Intermediate | 1 hour
Taught by Benjamin Mach
Have you ever walked into a fabric store and felt totally overwhelmed? Benjamin Mach – Creative Director of Mood University and two-time Project Runway contestant – can help. In this comprehensive course, he takes you on a figurative walk through the aisles of Mood Fabrics in New York City, explaining the difference between fibers and fabrics, wovens and knits, and everything in between. A range of fibers are discussed here, including cotton, linen, wool, silk, synthetics, and specialty fabrics. Once you have a grip on the composition of fabric, you’ll learn how fabric drapes on the body so you can select the perfect fabric for your project. 
Learn how to:
  • Find the perfect fabric for your project
  • Tell the difference between woven and knit
  • Understand the characteristics of plant fibers, animal fibers, and synthetics
  • Play with drape
  • Shop with confidence!
 
What you’ll get:
  • A comprehensive course on understanding fabric, taught by a Project Runway contestant and the current Creative Director of Mood University.
  • HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from Benjamin Mach
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

Chapters
Fabric School
01:23
Fabrics 101
06:19
09:36
08:02
12:41
09:41
09:24
06:56
Materials
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Mood Swatch Kit – Create a “Mini Mood” at home with an assortment of fabric swatches, perfect for arranging in a swatch book and referencing when you place orders online
  • The Mood Guide to Fabric and Fashion: The Essential Guide from the World's Most Famous Fabric Store
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