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How to Buy Fabric for Making Doll Clothes @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Sewing

Once when I was at the dentist office, I mentioned to the receptionist that I make doll clothes. “I wish I could do that!” she said. So I told her about my sewing tutorials and explained that she can easily learn how to sew using YouTube tutorials just like mine. “But I don’t know how to buy material,” she said. Since I came from a … Continue reading How to Buy Fabric for Making Doll Clothes @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Sewing

The doll faces the camera straight-on in this photo. The image shows Skipper modeling a pair of pink long capri pants or ankle pants with a sleeveless shirt of cotton, made with a fabric that has zig-zagging stripes in pink, red, and white plus tiny red hearts dotted across the zig-zag pattern. The watermark reminds you to go to ChellyWood.com for free printable PDF sewing patterns.

Free printable PDF sewing patterns for Skipper and other 10″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #AmSewing #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Last week I gave you the ankle pants, and yesterday I gave you the tutorial video for making the shirt, which should fit your 10 inch (25.4 cm) dolls. Today’s blog post is simply placing all of the latest tutorial videos and patterns in one location for easy access … Continue reading Free printable PDF sewing patterns for Skipper and other 10″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #AmSewing #DollClothes

The image shows a Mattel Skipper doll wearing a handmade sleeveless shirt, and the overlay says, "New tutorial: Skipper shirt for heart day" (with a glowing heart inserted in white). Skipper's shirt is made of 100% cotton with a cotton/polyester lining. The fabric is decorated with zig-zag color stripes in various shades of pink and bright red and white. There's a tiny heart floating among the zig-zag pattern of the fabric.

Sew a Valentine’s Day Shirt for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #FreeStuff

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Last week I gave you the ankle pants, and this week I’m giving you the pattern again, along with a tutorial video showing how to sew the shirt for your 10 inch (25.4 cm) dolls. Here’s a closer look at what we’re making: Today’s patterns will fit these dolls: … Continue reading Sew a Valentine’s Day Shirt for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #FreeStuff

Sew a Pair of Valentine’s Day Ankle Pants for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDayIdeas

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Wanting to make something special for your child or grandchild for Valentine’s Day? How about a pair of ankle pants (AKA capris or pedal pushers) to fit Skipper? Skipper doll clothes and accessories can be hard to find in stores, so a pretty pink pair of pants for … Continue reading Sew a Pair of Valentine’s Day Ankle Pants for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDayIdeas

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How to Choose Fabric for Making Doll Clothes #Sewing #HolidayCrafts #SewingTipTuesday

I grew up in a family full of seamstresses. So to me, shopping for fabric was no more difficult than buying a piece of candy at a convenience store. But to the absolute beginner, the cutting counter at a fabric store can seem a little daunting. I designed this step-by-step guide for buying doll clothes fabric, keeping in mind that some people are brand new … Continue reading How to Choose Fabric for Making Doll Clothes #Sewing #HolidayCrafts #SewingTipTuesday

A tiny Chelsea doll or a similar-sized doll is going trick-or-treating for Halloween. She wears a little felt ghost costume with they eyes cut out. She carries a pumpkin-shaped candy basket. She appears to be wearing her ghost costume over a dress of blue printed fabric. Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download and print all the free printable sewing patterns for making these doll clothes, along with links to tutorial videos that show you how to make this outfit.

