Chelly Wood's website (her name followed by dot com) offers a free printable PDF sewing pattern of this small doll clothes pattern. The pattern is designed to fit dolls with 4-inch or 5-inch bodies and should fit a number of dolls in between those sizes. The pattern includes a long dress and a short dress,both of which use a felt bodice with a cotton skirt.

Free PDF sewing pattern for dresses that fit 4-inch to 5-inch dolls @ ChellyWood.com #freePDFpattern #dolls

Today’s free printable PDF sewing pattern is designed to fit 4-inch to 5-inch dolls, like the Greenbrier dolls you see pictured on the pattern, and any number of dolls in this size range. If you want to know whether or not this pattern will fit your 4- to 5-inch dolls of various brands, feel free to leave a comment. If I can answer your question, … Continue reading Free PDF sewing pattern for dresses that fit 4-inch to 5-inch dolls @ ChellyWood.com #freePDFpattern #dolls

Click the link in the caption for the free printable patterns for making this outfit. The image shows a 4.5-inch Greenbrier doll wearing a handmade sundress. The link in the caption will take you to a page where you can download the free PDF sewing pattern for this sundress and any additional instructions you'll need for making this dress to fit your 4-inch, 4.5-inch,or 5-inch dolls.

Sew a super-easy felt-and-fabric sundress for 4″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #easycrafts #dolls

Today I’m giving you a brief preview of the sewing project for this week. Later in the week, I’ll offer free printable sewing patterns to download as a PDF printable pattern, right here on ChellyWood.com As you can see in the close-up image above, this dress uses felt for the bodice and a tiny strip of cotton fabric for the skirt. The Greenbrier doll wearing … Continue reading Sew a super-easy felt-and-fabric sundress for 4″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #easycrafts #dolls

This photo shows a cute little blond-haired 18 inch doll who appears to be walking, taking steps in her Sunday best. She wears a pink long-sleeve cotton shirt with a slight V-neck and teeny-tiny white polka dots and a yellow skirt that has little pastel-colored flowers that seem to also be spotted with polka dots. At the bottom of the image, near her high-stepping MaryJane shoes, there's a watermark: ChellyWood.com . On this website, you'll find hundreds of free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. Each pattern has been watermarked with the URL ChellyWood.com and the "Creative Commons Attribution" mark, which means that by downloading these free doll clothes patterns, you agree to share images of the patterns with your family, friends, and followers, letting people know where you got the patterns.

Sew a Shirt and Skirt Doll Clothes Outfit for 18″ #Dolls w/Free PDF #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing

I realize it isn’t that different from what I’ve posted already this week, but here’s yet another PDF pattern conversion. As I’ve said before, I’m working on converting all my JPG patterns to easy-download PDF doll clothes patterns. These are the patterns and tutorials that will help you create the outfit you see in the photos of the 18″ doll above and below: Free PDF … Continue reading Sew a Shirt and Skirt Doll Clothes Outfit for 18″ #Dolls w/Free PDF #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing

The image shows a doll craft fair booth with a Madame Alexander doll seated in a seemingly hand-made wicker chair in a doll-sized diorama with a tiny train, a Christmas tree, and a fireplace framed by Christmas stockings. The overlay says, "Craft Fair Booth." The URL associated with this image is ChellyWood.com and this image is the header for a YouTube video in which doll clothing designer Chelly Wood shares with you a few tips and tricks to help you build a successful and inventive craft fair booth for selling handmade items like doll clothes and miniatures.

Craft Fair Preparations Part 4: How to Build a #CraftShow Booth with #Dolls and #Dioramas

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

The image shows the real Chelly Wood, holding a Strawberry Shortcake doll that she has cleaned and re-done after finding it in terrible condition at her local second hand store. She stands before her booth at a craft fair in Idaho where she advertised her website, ChellyWood.com (a free doll clothes sewing pattern website).

Craft Fair Preparations Part 2: Craft Show Checklist — what to bring to sell your #handmade #dollcrafts at a #craftshow

PART 2: What’s on my Craft Fair / Craft Show Checklist? First, I need to make a disclaimer. I started typing this blog post the week before the craft fair, but after the fair was over, I did add a few things to the list. I’ve done lots of craft fairs / art shows, and it doesn’t matter how many I’ve done… I always forget … Continue reading Craft Fair Preparations Part 2: Craft Show Checklist — what to bring to sell your #handmade #dollcrafts at a #craftshow

The image shows a sign giving directions with arrows pointing in the direction of an arts and crafts fair.

