The image shows the ChellyWood doll with a humorous face. Her tongue is sticking out, and she wears a huge smile. There's a dialog bubble above her head that says L O L with an exclamation point.

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Last summer, when I discovered that this website had reached its limit of how many patterns could be loaded onto a free WordPress site, I was shocked and discouraged. I’d grown to love this website! I had built it, together with my daughters, to be a sort of “journal” of my doll craft experiences, but it grew to be so much more! Income from this … Continue reading Announcement: Chelly Wood will now begin affiliate marketing, and here’s why… #FreeThings #FreeStuff

The image shows Mattel's Curvy Barbie modeling a hand-made shirt with cloth-covered tiny buttons. Each button is encompassed by a floss loop, all hand-made by the seamstress who blogs here, at ChellyWood.com.

What can you do with mismatched miniature buttons? Try this trick…

Today I’m sharing an older tutorial for making a Curvy Barbie crop top with embroidery floss fringe. Back when I made this video, I used to film on the kitchen table, so you can actually hear my kids and husband in the background. (Sorry about the noise…) But there’s a gem at the end of this tutorial… I show you how to take a pile … Continue reading What can you do with mismatched miniature buttons? Try this trick…

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

This image shows Monster High Draculaura modeling a handmade summer crop top. she stands in front of a turquoise backdrop, and beside her are the following words: crop top for Ever After High ( E A H ) or Monster High ( M H ) dolls with patterns," and the URL ChellyWood.com is provided. The doll's crop top is sleeveless with a slight scoop neck, and the fabric used is purple with tiny white polka dots. This purple fabric contrasts sharply with Draculaura's pale pink skin and the turquoise background behind her. Please visit ChellyWood.com for all your free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Sew a Crop Top for MH/EAH Dolls w/FREE Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #MonsterHigh #EverAfterHigh

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. Last week I gave you the free patterns and tutorial video for making a pair of jeans for your Monster High or Ever After High dolls. This week I’m giving you the free patterns and tutorial video for making the crop … Continue reading Sew a Crop Top for MH/EAH Dolls w/FREE Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #MonsterHigh #EverAfterHigh

Here we see a close-up image of a Skipper doll face and upper torso. She is wearing a handmade sports bra in the colors blue and white. The overlaying text offers the website ChellyWood.com as the place to find free printable PDF sewing patterns for this sports bra and other doll clothes to fit 10 inch dolls.

Let’s sew a sports bra or bikini top for 10″ dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SkipperDolls #SewingPatterns

For your free pattern, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today we’re going to sew a bikini top or sports bra to fit most 10 inch fashion dolls. Tomorrow I’ll be posting the full outfit of a bra and panties or the full bikini set, but for now, you can locate the swimsuit bottoms / panties on this page. As you can … Continue reading Let’s sew a sports bra or bikini top for 10″ dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SkipperDolls #SewingPatterns

The image shows an African American Wellie Wishers doll wearing handmade doll clothes. These doll clothes include a V-neck shirt with short sleeves, a cotton skirt with elastic waist, and a purse with a single pocket in front. Would you like to sew this outfit? You can navigate to the page where these free PDF sewing patterns can be downloaded (and where you can view the free tutorial videos for making each of them) by clicking on the link in the caption.

Sew the “London Print” skirt and a V-neck shirt for your 14 and 1/2 inch dolls (36 to 37 cm dolls) @ ChellyWood.com w/ #AmSewing for #WellieWishers

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Last week I gave you the patterns and tutorial video for making the London print skirt, but this very versatile skirt goes with a lot of the shirts in my Wellie Wisher-sized doll clothes ensemble. So today I’m showing you another possible combination. If you really like the adorable “London print” … Continue reading Sew the “London Print” skirt and a V-neck shirt for your 14 and 1/2 inch dolls (36 to 37 cm dolls) @ ChellyWood.com w/ #AmSewing for #WellieWishers

The image shows a 14 and a half inch Wellie Wishers doll from American Girl doll company modeling a handmade doll skirt and matching shirt. The fabric used is a "London-themed" printed fabric made of 100% cotton. This fabric was purchased at Hobby Lobby. If you'd like to make your own version of this outfit (a shirt and matching skirt), go to ChellyWood.com for the free printable PDF sewing patterns and the free tutorial videos showing how to make each item of doll clothes modeled here.

