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Posts Tagged ‘DIY’

As featured in Sewn Magazine Vol 2 Issue 3

DIY Adult Clothing to Childs Top and Pants by Candice Ayala

Hi guys! I’m so excited to share with you my latest upcycled outfit featured in Sewn Magazine! In the magazine I share with you a quick an easy tutorial on how to add a cute button feature to the ankles of any pants pattern. (pictured below) But this blog post is not about that DIY tutorial, […]

DIY Adult Shirt to Child’s Skirt with Pockets

DIY Men's Shirt to Child's Skirt with Pockets

Hey guys, I did this upcycle before we started doing them in video, so for now all we got are pictures lol. This skirt was actually meant for my Sewn Magazine feature, but the steps ended up being way too long for the magazine and so we went with something else, BUT now I get to […]

DIY Upcycled Shirt to Skirt Tutorial

DIY Upcycled Shirt to Skirt Tutorial by Candice Ayala

Hey Guys, HAPPY NEW YEAR!! This year I decided to start working on projects that brought me the most joy, and so I went head first into a couple upcycling projects. I posted the first project on Instagram last week, you can find that below. View this post on Instagram A post shared by candice ayala […]

DIY: Adult Tshirt to Kids Bomber Jacket Upcycle

DIY Adult Tshirt to Bomber Jacket by Candice Ayala

Hey guys, If you follow me on Instagram, this is old news! But I wanted to make sure I put it in a blog post just so I could catalog this make. I took an old Tshirt and turned it into a Bomber Jacket for #theSpiritedOne using the Ollie Bomber Jacket PDF Pattern by Sew […]

SEW SEW DEF Contributor Post #1

DIY Upcycle by Candice Ayala

Happy Monday Guys! I’m so excited to finally share SOME of the details of my UPCYCLING (part 1) contributor post  for Issue #1 of Sew Sew Def Digital Magazine where I transformed one of my old denim shirts and a some fabric into a two piece outfit for my daughter. “Sew Sew Def is devoted to filling […]

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 […]

PDF Pattern Testing: The Playproof Dungaree (Pants Version) PART 1

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Good Evening Lovelies! I was going to wait until tomorrow to share this, but the excitement was just too much to bear! haha! I finally get to share with you the FIRST OF FOUR, (1 of 4) super top secret pattern tests I’ve been working on. This one is particularly exciting because 1. I upcycled one […]

OOTD: DIY Christmas Dress

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Happy Eve of Christmas Eve Lovelies! Can you believe it? Christmas rolled around just like that! We usually take our Christmas picture in home ourselves, but this year Abbie asked to meet Santa Claus, and so we obliged. I was contemplating, for days, on whether or not to sew up another Christmas dress for her for […]

DIY TUTORIAL: How to Transfer Pictures to Wood to Create Ornaments

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Good Morning Lovelies, With Christmas approaching I was feeling a little homesick and missing my family in Belize. I wanted a way to still sort of have them with us for Christmas, and so I thought what better way than to create some personalized Christmas picture ornaments of them! They are super simple to do […]

Halloween at Disneyland 2015 – DIY Mother Gothel Costume

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Happy Hump Day Lovelies! So our monthly Disneyland visit was on Monday, I hadn’t planned on making anything for her for that specific day because she was dead set on being Rapunzel. She already had a store bought costume and a gorgeous custom wig made for her by her grandma to go with it, so […]

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