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 […]

::: GIVEAWAY WINNER!!:::

:::DRUM ROLL::: And the  WINNER IS: JAY RODRIGUEZ!! ( What I love about this is that he’s a guy!) He guessed the EXACT color: RED VIOLET! Congratulations Jay, please contact me with your mailing address! Thank you everyone for playing! You guys are awesome!! Stay tuned for more to come at the 600 fans mark! […]

***GIVEAWAY!!!***

Okay my pretties, real simple : FIRST PERSON TO GUESS THE EXACT COLOR OF THIS FUNKALICIOUS PIECE, GET’S IT!!! Let’s see just who was paying attention to their crayon colors when they were little…ooops…was that a hint? lolol…- LET”S PLAY!!! [ Make as many guess as you like!] ::: HINT 1::: It’s a solid color.

Her Something Blue…

Remember when I mentioned always feeling lucky enough to find the most gorgeous pieces of fabric at The Loft (in my previous post)? Here’s a perfect example! I was honored with the task of making a friend’s her “something blue” for her special day, and she wanted it to be her bouquet wrap. I found the […]

Just in case you were wondering too! =)

I’ve been asked by my clients many times, “Where do you get your fabric from?” and “How do you decide what to choose?”, so here’s my answer: So far, all my preeties have been made from fabric bought exclusively from The Loft of Michael Levine,Inc (located in downtown LA, two flights above Michael Levine‘s Home Fabric […]

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