Sewing for Kindergarten…And Second Grade

Smarty Pants T-shirt, Clean Slate Shorts Pattern - Blank Slate Patterns

There is something heartwrenching about sending your oldest off to kindergarten. And then there is a different kind of heartbreak when you send your youngest. Bean started kindergarten this year, and in some ways it was easier and some ways it was much harder than sending Tater off to school. With only two kids who Read the Rest…

DIY Pleated Wrap Skirt Tutorial

DIY Pleated Wrap Skirt - Sew a Pleated Mini Skirt with this easy tutorial - no buttons or zippers needed! - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – I’m wrapping up skirt month this week and tying it with a bow – literally! This tutorial is how to make a pleated wrap skirt that ties with a big bow. Since it’s a wrap skirt, it also uses no buttons or zippers – hooray! This isn’t the first time I’ve used Read the Rest…

Perfect Polo Round Up

Perfect Polo by Blank Slate Patterns sewn by Nah Connection

Hey y’all – I wanted to share a round up of some Perfect Polos around spotted around blogland. With kids headed back to school, it seemed like the perfect time to share some of these. I always love Annika’s fabrics, and this combo is no different. Stacy’s boy is almost too cool for school. And Read the Rest…

Genius Sewing Room Hacks

Genius Sewing Room Hacks - Soooo many good ideas! - Melly Sews

Whether your sewing space is an entire suite or a tiny corner, these hacks can help you make the most of it. Cutting Tables Glue a measuring tape to the edge of your cutting table – this is mine, and I use this all the time! I just hot glued it right on. Don’t have room Read the Rest…