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(iCandy) almost mine dress

I think every project has a story.  Whether anyone {else} wants to hear that story is another story.  But I’m gonna tell you this story anyway, boring or not. I bought this fabric at M & L Fabrics, an amazing, huge fabric shop in Anaheim, CA.  I am always looking for solid fabrics that have(…)

DIY Pillowcase Nightgowns

DIY Pillowcase Nightgowns

Not 2, not 4, but 6. Am I crazy?  Maybe, but I have an excuse.  When I came across this blog with this pattern and tutorial, I fell in love.  I loved the idea of pretty vintage pillowcase nighties on my little girl.  She LOVES nighties and I hate spending $15+ on cheap looking character(…)

(iCandy) anthro inspired cardi – whirl and wind

I have a confession to make.  I am an addict.  I am addicted to fabulous sewing blogs, Anthropologie {if I could only afford it} and diet coke. But since this blog is definitely not about diet coke {wouldn’t that be random}, lets talk about the other two. If you don’t follow the fabulous Grosgrain, you(…)

(iCandy & tutorial) valentine’s day placemats

I happened to be browsing Pottery Barn Kids looking at their holiday decorations, and they had some Valentine’s Day placemats.  I loved the idea of having cute placemats for holidays, but I didn’t really love the ones they were selling.  So I thought it would be fun to try to make some.  I called Autie(…)

(iCandy) pink ruffles

Dear JCrew and Anthropologie,I just wanted to thank you for bringing ruffles back.  I love them.  They are so feminine and frilly and wonderful.  They bring a smile to my face and a little ‘pop’ to my wardrobe.  And they provided us crafty bloggers with so many DIY versions of your clothes.  Especially T’s. And(…)


Welcome to our brand new blog.   We’re a couple of close friends living in Southern California who share a love of sewing and crafts. {check out our ‘about us’ page for more details} For several months, we’ve been going back and forth about blogging. We both create and love it, but alone, our blogs(…)