Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials for making clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows the fabric of a doll's skirt trimmed in blue ric rac, which gives it a jagged, scalloped edge. The overlay says, "Ric rac questions answered" and offers the website: ChellyWood.com.

What is rickrack trim? And how do you use it? @ChellyWood.com #dollclothes #sewingtutorials

  Today’s tutorial video shows you how to use rickrack trim, like the trim shown at the bottom of the Greenbrier doll’s dress below: Today’s tutorial video is actually a re-post, and in fact, I’m planning to take a little time off from these blog posts because it’s my birthday tomorrow. So I hope you don’t mind if I leave for a brief vacation. While I’m … Continue reading What is rickrack trim? And how do you use it? @ChellyWood.com #dollclothes #sewingtutorials

Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for doll clothes that fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. The image is a YouTube video tutorial header for the video that teaches you how to use a free pattern from ChellyWood.com to sew together a super easy doll dress for 12 cm dolls like Strawberry Shortcake vintage dolls and Greenbrier 4 and 1/2 inch dolls.

Sew a super easy dress for 4-inch or 5-inch dolls @ ChellyWood.com #StrawberryShortcake #dollclothes

Today’s tutorial video goes with the pattern you’ll find below (the same pattern I posted yesterday): Free printable PDF sewing pattern for 4-inch or 5-inch doll dresses The doll pictured in the video is distributed in the United States by Greenbrier International, Inc. I bought my Greenbrier doll at a Dollar Tree store, for literally one American dollar. UPDATE TO THIS POST: Please note that … Continue reading Sew a super easy dress for 4-inch or 5-inch dolls @ ChellyWood.com #StrawberryShortcake #dollclothes

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.

1:6 scale doll’s ironing board with free ironing board cover pattern @ ChellyWood.com #miniature #sewingroom

Today I’m giving you my free sewing pattern and tutorial for making this adorable ironing board. It’s about the right size for 11″ or 11.5-inch (29 to 30 cm) fashion dolls. We call that 1:6 scale, in official “miniature” terms. To save space, I added a jeans pattern to the ironing board pattern. If you want to see which tall dolls will fit in the … Continue reading 1:6 scale doll’s ironing board with free ironing board cover pattern @ ChellyWood.com #miniature #sewingroom

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns. Image shows reversible towel toppers that have been hand-sewn with a button for clasp. The overlay says, "Reversible DIY Towel Topper with FREE patterns."

How to make a tea towel with my free towel topper pattern @ ChellyWood.com #crafty #kitchen

Here’s the free printable sewing pattern for making these adorable, reversible kitchen towels: Click here for a free printable PDF sewing pattern for kitchen towel toppers Click here for the older JPG version of these patterns Just follow the instructions in the video, and you’ll find that these towels are so simple to make, you’ll want to make a dozen of them! What a nice … Continue reading How to make a tea towel with my free towel topper pattern @ ChellyWood.com #crafty #kitchen

Photo of Large Instagram Pillow

Felt Instagram pillow w/ a FREE PDF pattern @ ChellyWood.com #sewing #pillows

  Today’s tutorial video is one of my oldest tutorials. You’ll be able to see how far I’ve come as a filmmaker and YouTuber… The video shows how I was experimenting with photography and text. But, of course, it’s still possible to follow the tutorial to make an Instagram pillow of your own. Here’s the pattern you’ll need: Free printable PDF sewing pattern for making an … Continue reading Felt Instagram pillow w/ a FREE PDF pattern @ ChellyWood.com #sewing #pillows

This is the title page for a YouTube tutorial video in which viewers learn how to make an easy-to-sew doll dress for 4-inch to 5-inch dolls like the Greenbrier (Strawberry Shortcake knockoff doll) that's shown in the image. The overlay says, "easy 4 inch doll dress" and it offers the name of the website where you can download the free printable PDF sewing pattern for making this dress for 4-inch dolls and 5-inch dolls: ChellyWood.com

Sew a super easy dress for miniature dolls @ ChellyWood.com #tinythings #dolls

UPDATE TO THIS POST: Please note that the Greenbrier doll that appears in this post has recently been discovered to contain harmful chemicals! Visit this website to learn more or go to the CPSC.gov website for more detailed information on toy recalls. Here’s how the original blog post went… Today’s tutorial video goes with the pattern you’ll find below: Free printable PDF sewing pattern for … Continue reading Sew a super easy dress for miniature dolls @ ChellyWood.com #tinythings #dolls

Image shows a soft toy bear in the likeness of Smokey Bear with overlay that says "free toy bear patterns and tutorial".

