I’ve been an Ideal Crissy doll fan since my childhood, when these hair-growing dolls first became popular, so it may seem hard to believe that I’ve never owned a Crissy doll clothes pattern. Until now! My birthday was in March, and for my birthday, I splurged and purchased this lovely Simplicity 9138 doll clothes pattern for 17 and a half inch dolls. Now you may … Continue reading I just added this Crissy doll pattern to my private collection! #HappyToday about #DollClothesPatterns
Articulation is a term that refers to the number of joints a doll or action figure has. In today’s Tape Measure Tuesday feature, I want to share with you the comparison between an articulated Ken doll and a regular Ken doll. Here on my website, I’ve grouped clothing patterns for both of these dolls together, and as you’ll see in their measurements, they’re not far … Continue reading Articulated Ken dolls vs. Regular Ken Dolls #TapeMeasureTuesday
Most doll collectors have friends in the doll collecting community. It’s certainly true of me… Hello Dodi! (She’s a local friend of mine who collects and sells dolls, doll accessories, and retro toys. Here’s a link to her Ebay store.) What kind of Christmas gift do you get that friend who has every doll ever made? Why not buy him/her some old patterns? The pattern … Continue reading Vintage Ken Clothes Patterns Make a Great Holiday Gift for Doll Collectors #VintageDolls #ChristmasGiftIdeas
These are all shoes with NO MATES. Starting Bid: $1.00 Shipping: $8.30 (priority mail flat rate) There are people who enjoy collecting doll shoes and are looking for mates for their missing ones, and my eBay auction is perfect for those collectors! They also make great necklace pendants and other silly/fun jewelry items! Do you see a shoe here you have been looking for? If … Continue reading Doll shoes for sale! Great for crafters who make #jewelry or who enjoy collecting #dolls’ shoes
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)?
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?
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?
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
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
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