Here on ChellyWood.com, I often get questions about teaching kids to sew. I do have a playlist on my YouTube channel dedicated to this topic, but I mostly sew by hand and my videos are primarily about sewing doll clothes. So what if you want to teach your child to use a sewing machine? What if you want to teach him/her to sew something other … Continue reading #FridayFollow: #Teaching #kids to #sew with @CraftyGemini
Today’s video shows us how to hand-stitch a T-shirt for the teeny-tiny 6.5-inch American Girl dolls (Minis). What’s that you say? You didn’t know American Girl made a Mini? Why, yes they do! Here’s a link to the American Girl official website, where you can buy these adorable little dolls. Click here if you just want to see their line of Minis. The free pattern … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: Let’s #sew a T-shirt for 6″ Mini #AmericanGirl #dolls!
Yes, this is the same pattern we saw last week, but I thought it would be a good idea to re-post it this week, just in case you missed last week’s series of posts for making the underpants. So without further ado, here’s the easy-to-download free pattern: FREE printable PDF pattern for 6-inch doll clothes wardrobe This pattern will likely fit any 6 inch dolls … Continue reading #PDFpattern Wednesday: T-shirt for the 6″ Mini #AmericanGirl and similar-sized #dolls
Recently ChellyWood.com received a comment from blog follower “PlayScaleTheater,” asking if the 6-inch American Girl Mini dolls looked like they would fit in 1:6 scale dioramas with Barbie dolls. So today’s #TapeMeasureTuesday offers both the measurements for the little 6″ AG dolls, and a couple of photos showing the six-inch American Girl dolls with the Made to Move Barbie. First, let’s take a look at … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: How does the 6″ Mini American Girl doll measure up against Barbie?
If you enjoy online sewing groups, it’s not too late to join the hashtag #MeMadeMay on Twitter or Instagram. This week I’m showing off my little 6-inch Kit Kittredge doll, wearing my hand-sewn T-shirt. In case you missed last week’s post about my undercover jersey fabric hack, here’s a link. It explains how I gathered up a bunch of matching jersey fabrics for mix-and-match outfits, … Continue reading #MeMadeMonday: Let’s wrap up #MeMadeMay with a T-shirt for 6″ #AGdolls @ ChellyWood.com
Please click on the doll clothes you would like to make. Not what you’re looking for? Behind the scenes, I’m creating a series of classes in doll clothing design techniques, so you can design your own doll clothes for your dolls, using simple techniques, household tools, and your amazing imagination! Click on this link to learn more about my paid courses on the Creative Spark Online Learning platform. If you would like … Continue reading Free 18 Inch Doll Clothes Patterns for Vintage Crissy Doll and BFC Ink Dolls (Gallery)
Yesterday I gave you my free pdf sewing pattern with lots of little mini 6″ AG doll clothes patterns on it. Today I’m showing you the video tutorial that gives you instructions for making the miniature six inch American Girl doll underwear. Just in case you missed yesterday’s blog post, here’s the PDF Sewing Pattern for 6-inch American Girl doll underpants, shorts, a tee shirt, … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: FREE 6 inch mini #AGdolls underpants / knickers #sewing tutorial video
This week’s shirt, shorts, skirt, and underpants / knickers / panties pattern is designed to fit the tiny 6″ American Girl dolls. One of my regular followers and frequent commenters here on ChellyWood.com requested this pattern. Thanks for the idea, Jeretta! If you came here by accident, hoping to find an underpants pattern to fit the 18″ normal-sized American Girl, Madame Alexander, or similar-sized dolls, … Continue reading #PDFpattern Wednesday: free #doll clothes #patterns for 6-inch #AmericanGirl #dolls @ ChellyWood.com
When I’m sewing for a doll as tiny as the 6.5-inch American Girl doll, I always feel like it’s a shame to buy a full yard of fabric for such a tiny little doll. Sure, I can use fat quarters from JoAnn’s Fabrics and Crafts, but sometimes you want to get a selection of jersey fabrics that all match. That can get expensive! So here’s … Continue reading Find matching #fabric using this unusual #crafty #hack: underwear packs!
For #MeMadeMonday during the month of #MeMadeMay, I’m sharing this image of my 6 inch American Girl doll modeling handmade underpants and a handmade T-shirt. This project was a special request from Jeretta, who has been a faithful follower, leaving lots of comments here on my blog, as well as on my YouTube videos. Thank you, Jeretta! Today I’m only offering a preview of this … Continue reading #MeMade Monday: Underpants for 6-inch #AmericanGirl #Dolls (It’s #MeMadeMay!)
Do you have a vintage Crissy doll, made by the Ideal Toy Corporation? Last summer I designed some skirts and tops that actually fit this doll, as you can see in the image above. The shirt is just a basic felt shirt, which uses snaps as a closure. It’s super easy to make! The skirt has an elastic waist and is also great for beginners … Continue reading Free Doll Clothes #Sewing Patterns for Vintage Crissy #Dolls from Ideal #Toys
Today’s tutorial shows you how to make a V-neck shirt that fits 18-inch narrow-bodied dolls like BFC Ink dolls and Crissy dolls, and it looks great with the crocheted lace trim skirt that we made just last week. To go with your shirt, here are the free printable skirt patterns I posted last week, along with a link to the skirt tutorial: Free printable PDF … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: FREE Shirt #Pattern and Tutorial for #Sewing a V-Neck 18-inch #Dolls’ shirt