This is actually a re-post from last Christmas, but please be aware that the hats, elf shoes, and dresses that appear in the video above now have free patterns and tutorials available right here on ChellyWood.com! Look back at this post or this post for those free doll clothes patterns and tutorials. This time last year, I was just learning how to use my Camtasia … Continue reading What’s going on at the #NorthPole? Check out these little #dolls:
Isn’t that an adorable harvest scene? This “harvest dress and pinafore” was part of a little girl’s birthday gift that I made. The pinafore is actually a re-design of the reversible hairdresser’s apron pattern that I made and posted back in 2016. (Click here for a link to that project.) This week I’m going to focus on the pinafore, as it can be complicated if … Continue reading #Sew a Pinafore-style #Apron for Fashion #Dolls w/free pattern@ ChellyWood.com
Here in the northern hemisphere, where I live, summer is coming to a close. But there’s no reason why you should say goodbye to the tropical weather… Let’s make a tropical island diorama for dolls, so we can keep those summery thoughts in our heads all winter long! Why not? Today’s tutorial video shows you how I made my tropical island diorama for my 18-inch … Continue reading Create a tropical #beach or #seashore diorama for #dolls w/ ChellyWood.com!
Did you see the royal wedding? And did you love Meghan Markle’s dress? Oh my gosh! So elegant! This video (used with permission) was made by one of my favorite dolly DIY creators on YouTube: Froggy. Her video shows exactly how to make your own 1:6 scale wedding dress just like Meghan Markle’s. (Froggy’s video has tips for the diorama, bouquet, and veil too!) Now … Continue reading @FroggyStuff makes a #dolls #DIY #RoyalWedding dress! (posted w/permission @ ChellyWood.com)
The image above shows Tall Barbie wearing a wedding dress designed by Chelly Wood, which has been featured in our wedding ensemble production, here at ChellyWood.com. However, there are a number of other long gowns designed by Chelly Wood, which would make wonderful wedding dresses as well. Please look back at Tuesday’s post to find wedding dress patterns that will fit regular and Curvy Barbie … Continue reading #Barbie #Wedding Dress free #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com
It doesn’t take much at all to make a bridal bouquet for your Barbie wedding ensemble. These three ingredients are all you’ll need to make your doll a pretty bouquet to hold on her ever-important wedding day: Green twist tie wire Fabric or ribbon flowers Wire cutters And that’s all! Green twist tie wire is that stuff that people buy at Christmas time for tying … Continue reading #Barbie #dolls’ wedding bouquet #craft project @ ChellyWood.com
This easy-to-make Barbie wedding day veil project requires very little sewing, so even though the final product looks super fancy, don’t be discouraged. Even crafters who feel challenged when asked to sew something will find this DIY craft project super easy to make! What you will need are the following items: a white pipe cleaner (also called a chenille stem) 1/8 inch ribbon (but probably … Continue reading Easy #craft project: #Barbie wedding day veil #DIY