How to Hem Anything

How to hem - Great post! So many different types of hems! And how/when to use each of them - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – today I’ve got a post for how to hem just about anything, using different techniques depending on your fabric and what you’re hemming. Double Fold Hem The first (and usually easiest) method of hemming that we usually learn is the double fold hem. This is just like it sounds – you fold the Read the Rest…

Sew Storage Boxes – Napkin Holder

Sew a storage tray - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – this post wasn’t planned, but it came about after I sewed a bunch of cloth napkins and then needed to sew a storage tray to keep them contained on the table. So this post will show you how sew storage boxes, and if you want to head over and read this post, Read the Rest…

How to Sew Laundry Bags

Sew Laundry Bag - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – welcome to a month of sewing for home, November’s theme! Today I’m going to show you how to sew laundry bags. Now if you want a singular drawstring bag – like you’re sending a kid off to college, you might want to adapt this tutorial instead, making your drawstring bags much larger. Read the Rest…

DIY Wonder Woman Costume – Make a Tutu

DIY Wonder Woman Costume - Make a Tutu - Melly Sews

Every year I wonder if this is going to be the year my boys and their cousin decide not to coordinate their costumes, but this year wasn’t it. Curlycue was pretty clear that she wanted a tutu, but otherwise happy to be a superhero with her cousins, especially if it meant she got to have Read the Rest…

DIY Batman Costume

Kid superhero costumes - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – last week I showed you Bean’s Robin Costume, and this week I’m showing off Tater’s DIY Batman costume. The costume breakdown: Mask- store bought Cape, same as this cape I made, but in black and with the bottom edge cut in scallops Top – Tee x 3 pattern with long sleeves Applique on T-shirt made from Read the Rest…