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Tips for Buying Fabric for Sewing Doll Clothes on #BlackFriday — Let’s #Shop for #SewingSupplies!

It’s Black Friday here in the US, so what better day to re-post my video tutorial on How to Shop for Fabric when sewing doll clothes? As you know, I’ve been posting free printable doll clothes PDF sewing patterns and linking to old tutorial videos so you can make this 18″ doll’s clothing ensemble, which makes a fantastic Christmas gift for any little girl who … Continue reading Tips for Buying Fabric for Sewing Doll Clothes on #BlackFriday — Let’s #Shop for #SewingSupplies!

This photo shows a cute little blond-haired 18 inch doll who appears to be walking, taking steps in her Sunday best. She wears a pink long-sleeve cotton shirt with a slight V-neck and teeny-tiny white polka dots and a yellow skirt that has little pastel-colored flowers that seem to also be spotted with polka dots. At the bottom of the image, near her high-stepping MaryJane shoes, there's a watermark: ChellyWood.com . On this website, you'll find hundreds of free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. Each pattern has been watermarked with the URL ChellyWood.com and the "Creative Commons Attribution" mark, which means that by downloading these free doll clothes patterns, you agree to share images of the patterns with your family, friends, and followers, letting people know where you got the patterns.

Sew a Shirt and Skirt Doll Clothes Outfit for 18″ #Dolls w/Free PDF #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing

I realize it isn’t that different from what I’ve posted already this week, but here’s yet another PDF pattern conversion. As I’ve said before, I’m working on converting all my JPG patterns to easy-download PDF doll clothes patterns. These are the patterns and tutorials that will help you create the outfit you see in the photos of the 18″ doll above and below: Free PDF … Continue reading Sew a Shirt and Skirt Doll Clothes Outfit for 18″ #Dolls w/Free PDF #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing

The image shows an 18-inch doll wearing a pair of jeans / pants and a long-sleeved shirt. The watermark on the image tells you where you can download the free printable sewing patterns (PDF download) for sewing this outfit: ChellyWood.com and this website offers hundreds of free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Sew a long-sleeved shirt and jeans for your 18″ dolls w/free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #crafts #creativeideas #craftymom

Here’s the latest combination from the patterns that I’m re-posting as PDF downloadable patterns. As part of the clothing ensemble I showed you in Monday’s post, this set of free doll clothes patterns includes a pair of “jeans” and a long-sleeved shirt. The “jeans” are made of a denim-colored lightweight cotton fabric, and they have an easy-to-sew elastic waist. I prefer making elastic waists for … Continue reading Sew a long-sleeved shirt and jeans for your 18″ dolls w/free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #crafts #creativeideas #craftymom

The image shows an 18 inch doll modeling a pair of pajama shorts and a pajama top. The doll holds a quilted pillow, like she's about to participate in a pillow fight. She wears slippers shaped like bunny rabbits. Behind her on the wall is a quilt with fabrics sewn in the shape of appliqued hearts. The overlay offers the URL of the website where you can download and print the PDF sewing patterns for making these flannel shorts and the super-easy-to-sew felt top: ChellyWood.com

Easy-to-sew 18″ doll pajamas with free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #giftideas #DIY

If the outfit above looks familiar, we’re re-visiting and revising the blog post from October 4, 2018. What’s different? This time I’m suggesting that you use the pattern to make pajama shorts instead of play shorts, to go with the felt top. And also, I’m offering these patterns as a PDF downloadable printable sewing pattern for 18 inch dolls: Here’s the PDF sewing pattern for … Continue reading Easy-to-sew 18″ doll pajamas with free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #giftideas #DIY

The image shows a wardrobe of 10 doll clothing items designed to fit 18 inch dolls. There are several shirts, three skirts, a pair of shorts, a pair of pants, and a pair of pajamas. The watermark tells you where you can download the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this 18 inch doll wardrobe: ChellyWood.com

Easy-to-sew wardrobe for 18 inch #dolls with free PDF #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Last Friday I confessed that I was really behind on my holiday sewing projects. Well here’s the result of crunch time! Over the weekend I sewed this mix-and-match wardrobe for 18 inch dolls, using the patterns that already exist right here on ChellyWood.com This 18 inch doll’s wardrobe includes the following: A pair of pants A set of pajama-style shorts A pair of regular shorts … Continue reading Easy-to-sew wardrobe for 18 inch #dolls with free PDF #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Image shows 18 inch doll clothes sewing project (s) in progress. Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes.

Is anybody else behind on their #holiday #sewing projects? Oh my goodness!

If you follow me on Instagram, you might remember seeing this craft project table at an earlier stage. Well, I feel like I haven’t gotten very far lately. 😟 Do you ever get so far behind on your sewing and craft projects that you start to feel kind of hopeless? I’m there. This dress pattern was supposed to get posted just before Halloween, but it … Continue reading Is anybody else behind on their #holiday #sewing projects? Oh my goodness!

