Here we see a Made-to-Move Barbie being measured for sewing purposes by the Chelly Wood doll sewist. In the background, the little 6" Kit Kittredge American Girl mini doll is sitting in Chelly Wood's office chair watching the two ladies take measurements with the tape measure. Diorama scene is a 1:6 scale sewing room, complete with a desk, cabinet (filled with fabrics), dress form, ironing board, and a little window. The website where this image comes from is ChellyWood.com, a website offering free printable pdf patterns for doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes.

#TapeMeasureTuesday: How does the 6″ Mini #AGdoll measure up against #Barbie (Part 2)?

Last week we took a look at how the 6-inch American Girl Mini dolls measured up to Barbie dolls. Assuming that Barbie‘s measurements were pretty universally known, I offered the measurements of just the 6-inch American Girl Mini dolls. However, one of my blog followers, Dodi, suggested that we also need to see the measurements for Barbie. So today’s #TapeMeasureTuesday offers both the measurements for … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: How does the 6″ Mini #AGdoll measure up against #Barbie (Part 2)?

This image shows the Chelly Wood doll holding a tape measure next to the 6 inch Mini American Girl doll. Beside these two is a blond haired, tan-bodied made-to-move Barbie doll. All three dolls wear handmade doll clothes. They appear to be standing in a tiny sewing room, complete with a desk, a sewing machine, and other sewing-related furnishings. It looks like the dolls are about to use the tiny tape measure to take measurements of the little American Girl 6 inch doll, for a sewing project. This image accompanies a blog post for hashtag tape measure Tuesday in which we learn the specific measurements for the 6 inch American girl doll mini. The blog post for measuring a 6 inch doll is found at ChellyWood.com, and this watermark appears on the photograph of these dolls.

#TapeMeasureTuesday: How does the 6″ Mini American Girl doll measure up against Barbie?

Recently ChellyWood.com received a comment from blog follower “PlayScaleTheater,” asking if the 6-inch American Girl Mini dolls looked like they would fit in 1:6 scale dioramas with Barbie dolls. So today’s #TapeMeasureTuesday offers both the measurements for the little 6″ AG dolls, and a couple of photos showing the six-inch American Girl dolls with the Made to Move Barbie. First, let’s take a look at … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: How does the 6″ Mini American Girl doll measure up against Barbie?

#FridayFollow: Who do you follow on eBay?

Who do you follow on eBay? One of my favorite eBay stores is Dodi’s Shop of Stuff. I’m actually lucky enough to have met Dodi in person, and she’s a woman with a business-sense that I truly admire and aspire to. Her eBay store has over 8,000 reviews with a 99.9% positive rating. You can’t find eBay stores with a better rating than that! Dodi … Continue reading #FridayFollow: Who do you follow on eBay?

Image shows a free, printable sewing pattern for a fashion doll wedding gown skirt, petticoat, and overlay. This pattern is designed to fit Barbie, Liv Dolls, and other 11.5 inch fashion dolls of a similar shape and size. On the pattern itself, the "Creative Commons Attribution" symbol is displayed, indicating that the pattern is free for people to use, as long as they tell people where the pattern came from. The pattern is stamped with the watermark for the following website: ChellyWood.com

FREE #Dolls dress #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Here we have the skirt pattern to accompany yesterday’s bodice pattern, for Mattel’s Tall Barbie and similar-sized dolls. This week we’re making a lovely prom, wedding, or quinceañera dress for fashion dolls like Spin Master Liv™ dolls, Momoko™ dolls, Queens of Africa™ dolls, Mattel’s regular-sized Barbie® dolls, Mattel’s Tall Barbie and similar-sized fashion dolls. But the pattern I posted yesterday–at least the middle one anyway–has been specially adapted to fit around Mattel’s Tall … Continue reading FREE #Dolls dress #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Pattern for making a Renaissance style muffin cap for Ken dolls or Barbie dolls

#Sewing #Pattern for Renaissance #MuffinCap

Yesterday I showed you the final product: a Renaissance muffin cap for Ken dolls. Today I’m going to share the pattern for the muffin caps I made. Please feel free to download and print this pattern, but there are a couple of things I want to say: First, please like this post on Facebook, tweet about it, and/or pin this image on Pinterest to help … Continue reading #Sewing #Pattern for Renaissance #MuffinCap

Image of Ken doll in muffin cap and Renaissance doublet

Sew a #Renaissance Muffin #Cap for #Barbie or Ken

This week I’ll be teaching you how to sew a Renaissance-style muffin cap for Barbie or Ken dolls. Take a look at the picture below to see what I’m talking about. Today I’m displaying the preview picture; Tuesday I’ll be posting the pattern; Wednesday you’ll get to see my YouTube video for this muffin cap. Continue reading Sew a #Renaissance Muffin #Cap for #Barbie or Ken