Visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos showing you how to make doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. Today's video header shows two miniature doll clothes hangers (coat hangers) with a fuzzy look to them. The overlay says "Pipe Cleaner Hangers" and offers the website ChellyWood.com (where you can find the step-by-step tutorial video which shows and tells you how to make a 1:6 scale doll clothing wire-style hanger out of chenille stems (otherwise known as pipe cleaner).

How to Make Doll Clothes Hangers Out of Pipe Cleaners (Chenille Stems) — a #DIY #craftproject

Hi guys! Today’s video tutorial is very brief, but also very simple. As the title implies, it teaches you how to make doll clothes hangers out of pipe cleaners (AKA chenille stems). Granted, the final look for these miniature doll clothes hangers is sort of fuzzy, but if you’ve been in Target lately, cruising the Home Decor department, you may have seen these velvet hangers … Continue reading How to Make Doll Clothes Hangers Out of Pipe Cleaners (Chenille Stems) — a #DIY #craftproject

Visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes that fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image is used in a blog post that answers the question, "What is a seam allowance used for?" The image shows the seam at the shoulder of a doll's shirt from the underside of the garment.

Sewing Tip Tuesday: What is a seam allowance used for? #DollBlogger @ChellyWood1 @ ChellyWood.com

A seam allowance is a bit of extra room that’s given along the edge of a pattern, to allow for the sewist to include seams in a garment and still have it fit the doll properly. Think of it like this… When you’re driving a car, there’s a curb (spelled kerb in some countries) that gives you a little extra sway room at the sides … Continue reading Sewing Tip Tuesday: What is a seam allowance used for? #DollBlogger @ChellyWood1 @ ChellyWood.com

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials. The image shows a Spin Master Liv doll fashion doll wearing an apron and standing beside her sewing machine. Beside her is a handmade doll dress on a 1:6 scale dress form mannequin and in the foreground, it says, "How to use a needle threader" with an arrow pointing to a cameo-style needle threader tool used by seamstresses and sewists. The URL provided on the image is chellywood.com.

Sewing Tip Tuesday: How to use a needle threader for #handcrafted #DollClothes using @DritzSewing threaders

In spite of the tiny sewing machine that often appears in my doll clothes tutorial videos, I actually sew a lot of my doll clothes by hand. I find that hand stitching gives you greater control when sewing tiny items. If you’re ever struggling with a sleeve or zipper attachment, I recommend switching from your sewing machine to sewing by hand. It may actually save … Continue reading Sewing Tip Tuesday: How to use a needle threader for #handcrafted #DollClothes using @DritzSewing threaders

The image shows a 1:6 scale sash worn by an Ever After High doll (same size as a Monster High doll), and the sash has the following words embroidered on it: "Votes for Women." The overlay says, "DIY 1:6 scale suffrage sash" and the image also offers the URL of the website where you can find this easy-to-sew project for kids or grown-ups to make: ChellyWood.com (creative commons attribution mark is shown as well, which means you must tell people where you found this video tutorial).

In 2020 we celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the USA #suffrage #votes4women #embroidery

Today’s video tutorial will show you how to make a “Votes for Women” sash for your 1:6 scale dolls. The following additional tutorials will likely help you with this sewing and embroidery project: Couching stitch (embroidery) How to attach bias tape Whipstitch Backstitch How to sew snaps on fabric If you’re looking for a fun project that teaches a child or a beginning sewist how … Continue reading In 2020 we celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the USA #suffrage #votes4women #embroidery

Click on the link under the picture to access the free patterns and tutorials for sewing a Christmas stocking with a cuff and felt letters that form a name.

Sew a Personalized Christmas Stocking w/Cuff using #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlog #MeMadeMonday

Here’s my super-easy tutorial showing how to make a people-sized Christmas stocking with a fold-over cuff and felt lettering for the personalized name. However, if you need a little help making bubble letters for your lettering pattern, please click here. The printable stocking PDF patterns are free to download below, but please remember that I offer my patterns for free through Creative Commons Attribution, which … Continue reading Sew a Personalized Christmas Stocking w/Cuff using #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlog #MeMadeMonday

Under the image is a link to all the free patterns and tutorials needed to sew a short-sleeved dress for 8-inch baby dolls like the Lil Cutesies doll made by JC Toys.

Free baby doll clothes PDF sewing patterns: #CandyCane #DollDress for 8-inch #dolls!

