This week you were given the FREE patterns for making my 28″ doll sweater (in the UK referred to as a jumper, pullover, or jersey). Here are the free, printable sewing patterns that I posted yesterday: Free printable sewing patterns for 28 inch doll shirt or sweater in PDF downloadable pattern format Free printable patterns for 28 inch Barbie in MS Word doc format for … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: Let’s #sew a sweater / jumper for 28″ #dolls!
Today’s FREE sewing patterns will guide you as you create the sweater (in the UK I believe you would call this a “jumper” instead), or you could use this pattern to make a long-sleeve shirt. Today’s free pattern fits 28 inch fashion dolls like the 28-inch Barbie doll by Mattel. If you want to see my finished sweater / jumper, go back to my #MeMade … Continue reading #PDFpattern Wednesday: download a free sweater / jumper pattern for 28-inch Barbie #dolls @ ChellyWood.com
Today’s #TapeMeasureTuesday tutorial video shows you how to measure your doll for sewing purposes, but just in case you didn’t get enough out of the video, here’s a breakdown for you: For the neck circumference, measure around the widest part of the doll’s neck. That’s usually at the base of the neck. For the neck-to-shoulder-seam, measure from the base of the neck (at the side of … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: How to measure a doll for #sewing measurements
This past week, I made the adorable sweater pictured on my 28″ barbie in the image above. So for #PDFpattern Wednesday this week, I’m going to give you the free, printable sewing pattern for making this adorable sweater. This 28″ doll’s sweater uses “sweater fabric” that I purchased on the sale tables at JoAnn Fabrics and Crafts. As the dead of winter comes to a … Continue reading #MeMade Monday: Handmade sweater for 28-inch Barbie dolls and tips for #sewing sweater fabric
I have a new favorite podcast: LoveToSew with Helen of Helen’s Closet and Caroline of Blackbird Fabrics! Being a school librarian in my dayjob, I love podcasts; especially podcasts that are informative and fun. LoveToSew is just that kind of podcast. They cover topics like… Sewing with knits Sewing meet-ups Sewing struggles Hand sewing Jeans making …and so much more! Their LoveToSew website is super easy … Continue reading #FridayFollow: @lovetosewpod @BlackbirdFabric @helens__closet (on Instagram)
This is the tutorial video to accompany yesterday’s free printable sewing patterns. A word to the wise: knife pleats are somewhat challenging because they require precise measurements, so if you’re a beginner, you might want to make this skirt instead. It’s a little easier. Today’s post will be brief; I’m behind on sewing projects for next week, so you’ll have to excuse my brevity. Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: pleated skirt for 28-in #Barbie
As promised, here are the patterns you’ll need to make the argyle skirt with knife pleats that we saw in Monday’s post and yesterday’s post: FREE PDF download of argyle skirt pattern with knife pleats MS Word version of argyle skirt pattern with knife pleats This week’s patterns are sort of a long set of patterns, equaling four pages of patterns. Please note that the … Continue reading #PDFpattern Wednesday: download a free skirt pattern for 28-inch Barbie #dolls @ ChellyWood.com
My Crissy doll is wearing the same pleated argyle skirt that my 28-inch Barbie wore in yesterday’s blog post. So it’s safe to say that Crissy can wear the skirt we’re sewing on ChellyWood.com this week. Of course it fits Crissy as more of a mid-knee-length skirt than a mini-skirt; whereas it clearly fit my Best Fashion Friend 28 inch Barbie as more of a … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: What #doll clothes can Crissy #dolls wear, and what are her measurements?
This image shows the adorable 28″ Barbie doll clothes we’ll be making here at ChellyWood.com over the course of the next two weeks. It includes my argyle mini-skirt PDF pattern (which is free, like all the other patterns here on my website) and the pattern for the cashmere-style sweater, which is really just a lined shirt made with sweater fabric. I’ll be focusing on the … Continue reading #MeMade Monday: Argyle knife pleated skirt for 28-inch #Barbie
Since I’ve been busy sewing for Tammy dolls lately, I wanted to see who sells quality outfits for Tammy dolls online. Lo and behold, I discovered Sherri, who (like me) sews and seems to design and/or alter a lot of her patterns for Tammy (see image above). She has the best Tammy doll board on Pinterest–the BEST! And her Francie board on Pinterest is WAY … Continue reading #FridayFollow: Who do you follow on #Etsy?
Last week I shared my free patterns for Tammy’s pajama pants. This week I’m sharing my free pattern for the felt shirt you see in this DIY video. Here are the free, printable patterns you’ll need: Free printable pattern for Tammy Doll shirt PDF Free printable pattern for Tammy Doll shirt MS Word It’s my sincere hope that you’ll have loads of fun making this … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: Sew a #Felt shirt for vintage Tammy #dolls @ ChellyWood.com
Last week I gave you the free, printable sewing patterns for making the shorts and pajama pants shown on this pattern. This week I’m sharing my PDF download and MS word version for this free printable shirt pattern, which fits Ideal Toy Corp’s Tammy doll. Here are the patterns for easy download: Free printable pattern for Tammy Doll shirt PDF Free printable pattern for Tammy … Continue reading #PDFpattern Wednesday: download a free Tammy #doll shirt pattern @ ChellyWood.com