Image shows a little doll seated at her sewing machine. Behind her is a doll-sized ironing board. Her tiny, pale blue coffee cup sits at the ready near her sewing machine. The overlay says, "ChellyWood.com free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Helpful sewing tutorial video links for people learning to sew @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayGiftIdeas #SewingByHand

  My regular followers know that beneath each of my YouTube videos, there are links to a number of videos like this “How to Whipstitch” tutorial. These “basic stitchery” tutorials are designed to help you understand terms and concepts within each tutorial, like: How to sew snaps on fabric How to thread a needle How to sew by hand How to tie a knot when sewing … Continue reading Helpful sewing tutorial video links for people learning to sew @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayGiftIdeas #SewingByHand

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns. Image shows reversible towel toppers that have been hand-sewn with a button for clasp. The overlay says, "Reversible DIY Towel Topper with FREE patterns."

How to make a tea towel with my free towel topper pattern @ ChellyWood.com #crafty #kitchen

Here’s the free printable sewing pattern for making these adorable, reversible kitchen towels: Click here for a free printable PDF sewing pattern for kitchen towel toppers Click here for the older JPG version of these patterns Just follow the instructions in the video, and you’ll find that these towels are so simple to make, you’ll want to make a dozen of them! What a nice … Continue reading How to make a tea towel with my free towel topper pattern @ ChellyWood.com #crafty #kitchen

The image shows a handmade pincushion in the shape of a Dutch windmill (like the old-fashioned ones found in the Netherlands). It has propellers, windows, a door, and it appears to have embroidered borders around various parts, like it's an embroidery sampler of some kind. The propellers are held on with a cloth-covered button. In the window boxes are tiny flowers. From roof to base, it's covered in colorful straight pins. The overlay says, "Windmill pin-cushion" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com where you can find patterns for other pin cushions and craft projects. All patterns on ChellyWood.com are free to print, using a creative commons attribution mark.

FREE Dutch windmill pincushion PDF sewing pattern with links to #embroidery #tutorials

I just love my little Dutch windmill pincushion! I use it all the time, so you’ve probably seen it in some of my videos. Until now, it was only available as a JPG image pattern, but today I’m converting it to the PDF format. Here you go! Free printable sewing pattern for making a Dutch Windmill pincushion This week’s free pattern is also available in … Continue reading FREE Dutch windmill pincushion PDF sewing pattern with links to #embroidery #tutorials

The image shows a baby dragon pincushion curled up into a ball as if he's sleeping. The overlay tells you where you can download the free printable sewing pattern for making this dragon pincushion: ChellyWood.com

Sew a Dragon Pincushion with FREE PDF Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #PinCushions #sewalong

How cute is this little guy? It has been a while since I posted my dragon pincushion patterns and tutorial, so it’s time to update this pattern to a free printable PDF. Here you go: Free printable PDF sewing pattern for making a dragon pincushion Tutorial video showing how to make a dragon pincushion Click here for the older JPG version of these patterns Do … Continue reading Sew a Dragon Pincushion with FREE PDF Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #PinCushions #sewalong

For the directory of needle crafts, please click on the link in the caption. The image shows a number of different embroidery stitches including the herringbone stitch, the Algerian eye stitch, the detached chain stitch, and the blanket stitch, along with headers for helpful needle craft tutorials like one called "how to put fabric into an embroidery hoop."

Hand Embroidery and Hand Stitching Tutorials (Gallery)

Are you here to find free tutorial videos for embroidery stitches, embroidery projects, or basic hand stitching techniques? In the gallery below, click on the project or image that interests you most. It will take you to the original posting for that project or image. Continue reading Hand Embroidery and Hand Stitching Tutorials (Gallery)

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

Here we see an image of an 18 inch Madame Alexander doll wearing a traditional Swedish costume. Around her waist is a felt, hand-embroidered "pocket," a type of purse or bag worn around the waist. The image is watermarked with the website where you can download free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this 18 inch doll outfit, including the pocket, a Pilgrim-style hat or bonnet, a handkerchief, a vest, an apron, a skirt, and a long-sleeved shirt with collar : ChellyWood.com

Free printable PDF sewing patterns for 18 inch doll Swedish traditional costume makes great #ChristmasGifts

