ATTENTION BLOG FOLLOWERS: Today’s blog post is part of the new 2019 website renovations. I’m working behind the scenes to make it easier to find the patterns and tutorial videos you want. If you’d like to make one of the craft projects shown in this gallery, just follow these directions: Click on the photograph of the project you’d like to make. This will take you … Continue reading Craft Project Ideas With Free Patterns
When you view this DIY polar fleece scarf tutorial, you’ll be surprised how easy it is to make! In fact, I’m giving this project one flower on my difficulty scale, because there really isn’t much that’s easier to sew than a scarf like this. I have posted this tutorial video before, but since Christmas is drawing near, I thought it wouldn’t hurt to re-post it. … Continue reading #Scarf #DIY #Sewing Tutorial is SO Easy! @ ChellyWood.com
Like the scarf project that I posted yesterday, this “Grinch” hat will make a wonderful Christmas gift, and it’s relatively quick to make. You will need to download these two patterns before you begin: Pattern 1 for making the polar fleece hat Pattern 2 for making the polar fleece hat Need help downloading my free, printable sewing patterns? Click here for an instructional tutorial on … Continue reading #Grinch fleece hat #patterns are free @ ChellyWood.com for #sewing #Christmas gifts
This week we’ve been learning how to make a baby doll’s diaper (in the UK and many other parts of the world, it’s called a “Nappy”). These baby doll accessories are perfect gifts for little children to play “Mommy” or “Daddy” with baby dolls! As you’ll see in the video, dolly diapers / nappies are also super easy to make! The reversible version, in my … Continue reading #DIY Baby #Dolls’ Diaper / Nappy Makes a Great #Gift for #Kids!
This week we’ll be making the little floral mini-skirt that I posted pictures of in yesterday’s blog post. For this project, we’ll use the “Short Skirt” pattern in the upper left corner of the pattern shown above. The link below will give you easy access to this free pattern, but if you need any help understanding how to download free printable sewing patterns, this tutorial … Continue reading #Sew a #dolls’ skirt for an easy-sewing#gift for the #holidays w/FREE pattern @ ChellyWood.com
Here’s the tutorial you’ve been waiting for! I just love my little Dutch windmill pincushion! I use it all the time, and for Christmas this season, I’ve been making one for an aunt of mine who also loves to sew. I don’t advise this project for the absolute beginner; however, if you’re intermediate to advanced at sewing and would like to learn to embroider, this … Continue reading Dutch windmill pincushion: #ChristmasGiftIdeas for anyone who loves #TheNetherlands, #sewing, #miniatures, or #embroidery
Hopefully you’re as excited as I am about this adorable Dutch windmill pincushion project! I actually started this project a full year ago, but I’ve waited to post it until just before Christmas because I think it would make a fantastic Christmas gift for anyone who sews or collects miniatures. Here’s a link to the Dutch windmill pincushion pattern for easy download. There have been … Continue reading Sew a #Dutch windmill #pincushion with free #sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com (just like the old wind mills found in the #Netherlands)!
I’m best known for my free doll clothes patterns and tutorials, but this week on ChellyWood.com, I’m going to share my beloved Dutch windmill pincushion project. Tomorrow I’ll be posting the free pattern, and Wednesday I’ll post the free tutorial video showing you how to make this darling little gem. This windmill pincushion project makes a great gift for anyone who loves miniatures, dolls, sewing, … Continue reading #GiftIdea: make a #Dutch windmill #pincushion for someone you #love!
Next month I’ll be sharing my windmill pincushion pattern, and the embroidery tutorials I’ve been showing you lately are leading up to that adorable little pincushion. This windmill pincushion project could make a great Christmas gift for someone you know, especially for someone who enjoys sewing, and this project is also a great opportunity for a beginner to practice various embroidery stitches. Today’s … Continue reading Hand #Embroidery Stitch: How to Do a Herringbone Stitch @ ChellyWood.com
This is the pattern for the “harvest apron” project that I showed in yesterday’s preview photos. It’s the same pattern that we used to make the reversible hairdresser’s apron (published here on ChellyWood.com in July of 2017). However in the latest project, I’ll be using this pattern as a one-sided apron–almost more of a pinafore–over the top of my sunflower dress for 11.5-inch fashion dolls … Continue reading #Dolls’ #Harvest Apron #Sewing Pattern @ ChellyWood.com
Last week I gave you the pattern and an easy-to-follow DIY tutorial for making the shorts shown in the image above. This week I’m going to give you the free doll clothes pattern for sewing the felt shirt. I’ve taken a close-up photo (below), so you can see how very basic this shirt pattern is. Even those of you who are brand-new to sewing will … Continue reading Free #sewing #patterns for 28-inch Barbie doll’s #felt shirt
Here’s the second free printable sewing pattern for making my easy-to-sew stocking cap (also called a beanie or –in Canada– a tuque /touque). I used polar fleece for my stocking cap, and fleece is a very easy fabric to work with. This pattern project is listed as having three flowers, on my difficulty scale. So it’s not particularly hard to make, but it’s not for … Continue reading FREE Printable #Sewing Patterns for #Tuque or #Beanie (Stocking Cap)