Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. The image shows a Made to Move Barbie modeling a hand sewn white tank top or sleeveless summer top with a feather stitch embroidery embellishing the collar. The overlay says "Doll's shirt" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com, where you can find lots of free doll clothes sewing patterns to fit Barbies and many other dolls of various shapes and sizes.

#Sew a fashion #dolls tank top w/free #patterns and tutorial @ ChellyWood.com

Happy Halloween to those of you who celebrate it on October 31st! Just in time for the harvest season, here’s the tutorial to go with yesterday’s pattern. This is, as I’ve said, a re-design of an old pattern and tutorial video, but I’ve added a feather stitch to embellish the edges of the sleeveless top, which adds a nice detail to this tank-style top. You … Continue reading #Sew a fashion #dolls tank top w/free #patterns and tutorial @ ChellyWood.com

This is a free printable sewing pattern for 11.5 inch dolls like Mattel's Barbie dolls. The pattern includes shorts, capri pants, and a tank top shirt. Instructional tutorial videos accompany this free barbie doll clothes pattern, and these tutorials can be found at ChellyWood.com.

#Autumn Harvest #Dolls’ Clothes #Patterns: a New Look to an Old Pattern @ ChellyWood.com

This week we’re re-visiting what used to be my “Summer Wardrobe” pattern for 11.5-inch fashion dolls like Mattel’s Barbie and similar-sized dolls.┬áThis was one of the earliest patterns I posted on ChellyWood.com, which is why it is hand-drawn. You can see that I’ve re-named it the Summer or Fall Wardrobe Pattern. People who live south of the equator–Australians, Africans in southern regions of the continent, … Continue reading #Autumn Harvest #Dolls’ Clothes #Patterns: a New Look to an Old Pattern @ ChellyWood.com

#Fall #Harvest Separates for Barbie and Other Fashion #Dolls w/FREE #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Does that doll’s outfit look familiar? I’m guessing it probably doesn’t, even though it should. Adding embellishments to a garment (rickrack trim, a swatch of lace, bias tape, or embroidery) can magically transform the look of a garment! So let’s say you have an old stand-by pattern that you already know how to sew. You’ve made three or four outfits in different colors and prints … Continue reading #Fall #Harvest Separates for Barbie and Other Fashion #Dolls w/FREE #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Image of a white daisy on a red felt background with overlaid words "Daisy Stitch Tutorial"

Hand #embroidery tutorial: the chain #stitch detached @ ChellyWood.com #dolls and #crafts

This is an older tutorial–one that I made in 2015–so the audio is a bit choppy. Since then, I’ve built up my following so I can afford nicer video software for editing my videos. So I apologize for the choppiness of the video, but I think it gets the point across. These little daisies can appear in the flower baskets on your windmill pincushion, a … Continue reading Hand #embroidery tutorial: the chain #stitch detached @ ChellyWood.com #dolls and #crafts

The image shows a close-up of an arrowhead stitch in red embroidery floss on a blue-and-white gingham fabric. The overlay says, "Arrowhead stitch" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com, where the tutorial video is available for free. This tutorial video (also available on YouTube) shows how to do an arrowhead (or arrow head) stitch, using hand-embroidery methods. It's part of a bigger project: a windmill pincushion sampler. The pattern for the windmill pincushion sewing and embroidery sampler project is free to download at ChellyWood.com.

How to Do the Arrowhead Stitch in Hand #Embroidery @ ChellyWood.com #DIY #Crafts

For a while now, I’ve been posting these little embroidery tutorials because they’re leading up to a windmill pincushion project that I’m planning to post the patterns for in November. If you haven’t seen my windmill pincushion yet, be sure to watch this video; it appears in there several times. The arrowhead stitch is relatively easy to make. It creates the pattern you often see … Continue reading How to Do the Arrowhead Stitch in Hand #Embroidery @ ChellyWood.com #DIY #Crafts

The image is a header for a youtube tutorial showing how to make a pair of boxer shorts or summer shorts to fit GI Joe, broad Ken dolls, or other bigger-bodied action figures. The YouTube tutorial also says that free patterns are included with the youtube video diy tutorial showing how to make these boxers or shorts. The overlay on the image offers the URL of the website where more free patterns and tutorials can be found: ChellyWood.com

Follow steps to #sew a pair of #DIY shorts for #BroadKen #dolls or #GIjoe

Here we have my DIY tutorial video, showing you each step toward the creation of a pair of boxers or summer-style shorts for your broad-bodied action figure (i.e. GI Joe and similar-sized action figures) or fashion dolls (i.e. Broad Ken and similar-sized male fashion dolls). As I noted in Monday’s post, Mattel’s Ken now comes in a broader version, so the patterns I made for … Continue reading Follow steps to #sew a pair of #DIY shorts for #BroadKen #dolls or #GIjoe

This is a FREE pattern for boxers, summer shorts, basketball shorts, elastic-waist trousers, or pajama pants to fit broad-bodied, muscular action figures and male fashion dolls like Mattel's Broad Ken dolls, GI Joe action figures, and similar-shaped 12-inch male dolls. The pattern includes instructions for seam allowances, a creative-commons attribution symbol, and a measurement tool. There's also instructions for locating the free sewing tutorial videos on YouTube and the URL of the doll clothes patterns website: ChellyWood.com. This is one of many free printable doll clothes patterns found at ChellyWood.com (designed by doll clothing designer, Chelly Wood).

Let’s sew #boxers for broad male #dolls or #actionfigures w/free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Yesterday I showed you the preview of this pattern. Here’s the pattern itself, which is free to the public with its “Creative Commons Attribution” symbol. (Scroll down to “Additional Information,” to learn more about Creative Commons Attribution and what it means.) To make it really easy for you to print, I’ve included a link to the pattern as a media file below: Free printable sewing … Continue reading Let’s sew #boxers for broad male #dolls or #actionfigures w/free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com