It has taken me quite a long time to convert all my JPG images to the PDFs that I’ve been posting throughout the month of November. They’re all converted now! So if you just click on the link below, you can download all the patterns together in one big PDF: Swedish traditional costume for 18″ dolls PDF sewing patterns You’ll also want links to all … Continue reading Free printable PDF sewing patterns for 18 inch doll Swedish traditional costume makes great #ChristmasGifts

This is a free printable sewing pattern for doll clothes to fit an 18 inch doll. The pattern downloads as a PDF, and you can print it at home from this safe online resource, ChellyWood.com (a doll clothes sewing website that’s best known for providing free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Today’s free printable 18 inch doll clothes pattern is part of a Swedish Traditional dress / costume for 18-inch dolls. It includes an apron, a Pilgrim-style bonnet, a shirt with a collar, long sleeves, and cuffs, a calf-length skirt, and a vest. It also includes a felt pocket - purse in the traditional Swedish style.

Free pattern for a Pilgrim-style neckerchief to fit 18 inch #Dolls for #Thanksgiving #SewingProjects

Here are the free, printable sewing patterns for the Pilgrim-style doll bonnet that you see in the image above. Tomorrow I’ll post the tutorial video for making this old-fashioned hat, so you’ll know what to do with these patterns: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll Pilgrim-style neckerchief PDF download This month I’m “remastering” some of my old videos and changing JPG image to … Continue reading Free pattern for a Pilgrim-style neckerchief to fit 18 inch #Dolls for #Thanksgiving #SewingProjects

Click on the link above for the tutorial video page. This image shows a lazy daisy embroidery project on a red felt background with a stem and leaf. The tutorial video is found at ChellyWood.com

How to Make a Daisy Stitch for your hand #Embroidery #Crafts and #HolidayCrafts

This stitch was super helpful when I was making the 18-inch doll neckerchief that I’m going to teach you how to make this week. Tomorrow I’ll post the free, printable pattern for the traditional Swedish neckerchief. Wednesday I’ll post the tutorial for making the neckerchief. The embroidered neckerchief project is the last of my Swedish traditional costume pattern series, which I’ve posted in anticipation of … Continue reading How to Make a Daisy Stitch for your hand #Embroidery #Crafts and #HolidayCrafts

Click on the link in the caption for access to the tutorial video and free patterns. The image shows a Madame Alexander doll (18 inch dolls) with a Swedish traditional pocket purse attached to her apron. The link provided includes a tutorial video, pattern, and links to embroidery tutorials that show you how to make a Swedish pocket purse for your dolls.

Sew traditional Swedish pocket for 18 inch dolls w/ #FreePDF #sewingpatterns #Dalarna

Here are the free, printable sewing patterns for the 18-inch doll traditional Swedish pocket that you see in the video above: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll Swedish traditional pocket (click here for PDF download) You may also find these tutorial videos helpful when creating your pocket: How to do the satin stitch How to do a fly stitch Yarn and embroidery tutorials (all) … Continue reading Sew traditional Swedish pocket for 18 inch dolls w/ #FreePDF #sewingpatterns #Dalarna

This is the JPG image of a free printable doll clothes pattern to fit 18 inch dolls. Specifically, this is the Swedish "pocket" style of purse or bag worn by women of Dalarna Sweden in the 1600's and 1700's. This is part of a doll clothes ensemble of traditional Swedish costumes for 18 inch dolls.

Swedish “Pocket” for 18 inch #Dolls #Sweden #Patterns

Here’s the free, printable PDF sewing pattern for making a Swedish “pocket” (a type of traditional Swedish purse or bag worn around the waist) that you see in the image above. Tomorrow I’ll post the tutorial video for making this “pocket” purse: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll miniature Swedish pocket PDF download As part of my Swedish traditional costume for 18” dolls. … Continue reading Swedish “Pocket” for 18 inch #Dolls #Sweden #Patterns

The image shows the YouTube header for a quick fly stitch tutorial video. Go to ChellyWood.com for more quick and easy hand embroidery tutorials like this one.

How to Do a Fly Stitch by Hand… #Embroidery #HandEmbroidery #Scandinavian

Today’s tutorial video will be helpful if you’re going to make a traditional Swedish “pocket,” a type of decorated purse that dates back to the 1700’s in Sweden. The Swedish “pocket” purse is part of my Swedish traditional costume ensemble, a set of 18 inch doll clothes patterns which I’m converting from JPG format to PDFs, at the request of my followers. However for those … Continue reading How to Do a Fly Stitch by Hand… #Embroidery #HandEmbroidery #Scandinavian