To learn more about the Queens of Africa dolls, please go to https://queensofafricadolls.com/

Where to send handmade fashion doll clothes for #Christmas #nonprofit #communitysupport: Family Promise of North Idaho

It’s always nice to do some charity work around the holidays, so I have a proposal for you, my followers… For Christmas this year I’m sewing some doll clothes for the children at the shelter for displaced families, where my sister-in-law works as the administrator. This shelter is called Family Promise, and I’m told they have a number of naked 11.5-inch fashion dolls which need … Continue reading Where to send handmade fashion doll clothes for #Christmas #nonprofit #communitysupport: Family Promise of North Idaho

The image shows a pair of Christmas stockings hanging on a doll house sized fireplace. The overlay says "dollhouse stocking patterns free" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com (where you can download free PDF sewing patterns for doll clothes and doll crafts).

DIY Fashion Doll Stockings w/ free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #toys #ChristmasStocking #miniatures

Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make a Christmas stocking for your 1:6 scale dollhouse or diorama. Yes, I’ve posted this tutorial and this stocking pattern before, but I thought it might be nice to re-master the tutorial video to include a voice-over for instruction. The following links will help you make not only the stockings, but the fashion doll clothes holiday outfit that … Continue reading DIY Fashion Doll Stockings w/ free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #toys #ChristmasStocking #miniatures

The image shows a fashion doll (a Queens of Africa 11 inch doll, shaped a lot like a Barbie doll) wearing a handmade bell-shaped skirt with a holly print fabric. The overlay says, "FREE Bell Skirt Pattern" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com, where you can find free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos showing how to make hundreds of free PDF patterns for doll clothes that you can easily download for free on the website.

Sew a Bell Skirt for Fashion Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Sewing #HolidayFashions

Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make an easy-to-sew “bell-style” skirt with an elastic waist for 11 inch fashion dolls like the Queens of Africa doll that appears in the video. Here are the patterns (plus an additional tutorial video) you’ll need to make the bell skirt plus the felt shirt that’s shown in today’s video: Free printable PDF sewing pattern for felt shirt … Continue reading Sew a Bell Skirt for Fashion Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Sewing #HolidayFashions

This is the JPG image of a free printable PDF sewing pattern for making 11 inch fashion doll clothes. You can download the free PDF sewing patterns at ChellyWood.com (a website dedicated to providing free printable doll clothes patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes).

Sew a Red Felt Shirt for Fashion Dolls With FREE #SewingPattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollCrafts

If the red felt strappy top looks familiar, that’s because I’ve posted the same design before, with other dolls modeling the shirt. However today is the first time I’m offering the pattern as a PDF. Here are the patterns and tutorial videos you’ll need to make the red felt shirt shown above: Free printable PDF sewing pattern for felt shirt with straps Tutorial video showing … Continue reading Sew a Red Felt Shirt for Fashion Dolls With FREE #SewingPattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollCrafts

Image shows 18 inch doll clothes sewing project (s) in progress. Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes.

Is anybody else behind on their #holiday #sewing projects? Oh my goodness!

If you follow me on Instagram, you might remember seeing this craft project table at an earlier stage. Well, I feel like I haven’t gotten very far lately. 😟 Do you ever get so far behind on your sewing and craft projects that you start to feel kind of hopeless? I’m there. This dress pattern was supposed to get posted just before Halloween, but it … Continue reading Is anybody else behind on their #holiday #sewing projects? Oh my goodness!

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. The images shows a free printable sewing pattern for making a dress to fit 8" dolls like the lil cutesies dolls made by JC toys (shown on the pattern itself wearing the dress made from this free printable sewing pattern). This is a baby doll dress pattern to sew, and it is free and printable. It is stamped with the "Creative commons attribution" mark, which means you're free to use this pattern, but please tell others where you got your patterns. You may do this by pinning the pattern on Pinterest, liking the pattern on facebook, tweeting about the patterns on twitter, or using any other form of social media to share your knowledge of this website and/or the images found on this website (including this free doll clothes sewing pattern for baby dolls).

Free 8-inch Baby #Doll’s dress #patterns to sew for #Christmas #Gifts @ ChellyWood.com

This week I’m offering a FREE printable sewing pattern for an easy-to-sew doll dress that fits 8″ baby dolls like the Lil’ Cutesies doll shown on the pattern above. For easy download, click here, and you will be able to access the graphic image of the pattern as a jpg file. Need help downloading my free, printable sewing patterns? Click here for an instructional tutorial … Continue reading Free 8-inch Baby #Doll’s dress #patterns to sew for #Christmas #Gifts @ ChellyWood.com

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Barbie doll's lower half wearing a hand-made skirt with colorful flowers all over the fabric. The skirt is trimmed in lace and appears to have a gathered waist. The overlay says, "Easy Sew Skirt" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com (where you can find the pattern and tutorial to use for making this easy DIY Barbie skirt).

