In the image above, you can see my 28-inch “Just Play” Barbie wearing a handmade sweater and an argyle skirt with knife pleats. This Barbie is a lot of fun to sew for because she’s so big, like sewing for a little child! Right now, there are not a lot of outfits available for these 28″ beauties. But, I’m here to help! With the free … Continue reading Let’s #sew an outfit for 28″ #dolls with free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com
Sew a ballerina dress or ice skater’s leotard with tutu, to fit your 28″ dolls (like Mattel’s “Just Play” Barbie), using the following patterns and tutorial videos: MS Word downloadable pattern for a 28″ doll’s swimsuit or leotard PDF pattern download for a 28″ doll’s swimsuit or leotard Link to tutorial showing how to make the swimsuit or leotard Link to tutorial video showing how … Continue reading Sew a #Ballerina tutu for 28-inch Barbie #dolls with FREE #Patterns at ChellyWood.com
As a wrap-up to this week’s tutorials and free patterns, I’m going to go back to revisit the Barbie pajamas you see in the image above. I designed these a while back, but I’m not quite done working with them. This post offers all the patterns and tutorials needed to make each piece of the outfit, including the babydoll top, the shorts, and the slippers. … Continue reading Free printable #sewing patterns for #pajamas to fit Barbie and similar-sized #dolls
This week’s pattern is for a purse that will look great on 13-inch to 17-inch dolls, like Wellie Wishers, Hearts4Hearts Girls, BFC Ink dolls, Crissy dolls, and others in this general size range. Here are the free patterns for making this purse, in both a MS Word format and a PDF download: Free, printable sewing pattern for doll purse (PDF Format) Free, printable sewing pattern … Continue reading #PDFpattern Wednesday: #Sew a #Purse for your 13-inch to 17-inch #dolls!
Last week I showed you how to design your own bodice. Did you notice, in that tutorial, that Moana’s bodice was decorated with a strip of blue? What was that blue stuff? It was bias tape! I often recommend learning to sew with felt, if you’re an absolute beginner. But the drawback to making dolls’ clothes out of felt is the fray factor. Felt is … Continue reading How to #Sew Bias Tape
This amazing lady, who goes by Starrcreative, left me a helpful comment here on ChellyWood.com about a video that wasn’t working and needed a little maintenance work. Thank you, Starrcreative! So with a name like Starrcreative, of course I dropped by her blog. And WOW!!! What a find! She does lots of creative DIY projects of all kinds, but my favorite of her blog posts … Continue reading Check out @creative_starr for amazing #Barbie diorama ideas–YAY! #FridayFollow
Are you ready for some more free printable sewing patterns, just in time for St. Patrick’s Day? Here are some skirt patterns that fit a lot of different 11 to 12 inch fashion dolls, like Barbie, the Disney Princesses, Monster High, Ever After High, Lammily, Momoko, and more! As part of my website re-design, I’m trying to convert some of my most popular patterns into … Continue reading It’s #PDFpattern Wednesday @ ChellyWood.com and our dolls sport the #WearingOfTheGreen for #StPatricksDay!