#DIY table for fashion #dolls (tutorial @ ChellyWood.com)

This little round table is surprisingly easy to make, using a cream cheese container, some craft sticks, hot glue, and contact paper. This table appears in several scenes, in my dolly version of Romeo and Juliet (which is still in production). __________________ If you’re searching for a pattern for one of my doll clothes designs, please navigate over to the Gallery Page. That’s the easiest … Continue reading #DIY table for fashion #dolls (tutorial @ ChellyWood.com)

DIY wedding gown for #MomokoDoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #人形 #お人形 #ドール

Isn’t that dress elegant and amazing? When I look at it in real life, I sometimes can’t believe I designed that gorgeous thing! And now the patterns and tutorial for making it are free, right here on ChellyWood.com: Pattern 1 for the wedding dress Pattern 2 for the wedding dress Tutorial for making the wedding dress Link to patterns and tutorial for making the shift (undergarment) As … Continue reading DIY wedding gown for #MomokoDoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #人形 #お人形 #ドール

Make a #Tiara for #Barbie #Dolls with a free pattern from ChellyWood.com

This doll plays the part of Rosaline in my stop-motion production of Romeo and Juliet (which I’m still filming). Her dress is a variation on both the Nurse’s costume and the merchant woman’s costume. (Click those links to find patterns and tutorials for those costumes.) However, today I want to focus on her unique tiara. I designed this tiara to look like those hats that … Continue reading Make a #Tiara for #Barbie #Dolls with a free pattern from ChellyWood.com

Sew a peasant dress for #MomokoDoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #心の声 #仕立て

I designed this simple dress to sew for Momoko™ dolls. If you collect Momoko™, you’ve probably discovered that her clothes and accessories can be very expensive! Well here is a solution: sew clothes for your Momoko™ doll. I have made other sewing patterns for Momoko™ as well. They can all be found on my Gallery Page. Each image on the Gallery Page takes you to links … Continue reading Sew a peasant dress for #MomokoDoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #心の声 #仕立て

#TinyDoll dress #sewing pattern fits PollyPocket®, Kelly®, Chelsea® and more

Here we have a tiny-doll project for someone who is a beginning-to-intermediate sewist. (Any time you need to attach sleeves, the sewing gets a little harder than just beginner-level.) I still think this is a pretty easy project for tiny hands, so I’ve included this video in my “Easy-Sew Projects for Kids” tutorial collection. The pattern below goes with the tutorial above. It will fit most … Continue reading #TinyDoll dress #sewing pattern fits PollyPocket®, Kelly®, Chelsea® and more

Free #sewing lesson for #kids: make a tiny #doll’s dress w/ free pattern

You’ve got the cousins and/or grandkids coming over for the holidays. What are you going to do to keep them entertained? Why not give them a box of scraps, a handful of little dolls, and have them learn to sew? If you introduce them to beginning sewing lessons on their parents’ phones, they’ll be hooked! I have a series of tutorials for the beginning sewists on my YouTube … Continue reading Free #sewing lesson for #kids: make a tiny #doll’s dress w/ free pattern

#DIY cardboard #dolls’ furniture for your #DollHouse w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

This is actually one of the oldest patterns I created, back when I first turned ChellyWood.com into a blog about doll crafting. Because of that, you’ll have to excuse the poor quality of the video. It was an early attempt at self-made videos. (I’m a little embarrassed to post it!) However the video does explain the steps to making this Renaissance-style 1:6 scale chair quite … Continue reading #DIY cardboard #dolls’ furniture for your #DollHouse w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Sew a #Quinceañera Dress for #Barbie® #Dolls w/ Free Pattern @ ChellyWood.com

This is the pattern and tutorial for the quintessential Barbie® quinceañera dress. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the celebration of the quinceañera, it’s something akin to the American tradition of the “sweet 16” party. When a girl turns 15, her father admits that his little girl is finally a woman. She is given her last and final doll–in this case, a Barbie®–and her … Continue reading Sew a #Quinceañera Dress for #Barbie® #Dolls w/ Free Pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Sew an outfit for tall #Barbie w/ free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #dollClothes #Etsy

The pencil skirt is as easy as it looks. The top is a long-sleeved blouse with a lining and darts; it buttons in back. This outfit is specially designed to fit the new Tall Barbie® from Mattel®, but it may fit other similar-sized fashion dolls as well. There are lots of folks looking for handmade doll clothes to fit both Tall Barbie® and Curvy Barbie®. … Continue reading Sew an outfit for tall #Barbie w/ free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #dollClothes #Etsy

#Sew modern clothes for a male #FashionDoll w/ these free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

A lot of moms and doll collectors tell me that there aren’t enough patterns for generic “businessman” clothes for male dolls and action figures. So here are my patterns and tutorials for the shirt and tie shown on GI Joe above (they fit Ken and many other male fashion dolls of the 1:6 scale variety very nicely): Pattern 1 (includes tie and shirt back, but … Continue reading #Sew modern clothes for a male #FashionDoll w/ these free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Free #sewing pattern for #FairyTale costume for Ken #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

This is the Ryan® doll from Mattel®, who will be playing the prince in my stop-motion dolly version of Romeo and Juliet. The pants he’s wearing are probably the easiest pants pattern, of all the pants patterns I’ve designed. They don’t take more than a few minutes to make! Even beginners will be able to make these pants for Ken®-sized dolls. The princely tunic looks … Continue reading Free #sewing pattern for #FairyTale costume for Ken #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns and craft ideas. The image shows a holiday ornament in Hanukkah blue and white. It's made of a styrofoam ball, quilt triangles, and straight pins. the overlay says "No-sew holiday ornament" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com. The page where this image is found has a free printable no-sew pattern for the quilt squares and a tutorial video from youtube showing you how to make this lovely quilted ornament to give as a gift for Christmas or Hanukkah. The ornament can be hung from a Christmas tree by a pretty ribbon, and it can also be made in Christmas red and green, or any other color combination, using fabric scraps cut into small squares of fabric.

Crafty Hanukkah or Christmas Quilted Ornament With FREE Pattern

Today’s tutorial video is a re-post of a crafty, no-sew decorative ornament that looks like it has been quilted, but actually it’s quite easy to make. If you’re planning to do a craft fair / craft show / craft bazaar, this little item is a wonderful project to sell at your booth, as it makes a great gift for Christmas or Hanukka! Here’s the free … Continue reading Crafty Hanukkah or Christmas Quilted Ornament With FREE Pattern