Image of fashion doll seated at a re-painted desk with miniature lamp, sewing machine, pin cushion, sewing basket, and tiny buttons. Overlay says, "Fashion Doll Diorama Tips and Tricks".

It’s #FashionDoll #Diorama Tutorial Week at ChellyWood.com! #BarbieCollector

Here’s a quick look at my new sewing room diorama. As my regular followers know, I design doll clothes patterns (see link for my free, printable doll clothes patterns). The Liv Doll you see in the header image is supposed to look like me, and now my doll has a little sewing room, in which she can design her doll clothes (using a computer and … Continue reading It’s #FashionDoll #Diorama Tutorial Week at ChellyWood.com! #BarbieCollector

Image of tall Barbie wearing handmade jeans on a pattern for sewing a pair of these jeans. Overlaying words say "Jeans and adjustable ironing board patterns" and smaller words say "The jeans will fit Tall Barbie TM and other fashion dolls with 15 cm inseams. Image includes ironing board pattern and is stamped with ChellyWood.com on all patterns

FREE Sewing Pattern for #TallBarbie’s Pants/Jeans @ ChellyWood.com #TheDollEvolves #Barbie

Here’s the Tall Barbie™ pants/jeans pattern I created. Yes, this a re-post, but as my regular followers know, my postings got interrupted with a computer crash in March. Now that I have a new (used) computer to work with, I’ve picked up where I left off. Tomorrow I’ll post my sewing tutorial, showing you exactly how to make these pants/jeans. If you want to make the … Continue reading FREE Sewing Pattern for #TallBarbie’s Pants/Jeans @ ChellyWood.com #TheDollEvolves #Barbie

Image of two Renaissance-style 1/6 scale chairs made of recycled cardboard.

#ooak Renaissance chair tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #dollcollector #monsterhigh

Please forgive the poor quality of this video; it’s one of the first doll diorama tutorials I ever created. That’s why I thought it wouldn’t hurt to repost about it today, since many of you probably haven’t even seen this one. You may have seen the finished chairs, though, as they appear in several scenes of my Romeo and Juliet stop-motion film. This chair may … Continue reading #ooak Renaissance chair tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #dollcollector #monsterhigh

Image of a clapboard like one uses in a Hollywood movie. It says "Production: Romeo and Juliet, Director: Chelly Wood, Camera: Reginald Stetson, Date: 2/27/16, Scene: Act 4, Scene 3, Take 2"

#RomeoJuliet @ ChellyWood.com won’t win any #Oscars but it’s fun for a #BarbieCollector

We’re on the set of Romeo and Juliet today, watching the filming of Act 4, Scene 3 from behind the scenes. Check out that little clapboard I made from iClipart! (I just shrunk it down and printed it on cardstock paper, using two brads and an extra piece of black scrapbook paper for a hinge.) The doll who’s working the clapboard is my Traveler doll … Continue reading #RomeoJuliet @ ChellyWood.com won’t win any #Oscars but it’s fun for a #BarbieCollector

Image of ball jointed doll with handmade ironing board and cast iron flatiron. Overlay says, "Make an adjustable ironing board" implying the tutorial will show you how to make a doll-sized ironing board.

DIY Adjustable IroningBoard for #Dolls’ #Dioramas @ ChellyWood.com #BJD

Tuesday’s post offered the pattern mentioned in this tutorial, and now, here’s the tutorial itself, showing you how to build a cute little adjustable ironing board for your dolly dioramas. Please note that this ironing board is meant for dioramas, not for kids’ toys. That’s because it’s pretty unstable (due to its adjustable nature) without the use of Glue Dots to hold it to the floor … Continue reading DIY Adjustable IroningBoard for #Dolls’ #Dioramas @ ChellyWood.com #BJD

Image of tall Barbie wearing handmade jeans on a pattern for sewing a pair of these jeans. Overlaying words say "Jeans and adjustable ironing board patterns" and smaller words say "The jeans will fit Tall Barbie TM and other fashion dolls with 15 cm inseams. Image includes ironing board pattern and is stamped with ChellyWood.com on all patterns

Download my free sewing #Pattern for #TallBarbie’s Pants/Jeans @ ChellyWood.com #TheDollEvolves

Here’s the Tall Barbie™ pants/jeans pattern I’ve been promising to share with you since the dolls came out. Tomorrow I’ll post my sewing tutorial, showing you exactly how to make these pants/jeans. Later in the week, I’ll also post a tutorial, showing you how to make the adjustable ironing board that you can see on the pattern as well. (It really adjusts its height to … Continue reading Download my free sewing #Pattern for #TallBarbie’s Pants/Jeans @ ChellyWood.com #TheDollEvolves

Image of Barbie in medieval clothes, holding a large bottle of wine. Overlay says, "Make a miniature bottle of wine"

Make a #Miniature Wine Bottle for Your #Barbies or Fashion Doll #Diorama @ ChellyWood.com

Here’s my latest YouTube video tutorial, which shows you how I made a wine bottle from a simple wine cork: As always, it’s nice when people show their appreciation for my free stuff by doing one of the following: like it on FB, tweet about it, and/or pin it to your Pinterest page. That way you’re helping to spread the word that these free tutorials exist. And don’t … Continue reading Make a #Miniature Wine Bottle for Your #Barbies or Fashion Doll #Diorama @ ChellyWood.com

Image of Ken doll dressed as prince and Barbie doll dressed as a lady in waiting. Patterns available from ChellyWood.com

My #Doll Chair #Craft Pattern Was Featured in Designer Dolls #Magazine!

This week I’m going to feature some of my miniatures and crafts, in celebration, since Designer Dolls Magazine‘s featured a story on my doll chair pattern! It even got a mention on the cover of the magazine! Woot! So to start, I’ll offer up this lovely picture of my dolls seated in and near the same chairs that appear in the magazine article. Tomorrow I’ll post … Continue reading My #Doll Chair #Craft Pattern Was Featured in Designer Dolls #Magazine!