Tag Archive: Boy’s Sewing Tutorials

Sew Pajamas

How to sew pajamas - make kid's pajamas in any size for a whole crowd - tutorial with video by Melly SewsHey y’all, it’s that time of year again, when I sew pajamas for all the cousins. And since we added a cousin this year, it was 5 sets to sew. Luckily the newest cousin is stinking adorable! This year I used prints from the Neverland collection that Riley Blake kindly sent to me. I just Read the Rest…

The post Sew Pajamas appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

Football Costumes – Football Player Costume, Cheerleader Costume and more

DIY Football Costumes - How to Make a Football Player Costume, How to Make a Cheerleader Costume, How to Make a Dance Squad Costume - Melly Sews Group Halloween CostumeHey y’all, Happy Halloween! I’m sharing this year’s costumes today, and this may be the last group costume this bunch agrees to do. But after a lot of negotiation, they did agree to go as a football crew – costumes a lot like real every day life in the fall for us. I appreciated this Read the Rest…

The post Football Costumes – Football Player Costume, Cheerleader Costume and more appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

Alice in Wonderland Costumes

How to Make Alice in Wonderland Costumes - Sew Wonderland Costumes - DIY Alice in Wonderland costume - Melly SewsHey y’all, today I’m sharing how I made another of my favorite group costumes, the Alice in Wonderland themed costumes my kids and niece wore last year. This one was such a hit that my niece still wears her Alice dress to school on occasion, and you have to love a Halloween costume that gets Read the Rest…

The post Alice in Wonderland Costumes appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

DIY Superhero Costumes

DIY Superhero costumes! Make a Batman costume, a Robin costume and a Wonder Woman costume for kids - Melly SewsHey y’all, I’m revisiting some of the group Halloween costumes my boys and their cousin have done in the past. So this post is how to make DIY superhero costumes – or more specifically, DIY Batman & Robin and DIY Wonder Woman costumes. Let’s start with Wonder Woman. This was before the new movie came Read the Rest…

The post DIY Superhero Costumes appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

Sew Slippers – Free Pattern and Video Tutorial

Sew Slippers - a Free Pattern and Video Tutorial to make these DIY Slippers for Men, Women, or Kids - Melly SewsHey y’all, today I’m sharing a slipper pattern to sew slippers from fleece. I have perpetually cold feet. Everyone who knows me knows this, and since I stopped teaching and work from home (many days in my pajamas) I have amassed a collection of warm socks and slippers so that I don’t have to put Read the Rest…

The post Sew Slippers – Free Pattern and Video Tutorial appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

Card Soldier Costume from Alice in Wonderland

DIY Card Soldier Costume from Alice in Wonderland - Tutorial by Melly SewsHey y’all – I know it’s October 11, but welcome to my first post for the October blog theme of Imaginative. After almost breaking my heart by insistence on not coordinating costumes (and the day that happens might be the day I order costumes instead of sew them), the boys and their cousin came around Read the Rest…

The post Card Soldier Costume from Alice in Wonderland appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

Drawstring Soccer Bag Tutorial

Make a Drawstring Bag - Sew a Mesh Drawstring Bag for Sports Equipment or Laundry - Tutorial by Melly SewsHey y’all – welcome to May which is once again Mens/Boys sewing month on the blog. Today I’m going to show you how to make a drawstring backpack perfect for hauling the sports equipment that accompanies my boys. And of course you could make this for anybody, girls included. Since we switched to a different Read the Rest…

The post Drawstring Soccer Bag Tutorial appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

DIY Easter Bunny – Wonderland Fabrics

Sew a Bunny - DIY Easter Bunny Tutorial - Free Pattern to sew this cute bunny - would make a great baby gift! - Melly SewsHey y’all – today I get to share how to make a DIY Easter bunny – or, you know, if your scraps seem to multiply like rabbits (ha!), a few bunnies. I also got to use my friend Melissa’s Wonderland Fabric for these cuties, which should be shipping from stores right about now – just Read the Rest…

The post DIY Easter Bunny – Wonderland Fabrics appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

Reversible Zinnia Jacket

How to sew a reversible hoody - DIY tutorial by Melly Sews - Zinnia Jacket sewing pattern by Blank Slate PatternsHey y’all – I’m taking over for today’s Blank Slate Patterns post and showing you how I made my favorite hoody in my closet – a reversible Zinnia Jacket. You could also do this with the Zippy Jacket pattern and make a boys or girls version. That way when they get food on one side, you Read the Rest…

The post Reversible Zinnia Jacket appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

How to Add a Hood to a Jacket

How to add a hood to a jacket or sweatshirt - with FREE pattern - Melly SewsHey y’all – today I’m going to show you how to add a hood to a jacket, and I’ve got a free hood pattern to share that you can use. One day, probably sooner than I will be ready for, my boys will discover that most people shop for clothes by going to a store Read the Rest…

The post How to Add a Hood to a Jacket appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

Sew a Beanie Hat – Slouchy Hat Tutorial

Sew a Beanie Hat - Make a slouchy hat in any size with this EASY tutorial - Melly SewsHey y’all – today I’m sharing a tutorial for these super simple to sew beanie hats. These seriously take like 10 minutes each to sew, making them a perfect last minute gift. (Ask me how I know – because I sewed the bird hat about 10 minutes before this photo shoot). I used Idle Wild Read the Rest…

The post Sew a Beanie Hat – Slouchy Hat Tutorial appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

DIY Christmas Pajamas – Sew pajamas with this FREE pattern

Wanna know a secret? These pajamas for Christmas are easy to make! DIY Sew knit kids Christmas pajamas - with FREE pattern! - Melly SewsHey y’all, today I’m showing you how to make knit Christmas pajamas as part of the Riley Blake Stitch’n Kitchen tour, and I’ve got a FREE pattern, and even a dessert recipe to share too! I know, a lot of stuff, right? So this post is going to be about the pajamas, and it got Read the Rest…

The post DIY Christmas Pajamas – Sew pajamas with this FREE pattern appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

Pirate Costume with FREE Pattern

PIrate Costume - Free pattern to make a pirate shirt - perfect for Westley from The Princess Bride - Melly SewsAnd rounding out our Halloween theme this year is Westley, or, as Tater prefers to say, The Dread Pirate Roberts. And today I’m sharing the free pattern for the pirate costume shirt. This could also totally work for a ninja costume. The rest of this costume was suuuuper easy – as in, I was able Read the Rest…

The post Pirate Costume with FREE Pattern appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more

Prince Costume – Or Pirate Costume, Or Inigo Montoya Costume

Make a prince costume with a free pattern - this could also be a pirate or even Inigo Montoya costume - Melly SewsHey y’all! Today we’re continuing with this year’s Halloween costumes, with a focus on Bean’s choice – Inigo Montoya. Which is nondescript enough to be pretty much any kind of prince costume – or a pirate. It all depends on the headgear and makeup. Boys costumes are easy like that. Bean was actually the kid Read the Rest…

The post Prince Costume – Or Pirate Costume, Or Inigo Montoya Costume appeared first on Melly Sews.

read more