Image of Breyer doll standing near Top Sails Rainmaker model horse. The horse is covered by a handmade multi-colored horse blanket framed by a bias tape edging.

Last day to win a #BreyerHorse Blanket from @ ChellyWood.com #FreeStuff! #Toys

Today’s the last day to sign up to win Emily Teapot‘s beautifully-designed model horse blanket (fits Breyer Traditional horses). Visit this page for details on how to win! Contest ends at midnight, Mountain Standard Time. Best of luck to you! Continue reading Last day to win a #BreyerHorse Blanket from @ ChellyWood.com #FreeStuff! #Toys

Image of Barbie in medieval clothes, holding a large bottle of wine. Overlay says, "Make a miniature bottle of wine"

Make a #Miniature Wine Bottle for Your #Barbies or Fashion Doll #Diorama @ ChellyWood.com

Here’s my latest YouTube video tutorial, which shows you how I made a wine bottle from a simple wine cork: As always, it’s nice when people show their appreciation for my free stuff by doing one of the following: like it on FB, tweet about it, and/or pin it to your Pinterest page. That way you’re helping to spread the word that these free tutorials exist. And don’t … Continue reading Make a #Miniature Wine Bottle for Your #Barbies or Fashion Doll #Diorama @ ChellyWood.com

Image of Mattel's Teresa doll wearing a lace sundress or negligee. Overlay says, "Fashion Doll Negligee Tutorial." Visit Chelly Wood Dot Com for free printable sewing pattern and tutorial to make this dress.

How to Sew a Lace Negligee for #Barbies, #MomokoDolls, #Blythe, or #Pullip

Yesterday I posted the pattern for making the nightgown/negligee worn by Momoko doll in my Barbie rendition of Romeo and Juliet. Today I’m posting this fantastic video, showing you how to sew your own lace negligee. The pattern, again, fits lots of fashion dolls, including Barbies, Momoko Dolls, Blythe, and Pullip dolls: As always, it’s nice when people show their appreciation for my free stuff … Continue reading How to Sew a Lace Negligee for #Barbies, #MomokoDolls, #Blythe, or #Pullip

Image: sewing pattern for fashion doll strapless or lace-strap evening wear, negligee, or nightgown.

Sew a Lace Negligee for Your #FashionDolls With This Free #Sewing #Pattern

Here’s my pattern for a lacy negligee that fits Barbie and Momoko. I designed this night gown for Act III, Scene 5 in my stop-motion video of Romeo and Juliet. So it was originally designed to fit Momoko Dolls, but I was pleasantly surprised to find my modern Barbies also fit into the negligee as well. As you may recall, you must enlarge my patterns to fit a … Continue reading Sew a Lace Negligee for Your #FashionDolls With This Free #Sewing #Pattern

Image of Breyer horse TopSails Rienmaker with Laura Veterinarian Breyer doll. Model horse wears handmade blanket decorated in diamond-shaped pattern and framed with bias tape in elegant merlot color. Fasteners hold the blanket in place at the front of the model horse.

One Week Left to Win #Breyer Horse Blanket @ ChellyWood.com #modelHorse #ToyHorse

    In case you hadn’t heard, I’m giving away this horse blanket. It fits Breyer traditional model horses. Please go to this link to enter to win and to view the rules and details. And remember that the patterns I’ve made for World of Love dolls (from Hasbro) also fit 8-inch Breyer dolls like Laura the Veterinarian, shown here. All of my patterns are … Continue reading One Week Left to Win #Breyer Horse Blanket @ ChellyWood.com #modelHorse #ToyHorse

Image of 4-poster doll bed with canopy with overlaying words "Make this easy 4 poster bed"

Easy Tutorial for #Dolling 4-Poster Bed #Crafty #Kids

Here’s my latest doll craft tutorial. This is the 4-poster bed that will be featured in my stop-motion video of Romeo and Juliet, starring dolls like Momoko, Ken, Soul Doll (from Hasbro) and Barbie. Although I usually stick to designing doll clothes, this isn’t my first doll furniture project. In fact, my other furniture items can be found on my Doll Clothes Patterns page, under … Continue reading Easy Tutorial for #Dolling 4-Poster Bed #Crafty #Kids

Image of Momoko doll standing next to Ken doll. Momoko doll wears a lace and cotton/polyester shift (undergarment worn as a night gown) and Ken doll wears a puff-sleeve shirt with bi-colored Renaissance pants and boots. They stand next to a four-poster bed made for dolls.

