Suede Clutch Tutorial (plus free pattern)

Want! Suede Clutch Tutorial with free pattern - Melly Sews

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…

Online Pattern Course Giveaway!

Win an online course from Melly Sews - and learn to make your own patterns

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…

Freestanding Lace Headband DIY Tutorial

Another use for an embroidery machine - Freestanding Lace Headband DIY Tutorial - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – today I have a metallic freestandling lace heandband DIY for you. Ever since high school (and that was a longer time ago that I’ll admit to) I have been fascinated with 1920s fashion. Whether I have short hair at the time or not (because the length of my hair is constantly varying), Read the Rest…

10 How to Sew a Headband Tutorials

10 Headband Tutorials - DIY Headbands - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – since this month is all about Accessories, today I’m bringing you not one, but TWO posts with round ups of great hair accessory tutorials from around the web. This one is full of ways to sew a headband - for babies, kids and women! Find out how to sew the headbands below – click Read the Rest…

10 Hair Accessory Tutorials

10 Hair Accessory Tutorials to sew and make - Melly Sews

More accessories month goodness! Check out these 10 hair accessory tutorials. Click on any picture to go to the post. Hooray – you read the whole post! Wanna hang out more? Check out the best sewing pins with me on Pinterest, join our Facebook discussions, get your daily sewing fix and behind the scenes scoops Read the Rest…

How to Measure Kids to Sew Clothes

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Hey y’all – today I’ve got another video tutorial for you – how to measure kids. In the video, Bean assists me to show you how to properly take measurements so you can start to determine which size to sew for your kid. In the next video (hopefully next week) I’ll show you how to Read the Rest…

Easy Beaded Gauze Headband Tutorial

Easy sew Beaded Gauze Headband Tutorial - Melly Sews

Headbands are essential to surviving summer, no matter what length your hair. So as I grow mine out some, I’ve been sporting several of them. Today’s headband tutorial is for this easy beaded gauze headband. This gives off a little bit of a bohemian vibe, and it’s about a 15 minute project. Check out how Read the Rest…