Linky Thursday

Yesterday was the first official day of summer in the states. Get ready for the heat wave with this breezy racer back tank.

If you’ve been hunting for a beach bag that’s easy to sew but still looks impressive to wear, stop by Sew4Home’s latest tutorial for a beach duffel backpack.

Add more seating to your patio space with this pretty outdoor poof.

This top combines two of the biggest trends in sewing: flutter sleeve and off the shoulder.

Looking for a great way to keep the kids entertained during your 4th celebration? Check out this fun star bean bag toss game.

This fantail kimono makes a beautiful evening top to wear out or would make a wonderful gift to someone this summer.

Traveling soon? This perfect luggage tag tutorial is a great way to mark your bag.

This spring poncho tutorial makes sewing a new top for girls a snap!

A 10 minute toiletry bag? I’m in!

The hand towel that never falls off the rack.

Sign up for the Melly Sews newsletter and you’ll receive the pattern to make this pretty sundress.

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this summer? Try Kool-aid dying. This handy chart will help you find your perfect colors to combine for unique shades.