Dyeing Trim with Tea! – WHO KNEW?!

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Hello Lovelies!! I did something last week I had to blog about! As you are well aware aside from being a fabric addict, I am also a trim addict! I love adding trim to The Marshmallow’s dresses, I think its gives it somewhat of a vintage charm. I loved the idea of trim being my […]

SPRING IS ALMOST HERE!!

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Hello to you! Gosh, I’ve been so busy since the beginning of the year….and preparing for the Marshmallow’s (nickname for my daughter)  second birthday! I wanted to create as many things as I could for her…and if you are following me on Facebook or Instagram,  you know all about her first dress (found here), and how […]

Winter Wedding Piece GIVEAWAY!

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Pleased to have started 2014 on a project that is giving back and even more so, that it is a bridal piece! I’m sponsoring this super soft,  minky white stole (Perfect for a Winter Wedding!), to Fund With Photo for the Brides Against Breast Cancer Event on January 10th – 11th, 2014. [Event info here] […]

Sneak Peek in 14 secs!

Just in case you were wondering what my start to finish looks like, here’s a little snippet of a piece that will be featured in my upcoming show on November 17, 2013 (Details Here). I do hope you guys cleared your calendars because these pieces are going to exclusive one-of-a-kinds!!! See you soon!! XOXO Candice […]

Have you ever sewn something and then cried? I have!

Good Morning Lovelies! Confession time: Not being able to understand and finish a pattern completely was really bugging my brain, so I was determined to give it a try again and to conquer it! I started my day feeling very optimistic, even did a few hours of research the night before and I told myself, […]

First Sewing Challenge – Failed….but not really.

I’ve always been a little reluctant to try sewing adult clothes, ….but I decided to accept the sewing challenge posted in one of my Sewing groups. I had some nice, silky blue fabric, some fancy lace and some black bias tape on hand, so I decided why not! The challenge was to construct the Sorbetto […]

The Real Cost of Handmade

WHAT EXACTLY IS THE REAL COST OF SOMETHING HANDMADE? After having someone comment on how “pricey” my pieces are as compared to stores such as Target or Forever21, I felt compelled to write this. Especially since I believe my pieces are meant to be timeless, but affordable. Handmade, custom made, one-of-a-kind items are special – […]

Trying to make a dress from a Simplicity Pattern

Morning folks! So I was a little nervous, but very excited to try my hands at making a dress for the Marshmallow using a pattern!  I really loved the sweet vintage look of “C” but I didn’t want the straps to tie at the back….I figured how hard could that be to figure out?   […]

First item made from using a Pattern!

It took me 3 days but I finally figured out how to read a pattern! I decided it was best to start off simple, so I decided on a diaper cover  using Simplicity 1734A. I had a bit of the RedRose Floral left over from the Triangle dress (from the last post) and decided that […]

New “Little” Summer Projects

My darling hubby surprised me with the super awesome Oliso Pro Smart Iron for my birthday! I’m telling you, having the proper tools really makes sewing and crafting a lot more enjoyable and fulfilling. I couldn’t wait to test it out, so I was glad to have gotten it right around the same time I […]

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