Sew the “London Print” skirt and top for your 14 and 1/2 inch dolls (36 to 37 cm dolls) @ ChellyWood.com w/ #FreePatterns that fit #WellieWishers

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Last week I gave you the patterns and tutorial video for making the sleeveless shirt shown at the top of today’s blog post. Yesterday I gave you the patterns and tutorial for making the skirt. So today I’m putting the whole outfit together in one blog post for easy access! If … Continue reading Sew the “London Print” skirt and top for your 14 and 1/2 inch dolls (36 to 37 cm dolls) @ ChellyWood.com w/ #FreePatterns that fit #WellieWishers

This image is a duplicate of the featured image at the start of a tutorial video showing how to sew a skirt for 15 inch dolls like Wellie Wishers and Hearts for Hearts Girls. The words on the video header say, "easy 15 inch doll skirt tutorial -- no sewing machine needed!" The website ChellyWood.com is also placed as a watermark over the image of the cute little "London print" cotton fabric skirt.

Sew a super simple skirt for 14 to 16 inch (35 to 40 cm) dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #FreePDFpatterns

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. The pattern that goes with this skirt tutorial is actually my “schoolgirl skirt” pattern from a few years ago. However I recently noticed that my “schoolgirl skirt” tutorial video doesn’t have a narrative description; it only has the written instructions that go across the screen. You might wonder why I added … Continue reading Sew a super simple skirt for 14 to 16 inch (35 to 40 cm) dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #FreePDFpatterns

The image shows a Wellie Wisher in a reversible sleeveless shirt, a pair of Khaki pants, and the doll also holds a handmade purse with a pocket. Would you like to make these doll clothes for your Wellie Wisher doll (or a similar-sized doll)? Click on the link in the caption and it will redirect you to the page where these free printable doll clothes patterns can be found.

Sew a complete outfit for your Wellie Wishers dolls w/a purse @ ChellyWood.com #AmericanGirlDolls #WellieWishers

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s khaki pants and purse patterns have been posted here before, but I wanted to include this week’s adorable reversible shirt in my gallery page for Wellies and similar sized dolls. So I’m posting the whole outfit together, with all the patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make it. If you … Continue reading Sew a complete outfit for your Wellie Wishers dolls w/a purse @ ChellyWood.com #AmericanGirlDolls #WellieWishers

This image is the video header for a tutorial video showing how to make a reversible doll shirt to fit Wellie Wisher dolls.

Sew a reversible sleeveless shirt to fit 14 to 15 inch dolls like Wellie Wishers w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #AmericanGirlDolls #WellieWishers

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. You may have already guessed that reversible garments are not for the beginners out there. It can be pretty “fiddley” to make a garment fully reversible, so if you’re looking for something easier, try navigating over to my 15 inch doll clothes pattern links and choose a gallery from there. But … Continue reading Sew a reversible sleeveless shirt to fit 14 to 15 inch dolls like Wellie Wishers w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #AmericanGirlDolls #WellieWishers

This image is a close-up of the African American Creatable World doll with her short haircut, wearing the handmade sleeveless shirt (patterns for this shirt and other doll clothes are found at ChellyWood.com).

Sewing Tutorial for Making an Easy Felt Shirt for Creatable World Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #SewingPatterns #DollClothes #CreatableWorld

For your free pattern, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Last week I gave you a pattern for sewing a skirt to fit Mattel’s new Creatable World dolls, and this week I’m giving you a super easy pattern for a felt shirt to go with that skirt. Stop by again tomorrow for the full outfit, with patterns and links to all the … Continue reading Sewing Tutorial for Making an Easy Felt Shirt for Creatable World Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #SewingPatterns #DollClothes #CreatableWorld

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