The image shows the Chelly Wood doll (a repainted, re-wigged Spin Master Liv doll) sitting at her computer, looking at the website, ChellyWood.com, and there's a pink arrow pointing to the computer from words above the image that say, "free doll clothes patterns!"

How to find free doll clothes patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes @ ChellyWood.com #SewWithMe #DollClothesPatterns

At the start of July, I revised the layout of this website to include alphabetical order of the different dolls’ brand names. So I thought it would be wise to update the video that shows how to find free patterns on this website. Are you lovin’ all this free stuff from ChellyWood.com? Please show your support by telling people about ChellyWood.com. That’s what the “Creative … Continue reading How to find free doll clothes patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes @ ChellyWood.com #SewWithMe #DollClothesPatterns

A turquoise blue cotton or linen fabric frames the words "charitable donation 2022: full disclosure" with an image of a gift box filled with money, bread, and clothing. The Chelly Wood dot com logo appears in the lower left corner.

Charity Work Annual Announcement @ ChellyWood.com #CharityWork #InternationalDayOfCharity

As my regular followers know, I’ve been donating 10% of my website’s annual funds to a charitable cause since 2016. This past year I was a little slow in announcing my donation, but I had a good reason, which I’m about to explain. Now as you know, this website is a dot com, not a dot org, and I actually like it that way. I … Continue reading Charity Work Annual Announcement @ ChellyWood.com #CharityWork #InternationalDayOfCharity

The image shows a women holding up a poster of three dolls wearing handmade doll clothes. There's a tripod holding a DSLR camera nearby, and the woman is smiling as she looks toward the camera. The text over the top of this image says, "how to really shine on video" and there is, in fact, a sparkle of tiny pale colored dots all around the woman's head, like stars.

Doll Photography Tip #12: How to really SHINE in your doll-related videos (thank you @salmajafri !) #Photography #Dollstagram

I get fan mail from my followers every now and then, and through our conversations, I’ve come to realize that many of you are using my free doll clothes patterns to help cut costs in your doll-related businesses, whether that’s selling your doll clothes on Etsy, selling your doll crafts on eBay, or making doll clothes or doll crafts for various in-person sales venues. About … Continue reading Doll Photography Tip #12: How to really SHINE in your doll-related videos (thank you @salmajafri !) #Photography #Dollstagram

The text at the top of this turquoise blue linen frame says, "unboxing and clothing swap." Beneath these words is a photo of a vintage 8 inch Vogue Ginny doll. She's in her little peach-colored box, and she wears a pretty ballerina dress.

Unboxing and clothing swap for 8-inch vintage Vogue Ginny doll @ ChellyWood.com #CollectibleToys #DollClothesPatterns

Today’s video isn’t just an “unboxing” in the traditional sense. I ordered this vintage Vogue Ginny doll on eBay, as a “NIB” (New in Box) doll, and after I get her out of the box, I will show you which of the outfits I’ve designed will fit on her little 8 inch body. (Note: she’s actually just a slight bit under 8 inches tall, like … Continue reading Unboxing and clothing swap for 8-inch vintage Vogue Ginny doll @ ChellyWood.com #CollectibleToys #DollClothesPatterns

The image shows a purple, white, and turquoise colored infographic with the title "Buyer's Gide" at the top, and the following elements listed within the text boxes of the infographic: buttons, snaps, ribbon, elastic, labels, zippers. The watermark says "ChellyWood" to remind you that you can get lots of doll clothes sewing advice and free patterns at ChellyWood.com

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I often get questions about where to buy tiny buttons, small-print fabrics, snaps, itty-bitty buckles, miniature zippers, and even sewing machines and their parts. So I’ve put together a “Buyer’s Guide” to help you with that. Please note that if you do make a purchase, using these links, this website will get a small percentage of your purchase. To learn more about how affiliate marketing … Continue reading Shop

An apron is a simple Christmas gift to make. You can usually whip one up in a couple of hours. On ChellyWood.com, the doll clothing designer, Chelly Wood, offers advice for making aprons for the whole family for Christmas. This image shows a quilted background with the photo of Simplicity Apron pattern 2691, showing an apron with a pocket and contrasting colors of fabric, along with a quilt-look table runner and a placemat pattern. Visit ChellyWood.com to join the chat.

How to Sew Apron Ties — Aprons make great Christmas gifts for the whole family! #HolidaySewingProjects

Maybe you’ve been thinking about sewing an apron for each of your family members as Christmas gifts. They don’t take long to make. Simplicity apron pattern number 2691 is a simple pattern to follow. It comes with a table runner and placemats, and although it was published in 2009, it’s a timeless shape and design. What most people struggle with are those apron ties, so … Continue reading How to Sew Apron Ties — Aprons make great Christmas gifts for the whole family! #HolidaySewingProjects

Please visit chellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. The image shows the Chelly Wood doll seated at her computer. On the computer screen we see Helen and Caroline of the LoveToSew podcast on the computer screen.

