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…

New Blog Planner Printable Pages

Make your own blog planner - use free printable pages - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – today I’m sharing my 2015 Blog Planner pages and how to make a blog planner. I love to organize. I love lists. When I was teaching I was the type of teacher that had a clean desk with in and out boxes of neatly stacked papers, a to do list and an Read the Rest…

Tech Tips – How to Google Hangout

How to Google Hangout - Tech Tips - http://mellysews.com

Hey y’all. For today’s tech tips I’m going to show you how to use my favorite feature of Google+, which is Google Hangouts. But let’s start with some truth telling first of all. I don’t totally get Google+. I mean, I understand what it does and mostly how it works, but the appeal of it Read the Rest…

Tech Tips – Copyright Basics for Bloggers

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Hey y’all – today’s tech tip post isn’t exactly tech tips, but more of a general introduction to something that does come up in writing a blog – what is copyright and how/when/where does it apply? In other words, copyright basics for bloggers. Let me start with a big disclaimer – I am NOT a Read the Rest…

Alt Business Cards

Paper Doll Media Kits - Such a Cute Idea - MellySews.com

Hey y’all! I’m just back from Alt Summit which was a whirlwind of a few days! I’ll be sharing more about this over the next few weeks, but today I wanted to share my little business card/media kit packs I handed out. And if you keep reading, there are some printables for you too! I Read the Rest…

Free Blog Planner Printable Pages!

Free Printable Blog Planner - Melly Sews #blogging

So as I admitted in Monday’s post, (in case you hadn’t already figured it out) I’m a bit of an organization geek, so today I’m sharing my blog planner for this year. My previous blog organization has consisted of a monthly calendar with posts and deadlines filled in hanging on my studio wall, and a Read the Rest…

Project Redecorate – Kid Created Wall Art Tutorial

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  Second to last Project Redecorate project! (If you want a recap, click here) Today I’m talking about the artwork I put on the big blank wall above the sofa that appeared when we rearranged the furniture. There are two mini wall-art tutorials here. We decided to go with kind of a travel theme for Read the Rest…

Happy National Sewing Month – free printable

Evolution of the Sewing Machine - Melly Sews

Hey y’all, September is officially National Sewing Month in the United States! And in celebration of that and the fact that today in the US is Labor Day, I decided to create this printable (which will soon be hanging on the wall in my sewing room). Want one too? You can print it here, for Read the Rest…