Upcoming #Sewing and #Craft Projects for Your #MomokoDoll @ ChellyWood.com

The next free, printable sewing pattern I plan to post will be a pattern for the dress shown in this image from my stop-motion video of Romeo and Juliet. This is a still shot from the scene in Act 3, when Juliet says, “It was the nightingale, and not the lark,/ That pierced the fearful hollow of thine ear…” as Romeo and Juliet are waking up … Continue reading Upcoming #Sewing and #Craft Projects for Your #MomokoDoll @ ChellyWood.com

Image of a wall of colorful yarn skeins with a work table in the foreground.

All Points #Yarn in Des Moines, WA Offers Super #Crafting Advice from @yarn_professor

As you may know, I’m not just a sewing diva, but I love embroidery and other crafts too. After Romeo and Juliet is finished, I’m going to experiment with making my own dolls. With the filming of Romeo and Juliet, I dabbled in wig-making but found I can really use more background knowledge in this area. While I was at a writers’ conference in Seattle, I visited … Continue reading All Points #Yarn in Des Moines, WA Offers Super #Crafting Advice from @yarn_professor

Image of "Wonder Woman" Pullip doll wearing handmade clothes and carrying an American flag

The Winner of the Last #Contest Shares Pics of Her #Dolls in ChellyWood.com’s #Handmade Doll Clothes

Do you ever wonder if online giveaways are for real? Well Olivia, who won my last contest, was kind enough to send me pictures of her lovely dolls wearing the summer wardrobe doll clothes I made. Check this out: In case you missed it, I’m giving away a model horse blanket in the next two weeks. Here’s a link to the page where you can learn … Continue reading The Winner of the Last #Contest Shares Pics of Her #Dolls in ChellyWood.com’s #Handmade Doll Clothes

Image of Breyer doll standing near Top Sails Rainmaker model horse. The horse is covered by a handmade multi-colored horse blanket framed by a bias tape edging.

New drawing! Win this #Breyer #Horse blanket for your #ModelHorses @ ChellyWood.com:

I’m proud to say that my oldest daughter, who goes by the Internet name of Emily Teapot, has caught the sewing bug! YAY! (I’m so proud of her!) She made the beautiful blanket you see here, which I purchased and will be giving away at the end of the month. Scroll down to see the contest rules please. I’m going to be offline for a … Continue reading New drawing! Win this #Breyer #Horse blanket for your #ModelHorses @ ChellyWood.com:

Image of Black Barbie wearing Lebanese Jubba Coat with overlaying words, "Sew a Traditional Lebanese Jubba-style coat for Fashion Dolls

Sew a Lebanese Jubba Coat for #FashionDolls معطف #جبة#

As my regular followers know, I posted the pattern for this coat on Friday, August 7.  But all of my patterns are free to print on this page. We made the dress that goes under the Jubba coat, the sherwal pants, and the hat with veil, shown in the image I posted on Monday, August 3rd. Now I’m offering the tutorial for making the Lebanese Jubba … Continue reading Sew a Lebanese Jubba Coat for #FashionDolls معطف #جبة#

Image of Barbie doll wearing Lebanese hat with veil and coin-like beads overlaid with the words "Sew a Middle-Eastern Hat and Veil for Fashion Dolls"

DIY #MiddleEast Hat and Veil #Sewing Tutorial (Fits #BarbieDolls)

Here’s my sewing tutorial for a dolly hat and veil, in the tradition of Lebanese ladies. The pattern was posted yesterday, and the whole outfit has been posted over the course of the past two weeks. All of my sewing patterns are available on this page. Please show your appreciation for my free patterns and tutorials by liking, pinning, tweeting, and/or somehow sharing this video … Continue reading DIY #MiddleEast Hat and Veil #Sewing Tutorial (Fits #BarbieDolls)