FREE firefighter bear PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com show our support for #Australia’s #FireFighters’ families

Today my daughter said, “Mom, what can we do to help the firefighters in Australia?” I immediately thought of my Firefighter Bear pattern. So here are the patterns you’ll need, if you want to make a Firefighter bear soft toy for the families of Australian firefighters: Free printable PDF sewing patterns for making a firefighter bear You may need a re-fresher on how to do … Continue reading FREE firefighter bear PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com show our support for #Australia’s #FireFighters’ families

This is a YouTube header image for the video tutorial that shows you how to make a long-sleeved shirt for 9-inch fashion dolls like the World of Love dolls by Hasbro and others. The image of the doll's shirt is accompanied by the words "free shirt pattern" and the URL ChellyWood.com, which is where you can go to download the free printable sewing pattern for making a doll's long-sleeved shirt to fit a 9 inch doll (and some 8 inch dolls and some 10 inch dolls and some 11 inch dolls with very small bodies). In metric sizes, these are 22 cm dolls and 23 cm dolls that this doll wardrobe of patterns will fit.

Free doll shirt pattern @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #sewing #CraftyMom

This week’s sewing tutorial shows you how to make a long-sleeved shirt for 8-inch to 9-inch (20 cm to 23 cm) dolls like the World of Love dolls that Hasbro produced in the 1970’s. There are other, more modern dolls, that will also fit into this week’s free patterns. Please leave any questions you have in the comments below, and I’ll do my best to … Continue reading Free doll shirt pattern @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #sewing #CraftyMom

Free Patterns and Tutorials for #Vintage Velvet #Dolls Pants and Shirt @ ChellyWood.com

As you can see in the image above, the pants pattern I’m providing today fits your vintage Velvet doll like a pair of “ankle pants” rather than full-length trousers. The shirt is a bit of a tight fit too, considering that Velvet dolls have that hair-growing knob in their backs. But here’s a rear view of the shirt, so you can see that I did … Continue reading Free Patterns and Tutorials for #Vintage Velvet #Dolls Pants and Shirt @ ChellyWood.com

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials for making clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows the fabric of a doll's skirt trimmed in blue ric rac, which gives it a jagged, scalloped edge. The overlay says, "Ric rac questions answered" and offers the website: ChellyWood.com.

What is rickrack trim? And how do you #sew it onto #dollclothes?

  Two weeks ago I posted patterns and tutorials for making this adorable summer top to fit vintage Crissy dolls. (It fits a bunch of other dolls too. Click here to see a list of the dolls who can wear this pattern.) Then, rather foolishly, I included links to the tutorial for making this skirt: Of course my regular followers wanted to know more about … Continue reading What is rickrack trim? And how do you #sew it onto #dollclothes?

This is the YouTube custom header for a DIY tutorial video showing how to sew your own underpants for the 6 inch mini American girl dolls. It shows the little 6" AG doll wearing her underpants with a matching T-shirt, and the overlay says "Six inch doll undies" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com, the blog where you can download the free printable pdf pattern for these cute little dolly underpants / panties / knickers in a size that fits the 6-inch American Girl minis.

FREE underpants / knickers #sewing tutorial video and free #patterns to fit 6″ #dolls

Back in May, I shared my free pdf sewing pattern with lots of little clothes that will fit the mini 6″ AG doll. Today I’m re-posting the video tutorial that gives you instructions for making the miniature underwear pattern that I designed. Once again, here’s the PDF Sewing Pattern for 6-inch American Girl doll underpants and a T-shirt (among other clothing items): FREE printable PDF … Continue reading FREE underpants / knickers #sewing tutorial video and free #patterns to fit 6″ #dolls

This image shows a variety of craft projects you can make at home by printing the free patterns and printables at ChellyWood.com and by following Chelly Wood's easy-to-follow tutorial videos. The images in this gallery screenshot include a hacky sack Minecraft cube, a paper puppet, a miniature Christmas stocking, a quilted Christmas tree ornament, a dragon pincushion, a plush bear toy, an Instagram-themed pillow, a windmill pincushion, and tea towels with personalized applique towel toppers.

Craft Project Ideas With Free Patterns

If you’d like to make one of the craft projects shown in this gallery, just follow these directions: Click on the photograph of the project you’d like to make. 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  patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make that project. If … Continue reading Craft Project Ideas With Free Patterns