Sew a Miniature Halloween Candy Bucket w/ Free Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Halloween #CraftProject

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. Tomorrow is Halloween here in the United States, where I live, so I decided it was time to re-post my Halloween candy bucket craft project with a free printable PDF sewing pattern. If you’re looking for the 11-inch doll Halloween cat … Continue reading Sew a Miniature Halloween Candy Bucket w/ Free Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Halloween #CraftProject

Please click on the link in the caption to navigate to the page where you can download and print your free PDF sewing patterns for making hair scrunchies (or scrunchie hair ties / scrunchy hair ties). The image shows two scrunchie hair ties or hair elastics made with a burgundy-colored fabric that has a dotted-swiss style of polka dots on the fabric. Free patterns and tutorial videos are available at ChellyWood.com

DIY Scrunchie Hair Ties / Hair Elastics with Free PDF Sewing Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #PonyTail #HairStyles2021

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make a human-sized scrunchie hair tie or scrunchy hair elastic. I say “human sized,” because as most of my followers already know, this website specializes in doll-sized crafts and doll clothes patterns. But I … Continue reading DIY Scrunchie Hair Ties / Hair Elastics with Free PDF Sewing Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #PonyTail #HairStyles2021

If you're here to find the free patterns for sewing doll clothes to fit your Kuu Kuu Harajuku fashion dolls, please click on the link in the caption. The image shows a Kuu Kuu Harajuku G doll wearing a handmade skirt and matching handmade cotton shirt. The doll wears roller skates, and she has a pink hair clip holding her bangs back. Her enormous eyes look straight at the camera, and the wall behind her tells where you can download the free patterns for sewing this skirt and top: ChellyWood.com

Sew a Skirt and Shirt for Kuu Kuu Harajuku Dolls w/free doll clothes patterns @ ChellyWood.com #anime #DollClothes

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. l found this adorable Kuu Kuu Harajuku G doll at my local second hand store, and I’ve been enjoying making outfits for her. She has a very sweet face, and she’s highly articulated. In case you’re not familiar with the Kuu … Continue reading Sew a Skirt and Shirt for Kuu Kuu Harajuku Dolls w/free doll clothes patterns @ ChellyWood.com #anime #DollClothes

Here we see the G doll from the Kuu Kuu Harajuku television show modeling a pair of handmade pajamas. She wears a sleeveless top, a pair of elastic-waist pants, and a pair of felt slippers. She kicks up one foot playfully while leaning back on a stool in a bedroom of a dollhouse. To make this easy-to-sew pajama outfit for you G-doll or other Kuu Kuu Harajuku dolls in the 10 inch size range, please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos teaching you how to make this and other outfits for dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Sew Pajamas for Your 9.5 inch Kuu Kuu Harajuku Dolls w/free doll clothes patterns @ ChellyWood.com #KuuKuuHarajuku #Doll

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. I’ve been on a Goodwill kick lately, and like yesterday’s Doc McStuffins doll, l found this adorable KuuKuu Harajuku G doll at my local second hand store. She was naked and forlorn, so I took her under my wing and purchased … Continue reading Sew Pajamas for Your 9.5 inch Kuu Kuu Harajuku Dolls w/free doll clothes patterns @ ChellyWood.com #KuuKuuHarajuku #Doll

The image shows a Bratz 8-inch doll wearing a handmade skirt with a handmade short-sleeved shirt. Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download and print all the free printable sewing patterns for making these doll clothes, along with links to tutorial videos that show you how to make this outfit.

Sew a shirt and skirt for Bratz dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #BratzDolls #DollCollector

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. People who were born in the 1990’s and grew up in the early 2000’s remember the Bratz dolls from their childhood. According to Wikipedia, by the year 2005, “global sales [of Bratz dolls] were two billion dollars and, by 2006, Bratz … Continue reading Sew a shirt and skirt for Bratz dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #BratzDolls #DollCollector

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Teach a Child to Sew by Hand With this Easy Straight-Stitch #Sewing #Tutorial @ ChellyWood.com

  With so many families stuck in their houses under COVID-19 lockdown, I’ve seen a significant increase of traffic to this website, and I’m wondering if parents are taking this opportunity to teach their children to sew. My site has lots of great tutorials for the beginning sewist. For example, perhaps you’ve seen my video that shows “How to Sew a Snap on Fabric“. The video … Continue reading Teach a Child to Sew by Hand With this Easy Straight-Stitch #Sewing #Tutorial @ 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 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