What’s your favorite sewing podcast? #Sewing #FridayFollow

I have a favorite podcast: LoveToSew with Helen of Helen’s Closet and Caroline of Blackbird Fabrics! Being a school librarian in my dayjob, I love podcasts; especially podcasts that are informative and fun. LoveToSew is just that kind of podcast. They cover topics like… Sewing with knits Sewing meet-ups Sewing struggles Hand sewing Jeans making …and so much more! Their LoveToSew website is super easy to … Continue reading What’s your favorite sewing podcast? #Sewing #FridayFollow

The image shows the legs of a BFC Ink doll wearing a pair of handmade socks which have been sewn out of a pair of underwear. The overlay says "DIY Doll Socks" and if you go to ChellyWood.com, you'll find a free tutorial video that explains, step-by-step, how to make your own doll socks from underpants. This is one of dozens of easy-to-follow instructional DIY videos along with hundreds of free doll clothes sewing patterns which can be found at Chelly Wood dot com.

Let’s make doll socks! #LearningToSew #SewingLessons

Got any undies with holes in them? Or pairs of unmentionables your kids have outgrown? Why not make them into a pair of doll socks? But please… MAKE SURE THEY ARE CLEAN first! 🤪 Today’s super easy craft project requires very little sewing skill, but just to be sure you can handle the wee bit of sewing that’s involved, here are a couple of links … Continue reading Let’s make doll socks! #LearningToSew #SewingLessons

The image shows a purple, white, and turquoise colored infographic with the title "Buyer's Gide" at the top, and the following elements listed within the text boxes of the infographic: buttons, snaps, ribbon, elastic, labels, zippers. The watermark says "ChellyWood" to remind you that you can get lots of doll clothes sewing advice and free patterns at ChellyWood.com

Buyer’s Guide for Sewing Doll Clothes #SewingTips

I’ve compiled a few questions I’ve been asked over the years, about where to buy fabric, notions, buckles, buttons, snaps, ribbon, elastic, and more. So today’s blog post will hopefully address answers to some of the more common questions I get in my inbox. This is just a list of where to buy and what to buy, but keep in mind that it’s always good … Continue reading Buyer’s Guide for Sewing Doll Clothes #SewingTips

This image shows a smattering of printed doll clothes patterns laying on a turquoise-colored fabric with a mottled print.

How to Find Free Doll Clothes Patterns Online and… Changes Are Underway at ChellyWood.com #SewingBlog #SummerProjects

This website is best known for its free, printable sewing patterns for doll clothes. It also offers free printable sewing patterns for craft projects and free tutorial videos for embroidery. (Click those links for easy access.) The tutorial at the top of this page is designed to help you navigate ChellyWood.com’s current layout, using your desktop or laptop computer. If you’re more comfortable using a … Continue reading How to Find Free Doll Clothes Patterns Online and… Changes Are Underway at ChellyWood.com #SewingBlog #SummerProjects

Here we see a tiny purple plastic horse with a crown mark on its behind. The crown is yellow with a small orange star inside. the whole image of the crown is outlined in orange. The pony is light purple (or lavender colored) with a white mane and tail.

How well do you know your My Little Ponies? Can you identify this cutie mark? #MyLittlePony #Collectibles

As my regular followers know, I’m selling a few of my doll-related items in my eBay store lately, to make room for new things. This week I’m selling two My Little Pony-esque toys. I am certain the pony/unicorn on the right is NOT an actual My Little Pony brand toy. However the tiny lavender-colored one has me stumped. An actual My Little Pony has a … Continue reading How well do you know your My Little Ponies? Can you identify this cutie mark? #MyLittlePony #Collectibles

The image shows purple polka dot fabric with patterns laying scattered across the dotted fabric. The top of the image offers the website's URL: ChellyWood.com and the following statement: free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. This is a video header for ChellyWood1, Chelly Wood's YouTube channel.

Chelly Wood’s YouTube channel gets a new look! #SewingBlogger #Sewing #DollClothes

For those of you who regularly follow my YouTube Channel, ChellyWood1, today’s blog post is probably going to be old news: I’ve changed my branding to an updated purple-and-turquoise theme with a whole new style. The starting segment of my videos is shorter, too, with the Chelly Doll speaking more rapidly. The same is true for the closing segment of my videos. I decided the … Continue reading Chelly Wood’s YouTube channel gets a new look! #SewingBlogger #Sewing #DollClothes