Yesterday I posted the first tutorial video in my “Easy-Sew Projects for Kids” series, showing everyone how to make a dress for Polly Pocket™. One of the steps in making most doll dresses is gathering the fabric. Since it extended the length of my Polly Pocket™ dress-making video, I thought I’d shorten future videos by including this how-to video in the links of future Easy … Continue reading #DIYprojects for #Kids and #Moms: how to gather a #dolls skirt @ ChellyWood.com
This is the first in a new “Easy Sew” series I’m doing at the request of my regular followers. If you watch this on my YouTube channel, it also includes links to the following in the description: the free, printable pattern that appears in the video AND my free whipstitch hem tutorial my free backstitch tutorial my free straight stitch tutorial my free tutorial showing … Continue reading Tutorial: Make a 4-inch Doll’s Dress with this crafty free pattern!
For at least a year now, I’ve been receiving requests via my Submit a Question form, for easy-peasy patterns and tutorials that even little kids can make. Here we have the first in a series of Easy-Sew patterns with tutorials, showing the absolute beginners how to make doll clothes. I’ll post the tutorial tomorrow. Remember that you need to enlarge my patterns to fit an … Continue reading Easy #Sewing Project for #Kids: #PollyPocket Dress w/ FREE Pattern @ChellyWood.com
Here you see my Polly Pocket™ wearing her new sundress. This is a preview of the pattern I’ll be posting next week. This pattern is another one-size-fits-all for tiny dolls, like Mattel’s Kelly™ and Chelsea™ dolls. This will be the first in a series of doll clothes sewing lessons I’ll be calling “Easy Sewing Projects for Kids,” (even though adult beginners might also find it … Continue reading #PollyPocket ™ sundress with free pattern and easy-sew tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #kids #toys
This free sewing pattern will fit a lot of different flat-footed dolls with smallerish feet, like Skipper™, Made-to-Move Barbie™, Tall Barbie™, Liv Dolls from SpinMaster™, and even Momoko Dolls™ (which means it also fits some Blythe™, Pullip™, and Obitsu™ BJD’s). I’m working on a similar pattern to fit my Lammily™ dolls, but I don’t have it perfected yet. Once I do, I’ll let you know. … Continue reading #MadeToMove #Barbie and #MomokoDoll shoe pattern is free @ ChellyWood.com #dolls
You’ll have to forgive the quality of the video tutorial on this one, folks, as it was one of the earliest videos I made. It goes back a long way, but it is still one of my most popular videos on my YouTube channel, coming in at #9 among all of my doll clothes/ doll diorama DIY project tutorials. I actually have a whole series of … Continue reading Make a #DIY #dolls chair for your #BarbieFashionistas w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com
I first posted this free pattern and tutorial just before Valentines Day, 2016. I’ve found this is a highly versatile pattern, so it fits many fashion dolls of different sizes. If you carefully position your snaps to suit the circumference of your doll’s chest, this pattern will fit Skipper™, Petite Barbie™, Blythe™/ Pullip™ /Momoko™ (in similar size ranges), Ever After High™ dolls, Liv dolls, … Continue reading Sew a #summer sundress for #dolls w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #craftshout
Today I’m going to show you how to make this traditional Lebanese doll dress, which has been popular with Sunday School teachers, as it makes a super costume for Bible Characters like Esther, Ruth, Mary Magdalene, and Sarah. It really looks a lot like the old testament characters’ outfits, even though it’s basically an Arabic costume in terms of its design. A word of warning: … Continue reading Sew a #Bible character dress for #SundaySchool #Barbies w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com