Here on ChellyWood.com, I often get questions about teaching kids to sew. I do have a playlist on my YouTube channel dedicated to this topic, but I mostly sew by hand and my videos are primarily about sewing doll clothes. So what if you want to teach your child to use a sewing machine? What if you want to teach him/her to sew something other … Continue reading #FridayFollow: #Teaching #kids to #sew with @CraftyGemini
As promised, here are the free, printable patterns for making the sandals you see in my DIY tutorial video above: 18 inch (46 cm) doll sandal pattern (FREE) 14 inch to 16 inch (35 cm to 41 cm) doll sandal pattern (also FREE to download and print) This is the last printable accessory pattern to create the 18″ doll clothes ensemble we’ve been working on … Continue reading We’re making sandals for #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com! #crafty #AmericanGirl
My regular followers know that beneath each of my YouTube videos, there are links to a number of videos like this “How to Whipstitch” tutorial. These “basic stitchery” tutorials are designed to help you understand terms and concepts within each tutorial, like: How to print my FREE patterns How to sew snaps on fabric How to sew by hand How to tie a knot when sewing … Continue reading #Crafty #DIY Tips for #Crafters and People Who #Sew @ ChellyWood.com
Last Christmas I got an Endless Hair Kingdom Princess Barbie doll from my family, and I’ve discovered that she can swap clothes with some dolls that I already have. So today I’m posting a quick study of the doll’s height as compared to other dolls. Then later this week, I’ll post free patterns and tutorial videos that you can access here on ChellyWood.com, to help … Continue reading How tall are Mattel’s Endless #Hair Kingdom #Princess #Dolls? Find measurements @ ChellyWood.com
With the US Independence Day celebrations only one week away, I thought it would be a good idea to re-post my US flag colorblock dress project. If you scroll down, you’ll find links to the free sewing pattern above, plus the scarf pattern and tutorial videos showing you how to make both the dress and the scarf. All are free with a “creative commons attribution” … Continue reading #July4th is #UnitedStates #IndependenceDay–let’s celebrate with #dolls’ clothes DIY projects!
If you’d like to make this outfit to fit Mattel’s Curvy Barbie and/or Made-to-Move Curvy Barbies, using my free, printable sewing patterns and tutorials, here’s everything you’ll need to make what you see in the images above and below: Free printable sewing pattern for the whole outfit Tutorial to help you sew the pants Tutorial to help you sew the summer top In the image … Continue reading FREE Printable Sewing Patterns for Curvy #mtmBarbie #Dolls Clothes @ ChellyWood.com #youCANbeAnything
It may seem like this is a re-post, but it’s actually not. I have yet to post a single page with links to the patterns and tutorials needed to make the outfit shown on my 12-inch baby doll above. (This “whole outfit” post will become a link page from the Gallery Page.) If you navigated here from my Gallery Page, these are the patterns and … Continue reading FREE #DollClothes #Patterns for 12″ Baby #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com