Image shows a Skipper doll from Mattel wearing a hand-made Christmas dress with a lace-edged skirt and lace sleeves. She also wears an elf's hat. Overlay says "Make a holiday dress for dolls." The URL offered is ChellyWood.com

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This is such a cute little outfit for Christmas! The dress actually fits a whole bunch of dolls, not just Mattel’s SkipperĀ®. Just take a look at my “North Pole Christmas” stop motion video to see a preview of all the different dolls that can wear this dress. Today’s project is actually a re-post from…

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable patterns and tutorials for craft projects. The image shows green embroidery floss forming a leafy-pattern on burlap fabric. The overlay says, "Detached chain stitch" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com (where you can find free patterns and tutorials for lots of crafts and embroidery projects). This detached chain stitch is used to create leaves in a flower box on a windmill pincushion sewing and embroidery sampler. The tutorial video shows how to do the detached chain stitch in the form of leaves or a single leaf.

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The chain stitch itself is one of my all-time favorite embroidery stitches because it’s so quick and easy to do. That’s why, for the leafy greenery growing out of the flower boxes on my windmill pincushion project, I used the detached chain stitch–the one I’ve posted here. If you didn’t see my Dutch windmill pincushion…