Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials. The image shows a Spin Master Liv doll fashion doll wearing an apron and standing beside her sewing machine. Beside her is a handmade doll dress on a 1:6 scale dress form mannequin and in the foreground, it says, "How to use a needle threader" with an arrow pointing to a cameo-style needle threader tool used by seamstresses and sewists. The URL provided on the image is chellywood.com.

Sewing Tip Tuesday: How to use a needle threader for #handcrafted #DollClothes using @DritzSewing threaders

In spite of the tiny sewing machine that often appears in my doll clothes tutorial videos, I actually sew a lot of my doll clothes by hand. I find that hand stitching gives you greater control when sewing tiny items. If you’re ever struggling with a sleeve or zipper attachment, I recommend switching from your sewing machine to sewing by hand. It may actually save … Continue reading Sewing Tip Tuesday: How to use a needle threader for #handcrafted #DollClothes using @DritzSewing threaders

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

Click on the link under the picture to access the free patterns and tutorials for sewing a Christmas stocking with a cuff and felt letters that form a name.

Sew a Personalized Christmas Stocking w/Cuff using #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlog #MeMadeMonday

Here’s my super-easy tutorial showing how to make a people-sized Christmas stocking with a fold-over cuff and felt lettering for the personalized name. However, if you need a little help making bubble letters for your lettering pattern, please click here. The printable stocking PDF patterns are free to download below, but please remember that I offer my patterns for free through Creative Commons Attribution, which … Continue reading Sew a Personalized Christmas Stocking w/Cuff using #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlog #MeMadeMonday

Image shows a pretty girl in a polar fleece hat with folded head band. The heading says, "winter hat DIY" and the overlay offers a website where the free patterns and tutorial for making this polar fleece hat can be found: ChellyWood.com. The hat is in the style of a winter polar fleece beanie, tuque /touque or stocking cap.

Here’s an easy Christmas DIY gift idea with a FREE sewing pattern: a #Grinch #PolarFleece #StockingCap from @JoAnn_Stores

Earlier this week, I posted a video showing how to make the polar fleece scarf. Now, here in one location, are the tutorials for the scarf (see below) and the hat, plus the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this cute Grinch-style polar fleece hat. If you’re wanting to know where I got the Grinch-patterned polar fleece, it was JoAnn Fabric & Craft store. … Continue reading Here’s an easy Christmas DIY gift idea with a FREE sewing pattern: a #Grinch #PolarFleece #StockingCap from @JoAnn_Stores

Image shows a lovely young woman wearing a handmade polar fleece hat and a handmade polar fleece scarf. Overlay says "chellywood.com FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials" and offers the url ChellyWood.com (a website for tutorials and free printable downloadable sewing patterns).

Let’s make a polar fleece stocking cap with #FreePatterns –It’s #PDFpattern #Wednesday @ ChellyWood.com

Yesterday I gave you the tutorial for making the scarf you see my daughter wearing in the image above. Today I’m posting the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making the stocking cap she’s wearing. Here are the free PDF patterns you’ve come here for, along with a link to yesterday’s tutorial video for making the scarf: FREE printable sewing pattern for hat (PDF download) … Continue reading Let’s make a polar fleece stocking cap with #FreePatterns –It’s #PDFpattern #Wednesday @ ChellyWood.com

Image shows a pretty girl wearing a handmade polar fleece hat and scarf. Heading reads, "Fleece Scarf DIY" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com.

Sew a polar fleece scarf as a quick, easy-sew Christmas gift #seweasy #ChristmasGiftIdeas #DIYtutorials

When you view this DIY polar fleece scarf tutorial, you’ll be surprised how easy it is to make! In fact, I’m giving this project one flower on my difficulty scale, because there really isn’t much that’s easier to sew than a scarf like this. I have posted this tutorial video before, but since Christmas is drawing near, I thought it wouldn’t hurt to re-post it. … Continue reading Sew a polar fleece scarf as a quick, easy-sew Christmas gift #seweasy #ChristmasGiftIdeas #DIYtutorials

Click on the blue hyperlink words below this image, if you'd like to watch the video tutorial that shows how to make a 1:6 scale dollhouse fireplace. This project uses scrapbook paper with a "brick look," foam board, glue, hot glue, a picture frame, a cardboard box, markers, and a pencil to build the miniature fireplace.

How to make a miniature 1:6 scale dollhouse fireplace for winter holiday dioramas @ ChellyWood.com #dollhouse #miniatures #winter

Today’s video tutorial shows you how to make your own dollhouse fireplace with a brick chimney and dais, a mantel, and wisps of fire in the hearth. I’m using primarily scrapbooking supplies for this DIY 1:6 scale diorama project. If you like making dollhouse miniatures, I actually have quite a few videos about building dollhouse miniatures for your dioramas. Click here to visit that gallery. … Continue reading How to make a miniature 1:6 scale dollhouse fireplace for winter holiday dioramas @ ChellyWood.com #dollhouse #miniatures #winter

The image shows a pair of Christmas stockings hanging on a doll house sized fireplace. The overlay says "dollhouse stocking patterns free" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com (where you can download free PDF sewing patterns for doll clothes and doll crafts).

DIY Fashion Doll Stockings w/ free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #toys #ChristmasStocking #miniatures

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

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

Tips for Buying Fabric for Sewing Doll Clothes on #BlackFriday — Let’s #Shop for #SewingSupplies!

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!

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 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