Here we see an image of an 18 inch Madame Alexander doll wearing a traditional Swedish costume. Around her waist is a felt, hand-embroidered "pocket," a type of purse or bag worn around the waist. The image is watermarked with the website where you can download free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this 18 inch doll outfit, including the pocket, a Pilgrim-style hat or bonnet, a handkerchief, a vest, an apron, a skirt, and a long-sleeved shirt with collar : ChellyWood.com

Free printable PDF sewing patterns for 18 inch doll Swedish traditional costume makes great #ChristmasGifts

It has taken me quite a long time to convert all my JPG images to the PDFs that I’ve been posting throughout the month of November. They’re all converted now! So if you just click on the link below, you can download all the patterns together in one big PDF: Swedish traditional costume for 18″ dolls PDF sewing patterns You’ll also want links to all … Continue reading Free printable PDF sewing patterns for 18 inch doll Swedish traditional costume makes great #ChristmasGifts

The image shows an 18 inch doll modeling handmade doll clothes in the style of the Thanksgiving Pilgrims. The overlay says "free doll clothes patterns" and in fact, if you visit the website ChellyWood.com, you'll find hundreds of free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes that fit dolls of many shapes and sizes.

Sew a Thanksgiving Pilgrim-style outfit for 18 inch dolls with FREE #DollClothes #Patterns

As my regular followers know, I’ve been posting the free printable sewing patterns for making a Pilgrim-like outfit to fit 18″ dolls throughout the month of November. Well Thanksgiving is about a week away, and so I’m posting the last of these free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s free pattern is the one you’ll need to make the neckerchief, but if you want the free printable … Continue reading Sew a Thanksgiving Pilgrim-style outfit for 18 inch dolls with FREE #DollClothes #Patterns

This is a free printable sewing pattern for doll clothes to fit an 18 inch doll. The pattern downloads as a PDF, and you can print it at home from this safe online resource, ChellyWood.com (a doll clothes sewing website that’s best known for providing free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Today’s free printable 18 inch doll clothes pattern is part of a Swedish Traditional dress / costume for 18-inch dolls. It includes an apron, a Pilgrim-style bonnet, a shirt with a collar, long sleeves, and cuffs, a calf-length skirt, and a vest. It also includes a felt pocket - purse in the traditional Swedish style.

Free pattern for a Pilgrim-style neckerchief to fit 18 inch #Dolls for #Thanksgiving #SewingProjects

Here are the free, printable sewing patterns for the Pilgrim-style doll bonnet that you see in the image above. Tomorrow I’ll post the tutorial video for making this old-fashioned hat, so you’ll know what to do with these patterns: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll Pilgrim-style neckerchief PDF download This month I’m “remastering” some of my old videos and changing JPG image to … Continue reading Free pattern for a Pilgrim-style neckerchief to fit 18 inch #Dolls for #Thanksgiving #SewingProjects

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

How to Make a Daisy Stitch for your hand #Embroidery #Crafts and #HolidayCrafts

This stitch was super helpful when I was making the 18-inch doll neckerchief that I’m going to teach you how to make this week. Tomorrow I’ll post the free, printable pattern for the traditional Swedish neckerchief. Wednesday I’ll post the tutorial for making the neckerchief. The embroidered neckerchief project is the last of my Swedish traditional costume pattern series, which I’ve posted in anticipation of … Continue reading How to Make a Daisy Stitch for your hand #Embroidery #Crafts and #HolidayCrafts

Image of doll wearing a small white bonnet with a red ribbon. Overlay says, "How to make a Pilgrim's bonnet for an eighteen inch doll."

Sew a Thanksgiving Pilgrim-style hat or bonnet for 18 inch dolls #Thanksgiving #Pilgrims #Mayflower

Here are the free, printable sewing patterns for the 18-inch doll bonnet or Thanksgiving Pilgrim-style hat that you see in the video above: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll Pilgrim hat / Swedish traditional bonnet (click here for PDF download) Tomorrow I’ll offer more free patterns for making the entire outfit shown in the image on this page.   This month I’m “remastering” some … Continue reading Sew a Thanksgiving Pilgrim-style hat or bonnet for 18 inch dolls #Thanksgiving #Pilgrims #Mayflower

This is a free printable sewing pattern for doll clothes to fit an 18 inch doll. The pattern downloads as a PDF, and you can print it at home from this safe online resource, ChellyWood.com (a doll clothes sewing website that’s best known for providing free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Today’s free printable 18 inch doll clothes pattern is part of a Swedish Traditional dress / costume for 18-inch dolls. It includes an apron, a Pilgrim-style bonnet, a shirt with a collar, long sleeves, and cuffs, a calf-length skirt, and a vest. It also includes a felt pocket - purse in the traditional Swedish style.

Free pattern for a pilgrim-style hat to fit 18 inch #Dolls for #Thanksgiving #Sewing

Here are the free, printable sewing patterns for the Pilgrim-style doll bonnet that you see in the image above. Tomorrow I’ll post the tutorial video for making this old-fashioned hat, so you’ll know what to do with these patterns: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll Pilgrim-style bonnet PDF download This month I’m “remastering” some of my old videos and changing JPG image to … Continue reading Free pattern for a pilgrim-style hat to fit 18 inch #Dolls for #Thanksgiving #Sewing