Today’s video tutorial isn’t actually my own. It comes from Norma, at AllMyCrafts on YouTube. I’m recommending Norma’s channel, AllMyCrafts, for this week’s #FridayFollow feature. Even though I’m not very good at crochet, Norma’s videos are so well lighted, and she does such a nice job of explaining each step, that they make me feel confident to build up my crochet skills! And this tutorial … Continue reading #FridayFollow: get FREE #crochet patterns for #dolls from Norma at AllMyCrafts on YouTube!
Today’s easy-to-sew skirt pattern for 18-inch dolls (like American Girl and Madame Alexander) is free to print and easy to make. I’ve labeled it with only two flowers on my Difficulty Scale. Here’s a direct link to the pattern’s image page, for easy download: Free printable sewing pattern for a basic skirt to fit 18-inch dolls Tomorrow I’ll post the video showing how to make … Continue reading Sew a Basic Skirt for 18″ Dolls w/FREE Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #sewing #dolls
Here’s the tutorial for the 18-inch doll bikini swimsuit top that I’ve been tooting my own horn about! I’m really excited about this swimsuit project, and I hope you really enjoy making it! As a reminder, this swimsuit pattern uses jersey fabric, but you could probably just as easily use real swimsuit fabric for it. In addition to making a bikini out of this free … Continue reading Today’s #tutorial shows how to make a #dolls swimsuit top @ ChellyWood.com w/FREE #patterns!
Last week we made the skirts. This week we’re going to sew up some cute little felt shirts to go with our back-to-school skirts. Once again, this week’s free pattern for a felt shirt will fit the 14-inch Hearts4Hearts Girl doll (Consuelo is pictured in the center above), the 15-inch Wellie Wisher doll (my Kendall doll is on the right), and the 16-inch Crissy/Velvet doll from … Continue reading Free Shirt Pattern for 14 inch, 15 inch, and 16 inch #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing 4#Kids
Here are all the patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make the outfit shown above on my 18″ Madame Alexander doll or below on my 18-inch Kaya doll from the American Girl Dolls line (and all my patterns and tutorials are FREE of course): Free pattern for halter top /summer shirt (Page 1) Free pattern for halter top /summer shirt (Page 2)–you only need the … Continue reading FREE Doll Clothes Patterns for 18-inch Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing #crafts #Dolls
As promised in Monday’s post, here’s my pattern for a pair of sandals to fit dolls like American Girl Dolls, Madame Alexander Dolls, and similar brands of 18 inch / 46 cm dolls. Once you print the pattern, then cut it out, and finally use it to trace the sole of your doll’s sandals, you’ll find the foam sole will measure 2 3/4 inches or approximately 7 cm from … Continue reading Free 18-inch doll sandal pattern for making a #dolls #summer shoes @ ChellyWood.com #crafty!
Monday you saw the previews. Tuesday and Wednesday I gave you the free patterns. Today we’re watching the DIY video that shows you how to make this gym bag / kit / duffle or duffel bag. Gymnastics-themed patterns have been rising in popularity, so I thought I’d point out that this travel bag for 18-inch dolls like American Girl (AG), Madame Alexander, and others would … Continue reading 18-inch #Dolls #Gymnastics Bag #DIY w/free #sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com
At the start of the new year, I did a survey. Do you remember that? A lot of people requested free patterns to fit 18″ (46 cm) dolls, like American Girl Dolls, Madame Alexander Dolls, etc. Well you talked, and I listened! Now I’m pretty new to this size of doll, so my first prototypes didn’t fit correctly and I’ve had to make adjustments. It … Continue reading Let’s #sew a #DIY #gym bag for AG #dolls!
Here’s the tutorial video showing you how to make the rickrack summer top and/or swimsuit cover-up and/or sun dress that fits the Wellie Wishers (approx. 15 inches or 38 cm tall) and Velvet dolls (approx. 16 inches or 40.5 cm tall), as well as the Hearts4Hearts Girls, which stand about 14 inches or 35.5 cm tall. To make this halter top/swimsuit coverup and/or sundress, you’ll need … Continue reading #Sewing tutorial for making #summer clothes for #dolls @ ChellyWood.com
As I said earlier this week, I’m busy behind the scenes, creating a sloper, patterns, and tutorials for American Girl doll sewing projects. To give me a little more time for my new creations, I’ve “borrowed” the tutorial video above from another crafter (with permission, of course). If you crochet, you’re going to love the video above, which was created by Norma from All My … Continue reading #Crochet an #AmericanGirl #dolls dress w/this easy tutorial!
Today I’m going to give you everything you need–free patterns and links to my tutorials–so you can make the Swedish traditional costume shown above. The costume was designed to fit my Madame Alexander doll, but a lot of times the MA dolls’ clothes can also fit American Girl dolls as well. Here are the patterns I designed: Pattern A (Bonnet, Vest, and Collar) Pattern B … Continue reading FREE #craft patterns for #AGdoll or other #18inchDoll @ ChellyWood.com
Earlier this week, I showed you how to make a Pilgrim’s-style bonnet for Momoko dolls. Now I’m sharing my video that shows how to make a similar bonnet for 18″ dolls like American Girl dolls and Madame Alexander dolls. If you scroll down to the bottom of my Doll Clothes Patterns page, you’ll find I’ve actually designed an entire Swedish traditional costume for 18″ dolls, and … Continue reading FREE #Bonnet #Pattern and Tutorial for #AmericanGirlDolls