DIY – Creating a LINED Child’s Dress from an Adult Shirt

How to Create a LINED toddler dress from an Adult Shirt

Happy Thursday guys! I know its been a minute since my last blog post but it’s been so incredibly busy! I’ve been focusing a lot of time on http://www.SewingPortfolios.com and building our user database.  *brace yourself for shameless plugin to follow*   SewingPortfolios.com is an online worldwide community where sewers of all different levels and […]

First Upcycle of 2017

Upcycled Dress sewn by Candice Ayala

Hi Lovelies!! It’s been an incredibly busy start to 2017, between building SewingPortofolios, our collaboration with Michael Miller Fabrics, and being one of the contributing editors for Sew Sew Def Magazine, I managed to find some time for a much needed relaxing sew. I’ve been itching for a good upcycling sew, and decided this time I’d […]

3rd Contributor Post for Cali & Co

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Happy Saturday loves! Today, I’m blogging over at Califabrics!! I made this super sweet knit dress and shared how to FAKE THE PERFECT KNIT NECK BINDING! Go check it out for more details on this yummy fabric, what pattern I used and how to fake the perfect neck binding! CLICK HERE.

As Featured in One Thimble Issue 14

Sews by Candice Ayala of CandiceAyala.com for OT14 Blog Tour

*DISCLAIMER* This post contains affiliate links.  Happy Friday Lovelies! It’s that ONE THIMBLE time of year again! I know its been a while since I blogged, BUT THIS ISSUE IS SUPER SPECIAL!! not only do I get to sew up some pretties and tell you about them, but ISSUE 14 features MY VERY FIRST MAGAZINE INTERVIEW! […]

My 2016 In Review

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Hello Lovelies! Can you believe 2016 is over just like that?! Crazy right?! I wanted to take a moment and reflect on my personal SEWING achievements and milestones of 2016 and I thought what better way to have the memories live on forever than to blog about it! haha. This is really for my personal […]

PDF PATTERN REVIEW: The Anneliese Dress

The Annaliese Dress PDF Pattern by MCM Studios sewn by Candice Ayala

Happy Friday Lovelies! Today I get to share with you a pattern test I recently did, but in the form of a pattern review. I feel like my reviews tend to get straight to the points that brought you here in the first place right? RIGHT! So let’s get to it! I had the pleasure […]

PDF PATTERN REVIEW: The Boho Tunic Top and Dress

The Boho Tunic and Dress PDF Pattern by Peach Patterns sewn by Candice Ayala

Happy Friday Lovelies! I know its been a while since I did a Pattern Review, so I thought let’s do one!  We are now in cooler temperatures here in SoCal and so that means cozy tunic and boots weather! It’s actually my most favorite time of the year. Peach Patterns launched their newest pattern the […]

2nd Contributor Post for Cali & Co.

The Big Bad Wolf Vest PDF Pattern by Puperita Patterns sewn by Candice Ayala for Califabrics blog

Hello Lovelies! Today, I’m blogging over at Califabrics!! I decided to try my hand at working with Twill for the first time, and made a BIG MISTAKE even before I started sewing this vest haha….go see what I did, and check out more details on what pattern I used HERE. Thanks for stopping by! xoxo

As Featured in One Thimble Issue 13

One Thimble Issue 13 Blog Tour

*DISCLAIMER* This post contains affiliate links.  Happy Monday Lovelies! Welcome to my stop on the One Thimble’s Issue 13 Blog Tour! Blogging for One Thimble has got to be one of my favorite things about 2016! For Issue 13, I reviewed two of the ten patterns and today I get to share them with you! SEW #1: THE RAGLAN […]

PDF Pattern Test/Review Log Sheet

PDF Pattern Test/Review Log Sheet

Hi Lovelies! So all of a sudden I find myself committed to multiple pattern tests and pattern reviews all due around the same time. What can I say? I couldn’t help myself! They are all so adorable! You know I’m OCD, so it helps me greatly to keep a PDF Pattern Test/Review Log sheet for my projects […]

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