    Below are the links to the patterns and tutorial videos that will help you create today’s candy cane dress, which is pictured at the top of this post. Free printable PDF sewing pattern for 8 inch baby doll dress, slippers, and diaper Free tutorial for making the dress You may also like the tutorial videos for making the reversible diaper pattern, snowflake dress, … Continue reading Free baby doll clothes PDF sewing patterns: #CandyCane #DollDress for 8-inch #dolls!

Image shows a pretty girl in a polar fleece hat with folded head band. The heading says, "winter hat DIY" and the overlay offers a website where the free patterns and tutorial for making this polar fleece hat can be found: ChellyWood.com. The hat is in the style of a winter polar fleece beanie, tuque /touque or stocking cap.

Here’s an easy Christmas DIY gift idea with a FREE sewing pattern: a #Grinch #PolarFleece #StockingCap from @JoAnn_Stores

Earlier this week, I posted a video showing how to make the polar fleece scarf. Now, here in one location, are the tutorials for the scarf (see below) and the hat, plus the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this cute Grinch-style polar fleece hat. If you’re wanting to know where I got the Grinch-patterned polar fleece, it was JoAnn Fabric & Craft store. … Continue reading Here’s an easy Christmas DIY gift idea with a FREE sewing pattern: a #Grinch #PolarFleece #StockingCap from @JoAnn_Stores

Image shows a lovely young woman wearing a handmade polar fleece hat and a handmade polar fleece scarf. Overlay says "chellywood.com FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials" and offers the url ChellyWood.com (a website for tutorials and free printable downloadable sewing patterns).

Let’s make a polar fleece stocking cap with #FreePatterns –It’s #PDFpattern #Wednesday @ ChellyWood.com

Yesterday I gave you the tutorial for making the scarf you see my daughter wearing in the image above. Today I’m posting the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making the stocking cap she’s wearing. Here are the free PDF patterns you’ve come here for, along with a link to yesterday’s tutorial video for making the scarf: FREE printable sewing pattern for hat (PDF download) … Continue reading Let’s make a polar fleece stocking cap with #FreePatterns –It’s #PDFpattern #Wednesday @ ChellyWood.com

Image shows a pretty girl wearing a handmade polar fleece hat and scarf. Heading reads, "Fleece Scarf DIY" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com.

Sew a polar fleece scarf as a quick, easy-sew Christmas gift #seweasy #ChristmasGiftIdeas #DIYtutorials

When you view this DIY polar fleece scarf tutorial, you’ll be surprised how easy it is to make! In fact, I’m giving this project one flower on my difficulty scale, because there really isn’t much that’s easier to sew than a scarf like this. I have posted this tutorial video before, but since Christmas is drawing near, I thought it wouldn’t hurt to re-post it. … Continue reading Sew a polar fleece scarf as a quick, easy-sew Christmas gift #seweasy #ChristmasGiftIdeas #DIYtutorials

Click on the blue hyperlink words below this image, if you'd like to watch the video tutorial that shows how to make a 1:6 scale dollhouse fireplace. This project uses scrapbook paper with a "brick look," foam board, glue, hot glue, a picture frame, a cardboard box, markers, and a pencil to build the miniature fireplace.

How to make a miniature 1:6 scale dollhouse fireplace for winter holiday dioramas @ ChellyWood.com #dollhouse #miniatures #winter

Today’s video tutorial shows you how to make your own dollhouse fireplace with a brick chimney and dais, a mantel, and wisps of fire in the hearth. I’m using primarily scrapbooking supplies for this DIY 1:6 scale diorama project. If you like making dollhouse miniatures, I actually have quite a few videos about building dollhouse miniatures for your dioramas. Click here to visit that gallery. … Continue reading How to make a miniature 1:6 scale dollhouse fireplace for winter holiday dioramas @ ChellyWood.com #dollhouse #miniatures #winter

To learn more about the Queens of Africa dolls, please go to https://queensofafricadolls.com/

Where to send handmade fashion doll clothes for #Christmas #nonprofit #communitysupport: Family Promise of North Idaho

It’s always nice to do some charity work around the holidays, so I have a proposal for you, my followers… For Christmas this year I’m sewing some doll clothes for the children at the shelter for displaced families, where my sister-in-law works as the administrator. This shelter is called Family Promise, and I’m told they have a number of naked 11.5-inch fashion dolls which need … Continue reading Where to send handmade fashion doll clothes for #Christmas #nonprofit #communitysupport: Family Promise of North Idaho