Calling All Kids with Alida Makes

Styling kindergartner - http://mellysews.com

Today I’m posting as part of Calling All Kids, a series hosted by Alida Makes that looks at kids clothing and gender expectations. I love Alida’s concept for this series. Challenging gender expectations is something I’ve done all my life, and it seems that my boys are following in my footsteps. Which makes it interesting Read the Rest…

Sew in Tune – Kid Approved

A River Runs Through It by Kid Approved for Sew in Tune - MellySews.com

It’s the last two looks of Sew in Tune – it’s gone by so fast! Today’s guest is Olga from Kid Approved, who is great at sewing for boys. As evidenced by her “A River Runs Through It” look.   And over on Stacey’s blog she’s got a great Weezer inspired look by Rock the Read the Rest…

Sew in Tune with Sew Like My Mom

Beatlemania by Sew Like My Mom for Sew in Tune - MellySews.com

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today I’m welcoming my fellow Melissa to the blog again, where she’s showing some Beatle love for her little man. Go to Sew Like My Mom to check out her post. Over on Stacey’s blog another friend, Sabra, of Sew a Straight Line, is showing off her look. Check it out. It’s a Read the Rest…

Sew in Tune with Nest Full of Eggs

Waterloo inspired outfit by Rachel of Nest Full of Eggs for Sew in Tune -MellySews.com

Today I’m happy to welcome Rachel of Nest Full of Eggs to Sew in Tune. Rachel’s look is inspired by “Waterloo”. To see more photos and read all about it, go to Nest Full of Eggs. Rachel was part of our inaugural series of Sew in Tune, and you can check out her look from that Read the Rest…

Tulle Skirt Tutorial with Appliques

Applqued Tulle Skirt Tutorial - Melly Sews #diy #sewing #fashion

In case missed it, I want to share my Christmas outfit with you – this is what I wore to church. I originally shared this tulle skirt tutorial last week at Sewing in No Man’s Land for the 12 Skirts of Christmas. When I first started thinking about what kind of skirt I wanted to Read the Rest…