ATTENTION BLOG FOLLOWERS: Today’s blog post is part of the new 2019 website renovations. I’m working behind the scenes to make it easier to find the patterns and tutorial videos you want. If you’d like to make one of the craft projects shown in this gallery, just follow these directions: Click on the photograph of the project you’d like to make. This will take you … Continue reading Craft Project Ideas With Free Patterns
Sewing a candy cane dress in June? Why not?! It’s always a good idea to get your Christmas gift sewing projects started early! And with these free printable sewing patterns, you can sew a half dozen little outfits for your daughter / niece / granddaughter’s 8-inch baby doll without the stress of trying to get it all done before the approaching holiday smacks you right … Continue reading #PDFpattern Wednesday: start #sewing your Christmas gifts early with these free #patterns for 8-inch dolls!
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!
Happy March, everyone! I posted this dress as a Monster High pattern last St. Patrick’s Day, but imagine my surprise when I discovered that it also fits my new/used Merida Disney Princess doll! Hopefully no one will be upset by the fact that Merida is actually Scottish, not Irish! 😉 It’s just that I stumbled across the fact that she’ll fit in this dress, so … Continue reading #MeMadeMonday: a #StPatricksDay dress for Disney #Princess #dolls @ ChellyWood.com
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 #Scarf #DIY #Sewing Tutorial is SO Easy! @ ChellyWood.com
Like the scarf project that I posted yesterday, this “Grinch” hat will make a wonderful Christmas gift, and it’s relatively quick to make. You will need to download these two patterns before you begin: Pattern 1 for making the polar fleece hat Pattern 2 for making the polar fleece hat Need help downloading my free, printable sewing patterns? Click here for an instructional tutorial on … Continue reading #Grinch fleece hat #patterns are free @ ChellyWood.com for #sewing #Christmas gifts
Did you see the little Christmas stocking in Santa’s Sleigh in my stop-motion video entitled “North Pole Christmas“? Well did you also know I have the FREE pattern for these stockings, right here on ChellyWood.com? The little stocking I’ve designed is perfect for holding a small candy cane and maybe some M&M’s for your Secret Santa at work. But of course, it’s ideal for Barbie dioramas … Continue reading Free #Christmas #Stocking Pattern for your #SecretSanta #Gifts @ ChellyWood.com
This is such a cute little outfit for Christmas! The dress actually fits a whole bunch of dolls, not just Mattel’s Skipper®. 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 last Christmas, but it’s worth revisiting. It was so much … Continue reading FREE Skipper #dolls #Christmas clothes #sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com
Christmas and Hanukkah are approaching soon, so I’ve noticed a lot of people have been watching my quilted ornament tutorial video on YouTube. Therefore, I thought it would be wise to post it on ChellyWood.com again, just to remind my regular followers that it’s there… Here’s the free no-sew pattern to accompany it: Quilted ornament pattern This website is best known for its free doll … Continue reading #Crafty #Hanukkah or #Christmas DIY tutorial w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com
Isn’t that a pretty little embroidery stitch? I love it! The rambler rose is actually a pretty easy stitch to create, and the snowflake adaptations just use a stem stitch together with an arrowhead stitch to form the extensions coming out from the center of the snowflake. In this video tutorial, you’ll see a preview of a sweet little baby doll dress as well as … Continue reading Rambler rose #crafty #embroidery stitch tutorial with #snowflake variation @ ChellyWood.com
Some of you have left comments on my YouTube channel, stating that you’re looking forward to making my windmill pincushion project, which I’ll be posting in November. The string of embroidery tutorials that I’ve been posting lately, including this basic blanket stitch tutorial, are leading up to the windmill pincushion project. If you watch this video tutorial for blanket stitching (hand embroidery), you’ll see images … Continue reading How to Do Hand #Embroidery: Blanket Stitch w/Corners @ ChellyWood.com #Stitchery #DIY
This is the pattern for the “harvest apron” project that I showed in yesterday’s preview photos. It’s the same pattern that we used to make the reversible hairdresser’s apron (published here on ChellyWood.com in July of 2017). However in the latest project, I’ll be using this pattern as a one-sided apron–almost more of a pinafore–over the top of my sunflower dress for 11.5-inch fashion dolls … Continue reading #Dolls’ #Harvest Apron #Sewing Pattern @ ChellyWood.com