Today I’m previewing the reversible shirt that I designed in March. This shirt will fit most fashion dolls, including regular-sized Barbie®, Curvy Barbie®, Petite Barbie®, Queens of Africa™ dolls, Spin Master Liv™ dolls, and more. As you can see, I sewed one side yellow, and the other side blue. It really is the same shirt in all of these photos, so yes, it fits a number of different dolls nicely. … Continue reading FREE printable #sewing pattern for curvy #dolls @ ChellyWood.com #dollstagram
To make this simple, easy-to-sew felt sleeveless shirt and elastic-waist miniskirt with tulle, please click on the following links for the free patterns and tutorials: Here’s a link to the skirt’s tutorial Here’s a link to the free printable skirt pattern Here’s a link to the felt top’s tutorial Here’s a link to the felt top’s free pattern (you’ll only use the bodice portion) Chelly Wood’s … Continue reading #CurvyBarbie is a #BeachComber in her #Handmade doll clothes!
To make this simple, easy-to-sew felt sleeveless shirt and elastic-waist miniskirt with tulle, please click on the following links for the free patterns and tutorials: Here’s a link to the skirt’s tutorial Here’s a link to the free printable skirt pattern Here’s a link to the felt top’s tutorial Here’s a link to the felt top’s free pattern Chelly Wood’s Tailor’s Tips and Tricks: The Sewing … Continue reading Easy #Sewing Projects for #Kids: #CurvyBarbie Outfit w/ FREE Patterns
Just look at that adorable long shamrock skirt! As it says in the video, this skirt pattern should fit nearly any fashion doll, within reason. The trick, once again, is to measure the doll’s waist for the elastic. That way you can be sure it will fit her waist once the elastic gathers the fabric. Here’s a link to the pattern you’ll need. And since … Continue reading #DIY skirt for Curvy #Barbie® w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Dolls
For St. Patrick’s Day next week, I’ll be posting tutorials that show you how to make several different skirts for a wide variety of fashion dolls, using the pattern above. Take a look at all the different styles you can make with this one pattern: The pattern I’ve posted actually fits a lot of different dolls. I’ve made skirts for Barbie®, Curvy Barbie®, Skipper®, Monster … Continue reading Free printable #FashionDoll clothes #sewing pattern for #StPaddysDay @ ChellyWood.com
Yes, to my pleasant surprise, when I designed shorts for Curvy Barbie, I found that Lammily® could wear them too. “Who is Lammily®?” you may wonder. I’ve actually designed some commercial patterns for her company in the past, and they have an amazing story about how this wonderful doll company came to be. Check out this link to see their “average is beautiful” dolls and … Continue reading Mix-N-Match 3: #Lammily #dolls can wear #CurvyBarbie’s free shorts pattern @ ChellyWood.com
Here are the patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make the easy-peasy felt summer shirt pictured above, along with the intermediate-level shorts that Curvy Barbie® is wearing: FREE printable shirt pattern Tutorial for making the shirt Free printable shorts pattern Tutorial for making shorts Have you signed up to win my handmade ninja costume yet? Here’s a link to the contest. Go sign up now! __________________ If … Continue reading Mix-N-Match 2: #dolls’ shirt-N-shorts FREE patterns fit #CurvyBarbie @ ChellyWood.com #Barbie
Addendum: There’s a newer version of this video, which includes links (in the description below the video) to additional tutorials, including one that helps you embellish the shirt with bias tape. Here’s the video that shows you how to make the easiest dolls’ shirt ever! Like me, you may find yourself making one in every color of felt because it’s so darned easy to … Continue reading Easiest #dolls’ shirt ever w/ free #DIY #sewing pattern.
This tutorial is much simpler than the one I posted yesterday. This one shows how to create your own pattern for a skirt to fit the new Curvy Barbie® from Mattel®. Of course, I’ve created other outfits for Curvy Barbie® as well, and you can find those on my Gallery Page. The Gallery is the easiest way to search through all of my patterns to find … Continue reading Design your own #CurvyBarbie #dolls skirt w/ a tutorial @ ChellyWood.com
The photo above shows my lovely Curvy Barbie® going for a stroll in the gardens around Montmartre in Paris, France. Yes, I really took my dolls with me to Paris, and if you’d like to watch their travelogue video, it can be found on my YouTube channel, ChellyWood1. But that’s just a side note. The real reason you’re visiting my website is to download my free … Continue reading #CurvyBarbie™ #SewingPattern is free @ ChellyWood.com #dolls
Earlier this week, I posted the pattern to make this crop top and the pattern for making the shorts shown in this video. Incidentally, this crop top pattern fits Mattel’s new Curvy Barbie™ in addition to the vintage Tammy Dolls made by Ideal. I wouldn’t be surprised if it also fit the vintage Dusty Dolls from Kenner (although I no longer own one of these, so … Continue reading Sew a shirt for #Curvy #dolls w/this free tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #dollcollector
I just realized my Curvy Barbie® shorts outfit isn’t on the Gallery Page. What was I thinking? That has been a really popular pattern! So this week, I’m putting aside my Easy-Sew Tutorials for Kids agenda and re-posting my Curvy Barbie® free shorts outfit pattern and tutorials. But don’t worry, the plan for a Halloween costume is in the works. If you’d like to vote … Continue reading #CurvyBarbie® Outfit w/ FREE Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #TheDollEvolves #Fashionista