Those of you who are regular ChellyWood.com or ChellyWood1 followers are already familiar with the blue apron that the Chelly Wood doll wears in the opening and closing sequence of many of my doll clothes sewing videos. In that opening and closing sequence, the Chelly Wood doll wears a blue apron with yellow ribbons to tie it in back and at the neck. Well, guess … Continue reading This week’s sewing project: make a doll’s apron w/ pockets! #amsewing #dollcrafts
Today’s video tutorial shows you how to make your own dollhouse fireplace with a brick chimney and dais, a mantel, and wisps of fire in the hearth. I’m using primarily scrapbooking supplies for this DIY 1:6 scale diorama project. If you like making dollhouse miniatures, I actually have quite a few videos about building dollhouse miniatures for your dioramas. Click here to visit that gallery. … Continue reading How to make a miniature 1:6 scale dollhouse fireplace for winter holiday dioramas @ ChellyWood.com #dollhouse #miniatures #winter
Today I’d like to get a little feedback from my followers. The question is simple: when sewing for dolls, do you prefer to measure in inches or centimeters (or millimeters — or all of these)? Feel free to leave your thoughts, regarding my “Tape Measure Tuesday” feature in the comments at the bottom of the page. Do you find this feature useful? Or would you … Continue reading Inches or Centimeters: Which form of #measurement do you prefer when #sewing for #dolls? #TapeMeasureTuesday
Today’s #FridayFollow recommendation is Pipe Cleaner Crafts on YouTube. The video I’ve posted here with permission comes from Pipe Cleaner Crafts, but they have a lot of additional videos showing how to make diorama miniatures, doll houses, and more! You should go check them out! I frequently get requests for doll shoe and boot patterns, and as you can see in the video above, Pipe … Continue reading Let’s make doll shoes with Pipe Cleaner Crafts! #FridayFollow #Crafty #Dolls
Last week we made the skirts. This week we’re going to sew up some cute little felt shirts to go with our back-to-school skirts. Once again, this week’s free pattern for a felt shirt will fit the 14-inch Hearts4Hearts Girl doll (Consuelo is pictured in the center above), the 15-inch Wellie Wisher doll (my Kendall doll is on the right), and the 16-inch Crissy/Velvet doll from … Continue reading Free Shirt Pattern for 14 inch, 15 inch, and 16 inch #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing 4#Kids
As promised, here are the free, printable patterns for making the sandals you see in my DIY tutorial video above: 18 inch (46 cm) doll sandal pattern (FREE) 14 inch to 16 inch (35 cm to 41 cm) doll sandal pattern (also FREE to download and print) This is the last printable accessory pattern to create the 18″ doll clothes ensemble we’ve been working on … Continue reading We’re making sandals for #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com! #crafty #AmericanGirl
As promised in Monday’s post, here’s my pattern for a pair of sandals to fit dolls like American Girl Dolls, Madame Alexander Dolls, and similar brands of 18 inch / 46 cm dolls. Once you print the pattern, then cut it out, and finally use it to trace the sole of your doll’s sandals, you’ll find the foam sole will measure 2 3/4 inches or approximately 7 cm from … Continue reading Free 18-inch doll sandal pattern for making a #dolls #summer shoes @ ChellyWood.com #crafty!
Today I’m going to share with you the two printable sewing patterns needed to make the doll pants that I displayed in Monday’s blog post, and above you’ll find the step-by-step tutorial video that offers instructions for sewing the doll pants. Here are the free printable patterns you’ll need to make the doll pants shown in the video: 18″ doll pants pattern 1 18″ doll … Continue reading Let’s #Sew some #doll pants with these #FREE 18″ #dolls’ pants patterns and a #DIY tutorial!
This week I’m going to show you how to make those adorable “Colonial-style” shoes for dolls, as shown in the images above and below. The image above shows a Project MC2® doll wearing the shoes. The image below shows a Spin Master® Liv doll wearing the shoes. Same pattern; two different dolls. I love it when dolls can swap shoes! The free, printable shoe pattern … Continue reading Preview of this week’s #Colonial #doll shoes @ ChellyWood.com
Some of my YouTube videos go back a ways, and recently I’ve decided to re-do some of those older tutorials. Especially like this one, which (in its original version) gets a lot of views. For anyone who doesn’t remember the original video, this “remastered” version (like the old one) shows how to make a basic ball gown or princess dress for typical 11.5-inch fashion dolls … Continue reading #Barbie #Princess Dress #Tutorial (FREE Patterns Coming Soon) @ ChellyWood.com
As I said yesterday, this pattern does fit other dolls besides just the Spin Master Liv Dolls™. In fact, you can see a number of dolls’ images on the printable pattern itself, to give you some idea about the versatility of this pattern. Some of you are just now realizing that this is almost the exact same pattern as the one I published for St. … Continue reading Here’s my #FREE #sewing pattern for a Liv #Doll skirt:
Welcome! If you look back at the free printable pattern I posted yesterday, you’ll find it goes with this video. These capri pants will be a nice addition to your doll’s summer wardrobe. You may also wish to make the turtleneck. Here are the pattern and tutorial for that as well: Free printable pattern for fashion doll turtleneck Video showing how to make the turtleneck … Continue reading #Sew a pair of #CapriPants for #Dolls w/tutorial@ ChellyWood.com