The image shows the close-up of a human hand holding ten different tiny books. The one on top is particularly small and has a paper dustjacket. The title of the book reads as follows: "How to measure your dolls, by Chelly Wood." All other books appear to be painted with tiny white pages and covers of various colors including tan, brown, red, purple, bright blue, yellow, and pink. The watermark reminds you to visit ChellyWood.com for free doll clothes patterns and tutorials.

Miniature Library Craft Project with Free Printable Book Dust Jacket @ ChellyWood.com #MiniatureLibrary #TinyBooks

Today’s tutorial shows you how to create a large collection of tiny books, for making a miniature library. I offer my suggestions for solving some of the problems I faced in creating my library, and there’s a free printable PDF of the paper dust jacket / flap jacket that I show in the video. Scroll down to the bullets for the free PDF pattern of … Continue reading Miniature Library Craft Project with Free Printable Book Dust Jacket @ ChellyWood.com #MiniatureLibrary #TinyBooks

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As I said on Wednesday last week, my agent has been in talks with C&T Publishing, and they have asked me to teach a class on their Creative Spark Online Learning platform. Last week I asked, “What type of class would you like me to teach?” but very few people left comments. So let’s try Plan B… If I offered the following classes, which one … Continue reading Please vote! @ ChellyWood.com #SewingProjects #DollClothes

The image shows a 15 inch doll's feet modeling a pair of Victorian style boots made of felt. The boots have white tops that look like Edwardian spats, but the lower part of the boot is navy blue. There are teeny-tiny black buttons along the curved edge of the boot's "upper" area. The watermark reminds us to go to ChellyWood.com for free printable patterns and tutorials for making these adorable felt boots for dolls like Wellie Wishers, Hearts for Hearts Girls, and similar sized dolls.

Let’s make a pair of Victorian (or Edwardian-looking) boots for 15 inch dolls like Wellie Wishers @ ChellyWood.com #Historical #SewingProject

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Yes, as today’s heading implies, these boots will fit most of your 14-inch or 15-inch dolls, like Wellies and H4H Girls. See the bulleted list below for a complete list of dolls who will fit today’s free boot pattern. And these boots are more-or-less Victorian in style, although they resemble a … Continue reading Let’s make a pair of Victorian (or Edwardian-looking) boots for 15 inch dolls like Wellie Wishers @ ChellyWood.com #Historical #SewingProject

Chelly Wood will be teaching a class! Please offer your ideas! @ ChellyWood.com #SewingClass #CraftClass

I have some fun and exciting news! My agent has been in talks with C&T Publishing, and they have asked me to teach a class on their Creative Spark Online Learning platform. Your input is needed, my faithful followers! What type of class would you like me to teach? Please leave a comment to help generate some ideas. Here are some thoughts I’ve had, but … Continue reading Chelly Wood will be teaching a class! Please offer your ideas! @ ChellyWood.com #SewingClass #CraftClass

The image shows a fashion doll holding a handmade purse. The purse is made of cotton fabric with a simple ribbon as its purse strap. The overlay says, "easy doll purse D I Y project." Would you like to make this super simple purse for your fashion dolls? It fits lots of dolls in sizes ranging from eight inches tall to 12 inches tall (20 centimeters to 30 and a half centimeters tall). Click on the link in the caption if you'd like to watch the video that shows you how to make this super easy doll's purse for beginners.

Sew an easy tiny doll purse — no pattern needed! Tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #Miniatures #AprilFoolsDay

I made this purse in February, but I never got this video posted in time to accompany my other Valentine’s Day doll clothes projects. So I decided to have fun with the creation of this video by adding the purse to dolls wearing clothing from various holidays. Can you name all the holidays featured in this video? Feel free to add your guesses in the … Continue reading Sew an easy tiny doll purse — no pattern needed! Tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #Miniatures #AprilFoolsDay

The image shows a printer that has paper in the back. A pattern for making a doll's handkerchief head covering is being printed at the front of the printer. The wording on theis youtube video's header says, "How to Print Patterns" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com (a website that offers free, printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes and other craft items).

