Sew a Robe – Easy Tutorial

Close up - Sew a robe - This sumptuous robe can be made in any size from rectangles! Get the full tutorial at Melly Sews

Hey y’all! Have you ever made a gift you loved so much you wanted to keep it for yourself? Well, that’s what happened to me. I set out to sew a robe as a present, and, well, now it’s hanging in my closet. Oops. It was the embroidery that set it over the edge for Read the Rest…

Sew a Vest – with a free pattern

These are adorable! Sew a vest - Boys Holiday Vest with Free Pattern - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – today I’m going to show you how to sew a vest – and I’ve got a free pattern to share! My boys have been channeling a little bit of a hipster look in their fashion choices lately, so I was happy to make them vests (which they loved) for our Christmas card Read the Rest…

Sew Pajama Pants Gift Sets

Sew Pajama Pants Gift Sets - Melly Sews

Hey y’all – today I’m going to show you how to make pajama gift sets. These are easy sew drawstring bags that contain coordinating pajama pants inside. So you sew pajama pants and sew the bag, and make a kid in your life happy and super cute! I just love how these from the Good Read the Rest…

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…