This week on ChellyWood.com, I’m going to give you the free, printable sewing pattern for making this sweet little puff-sleeve dress for 12 inch baby dolls. Sleeves can be kind of tricky, and this week’s dress uses elastic around the arm area of the sleeve, to give it that “puffy sleeve” look. So on my difficulty scale, I’m going to say this particular dress is … Continue reading Let’s dress a baby #doll for #summer in pretty #dollclothes!
This brief video explains the basics of basting. In this tutorial, you’ll learn approximately how far apart your baste stitches should be spaced when you’re sewing doll clothes. In addition to demonstrating the baste stitch when done by hand, it also talks about basting on a sewing machine. Remember that my patterns and tutorials are free under the Creative Commons Attribution mark, so if you’re … Continue reading Sewing Basics: How to do a baste stitch before gathering when #sewing #dollclothes
You’ve watched the tutorial video (above) and you’re thinking, “Heck… that looks easy!” So you’re ready for the free printable PDF pattern, right? Well here you go! FREE printable PDF pattern for 6-inch doll clothes wardrobe Perhaps you’d like the links to the other tutorials that go with this pattern. Here they are: how to make the underwear for your 6″ dolls how to … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: Let’s #sew a skirt for 6″ #AmericanGirlDolls!
Okay, at this point it might be getting tedious… I’ve been posting the same free pattern each Wednesday for three weeks now. So next week we’ll take a break, okay? I have a baby doll summer dress pattern that has been waiting in the wings! But for this week’s 6″ American Girl doll skirt project, you’ll definitely need this pattern, so here it is again: … Continue reading #PDFpattern Wednesday: free skirt pattern for the 6″ Mini #AGdoll and similar-sized #dolls
Last week we took a look at how the 6-inch American Girl Mini dolls measured up to Barbie dolls. Assuming that Barbie‘s measurements were pretty universally known, I offered the measurements of just the 6-inch American Girl Mini dolls. However, one of my blog followers, Dodi, suggested that we also need to see the measurements for Barbie. So today’s #TapeMeasureTuesday offers both the measurements for … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: How does the 6″ Mini #AGdoll measure up against #Barbie (Part 2)?
Tomorrow is June 4th, which means we citizens of the United States of America have about one month before we celebrate a nation-wide holiday: Independence Day! So now’s the time to start your 4th of July sewing and craft projects, my fellow Americans! Let’s celebrate the 4th by sewing a patriotic skirt for our little 6-inch American Girl Mini dolls! For those of you who … Continue reading #MeMadeMonday: I made #IndependenceDay #EasySew skirts for 6″ #AmericanGirlDoll w/this free pattern!