The image shows a close-up of the couching stitch used in hand-embroidery (broderie). The overlay says, "Basic couching stitch" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com as the home of this particular DIY embroidery video showing how to do the couching stitch.

Learn hand #embroidery with this basic couching #stitch for #Halloween #craft projects

If you regularly visit ChellyWood.com, you may have noticed that I’ve been offering a number of hand embroidery tutorials lately. In November, these tutorials will culminate in a pincushion sampler, with (to no one’s surprise) a free pattern! In this video, you can see a preview of the windmill pincushion pattern that’s coming in November,…

The image shows Mattel's 28-inch Barbie Best Fashion Friend from Just Play wearing a hand-made felt shirt using the free printable easy-to-sew shirt pattern downloaded and printed at chellywood.com the website for free doll clothes patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image links to the youtube tutorial video showing how to sew this easy sewing project for beginners, using the free pattern for this felt top sleeveless shirt that fits 28 inch dolls such as Mattels 28" barbie dolls.

Super easy #felt shirt #DIY for 28-inch #tall #dolls

Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make the very simple felt shirt that I gave you the pattern for yesterday. Just in case you missed that post, click here to download that FREE pattern once again. This felt shirt is designed to fit 28-inch dolls like Mattel’s Barbie “Best Fashion Friend” from Just Play.…

This image is a lined paper pattern for the basic bodice shape designed to fit 28-inch dolls like the new 28-inch Barbie, also called Just Play Barbie or Barbie Fashion Friend. Along with this free printable doll clothes pattern, there's a youtube tutorial video showing how to make this very basic shirt from felt. The pattern is marked with a "Creative Commons Attribution" symbol, and it is watermarked with ChellyWood.com, the website where it was first posted. If you choose to use this pattern, please honor its creative commons attribution mark by letting others know where you found this pattern. The pattern is free, printable, and very easy to make, suitable for beginners and those who are new to sewing. It is marked with a measurement tool and has images of the doll wearing a handmade felt shirt made with this pattern. The pattern doesn't include darts or other shaping tools, as it's just a very basic shirt pattern for 28" dolls.

#FREE shirt pattern for 28-inch fashion #dolls, like the #Fashion Friend Barbie

It doesn’t get much simpler than this easy-to-sew felt shirt pattern. I’ve marked it with a one-flower difficulty symbol, indicating that it truly is for the absolute beginner. As this pattern is designed to be used with felt, it’s inexpensive to sew, and I think you’ll find that felt fabric can be very forgiving. If…

The image shows a close-up of the 28-inch Barbie doll from Mattel (also called Just Play or Fashion Friend dolls). ChellyWood.com is the watermark on the image, and under ChellyWood.com, it says, "free printable sewing patterns and tutorials." In fact, if you visit the website for Chelly Wood, you'll find dozens of free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes, including this easy-sew felt shirt for 28-inch Barbie dolls and more.

Free #sewing #patterns for 28-inch Barbie doll’s #felt shirt

Last week I gave you the pattern and an easy-to-follow DIY tutorial for making the shorts shown in the image above. This week I’m going to give you the free doll clothes pattern for sewing the felt shirt. I’ve taken a close-up photo (below), so you can see how very basic this shirt pattern is.…

Short dress or ruffled top free #sewing pattern fits #pregnant Barbie

I recently received a question on my “Submit a question” page about which outfits (from my Gallery Page) would fit Pregnant Barbie. I suggested this universal dress pattern, which fits nearly every fashion doll I’ve ever tried it on. The short version of the dress can also double as a ruffle-edged top, which is perfect…

The image shows Mattel's "Just Play" best fashion friend barbie doll, which stands at 28 inches tall. She wears a hand-made pair of shorts with nautical-themed fabric print and a felt hand-made shirt. She's an African-American doll with her hair pulled back in a pony tail. The title header says, "28-inch doll shorts" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com, where you can find both the free printable sewing patterns for 28 inch dolls, but also the tutorial videos that show you step by step, how to sew each item of doll clothing. It's likely that these free 28 inch doll patterns not only fit Mattel's 28 inch Barbie, but they may also fit the Disney Descendants 28 inch dolls as well.

Let’s sew some shorts for 28-inch #dolls @ ChellyWood.com! #sewing #crafts

Yesterday I gave you the free pattern. Are you ready to sew these adorable shorts now? For your convenience, I’m re-posting the free, printable sewing pattern for these adorable nautical-themed 28-inch dolls’ shorts right here: Free printable sewing pattern for 28-inch dolls’ shorts These shorts are designed to¬†fit the 28-inch dolls like Mattel’s 28-inch Just…