Tech Tips – How to Start an Email Newsletter

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Hey y’all – today I’m going to take you through some of your options for email newsletters. Email newsletters are helpful for both your blog and your business. They’re another option you can offer to subscribers, and they’re great for creating new relationships with your readers/customers and letting them know about special events. There are Read the Rest…

Things I Love Page

Recommendations from MellySews.com

Hey y’all – I’m constantly updating and improving this site, and if you visit frequently you might not even notice. So I wanted to let you know about the latest page I added – Things I Love. This page contains all my current recommendations on sewing and blogging products I love and use. If you Read the Rest…

Sew in Tune – Make it Handmade

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Today’s guest for Sew in Tune is the lovely Palak, from Make it Handmade, who has thrown a little curve into our boy sewing by sewing not clothing, but a Read to Me Pillow to share with her son. And if you hop over to Boy Oh Boy Oh Boy Stacey has a look from Mingo Read the Rest…

Seams Unlikely Book Review

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Psst- want to see what’s been on my nightstand? It’s Nancy Zieman’s new autobiography, Seams Unlikely (affiliate link).  Growing up, I remember occasionally watching Sewing With Nancy on TV. Though as far as I was concerned, my mom knew everything there was to know about sewing, so I wasn’t watching it to learn, I would Read the Rest…

New You Tube Channel

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Hey y’all! One of my goals for this year is to pump up my YouTube channel. So far there’s just the video from the Coastal Cargos Sewalong and the video of how I use basic tools in Illustrator to draft patterns, but I also have a little trailer I made below. I’m hoping to greatly Read the Rest…

Word of the Year – Delve

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With the start of a new year comes a new word for me. If you’re not familiar with the concept, you can read about my 2012 word here, and my 2013 word here. Basically instead of a resolution I choose a theme word for the year, and when planning or faced with decisions, I try Read the Rest…

Kids Style – One Little Belt

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With Thanksgiving tomorrow here in the US, I know many of us are concerned with looking nice for the big meal, but also being able to feel comfortable in our clothes after eating a Thanksgiving feast. So – belts for Thanksgiving fit both requirements! My boys are wearing their belts from One Little Belt (sponsored), Read the Rest…