Barbie #dolls skirt #sewing project for #holiday gift-giving (EASY!) w/FREE #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Do you know a little girl between the ages of three and ten years old? Most girls that age LOVE to play with Barbie dolls. If you want an easy-to-sew holiday gift for little girls, consider making them half a dozen Barbie skirts and tops, using a variety of fabrics. In just an hour or two, you will have a doll wardrobe that promises hours … Continue reading Barbie #dolls skirt #sewing project for #holiday gift-giving (EASY!) w/FREE #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows a handmade pincushion in the shape of a Dutch windmill (like the old-fashioned ones found in the Netherlands). It has propellers, windows, a door, and it appears to have embroidered borders around various parts, like it's an embroidery sampler of some kind. The propellers are held on with a cloth-covered button. In the window boxes are tiny flowers. From roof to base, it's covered in colorful straight pins. The overlay says, "Windmill pin-cushion" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com where you can find patterns for other pin cushions and craft projects. All patterns on ChellyWood.com are free to print, using a creative commons attribution mark.

Dutch windmill pincushion: #ChristmasGiftIdeas for anyone who loves #TheNetherlands, #sewing, #miniatures, or #embroidery

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

Click on the link above for the tutorial video page. This image shows a lazy daisy embroidery project on a red felt background with a stem and leaf. The tutorial video is found at ChellyWood.com

Hand #embroidery tutorial: the chain #stitch detached @ ChellyWood.com #dolls and #crafts

This is an older tutorial–one that I made in 2015–so the audio is a bit choppy. Since then, I’ve built up my following so I can afford nicer video software for editing my videos. So I apologize for the choppiness of the video, but I think it gets the point across. These little daisies can appear in the flower baskets on your windmill pincushion, a … Continue reading Hand #embroidery tutorial: the chain #stitch detached @ ChellyWood.com #dolls and #crafts

The image is a header for a youtube tutorial showing how to make a pair of boxer shorts or summer shorts to fit GI Joe, broad Ken dolls, or other bigger-bodied action figures. The YouTube tutorial also says that free patterns are included with the youtube video diy tutorial showing how to make these boxers or shorts. The overlay on the image offers the URL of the website where more free patterns and tutorials can be found: ChellyWood.com

Follow steps to #sew a pair of #DIY shorts for #BroadKen #dolls or #GIjoe

Here we have my DIY tutorial video, showing you each step toward the creation of a pair of boxers or summer-style shorts for your broad-bodied action figure (i.e. GI Joe and similar-sized action figures) or fashion dolls (i.e. Broad Ken and similar-sized male fashion dolls). As I noted in Monday’s post, Mattel’s Ken now comes in a broader version, so the patterns I made for … Continue reading Follow steps to #sew a pair of #DIY shorts for #BroadKen #dolls or #GIjoe

The image shows Mattel's 28-inch Barbie Best Fashion Friend from Just Play wearing a hand-made felt shirt using the free printable easy-to-sew shirt pattern downloaded and printed at chellywood.com the website for free doll clothes patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image links to the youtube tutorial video showing how to sew this easy sewing project for beginners, using the free pattern for this felt top sleeveless shirt that fits 28 inch dolls such as Mattels 28" barbie dolls.

Super easy #felt shirt #DIY for 28-inch #tall #dolls

Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make the very simple felt shirt that I gave you the pattern for yesterday. Just in case you missed that post, click here to download that FREE pattern once again. This felt shirt is designed to fit 28-inch dolls like Mattel’s Barbie “Best Fashion Friend” from Just Play. Those of you who are already very talented with sewing … Continue reading Super easy #felt shirt #DIY for 28-inch #tall #dolls

This image shows the cover page for a YouTube tutorial that demonstrates how to sew a pair of shorts to fit most 18-inch or 46 cm dolls, like American Girl dolls, Madame Alexander dolls, vintage Crissy dolls, Journey Girls, and a number of other 18-inch or 46 centimeter dolls. The image shows the doll's hip area. She wears a pair of hand-made shorts with a nautical print theme that is dotted with images of anchors and sailboats and tiny red fish. The headline reads simply, "Doll shorts" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com, which is where you can find the free printable sewing pattern for making these doll shorts.

#Sew shorts for your 18-inch #dolls w/this free #sewing pattern

Monday I posted a preview, showing images of three different dolls who can fit into my free nautical shorts patterns for 18-inch dolls. Tuesday I posted the free printable sewing pattern for making the shorts that fit 18″ dolls. Today I’m sharing the video tutorial I’ve made, to help guide you as you sew the shorts for your 18 inch dolls. Just to make sure … Continue reading #Sew shorts for your 18-inch #dolls w/this free #sewing pattern