Craft Fair Preparations Part 1: How to get a booth at a Craft Show #CraftFair #CraftShow #ArtShow

My followers probably aren’t aware of it, but I try to create my blog posts 1 to 2 weeks before they post. They automatically self-post at a pre-appointed time, by way of WordPress’s electronic “magic!” Like everyone else in the Blogosphere, I’ve fallen short of the mark from time to time. Occasionally my daily job as a school librarian takes me away from the fun … Continue reading Craft Fair Preparations Part 1: How to get a booth at a Craft Show #CraftFair #CraftShow #ArtShow

Where did the word “tulle” come from, and is it related to “tootle?” #FridayFollow @wayword

There’s a very thin fabric we sometimes use for doll clothes called “tulle.” In Idaho, where I live, we say this word like “tool” (like a hammer is a tool). In the video above, I explain the uses of tulle in making petticoats and tutus for doll clothes. Earlier this month, someone from Denmark left a comment below my “What Is Tulle?” video on YouTube, … Continue reading Where did the word “tulle” come from, and is it related to “tootle?” #FridayFollow @wayword

This YouTube video gives you basic instruction in how to do a baste stitch. It discusses how to baste stitch by hand, including how wide your baste stitches should be if you are pre-stitching before gathering a skirt for a doll dress. It also offers a brief suggestion for basting on a sewing machine, and how you should do some research to make sure your settings on your machine are correct for basting.

Sewing Basics: How to do a baste stitch before gathering when #sewing #dollclothes

This brief video explains the basics of basting. In this tutorial, you’ll learn approximately how far apart your baste stitches should be spaced when you’re sewing doll clothes. In addition to demonstrating the baste stitch when done by hand, it also talks about basting on a sewing machine. Remember that my patterns and tutorials are free under the Creative Commons Attribution mark, so if you’re … Continue reading Sewing Basics: How to do a baste stitch before gathering when #sewing #dollclothes

How to make #darts when designing an #EasySew #Felt #doll’s bodice

  Today’s video tutorial is original and all-new! Yes, I’ve been on vacation, so I’ve sort of put my blog on back-burner for a while. But today I’m showing you something new and wonderful! It’s a tutorial that gives you a brief taste of the methods I use for designing simple bodices, including how I design the darts. Sewists — followers on this blog especially … Continue reading How to make #darts when designing an #EasySew #Felt #doll’s bodice

The image shows a green piece of felt with a Dritz snap on it. The snap is being sewn on using a needle and thread. A person's thumbnail is included in the picture to demonstrate the tiny size of the snap. The overlay says, "How to Sew Snaps on Doll Clothes" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com where one can find this and many other free youtube tutorials on the topic of sewing doll clothes (including a number of tips and trips). ChellyWood.com is a website that offers free printable sewing patterns for doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes.

How to #Sew #Dritz Snaps on #Dolls’ Clothes @ ChellyWood.com

The doll clothes pictured in this video are some I’ve been working with to re-design and re-develop lately. So watch for more on that! This is a re-post of one of the tutorials that is often mentioned in my videos. I’m re-posting it because I’m actually on vacation right now. Want to follow my vacation online? If I have any sewing adventures to share, I’ll … Continue reading How to #Sew #Dritz Snaps on #Dolls’ Clothes @ ChellyWood.com

Click on the link in the image's caption for the actual tutorial video which shows how to do the backstitch. The image shows a needle and thread and offers the URL of the website where you can find this and many other tutorials that will help you learn how to sew by hand: ChellyWood.com

Use the #Backstitch when #sewing by hand @ ChellyWood.com

Here we have a tutorial for the backstitch. I love this stitch because it’s so versatile and easy to create! When you see me sewing by hand in my videos, I’m almost always using the backstitch. This is a re-post of one of the tutorials that is often mentioned in my videos. I’m re-posting it because I’m actually on vacation right now. Want to follow … Continue reading Use the #Backstitch when #sewing by hand @ ChellyWood.com

#SewingBlogger Thursday: How to Use Ribbon With Doll Projects

Have you ever finished sewing a doll dress and decided your finished product seemed to be missing something? Perhaps that something was a ribbon! As you’ll see in this video, there are lots of great uses for ribbons when sewing doll clothes. Some are functional parts of the garment, and others are just there to add a little splash of color to an otherwise too-simple … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: How to Use Ribbon With Doll Projects