The image shows the close-up of a human hand holding ten different tiny books. The one on top is particularly small and has a paper dustjacket. The title of the book reads as follows: "How to measure your dolls, by Chelly Wood." All other books appear to be painted with tiny white pages and covers of various colors including tan, brown, red, purple, bright blue, yellow, and pink. The watermark reminds you to visit ChellyWood.com for free doll clothes patterns and tutorials.

Miniature Library Craft Project with Free Printable Book Dust Jacket @ ChellyWood.com #MiniatureLibrary #TinyBooks

Today’s tutorial shows you how to create a large collection of tiny books, for making a miniature library. I offer my suggestions for solving some of the problems I faced in creating my library, and there’s a free printable PDF of the paper dust jacket / flap jacket that I show in the video. Scroll down to the bullets for the free PDF pattern of … Continue reading Miniature Library Craft Project with Free Printable Book Dust Jacket @ ChellyWood.com #MiniatureLibrary #TinyBooks

Image shows a little doll seated at her sewing machine. Behind her is a doll-sized ironing board. Her tiny, pale blue coffee cup sits at the ready near her sewing machine. The overlay says, "ChellyWood.com free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Sewing machine advice for making tiny doll clothes @ ChellyWood.com #SewingMachines #SewingAdvice

Last week I got a great question from a follower named Jacqueline: “Hello! I’m excited to get started learning to sew Barbie & Ken clothes. What advise do you have for me to keep my sewing machine from tangling thread & bunching the fabric when sewing such small tops with light weight fabric? I can sew fleece and pant weight fabrics fine but want to … Continue reading Sewing machine advice for making tiny doll clothes @ ChellyWood.com #SewingMachines #SewingAdvice

The image shows Moana dressed in handmade doll clothes in a variety of styles. If you would like to make these doll clothes to fit a 10 inch fashion doll like the Disney Moana 10 inch fashion dolls, please visit ChellyWood.com for your free printable doll clothes patterns and tutorial videos.

Free Sewing Patterns for 10 Inch (25 cm) Disney Moana Fashion Dolls (Gallery)

If you’d like to make one of the outfits shown in this gallery, just follow these directions: Click on the photograph of the outfit you’d like to sew. This will take you to a larger image of the photo. Beneath the larger image is a link to a blog post for all the free doll clothes patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make that outfit. … Continue reading Free Sewing Patterns for 10 Inch (25 cm) Disney Moana Fashion Dolls (Gallery)

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As I said on Wednesday last week, my agent has been in talks with C&T Publishing, and they have asked me to teach a class on their Creative Spark Online Learning platform. Last week I asked, “What type of class would you like me to teach?” but very few people left comments. So let’s try Plan B… If I offered the following classes, which one … Continue reading Please vote! @ ChellyWood.com #SewingProjects #DollClothes

This image shows a Wellie Wishers doll wearing a handmade undershirt made of felt, a pair of cotton bloomers with lace trim, and a pair of felt boots in either a Victorian style or an Edwardian-spats-style. Her underclothes are all white, and she stands with pigtailed hair in front of a mottled purple and pink background. Her boots have white "spats" (or they look like spats rather) over the top of navy blue shoes/boots. She stands on a dusty rose colored platform. If you would like to make this outfit, please go to ChellyWood.com to download the free printable sewing patterns and to watch the free tutorial videos showing you how to make this outfit.

Sew Victorian undergarments for your Wellie Wishers or other 14 to 15 inch dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #VictorianEra #DollClothesPatterns

Today I’m posting the free printable sewing patterns for the felt sleeveless shirt and cotton bloomers shown in the image above. For the patterns and tutorial videos for making the boots, please go to yesterday’s blog post. Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. The felt shirt pattern is one of the earliest patterns I designed for 14 … Continue reading Sew Victorian undergarments for your Wellie Wishers or other 14 to 15 inch dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #VictorianEra #DollClothesPatterns

The image shows a 15 inch doll's feet modeling a pair of Victorian style boots made of felt. The boots have white tops that look like Edwardian spats, but the lower part of the boot is navy blue. There are teeny-tiny black buttons along the curved edge of the boot's "upper" area. The watermark reminds us to go to ChellyWood.com for free printable patterns and tutorials for making these adorable felt boots for dolls like Wellie Wishers, Hearts for Hearts Girls, and similar sized dolls.

