The image shows a close-up of the couching stitch used in hand-embroidery (broderie). The overlay says, "Basic couching stitch" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com as the home of this particular DIY embroidery video showing how to do the couching stitch.

Learn hand #embroidery with this basic couching #stitch for #Halloween #craft projects

If you regularly visit ChellyWood.com, you may have noticed that I’ve been offering a number of hand embroidery tutorials lately. In November, these tutorials will culminate in a pincushion sampler, with (to no one’s surprise) a free pattern! In this video, you can see a preview of the windmill pincushion pattern that’s coming in November, just in time for making handmade Christmas gifts for friends … Continue reading Learn hand #embroidery with this basic couching #stitch for #Halloween #craft projects

FREE #Halloween dress pattern for #LivDolls and other 11″ #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

This week’s posts will be brief. Since I discovered that this dress pattern fits quite a few dolls, I need to create official posts for each doll, so that I can offer links from my gallery page to each post. (Sorry for taking up a whole week to take care of business, but this is the best way to make the patterns easily accessible from … Continue reading FREE #Halloween dress pattern for #LivDolls and other 11″ #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Free pattern for #sewing a #DisneyPrincess #dolls dress @ ChellyWood.com

This week’s posts will be brief. Since I discovered that this dress pattern fits quite a few dolls, I need to create official posts for each doll, so that I can offer links from my gallery page to each post. (Sorry for taking up a whole week to take care of business, but this is the best way to make the patterns easily accessible from … Continue reading Free pattern for #sewing a #DisneyPrincess #dolls dress @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Skipper doll and a Petite Barbie doll wearing a dress that's made of candy corn-decorated fabric. The overlay says, "Halloween doll dress with free pattern" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com.

#Sew a pretty #Halloween dress for #dolls w/FREE pattern @ ChellyWood.com

  You might be thinking, “I don’t have time to make this dress before Halloween!” That may be true, but as it says in the video, you can substitute the candy corn fabric for any other small-print fabric. Think how cute this dress would look with a snowflake- or flower-patterned fabric! How about simple polka dots? This dress tutorial has a longer-than-usual viewing time, but … Continue reading #Sew a pretty #Halloween dress for #dolls w/FREE pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Mattel Skipper doll wearing an orange and black doll dress decorated with candy corns, ric rac, and ribbons. The skirt of the dress flares, and her long elegant sleeves end in a white cuff. Overlay says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

#HalloweenCandy #Dolls Dress #Pattern is FREE @ ChellyWood.com

Here’s a preview for you, of this week’s Halloween candy corn doll dress project. As usual, the pattern is going to be FREE for you to download. I’ll post that free pattern tomorrow, and then Wednesday, I’ll post the YouTube tutorial showing you how to sew it. You’ll be pleased to know that this pattern fits a number of 10″ and even some 11″ fashion … Continue reading #HalloweenCandy #Dolls Dress #Pattern is FREE @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Made-to-Move Barbie wearing a Cat costume and a Polly Pocket wearing a ghost costume. Both costumes are hand-sewn. The Polly Pocket doll carries a jack-o-lantern, and the two dolls stand before a felt haunted house with a full moon rising behind it. The ground at their feet is sandy. Overlay says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Sew #TrickOrTreat Outfits for #dolls w/FREE #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Isn’t that photo adorable? I must admit, these “dolling” Halloween outfits were fun to make! And as promised, here are some links to my patterns and tutorials, so you can sew your own cat costume, ghost costume, and jack-o-lantern candy bucket: Cat Costume — fits most 11.5-inch fashion dolls like Barbie®, Spin Master Liv™ dolls, Disney Princess® dolls, Momoko®, and many more. Cat accessories pattern … Continue reading Sew #TrickOrTreat Outfits for #dolls w/FREE #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a fairly easy sewing pattern for a ghost costume for small dolls, like doll-house sized dolls ranging from Polly Pocket to Chelsea dolls, to many other dollhouse-sized dolls in miniature. The pattern itself is meant to be used with felt fabric, and is marked with the URL ChellyWood.com (the pattern designer's website) and a creative commons attribution mark.

Sew a felt #Halloween #ghost costume for 1:12 or 1:18 scale #dolls w/this free pattern

Here’s the last of my free patterns for this fun Halloween doll costume set. Look back at Monday’s post to see the preview of both costumes, which include a cat costume, this little ghost costume, and a Halloween jack-o-lantern candy bucket /basket pattern. This ghost costume pattern is designed to fit small dollhouse-sized dolls, like Polly Pocket®, Chelsea®, and many other 1:12 or 1:18 scale … Continue reading Sew a felt #Halloween #ghost costume for 1:12 or 1:18 scale #dolls w/this free pattern