Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make a Christmas stocking for your 1:6 scale dollhouse or diorama. Yes, I’ve posted this tutorial and this stocking pattern before, but I thought it might be nice to re-master the tutorial video to include a voice-over for instruction. The following links will help you make not only the stockings, but the fashion doll clothes holiday outfit that … Continue reading DIY Fashion Doll Stockings w/ free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #toys #ChristmasStocking #miniatures
It’s Black Friday here in the US, so what better day to re-post my video tutorial on How to Shop for Fabric when sewing doll clothes? As you know, I’ve been posting free printable doll clothes PDF sewing patterns and linking to old tutorial videos so you can make this 18″ doll’s clothing ensemble, which makes a fantastic Christmas gift for any little girl who … Continue reading Tips for Buying Fabric for Sewing Doll Clothes on #BlackFriday — Let’s #Shop for #SewingSupplies!
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
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
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
As the tutorial’s title implies, this video demonstrates the use of the basic satin stitch using hand embroidery, which I used to create the little hearts on the Swedish pocket purse, an accessory that’s part of the Swedish traditional costume ensemble. Today’s video also demonstrates the surface satin stitch, which is very useful for creating a sort of “painted” look on a doll or soft … Continue reading How to Do a Satin Stitch (Hand Embroidery) for the Swedish Pocket Purse #Crafting #Embroidery #Dolls
Today’s tutorial video is a re-post of a crafty, no-sew decorative ornament that looks like it has been quilted, but actually it’s quite easy to make without ever sewing a single stitch. If you’re planning to do a craft fair / craft show / craft bazaar, this little item is a wonderful project to sell at your booth, as it makes a great gift for … Continue reading Craft Fair Project Ideas 2019: Hanukkah or Christmas Quilted Ornament With FREE Pattern #quilting #crafty #craftfair
PART 4: How to Build a Craft Show Booth Last weekend I participated in a craft fair, and throughout this week, I’ve been posting tips for anyone else who would like to do a craft show, doll-and-bear show, or even a booth at a swap meet where you could sell your handmade things. My friend Dodi was my booth partner. She’s the owner of Dodi’s … Continue reading Craft Fair Preparations Part 4: How to Build a #CraftShow Booth with #Dolls and #Dioramas
Part 3: How to Make a Bubble-Letter Sign Today’s how-to video shows you how to make bubble-letter signs the easy way. The morning of the first day of our craft fair, I woke up late. Believe it or not, I got these bubble-letter signs done in less than 30 minutes. The steps are carefully demonstrated for you in the video, but here are the written … Continue reading Craft Fair Preparations Part 3: How to Make a Craft Fair Sign Using Bubble Letters #CraftShow #CraftFair #Crafts
Today’s #FridayFollow recommendation is Pipe Cleaner Crafts on YouTube. The video I’ve posted here with permission comes from Pipe Cleaner Crafts, but they have a lot of additional videos showing how to make diorama miniatures, doll houses, and more! You should go check them out! I frequently get requests for doll shoe and boot patterns, and as you can see in the video above, Pipe … Continue reading Let’s make doll shoes with Pipe Cleaner Crafts! #FridayFollow #Crafty #Dolls
Two weeks ago I posted patterns and tutorials for making this adorable summer top to fit vintage Crissy dolls. (It fits a bunch of other dolls too. Click here to see a list of the dolls who can wear this pattern.) Then, rather foolishly, I included links to the tutorial for making this skirt: Of course my regular followers wanted to know more about … Continue reading What is rickrack trim? And how do you #sew it onto #dollclothes?
This week on ChellyWood.com, I shared with you my footsack pattern and tutorial (showing how to make a footsack like the Hacky Sack brand of toys). Now that you’ve made one, how do you use it? Well for today’s #FridayFollow, I’m including a video tutorial made by KickFire Classics on YouTube. KickFire Classics specializes in YouTube videos that show kids how to use classic toys, … Continue reading #FridayFollow : check out @KickFireClassics for exploring classic #toys