…

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Tips for First-Time Visitors to Mood Fabrics NYC

Do you have plans to visit our flagship NYC store for the first time? Sometimes the first trip to Mood Fabrics can be a little overwhelming, because you’ve probably never seen that much beautiful fabric in one place before. Just read the tips we’ve assembled here before you visit and you’ll be shopping Mood like a savvy Project Runway designer. Our hours Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00…

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