Image shows 8-inch doll wearing a pioneer-style bonnet. Overlay says, "Free doll bonnet pattern and tutorial" and also includes the website's watermark: ChellyWood.com

#DIY Bonnet for small #Dolls also fits #MomokoDoll

I posted this doll bonnet pattern yesterday, but for easy-access, here’s the link again: Pattern for Bonnet and Pioneer Dress It’s easy to print this pattern using the instructions found in my “How to Print Patterns” video, although I do need to update that video, as we no longer use the Old Pattern Page as much as we do the Gallery these days. Please note: you … Continue reading #DIY Bonnet for small #Dolls also fits #MomokoDoll

The image shows a small doll wearing a Victorian dress and holding a pink satin purse. The watermark says ChellyWood.com free printable sewing patterns and tutorials for dolls of many shapes and sizes.

FREE drawstring bag #sewing pattern and tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #crafty #dolls

Here’s the Victorian-style drawstring purse or bag tutorial I’ve been promising! This little purse is so tiny and cute! I made mine out of satin with a knit lining, but there’s a lot you can do to embellish a little bag like this. Imagine it with beads or a lace opening or tassels, for example. Below you’ll find the free printable sewing pattern for the drawstring … Continue reading FREE drawstring bag #sewing pattern and tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #crafty #dolls

The image shows a small doll wearing a Victorian dress and holding a pink satin purse. The watermark says ChellyWood.com free printable sewing patterns and tutorials for dolls of many shapes and sizes.

Sew a #miniature #Victorian drawstring purse for your #dolls w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

  I posted the free pattern for this purse on Tuesday, and tomorrow I’ll post the video tutorial showing you how to make this Victorian-style drawstring purse for small dolls. Of course, if you’re in a rush, you can use those links to find both the pattern and the tutorial. I can’t think of any fashion dolls that are too big or small to fit … Continue reading Sew a #miniature #Victorian drawstring purse for your #dolls w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

#TinyDoll dress #sewing pattern fits PollyPocket®, Kelly®, Chelsea® and more

Here we have a tiny-doll project for someone who is a beginning-to-intermediate sewist. (Any time you need to attach sleeves, the sewing gets a little harder than just beginner-level.) I still think this is a pretty easy project for tiny hands, so I’ve included this video in my “Easy-Sew Projects for Kids” tutorial collection. The pattern below goes with the tutorial above. It will fit most … Continue reading #TinyDoll dress #sewing pattern fits PollyPocket®, Kelly®, Chelsea® and more

Free #sewing lesson for #kids: make a tiny #doll’s dress w/ free pattern

You’ve got the cousins and/or grandkids coming over for the holidays. What are you going to do to keep them entertained? Why not give them a box of scraps, a handful of little dolls, and have them learn to sew? If you introduce them to beginning sewing lessons on their parents’ phones, they’ll be hooked! I have a series of tutorials for the beginning sewists on my YouTube … Continue reading Free #sewing lesson for #kids: make a tiny #doll’s dress w/ free pattern

FREE printable sewing patterns for #Halloween #dolls’ #costumes

Happy Halloween everyone! I’m trying to keep all of my patterns and tutorials organized by posting an image like this once in a while, with links to everything you need to create the outfits shown in the image. Then, over the weekend or in the week that follows, I create a link from the Gallery Page to a page like this one. The idea is … Continue reading FREE printable sewing patterns for #Halloween #dolls’ #costumes

Image shows a Chelsea® Doll from Mattel wearing a hand-made Halloween ghost costume. Overlay says, "Easy sewing projects for kids: Make a doll ghost costume" and the website given is chellywood.com

Make a #Ghost #Costume for Little #Dolls

Here’s the tutorial I promised! Now you can make a ghost costume to fit those tiny dollhouse-sized dolls and/or Chelsea® dolls or Polly Pocket®, or any of those other little teeny-weenie tiny dolls. Pay attention to the details on the eye-hole creation. I flubbed up when I made my prototype. The eye-holes are just a wee bit too high on this ghost costume. It will … Continue reading Make a #Ghost #Costume for Little #Dolls

Small dolls fit in this printable pattern for a "ghost costume" from ChellyWood.com. You can print this pattern for free, and follow the matching tutorial which is found at ChellyWood.com or on Chelly's YouTube channel, ChellyWood1. The image shows a small doll like Polly Pocket TM or Chelsea TM doll from Mattel wearing the ghost costume and carrying a small pumpkin-shaped candy bucket.

#GhostStories abound with a #Dolls ghost costume #pattern

Here’s my free, printable sewing pattern for making a tiny ghost Halloween costume to fit those eensy-weensy little dolls, like Kelly®, Chelsea®, Polly Pocket®, and even some of those 1:12 scale dollhouse dolls. On the pattern, you’ll notice that there’s an arrow pointing to the ghost’s eyes. Well, I’ve adjusted where these eye holes are on the pattern, but I must be honest here; I … Continue reading #GhostStories abound with a #Dolls ghost costume #pattern

Image shows Made-to-Move Barbie™ from Mattel wearing a pair of handmade tights made from a single sock. Overlay says, "easy sew projects for kids: doll tights" and in small print the following website is given: chellywood.com

#DIY #Tights for Fashion #Dolls

About a month ago, I got an email from a regular visitor to ChellyWood.com. She was wondering how to make tights for dolls. That’s when I started planning my Halloween costumes for fashion dolls, so as I made plans, I wanted to be sure to include a “DIY tights” tutorial for that particular person who requested it. In this tutorial, I show you how simple it … Continue reading #DIY #Tights for Fashion #Dolls

Image shows a tiny Chelsea doll wearing a ball gown and black felt jacket. Overlay says, "Easy-sew projects for kids: how to alter a felt jacket for small dolls."

How to Make Simple #Sewing Alterations for #Felt #DollClothes

As part of my “Easy-Sew Projects for Kids” series, I thought it would be a good idea to teach my beginning sewists that patterns can be altered. We call this “alterations” in official sewing terminology. This video demonstrates that an alteration can be as easy as snipping away extra felt from a little doll coat. Of course, when working with fabric, it’s not usually that … Continue reading How to Make Simple #Sewing Alterations for #Felt #DollClothes

Image shows Mattel's Chelsea doll wearing a red felt coat with long sleeves. Beneath her coat, she wears a folk-pattered dress with lace around the hem. Caption reads "Easy-sew projects for kids: doll coat."

Free #sewing pattern for tiny #dolls’ coat w/ easy #diy tutorial

Of all the “Easy-Sew Projects for Kids” that I’ve posted, this might be the easiest one yet! If you’re brand new to sewing, or if you want to teach a child or grandchild how to sew, this little felt doll coat is a fantastic first project! Below you’ll find the super-simple pattern I’ve created for making this jacket. I’ve also included a link to the pattern … Continue reading Free #sewing pattern for tiny #dolls’ coat w/ easy #diy tutorial

Sew a #Felt Jacket for a #Miniature Doll w/ FREE #Pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Here’s a quick preview of what we’ll be working on for the rest of this week. I’m going to teach you how to make a super-easy jacket for tiny dolls like Mattel’s Chelsea® and similar-sized dolls, using my free jacket pattern (posting tomorrow). Some of these “small dolls” are taller than others, as you’ll see in my videos, so on Friday, I’ll show you how to … Continue reading Sew a #Felt Jacket for a #Miniature Doll w/ FREE #Pattern @ ChellyWood.com