Slouchy Knit Beanie Pattern in Any Size

Knit a slouchy beanie in any size with this FREE pattern from Melly Sews

Hey y’all – today I’ve got a boy (or girl. Or baby, woman, man or kid) pattern for you – except this time it’s a knitting pattern, not a sewing pattern. I hope you don’t mind the switch up from sewing! This is slouchy knit beanie pattern that’s not a beginner pattern (because you have Read the Rest…

Flannel Bookworm Button Up

Bookworm Button Up shirt by Blank Slate Patterns - Sewing for Boys - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – some more boy inspired sewing for you today! Spring weather can be tricky, particularly in a place like Austin. One day it’s a gorgeous 75 degrees and sunny, the next day it’s 50 degrees and cloudy. So even though you might think of flannel as a fall/winter fabric, it’s entirely appropriate for Read the Rest…

Punk Vest – Free Boys Vest Pattern

Sew a boys vest with the FREE Punk Vest pattern - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – another free pattern for Sewing for Boys month – the Punk Vest! This is a boys vest pattern so named because of Bean. You see, when planning posts for this month, I consulted the boys about things they might like me to sew for them. Bean immediately requested a life jacket. I Read the Rest…

BurdaStyle Academy Pattern Grading Course

Pattern Grading Course at BurdaStyle Academy

Hey y’all – we’re departing from our normal Friday post so I can let you know that later this month I’ll be teaching a course on BurdaStyle. Say what? Yup, I can hardly believe it myself. Starting March 31 I will be teaching Pattern Grading so you too can make your patterns larger or smaller. Read the Rest…