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Belted Women's Peasant Top Pattern - Sew a Peasant Top - Melly Sews

Sew a Peasant Top Pattern for Women

It was bound to happen eventually…kind of like the Pillowcase Dress, how to sew a Peasant Top Pattern is another of the most searched for and requested tutorials on sewing blogs, including this one. But much like the aforementioned dress, this can be a tough style for women to wear, which is why it took Read the Rest…

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How to modify a shirt pattern - shirt pattern fitting for your child - Melly Sews

How to Fit a Shirt Pattern for Kids

Hey y’all – last video in this series for a bit. Today we’ll go over how to use your child’s measurements to fit a shirt, based on my Prepster Pullover pattern. You can watch the video below, or if it won’t play for some reason, see it on YouTube here. If you missed the video Read the Rest…

So cute, and so easy - Boxer Pajama Shorts (with free pattern) - MellySews

Sew Pajama Shorts – Easy Project with Free Pattern

Hey y’all – today we’re starting Self Sewing Month, aka Sewing for Women Month, with a free pattern to sew Pajama Shorts, Boxer style. I’ve partnered up with Joann Fabric and Craft Stores for the #SewYourStyle blogger campaign and contest sponsored by Joann and Pellon. (Disclaimer – I received compensation for this post. But all opinions Read the Rest…


August Wrap Up, September Theme

Hey y’all, in case you missed anything in August you can click on any of the pictures below to go to the post. And…the September theme is Self Sewing! I refuse to call it selfish because it’s not. And since I’m a woman, well, that means it’s going to be sewing for women, so apologies Read the Rest…

Want! Suede Clutch Tutorial with free pattern - Melly Sews

Suede Clutch Tutorial (plus free pattern)

Hey y’all – this is my last tutorial for Accessories Month here on the blog, and I’m sharing this suede clutch tutorial with a FREE PATTERN! If you’re a subscriber to my weekly newsletter you got your pattern email this morning. If you’re not a subscriber, why not? Take care of that by signing up Read the Rest…

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Online Pattern Course Giveaway!

Hey y’all – today as part of a giveaway with The Daily Sew, I’m giving away to one lucky winner their choice of one of my online courses – Creating PDF Patterns, Pattern Grading, or Drafting a Child Bodice. Have you ever wanted to create your own patterns? Maybe just draft for your child, or Read the Rest…