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Rose T-Shirt with Sewbon – Blank Slate Sewing Team

I love seeing how people sew up the Rose T-Shirt without the woven fabric detail as much as I love seeing the combinations with it. Today Erin left the detail out, and the dress has a whole new sophisticated look.  Heyo! Erin from Sewbon here today to share with you my take on the Rose Read the Rest…

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Tips for faster sewing - Melly Sews

10 Tips for faster sewing

Hey y’all! The holidays are a time of both 1) lots of sewing demands and 2) less time to sew. Which means that any little thing you can do for faster sewing is a good thing. So with that in mind, my Baby Lock machines and I are going to share our best tips for Read the Rest…

These are adorable! Sew a vest - Boys Holiday Vest with Free Pattern - Melly Sews

Sew a Vest – with a free pattern

Hey y’all – today I’m going to show you how to sew a vest – and I’ve got a free pattern to share! My boys have been channeling a little bit of a hipster look in their fashion choices lately, so I was happy to make them vests (which they loved) for our Christmas card Read the Rest…

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Giveaway Day!

Hey y’all – today I’m participating in Sew Mama Sew’s Giveaway Day… and I have two giveways for you! The first is for U.S. Residents only (sorry – shipping costs). The winner of this giveaway will receive: 1 pair of 8″ spring action Gingher scissors 2 yards cotton gingham shirting fabric 4 assorted patterns as Read the Rest…

Shoreline Boatneck sewing pattern by Blank Slate Patterns sewn by Sew Charleston

Shoreline Boatneck with Sew Charleston

 Today we’ve got Abbey of Sew Charleston – and I love the colors she’s chosen for her Shoreline Boatneck! Read on… I’ve been so busy with life that it feels like forever since I’ve had the chance to sew something for myself. I really needed a quick and satisfying sew to get my “sewing groove” Read the Rest…

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Sew Pajama Pants Gift Sets

Hey y’all – today I’m going to show you how to make pajama gift sets. These are easy sew drawstring bags that contain coordinating pajama pants inside. So you sew pajama pants and sew the bag, and make a kid in your life happy and super cute! I just love how these from the Good Read the Rest…

Black Friday Sale on Blank Slate Sewing Patterns

Black Friday Sale!

Hey y’all – it’s that time of year, when I run one of my rare sales. And I figure if I’m going to run a sale, it better be a good one. So, November 28-December 1, you can get 30% off ALL Blank Slate Patterns, but if you buy 4, you get 40% off, and Read the Rest…