Last weekend I launched a new feature, here on ChellyWood.com: the opportunity to share your handmade doll clothes and doll crafts. I frequently get “fan mail” from followers who have made something lovely, using my patterns and /or tutorial videos. I’ve gotten so many of these emails and comments, that I decided it was time to create a gallery especially for you. Here’s a link … Continue reading New feature on ChellyWood.com: #share your #handmade #doll stuff!
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
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
This week I’m going to give you the free pattern (and tutorial video) for making the nautical pants that my vintage Tammy doll is wearing in the photo above. This pattern also makes wonderful pajama pants for Tammy Dolls! Also, you can expect some changes here at ChellyWood.com, for the coming year. Hopefully these changes will make the blog more interactive! I’ve asked people to … Continue reading #MeMade Monday: Pants for Vintage Tammy #Doll (Ideal Toy Corp.)
This week on ChellyWood.com, I’m going to give you the free, printable sewing pattern for the adorable red velvet shirt that my 18-inch Madame Alexander doll is wearing in the photo above. It looks great with the free, easy-to-sew skirt pattern that I posted last week, as you can see in the image below: This week’s pattern and last week’s are designed to fit most … Continue reading DIY Project: Sew a velvet shirt with long sleeves for your 18″ dolls! #sewing #crafts #dolls
Even though I’m just a school librarian with a love for doll-clothes-pattern-making, I do get fan mail on this website or in my P.O. box every now and then. Sometimes people send me photos of the lovely doll clothes they’ve made, using my free patterns. At the top of this post, you’ll find a brief stop motion video showing the doll clothes made by one … Continue reading Opening Fan Mail #StopMotion style @ ChellyWood.com #Dolls
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: