As some of you know, I’ll soon be selling the handmade outfit you see above in my Etsy store. But my followers tend to visit ChellyWood.com for all the free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos for making doll clothes, including this outfit. So in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday celebration, I’m sharing these patterns with you, in the hope that you will … Continue reading Free printable fashion doll clothes PDF patterns to celebrate #MLKjr’s #Birthday!
Earlier this week, I posted a video showing how to make the polar fleece scarf. Now, here in one location, are the tutorials for the scarf (see below) and the hat, plus the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this cute Grinch-style polar fleece hat. If you’re wanting to know where I got the Grinch-patterned polar fleece, it was JoAnn Fabric & Craft store. … Continue reading Here’s an easy Christmas DIY gift idea with a FREE sewing pattern: a #Grinch #PolarFleece #StockingCap from @JoAnn_Stores
Today’s video tutorial is not my own, but it is used with permission. It was made by Professor Pincushion. On YouTube, you can find helpful links in the description of this video, including links to the patterns you could use to make the shirt shown in the video. If you haven’t heard of Professor Pincushion, you should really navigate over to her website. She offers … Continue reading How to Sew a Shirt Collar w/ Professor Pincushion #FridayFollow
Here in the northern hemisphere, we’re in the heat of summer, so it’s a good time for a swim… Let’s sew a doll’s swimsuit! This doll swimsuit / bathing suit sewing project will fit the 28″ Best Fashion Friend Barbie (and other 28″ fashion dolls). You’ll find the free, printable sewing patterns below: MS Word downloadable pattern for a 28″ doll’s swimsuit or leotard PDF … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Tuesday: #Sew a swimsuit for 28″ #dolls @ ChellyWood.com
In the image above, you can see my 28-inch “Just Play” Barbie wearing a handmade sweater and an argyle skirt with knife pleats. This Barbie is a lot of fun to sew for because she’s so big, like sewing for a little child! Right now, there are not a lot of outfits available for these 28″ beauties. But, I’m here to help! With the free … Continue reading Let’s #sew an outfit for 28″ #dolls with free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com
This week we took measurements for sewing clothes to fit the 28″ Best Fashion Friend Barbie (and other 28″ fashion dolls). Yesterday I gave you the free, printable sewing patterns found in the downloads below: MS Word downloadable pattern for a 28″ doll’s swimsuit or leotard PDF pattern download for a 28″ doll’s swimsuit or leotard Today’s tutorial shows you how to make this lovely … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: #Sew a #tutu or swimsuit for 28″ #dolls @ ChellyWood.com
Are you ready to sew some pajamas for Skipper dolls? The tutorial above will guide you, and the patterns below are free to use, so long as you help spread the word about my free patterns and tutorials! Free printable sewing pattern for 10-inch fashion doll pajamas MS Word Download Free printable sewing pattern for 10-inch fashion doll pajamas PDF Download Tomorrow I’ll post the … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: #Sew PJs for Skipper #Dolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com
This is the tutorial video to accompany yesterday’s free printable sewing patterns. A word to the wise: knife pleats are somewhat challenging because they require precise measurements, so if you’re a beginner, you might want to make this skirt instead. It’s a little easier. Today’s post will be brief; I’m behind on sewing projects for next week, so you’ll have to excuse my brevity. Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: pleated skirt for 28-in #Barbie
This image shows the adorable 28″ Barbie doll clothes we’ll be making here at ChellyWood.com over the course of the next two weeks. It includes my argyle mini-skirt PDF pattern (which is free, like all the other patterns here on my website) and the pattern for the cashmere-style sweater, which is really just a lined shirt made with sweater fabric. I’ll be focusing on the … Continue reading #MeMade Monday: Argyle knife pleated skirt for 28-inch #Barbie
I recently received a question on my “Submit a question” page about which outfits (from my Gallery Page) would fit Pregnant Barbie. I suggested this universal dress pattern, which fits nearly every fashion doll I’ve ever tried it on. The short version of the dress can also double as a ruffle-edged top, which is perfect for the expecting mother in DollVille. Here’s the pattern you’ll … Continue reading Short dress or ruffled top free #sewing pattern fits #pregnant Barbie
This week we’re going to learn how to make the dress shown above, and as usual, I’ll be posting the free, printable patterns to make the dress in the picture. This dress will fit modern Barbies (above), older Barbies (like the one shown below), Spin Master Liv dolls, and the 11-inch Disney Princess fashion dolls (scroll down to see these images). Again, these are just … Continue reading Let’s #sew a #polkadot party dress for #dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com!
If this pattern looks familiar, that’s because we saw it earlier, during the holiday season. It includes my Christmas stocking pattern and my elf hat pattern. For this week’s retro throwback ensemble, though, I’m featuring this pattern because of its bell-bottom style (or boot cut style) jeans or pants. If you look back at yesterday’s post, you’ll see how cute those bell bottoms look on … Continue reading Free #SewEasy pants pattern for TallBarbie #Fashionista #Dolls