How to Print Sewing Patterns for Dolls’ Clothes Online @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing #DollClothes

I occassionally get emails from fans and followers who are having trouble printing their free sewing patterns from my website. Of course, everyone’s printer and device is different, so it’s impossible to solve all printing problems in one quick tutorial. However these two tutorials are available on my site on the Home page (the main gallery), right at the top of the page. And these … Continue reading How to Print Sewing Patterns for Dolls’ Clothes Online @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing #DollClothes

Image shows a caucasian person's fingers holding fabric that has been decorated with an array of bright-colored flowers. Overlay says, "How to Buy Fabric" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com

How to Buy Fabric for Making Doll Clothes @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Sewing

Once when I was at the dentist office, I mentioned to the receptionist that I make doll clothes. “I wish I could do that!” she said. So I told her about my sewing tutorials and explained that she can easily learn how to sew using YouTube tutorials just like mine. “But I don’t know how to buy material,” she said. Since I came from a … Continue reading How to Buy Fabric for Making Doll Clothes @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Sewing

The image shows words on a quilt-like fabric background. The words read: "Sewing Tips for Beginners: How to Buy Fabric." This image comes from ChellyWood.com

How to Choose Fabric for Making Doll Clothes #Sewing #HolidayCrafts #SewingTipTuesday

I grew up in a family full of seamstresses. So to me, shopping for fabric was no more difficult than buying a piece of candy at a convenience store. But to the absolute beginner, the cutting counter at a fabric store can seem a little daunting. I designed this step-by-step guide for buying doll clothes fabric, keeping in mind that some people are brand new … Continue reading How to Choose Fabric for Making Doll Clothes #Sewing #HolidayCrafts #SewingTipTuesday

Image shows a pair of sandals worn on the feet of a 46 cm Madame Alexander doll with the watermark "ChellyWood.com" which also says "free patterns and tutorials". This image accompanies a series of free patterns and tutorials for making a pair of AG doll (American Girl doll), Madame Alexander doll, Wellie Wisher doll, Hearts for Hearts girl dolls (Hearts4Hearts girls), Velvet and Crissy dolls, and many other dolls in the 14-inch, 15-inch, 16 inch, 17 inch, and 18 inch doll size range. This image was posted on the Monday before the release of the FREE printable pattern and easy-to-follow DIY tutorial showing how to make doll sandals from foam, ribbon, bias tape, glue, and /or elastic ribbons. ChellyWood.com offers lots of free printable patterns for doll clothes, doll shoes, doll sandals, and so much more. Each pattern comes with a youtube tutorial that shows you exactly how to make the item of doll clothes. So please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable doll clothes /doll shoes/ doll sandals patterns and tutorials.

We’re making sandals for 18-inch dolls @ ChellyWood.com! #crafts with #AGdolls

Last week I gave you the lilac-colored pants pattern and the free printable halter top pattern. Then yesterday I gave you the duffle bag or gym bag pattern. Today I’m re-visiting this pattern once again, and re-posting the older how-to-make-doll-sandals video, so you can make your whole 18″ doll outfit complete! Now this tutorial shows you how to make the sandals for 14 to 16-inch … Continue reading We’re making sandals for 18-inch dolls @ ChellyWood.com! #crafts with #AGdolls

A tiny Chelsea doll or a similar-sized doll is going trick-or-treating for Halloween. She wears a little felt ghost costume with they eyes cut out. She carries a pumpkin-shaped candy basket. She appears to be wearing her ghost costume over a dress of blue printed fabric. Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download and print all the free printable sewing patterns for making these doll clothes, along with links to tutorial videos that show you how to make this outfit.

Sew a Miniature Halloween Candy Bucket w/ Free Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Halloween #CraftProject

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. Tomorrow is Halloween here in the United States, where I live, so I decided it was time to re-post my Halloween candy bucket craft project with a free printable PDF sewing pattern. If you’re looking for the 11-inch doll Halloween cat … Continue reading Sew a Miniature Halloween Candy Bucket w/ Free Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Halloween #CraftProject

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

Please click on the link in the caption to navigate to the page where you can download and print your free PDF sewing patterns for making hair scrunchies (or scrunchie hair ties / scrunchy hair ties). The image shows two scrunchie hair ties or hair elastics made with a burgundy-colored fabric that has a dotted-swiss style of polka dots on the fabric. Free patterns and tutorial videos are available at ChellyWood.com

DIY Scrunchie Hair Ties / Hair Elastics with Free PDF Sewing Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #PonyTail #HairStyles2021

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make a human-sized scrunchie hair tie or scrunchy hair elastic. I say “human sized,” because as most of my followers already know, this website specializes in doll-sized crafts and doll clothes patterns. But I … Continue reading DIY Scrunchie Hair Ties / Hair Elastics with Free PDF Sewing Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #PonyTail #HairStyles2021