Did you see the little Christmas stocking in Santa’s Sleigh in my stop-motion video entitled “North Pole Christmas“? Well did you also know I have the FREE pattern for these stockings, right here on ChellyWood.com? The little stocking I’ve designed is perfect for holding a small candy cane and maybe some M&M’s for your Secret Santa at work. But of course, it’s ideal for Barbie dioramas … Continue reading Free #Christmas #Stocking Pattern for your #SecretSanta #Gifts @ ChellyWood.com
This is actually a re-post from last Christmas, but please be aware that the hats, elf shoes, and dresses that appear in the video above now have free patterns and tutorials available right here on ChellyWood.com! Look back at this post or this post for those free doll clothes patterns and tutorials. This time last year, I was just learning how to use my Camtasia … Continue reading What’s going on at the #NorthPole? Check out these little #dolls:
This week we’ve been learning how to make a baby doll’s diaper (in the UK and many other parts of the world, it’s called a “Nappy”). These baby doll accessories are perfect gifts for little children to play “Mommy” or “Daddy” with baby dolls! As you’ll see in the video, dolly diapers / nappies are also super easy to make! The reversible version, in my … Continue reading #DIY Baby #Dolls’ Diaper / Nappy Makes a Great #Gift for #Kids!
Today I’m posting the free printable sewing pattern for making your 8.5-inch (or 20 cm) doll a diaper or nappy for her/his little diaper bag or carry-all. If you need help printing my free sewing pattern for this diaper (which uses a Velcro closure), please take a look back at this tutorial, which is designed to help you print your free patterns from this website. … Continue reading Let’s #sew a wee #diaper for baby #dolls w/free #pattern at ChellyWood.com!
This week I’m going to show you how to make a diaper (nappy) for your baby dolls. The free pattern, which will be posted here tomorrow, will fit 8″ dolls like the Lil’ Cutesies dolls from J.C. Toys. (Of course there are other 8″ baby dolls that will fit this diaper / nappy pattern as well.) Tuesday I’ll post the free pattern for sewing your … Continue reading Sew a #DIY Diaper for 8″ Baby #Dolls w/FREE #Patterns on ChellyWood.com!
As most of my regular followers have already noticed, the face of my blog, ChellyWood.com, has changed. I’ve tried to update the blog to offer a more user-friendly approach for those of you who are using mobile devices. What motivated this change? At some point, I had uploaded well over 100 images with links to my free doll clothes patterns in the main Gallery Page, … Continue reading #DollClothes #Sewing Pattern Blog Gets a #Holiday #MakeOver @ ChellyWood.com
If you’re not familiar with Kwanzaa, there are a number of resources available to you on the web. I recommend that you google the term and learn a little about this very special holiday celebrated by many Americans of African heritage. To honor this holiday, I’ve designed a poncho pattern for fashion dolls. It fits many fashion dolls, including Mattel’s Barbie®, Mattel’s Ken®, Spin Master … Continue reading FREE #Kwanzaa #AfricanAmerican #dolls’ clothes patterns @ ChellyWood.com
As many of my regular followers know, I’ve created and published on my YouTube channel, the first three acts of Romeo and Juliet With Dolls. I have all the photos and stop motion videos completed for the production of Acts 4 and 5, but I’ve had a creative block for almost a year now. I guess I was hoping these videos would be received with … Continue reading Update on #Shakespeare’s #RomeoAndJuliet with #Dolls
Last week I showed you how to make the super-easy-to-sew skirt that’s shown in today’s DIY tutorial, and I gave you the free skirt pattern too. Today I’m sharing my tutorial for making a super-easy-to-sew Barbie-sized shirt, made from felt and swatches of ruffled lace. Even children and absolute beginners can make this easy-sew doll shirt! Just in case you missed it yesterday, here’s the … Continue reading Sewing #dolls’ clothes with these #free patterns is one of those #CraftsForKids worth doing!
For easy access, here’s a more direct link to the free fashion doll pattern shown in the image above: Free fashion doll bodice pattern Please click the link above and follow these instructions to easily download, save, and print my free patterns. When I first posted this pattern, it was part of a Barbie and Ken wedding ensemble, but this week I’m showing you how … Continue reading Free #sewing pattern for Barbie #dolls’ #DIY shirt @ ChellyWood.com
It didn’t take me long at all to whip up this adorable little outfit, so if you’re looking for some quick, easy-to-sew Barbie clothes, this week’s pattern is just what you’re looking for! Last week we made the skirt, but this week, I’m going to post the pattern and tutorial video for making the little green shirt shown in these images. Since it’s made with … Continue reading Easy sewing #project for Barbie #dolls’ #felt shirt @ ChellyWood.com
This is such a cute little outfit for Christmas! The dress actually fits a whole bunch of dolls, not just Mattel’s Skipper®. Just take a look at my “North Pole Christmas” stop motion video to see a preview of all the different dolls that can wear this dress. Today’s project is actually a re-post from last Christmas, but it’s worth revisiting. It was so much … Continue reading FREE Skipper #dolls #Christmas clothes #sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com