Here’s the tutorial to match the patterns I’ve posted this week. In short, here’s what you’ll need to make the jacket (or blouse) shown in the video above: Pattern 1: You’ll need the shirt’s front and back, plus the collar from this pattern. Pattern 2: You’ll need the sleeve from this pattern. You’ll notice there’s also a pattern for pants/jeans with the long-sleeve pattern. I’m … Continue reading #Sewing #Tutorial w/FREE Patterns for #Dolls’ Clothes @ ChellyWood.com
This doll plays the part of Rosaline in my stop-motion production of Romeo and Juliet (which I’m still filming). Her dress is a variation on both the Nurse’s costume and the merchant woman’s costume. (Click those links to find patterns and tutorials for those costumes.) However, today I want to focus on her unique tiara. I designed this tiara to look like those hats that … Continue reading Make a #Tiara for #Barbie #Dolls with a free pattern from ChellyWood.com
Earlier this week I introduced you to the World of Love doll named Soul, and I explained how she will be playing Benvolio in the upcoming stop-motion version of Romeo and Juliet. On Wednesday, I shared my pattern for Benvolio’s shirt and pants. I also offered links to the vest, hat, and boots patterns. Today I’m going to hook you up with the video tutorials that … Continue reading Make Sewing #Crafts for Your #Dollhouse Sized Doll or #BreyerHorse Doll
Yesterday I gave you the pattern for Ken’s romantic Romeo shirt; now I’m sharing my latest YouTube video tutorial with you. It shows you exactly how to piece together the free, printable pattern I gave you yesterday. Can’t find the pattern? Go to my Doll Patterns page. Wondering why I give stuff away for free? Visit my “Chelly’s Books” page. Continue reading #Sew a #Romantic Shirt for Ken #Dolls: YouTube Video Tutorial
As my followers know, I love to create DIY projects for my fashion dolls, including Barbie, Momoko, World of Love Dolls, and (soon-to-come) Breyer dolls. Today I’m featuring my list of top 5 fashion doll DIY websites. Of course my own website, ChellyWood.com, is a good one. That’s a given. But I visit other people’s websites too, and these are some of the best I’ve … Continue reading Top 5 #FashionDoll DIY Websites #Dollstagram #BJD
On Monday, I showed you the image of the final product; on Tuesday I gave you the pattern. Now I’m posting my video tutorial, showing you how to make a cone-shaped princess hat for Barbie dolls. It’s actually pretty easy to make, as you can see. To show your appreciation for my free patterns and tutorials, please like, pin, or tweet about my videos. Thanks! Continue reading #Sewing Tutorial: How to Make a Cone-Shaped #Princess Hat for #Barbie Dolls
Here’s the pattern I used for Count Paris’ vest in my Barbie production of Romeo and Juliet on YouTube. Tomorrow I’ll post the video tutorial, so you know exactly how to make this vest. To print the pattern, simply click on it, download it, and enlarge or shrink it to fit on a normal-sized piece of computer paper (with no borders), using Microsoft Word’s “insert … Continue reading Vest Pattern for Ken #Dolls Is Free to Print (Great for #Western Outfits or Groom Costumes)
Recently one of my readers complained that she loves dolls–enjoys collecting them–but now that she’s a young adult, her family thinks doll collecting is a waste of her time and money. Well, take it from a grown woman who loves Barbies, there’s nothing wrong with collecting dolls! When I was in high school, I justified my doll obsession by sewing and selling hand-made Barbie doll clothes … Continue reading There’s nothing wrong with collecting dolls!