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How to make a #Miniature #Xmas stocking w/ FREE #DIY pattern

Here’s my tutorial for making Ken-and-Barbie®-sized Christmas stockings. I posted the pattern yesterday, but here it is again, just to make it convenient for you: Miniature Christmas Stocking Pattern You’ll notice that it’s not just a pattern for a Christmas stocking; it also has a simple pattern for making a pair of pants to fit Barbie® dolls. Along the same lines, tomorrow I plan to … Continue reading How to make a #Miniature #Xmas stocking w/ FREE #DIY pattern

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Pattern for making a #miniature #holiday #stocking is free @

Here’s my miniature Christmas stocking pattern, and alongside it is a simple pattern for a pair of boot-cut pants or trousers to fit 11.5-inch fashion dolls like Barbie®, Queens of Africa Dolls™, and many other, similar-sized dolls. After I post my tutorial for making the miniature Christmas stocking tomorrow, I’ll post some links to some of my favorite patterns for making doll pants. The pattern … Continue reading Pattern for making a #miniature #holiday #stocking is free @

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Let’s make a #ChristmasStocking for #Barbie® #Dolls

You may remember this little Christmas stocking project from last year’s holiday posts. It got a lot of downloads! So I don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to share it once again. Tomorrow I’ll post the pattern for making the stocking. Then, on Wednesday, I’ll post the tutorial showing how to make it. This little three-inch stocking makes a perfect gift for Secret … Continue reading Let’s make a #ChristmasStocking for #Barbie® #Dolls

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Here’s how to make a tea towel #DIY #FridayFreebie #project

Over the last couple of days, I’ve given you the patterns you need to make this simple tea towel, but just in case you’re hearing about this for the first time, here are links to the free, printable sewing patterns for making these adorable, reversible kitchen towels: Pattern 1 Pattern 2 Just follow the instructions in the video, and you’ll find that these towels are so … Continue reading Here’s how to make a tea towel #DIY #FridayFreebie #project

Visit for free, printable sewing patterns. Image shows the bottom half of a two-pattern, easy DIY towel topper, like one would use to make fabric-top tea towels. These towel toppers have a button clasp and they are both reversible and personalized. The pattern says that you can find the matching tutorial on Chelly Wood's youtube channel, ChellyWood1. However, the easiest way to find any patterns or tutorials made by Chelly Wood, is to visit her gallery page on

Sew a tea towel w/ free pattern @ #sewing #DIY #gift

In the US, it’s Thanksgiving. That means the craziest day of Christmas shopping is tomorrow. Wouldn’t you rather stay home and make your own gifts? It’s usually less expensive, and a whole heckuvalot less hectic! My tea-towel-topper is a relatively easy pattern for an adult sewist to piece together, and kitchen towels make fantastic Christmas gifts for friends and family. Here’s the second of the … Continue reading Sew a tea towel w/ free pattern @ #sewing #DIY #gift

Visit for free, printable sewing patterns. Image is of a towel-topper pattern. This is only one of two patterns for a towel-topper. The other free pattern is found at, along with a free tutorial video showing how to make the pattern.

Tea #Towel Topper #Pattern is free @ #GiftIdeas

Here’s the first of my two tea towel topper patterns. Tomorrow I’ll post Pattern 2, and on Friday, I’ll post the tutorial showing you exactly how to make these. I have to say, these are really pretty easy to make, as gift-worthy crafts go. During the month of November, I’ve been posting other holiday gift ideas, as well, like my Instagram pillow and my dragon … Continue reading Tea #Towel Topper #Pattern is free @ #GiftIdeas offers free, printable sewing patterns and tutorials. Image shows two tea towels. Their tops are made of yellow kitty-cat fabric, and these tops fold over and button down, so they can easily hang from a handle on a refrigerator or stove. They have applique letters that spell out the name Sarah. The towels themselves say home = love. Altogether, the towels read, "Sarah's home equals love."

#DIY #TeaTowels are easy to #Sew w/ free pattern from

Here’s a preview of what we’ll be making this week on Usually, my blog focuses on doll clothes patterns, my area of specialty. If you’re here for doll clothes patterns, please navigate to my Gallery Page where it’s easy to find all the patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make a variety of doll clothes to fit everyone from Mattel’s tiny Kelly® dolls to the … Continue reading #DIY #TeaTowels are easy to #Sew w/ free pattern from

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Easy Barbie® dress pattern for #Holiday #Crafting is free @ #dolls

It’s true; I’ve posted these patterns before in honor of Valentine’s Day, but with Christmas right around the corner, every dolly needs her little red dress to wear to parties! So here, once again, are all the patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make the dresses you see there, in the photo. I’ll list them from left to right: LEFT — Strapless flouncy dress for … Continue reading Easy Barbie® dress pattern for #Holiday #Crafting is free @ #dolls

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As promised, here’s my #tutorial for making an Instagram #pillow. #handmade

That’s it! Now you have everything you need to make an Instagram pillow: Pattern 1 Pattern 2 (print with paper settings on “landscape”) and now the tutorial. Have fun sewing! ____________________ If you haven’t already, please check out my new Gallery Page, where you can pick an outfit for a doll, click on that picture, and the link in the caption will take you to all … Continue reading As promised, here’s my #tutorial for making an Instagram #pillow. #handmade

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#CraftIdeas for the #kids: #DIY Instagram Pillow

Yesterday I posted the first of the two patterns needed for making my Instagram Pillow. Today I’m posting the second of these patterns. Tomorrow I’ll post the tutorial video, so you can get started on this fantastic Christmas gift project right away! __________________ Need help printing my patterns? This link will take you to a tutorial showing you how to download my free, printable patterns. … Continue reading #CraftIdeas for the #kids: #DIY Instagram Pillow

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Christmas #crafts for #giftideas: #instagram pillow!

What do you give a teenage girl or young adult for Christmas? How about an Instagram pillow? This is the first of two free patterns I’m posting on Tomorrow I’ll post the second pattern, and then on Friday, I’ll share the YouTube video that tells you exactly how to make my Instagram pillow. This is part of a series of crafty-wafty tutorials and patterns … Continue reading Christmas #crafts for #giftideas: #instagram pillow!

Image shows a very large pillow made of felt. It is designed to look like the retro Instagram logo.

What to buy a #teenager for #Christmas? Why buy, when you can #DIY?

For the rest of this week, I’m going to focus my blog posts on helping you create this adorable Instagram pillow. I made this for an adult cousin of mine, who loves to use Instagram. She really liked it! If you are wondering what to buy a young adult or teenager for Christmas, why buy? You can DIY! This week I’ll post my free patterns … Continue reading What to buy a #teenager for #Christmas? Why buy, when you can #DIY?