Monday I posted a preview, showing images of three different dolls who can fit into my free nautical shorts patterns for 18-inch dolls. Tuesday I posted the free printable sewing pattern for making the shorts that fit 18″ dolls. Today I’m sharing the video tutorial I’ve made, to help guide you as you sew the shorts for your 18 inch dolls. Just to make sure … Continue reading #Sew shorts for your 18-inch #dolls w/this free #sewing pattern
This week I’m going to show you how to sew my “Nautical Shorts,” which as we saw in yesterday’s preview post, will fit most 18-inch dolls, including American Girl dolls, Madame Alexander dolls, and even the Vintage Crissy doll that I displayed in yesterday’s post. At the top of this post, you will find my free, printable sewing pattern, but it’s a little easier to … Continue reading Free printable shorts #patterns for #AmericanGirl and other 18-inch #dolls
Last week and the week before, we learned to make the swimsuit that my 18-inch Madame Alexander doll is wearing in the photo above. This week we’re going to make the nautical-style shorts that my Kaya doll (from American Girl) is modeling for us in these photos. Of course, if the shorts fit AG dolls, they’ll probably fit my 18 inch Madame Alexander doll too, right? … Continue reading #Sew shorts for 18-inch dolls with ChellyWood.com’s free #sewing #patterns!
When it comes to sewing by hand and doing hand embroidery, tying knots is essential stuff! Usually, though, when I’m doing embroidery, I don’t dip the needle into the fabric like it shows in the video; instead, I dip the needle into a stitch that’s on the underside of the design… then I make my knot. It works the same way though, generally. I’ve been … Continue reading How to Tie a Knot Using a Needle and Thread @ ChellyWood.com #crafts #diy #Embroidery
This is yet another video tutorial that shows one of the stitches I used in my windmill pincushion design. I have not yet posted the windmill pincushion pattern, but I’m hoping to post it in November. That should allow any of my interested followers enough time to make one of these cute pincushions and give it away as a Christmas gift (for those of you … Continue reading How to do a feather stitch #embroidery #design @ ChellyWood.com #crafts
Here’s the tutorial for the 18-inch doll bikini swimsuit top that I’ve been tooting my own horn about! I’m really excited about this swimsuit project, and I hope you really enjoy making it! As a reminder, this swimsuit pattern uses jersey fabric, but you could probably just as easily use real swimsuit fabric for it. In addition to making a bikini out of this free … Continue reading Today’s #tutorial shows how to make a #dolls swimsuit top @ ChellyWood.com w/FREE #patterns!
Need help downloading my free printable sewing patterns for 18 inch dolls? Here’s a link to my “How to Download and Print Patterns” tutorial video. It also helps if you use a direct link, like this one: Free printable sewing pattern for 18-inch doll bikini swimsuit top If you aren’t a regular follower at ChellyWood.com, you might be wondering where the swimsuit bottoms pattern is. … Continue reading Free #AGdoll swimsuit top or #dolls’ training bra #pattern @ ChellyWood.com
In the image above, you can see my Kaya doll (from American Girl doll company) modeling my latest pattern for a bikini swimsuit. This week I’ll be offering the free patterns and tutorials for the swimsuit top, which could potentially be used to make a dolly “training bra” if you wanted to. This 18-inch doll swimsuit pattern will fit most 18 inch (46 cm) dolls … Continue reading Swimsuit bikini top for #AmericanGirlDolls and other 18 inch #dolls–free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com