Good Morning my Lovelies! Soooo if you follow me on IG you know, I just came back from New York!! The purpose was to support my very dear friend Mimi on her first first ever Meet&Greet and Pattern Signing for Simplicity in New York. We all love her dearly, so Adrienne, Kelly and I decided we needed to be there […]
Candice Goes to New York! DAY 1
Make your own Bias Tape in less than 5 mins!
Hey guys! Oh em gee!! I am easily excited whenever I get new toys…I mean TOOLS (lol)..whenever I get new tools for my many hobby obsessions. I am so excited about this one, that I had to blog about it! This week its the OH SO MAGICAL 1 inch Bias Tape Maker from Clover. I’ve always contemplated making my own, […]
Dyeing Trim with Tea! – WHO KNEW?!
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 special signature for the dresses, […]
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 (p.s. Yes, thats Barney and […]
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 by Collette Patterns. It looked […]
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 – they are personal, they are […]
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? So I followed the pattern, […]
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 it would be perfect since […]
::: 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! Just a few more fans […]
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.