Sew Nightgown or a White Summer Dress Tutorial

Girls Summer Nightgown tutorial with Free Pattern - Sew a nightgown - 30 Days of Sundresses - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – back with another free pattern today. Sew nightgowns or sundresses galore with this tutorial and pattern. Curly Sue did not want this photo shoot to end. I strung paper butterflies from the ceiling and she was entranced. Every time I thought we were done she would say, “No auntie, I want to Read the Rest…

Slip Dress Tutorial and FREE Pattern

Summer Slip Dress Tutorial - Sewing Pattern by Melly Sews

Hey y’all – today I’m sharing this slip dress tutorial. This actually isn’t a new tutorial at all – I just remade an old one in a new fabric, with minor alterations. This is actually the pattern from my Bias Sundress. To make this look, I switched from quilting cotton to silk. This beautiful border Read the Rest…

Sew Reversible Dress – Catalina Dress

How to sew a Reversible Dress - 30 Days of Sundresses - Melly Sews

Hey all – today I have a pattern hack/tutorial on how to sew a reversible dress. I ordered this two sided double gauze recently, and I couldn’t make up my mind about which side I wanted to be the outside. So I used the Catalina Dress pattern and made both sides the outside! And I LOVE Read the Rest…

Baby Doll Dress Pattern – Peasant Dress Tutorial

Sew a Peasant Dress - Boho Baby Doll Dress for Women - Free pattern and tutorial from Melly Sews

Hey y’all – today I’m sharing a peasant dress tutorial. I’ve been wanting do do a dress version of my free peasant top for a while, and I had juuuust barely enough of this fabric left over from a Los Angeles shopping trip to make a baby doll style dress. Instead of a casing like the Read the Rest…

Tie Back Dress Tutorial – 30 Days of Sundresses

Tie Back Dress Tutorial - Melly Sews 30 Days of Sundresses - Sew a Sundress with a Free Pattern

Squeee! It’s my favorite month of the year on the blog everyone – (30) Days of Sundresses!!!! Today I’m sharing the free pattern and tutorial for this tie back dress. And I have to throw out a compliment to the Coach here – not only did he guest write last week’s post, I think he Read the Rest…

How to Sew Henley Placket

Add a button placket to a t-shirt pattern - How to sew - henley placket on a t-shirt - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – lets wrap up Sewing for Men month with a video tutorial to sew henley plackets! This is a great way to take a plain t-shirt pattern and upgrade it. And who doesn’t love a guy in a henley t-shirt? (Bonus- you can sew this on woven t-shirts as well – and for women and Read the Rest…

Daddy Diaper Clutch Tutorial

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Before you think I had another baby, this is actually a cute cousin I borrowed and posed with my husband to take these photos, lol! We all know dads (and hey, some moms. Especially me the second time around) don’t like to carry a huge diaper bag and a ton of supplies. This diaper clutch tutorial Read the Rest…