Let’s make a pair of Victorian (or Edwardian-looking) boots for 15 inch dolls like Wellie Wishers @ ChellyWood.com #Historical #SewingProject

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Yes, as today’s heading implies, these boots will fit most of your 14-inch or 15-inch dolls, like Wellies and H4H Girls. See the bulleted list below for a complete list of dolls who will fit today’s free boot pattern. And these boots are more-or-less Victorian in style, although they resemble a … Continue reading Let’s make a pair of Victorian (or Edwardian-looking) boots for 15 inch dolls like Wellie Wishers @ ChellyWood.com #Historical #SewingProject

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.

Announcement: Chelly Wood will now begin affiliate marketing, and here’s why… #FreeThings #FreeStuff

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

Please visit ChellyWood.com for ideas on how to make money sewing and selling crafts. Today's topic is about how to save money by using second-hand clothing as a fabric source for sell-able fabric crafts.

Save money by recycling second-hand clothing for sewing doll clothes! #MoneyMaker #Sewing

Did you know recycling old clothes is good for the environment? And in case you didn’t know, third world countries, where garments and textiles are often made, have the least amount of funding for pollution prevention and clean-up. This leads to air pollution, rain forest depletion, and damage to drinking water and other essential resources. If you’d like to learn more about this issue, please … Continue reading Save money by recycling second-hand clothing for sewing doll clothes! #MoneyMaker #Sewing

The image shows a printer that has paper in the back. A pattern for making a doll's handkerchief head covering is being printed at the front of the printer. The wording on theis youtube video's header says, "How to Print Patterns" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com (a website that offers free, printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes and other craft items).

How to Print Sewing Patterns for Dolls’ Clothes Online @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing #DollClothes

I occassionally get emails from fans and followers who are having trouble printing their free sewing patterns from my website. Of course, everyone’s printer and device is different, so it’s impossible to solve all printing problems in one quick tutorial. However these two tutorials are available on my site on the Home page (the main gallery), right at the top of the page. And these … Continue reading How to Print Sewing Patterns for Dolls’ Clothes Online @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing #DollClothes

The image shows a Draculaura Monster High doll wearing a handmade crop top in purple cotton with tiny white polka dots over a pair of blue jeans. She stands in front of a turquoise blue background. The doll stands facing left of the camera with her left hand on her hip and her right hand slightly extended. Her left knee is bent. The watermark reminds you to visit ChellyWood.com for free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Free crop top and jeans patterns fit Monster High or Ever After High dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Crafting w/ #Dolls

For your free patterns and links to the tutorials, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today I’m sharing the patterns and tutorials for making a pair of jeans and a crop top that will fit Monster High or Ever After High dolls. After you download the free PDF sewing pattern for the jeans, use the “tapered leg” jeans pattern for this project. … Continue reading Free crop top and jeans patterns fit Monster High or Ever After High dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Crafting w/ #Dolls

The image shows a Monster High Draculaura doll wearing handmade jeans and a purple shirt. The overlaid text says, "sew jeans for E A H or M H dolls with free patterns."

Let’s sew a pair of jeans for Monster High or Ever After High dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingProjects

  For your free pattern, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today I’m sharing the pattern and tutorial for making a pair of jeans for Monster High or Ever After High dolls. After you download the free PDF sewing pattern, use the “tapered leg” jeans pattern for this project. Today’s patterns will fit these dolls: Project MC2 dolls Skipper dolls Monster High … Continue reading Let’s sew a pair of jeans for Monster High or Ever After High dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingProjects

Tips and tricks for beginners learning to sew: What if doll clothes don’t fit? @ ChellyWood.com #SewingTips #LearningToSew

The dress at the top of this post was supposed to have long sleeves. In fact, I was using my own “candy corn party dress” pattern, which you can see below, but the pattern didn’t fit! So this is a little bit embarrassing! After I attached the cuff to the dress’s sleeve (see image below) and sewed up the sides, I tried the bodice on … Continue reading Tips and tricks for beginners learning to sew: What if doll clothes don’t fit? @ ChellyWood.com #SewingTips #LearningToSew