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November 05, 2014 09:45 AM

Looks like things are getting serious between Robert Pattinson and his new flame, London-based singer-songwriter FKA twigs.

“It just seems like she’s had a real positive impact on his life,” a source tells PEOPLE.

The one-time Twilight heartthrob was in Toronto on Sunday to shoot the Robert De Niro project Idol’s Eye, and he and his girlfriend made a day of it, heading to the hip Luna Café.

“They were holding hands and smiling, laughing,” the source says, describing the pair as “all lovey-dovey.”

While in the Canadian city, the two didn’t only share plenty of PDA.

“They were sharing some cookies” on their way to the restaurant, the source says.

Pattinson – who “seems much happier, much more open”– was first spotted with twigs in August, and a source told PEOPLE the pair are “really in love.”

So, just who is Pattinson’s new flame?

FKA twigs (née Tahlia Barnett) is a former pro dancer who once performed backup for such artists as Ed Sheeran and Jessie J. Now, the musician – who dropped her debut album LP1 in August – is about to blow up, stateside.

The part-Jamaican, part-Spanish artist, whose nickname “twigs” comes from the tendency of her muscle joints to crack during dance warm-ups, made her U.S. late-night debut on Tuesday’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Thursday, she’ll bring her nearly sold-out tour to Washington, D.C.

While both twigs and Pattinson are juggling full schedules, “they seemed really happy,” the source says.

For more on Robert Pattinson and FKA twigs and other celeb couples, see the new issue of PEOPLE, on stands Friday

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