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So cute, and so easy - Boxer Pajama Shorts (with free pattern) - MellySews

Sew Pajama Shorts – Easy Project with Free Pattern

Hey y’all – today we’re starting Self Sewing Month, aka Sewing for Women Month, with a free pattern to sew Pajama Shorts, Boxer style. I’ve partnered up with Joann Fabric and Craft Stores for the #SewYourStyle blogger campaign and contest sponsored by Joann and Pellon. (Disclaimer – I received compensation for this post. But all opinions Read the Rest…

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August Wrap Up, September Theme

Hey y’all, in case you missed anything in August you can click on any of the pictures below to go to the post. And…the September theme is Self Sewing! I refuse to call it selfish because it’s not. And since I’m a woman, well, that means it’s going to be sewing for women, so apologies Read the Rest…

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Online Pattern Course Giveaway!

Hey y’all – today as part of a giveaway with The Daily Sew, I’m giving away to one lucky winner their choice of one of my online courses – Creating PDF Patterns, Pattern Grading, or Drafting a Child Bodice. Have you ever wanted to create your own patterns? Maybe just draft for your child, or Read the Rest…

Another use for an embroidery machine - Freestanding Lace Headband DIY Tutorial - Melly Sews

Freestanding Lace Headband DIY Tutorial

Hey y’all – today I have a metallic freestandling lace heandband DIY for you. Ever since high school (and that was a longer time ago that I’ll admit to) I have been fascinated with 1920s fashion. Whether I have short hair at the time or not (because the length of my hair is constantly varying), Read the Rest…

10 Headband Tutorials - DIY Headbands - Melly Sews

10 How to Sew a Headband Tutorials

Hey y’all – since this month is all about Accessories, today I’m bringing you not one, but TWO posts with round ups of great hair accessory tutorials from around the web. This one is full of ways to sew a headband - for babies, kids and women! Find out how to sew the headbands below – click Read the Rest…

10 Hair Accessory Tutorials to sew and make - Melly Sews

10 Hair Accessory Tutorials

More accessories month goodness! Check out these 10 hair accessory tutorials. Click on any picture to go to the post. Hooray – you read the whole post! Wanna hang out more? Check out the best sewing pins with me on Pinterest, join our Facebook discussions, get your daily sewing fix and behind the scenes scoops Read the Rest…

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How to Measure Kids to Sew Clothes

Hey y’all – today I’ve got another video tutorial for you – how to measure kids. In the video, Bean assists me to show you how to properly take measurements so you can start to determine which size to sew for your kid. In the next video (hopefully next week) I’ll show you how to Read the Rest…