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It’s time for our second annual Holiday Giveaway Calendar! Everyday in the month of December we are giving away an amazing prize! It’s super easy to enter, just leave your comment answering the bolded questions below by noon EST 12/26 and a lucky winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries!

Today, enter to win a $100 Gift Card to Mood Designer Fabric!

With fashion changing faster than the seasons, Mood Designer Fabrics has continued to stay one step ahead of its competitors. While being actively involved in the latest in cultural Crazes, including reality television programs like Project Runway and The Apprentice, as well as staying grounded in the traditions of honest customer service, Mood has transformed itself into a prosperous, well-established and growing business.

You will receive a $100 Gift Card that you can use to shop for anything you like, anytime you want, online at MoodFabrics.com. You can also use the Gift Card in our store during regular business hours.

To enter, just leave your comment answering this questions by noon EST 12/26:
For an evening gown, what is your favorite fabric to use and why?

We want to congratulate jodika on winning yesterday’s Gwyn Hug – The Original “How Much Fabric?” Reference Cards! Her comment was chosen at random from all eligible entries. Thanks to everyone who entered and good luck in today’s giveaway!


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    Dec 29, 2009, 10.37 PMby generallee

    I love being different from everyone else. With that being said, I would mix materials that most wouldn’t. Perhaps I would use jesery with taffeta a bit of tulle, crepe….whatever strikes me! Sometimes it doesn’t work but most times it does!!

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    Dec 29, 2009, 08.28 PMby palmerk6

    I’m not that well versed in fabric but I know it when I see it and feel it. I’m one of those people that have to feel everything before I buy.

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    Dec 27, 2009, 05.44 PMby nilgun157

    kesinlikle tafta gözalıcı muhteşem bir kumaş yürürken bile çıkardığı ses hoşuma gidiyor..

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    Dec 27, 2009, 04.45 PMby amandahaas

    plaid taffada!!! i think thats how you spell it haha

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    Dec 27, 2009, 03.32 PMby ghelton5

    Still searching for a favorite fabric . . . something that doesn’t cling too close, drapes wonderfully, and looks superb!

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    Dec 27, 2009, 04.50 AMby mwall

    Organza, because it’s the prettiest

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    Dec 27, 2009, 03.42 AMby laurie82

    Mostly anything with a little stretch to it, I need something thats moves when I do!

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    Dec 27, 2009, 02.02 AMby wzrdreams

    Crepe backed satin (silk, of course). It has weight, drape and richness.

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    Dec 27, 2009, 12.57 AMby mediha

    Anything that makes me feel luxurious. Silk probably.

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    Dec 26, 2009, 11.42 PMby azbarbara

    I like silk dupioni that has been washed and underlined. The silk gets a softer hand with the washing and the underlining adds a bit of stability. The last one I made I used a light weight smooth faced cotton as the underlining.

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    Dec 26, 2009, 11.36 PMby loyl8

    Hands down SILK SILK SILK ;) It depends on the season and the event.

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    Dec 26, 2009, 11.17 PMby queenvanilla

    I’ve planning something with dupioni silk soon, I love it’s texture and it’s shine…

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    Dec 26, 2009, 10.17 PMby strawberrypancakesbykim

    crepe backed satin. I found a bunch of it, made a red shiny dress, and went back to buy more in different colors for my prom dress. I also plan on making a “little black dress” as well. The thing with crepe backed satin is, it’s nice and shiny and smooth, yet it is pretty easy to sew with because it’s thick enough and the back is rough.

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    Dec 26, 2009, 10.15 PMby stephiaffi

    I’ve never made an eveing gown before, but I’d love to make one in silk!!!

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    Dec 26, 2009, 10.14 PMby sarabclever

    If I ever made one, silk.

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    Dec 26, 2009, 10.09 PMby marylou86

    Raw silk because of the texture and stiffness.

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    Dec 26, 2009, 09.17 PMby saxsilverain

    i don’t make that much of evening gowns, but i imagine i’d make something out of chiffon (polyester or silk, anything’s fine by me) and tulle (the very light one, or netting, whatever you call it..NOT the kind used for ballerina’s tutu). those 2 are my fave fabrics, though i always have trouble sewing them :D

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    Dec 26, 2009, 08.51 PMby Kristina Ramirez

    silk chiffon because it flows when you walk

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    Dec 26, 2009, 08.41 PMby nomada

    a lovely printed chiffon or perhaps a satin.

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    Dec 26, 2009, 08.41 PMby Christy Austin

    I haven’t worn an evening gown for ages! But, I definitely like the idea of a chinese silk brocade…sounds lovely!

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    Dec 26, 2009, 08.38 PMby lilamarshall

    Anything soft, with nice drape that doesn’t stand out but isn’t unnoticable either.

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    Dec 26, 2009, 07.40 PMby whatevs

    I’ve never made an evening gown before but if I were to make one I think I would use crepe-back satin. I’m familiar with the fabric and I love how the crepe backing makes it easier to handle and sew!

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    Dec 26, 2009, 07.39 PMby couturecutie

    I love using a satin, or a silk taffeta for an evening gown. It is sometimes hard to work with, but the result is always so rewarding.

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    Dec 26, 2009, 07.19 PMby xnickerxje

    silk. any form. just the word itself makes me feel ‘dressed up’, so a garment of silk makes me feel gala!

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    Dec 26, 2009, 07.16 PMby misssewalot

    I’d choose chiffon to float over silk because it feels wonderful

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    Dec 26, 2009, 07.14 PMby maleahbliss

    Raw silk. :)

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    Dec 26, 2009, 06.04 PMby nenasew

    I have never made an evening gown but If I was going to make one. I would use silk.

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    Dec 26, 2009, 05.42 PMby whatpanda

    silk crepe or my new favourite, sandwashed silk charmeuse. not that I have many occasions that call for evening gowns… which is shame as I have so many ideas and would love to sew one.

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    Dec 26, 2009, 05.08 PMby nugglemama

    Something with Chiffon for sure. I love silk though too.

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    Dec 26, 2009, 05.05 PMby lizro

    I have never sewn one but I would love to have a gown made of silk!

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