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

Image of Mattel's Chelssea Chelsea doll wearing a hand-made long-sleeved dress with caption that reads "Easy-Sew Projects for Kids With FREE Pattern"

Easy #Sewing Projects for #Kids: Make a Dress to Fit Most Small #Dolls

Yesterday I showed you a preview of this project. Well here’s the tutorial! Along with this free tutorial, I’m providing a pattern: Easy-Sew Universal Small Doll Dress Pattern It is, as you may recognize, the same pattern we used with the folk dress that I posted two weeks ago and the lace dress that I posted last week, but in this case, you’ll want to cut … Continue reading Easy #Sewing Projects for #Kids: Make a Dress to Fit Most Small #Dolls