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Rose Dress PDF Sewing Pattern for Women - http://blankslatepatterns.com

The Rose T-shirt Pattern Now Includes a Dress!

Hey y’all – just a quick post to let you know that I’ve updated the ever popular Rose T-Shirt pattern to include dress length pattern pieces! Get the pattern and more details here. The Rose T-shirt and Dress comes in sizes XS-XL and 4 lengths for $11.95. Those of you that purchased the re-released pattern Read the Rest…

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10 Men's Shirt Upcycle Tutorials - http://mellysews.com

10 Men’s Upcycled Shirt Tutorials

It’s the quintessential refashion in blogland – the Men’s Dress Shirt Upcycle. Here are 10 upcycled shirt tutorials to get you started. Everything from dresses to ties can be made with this thrift store staple. See Kate Sew turns her men’s shirt into a cute women’s shirt with pockets.   Alida Makes uses her men’s Read the Rest…

Styling kindergartner - http://mellysews.com

Calling All Kids with Alida Makes

Today I’m posting as part of Calling All Kids, a series hosted by Alida Makes that looks at kids clothing and gender expectations. I love Alida’s concept for this series. Challenging gender expectations is something I’ve done all my life, and it seems that my boys are following in my footsteps. Which makes it interesting Read the Rest…

Sew My Stash - a Melly Sews Giveaway

Sew My Stash Giveaway!

Hey y’all – if you’re part of the conversation over on Facebook or if you follow me on Instagram you might know that I recently went fabric shopping in Dallas with Kate, where I bought around 40 yards of new fabric. Yup, I found some great deals. Anyway, that also means that I need to Read the Rest…