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

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a pattern for the felt cat mask, felt mittens, felt tail pattern, and felt pumpkin / jack-o-lantern candy basket that are shown in the image of a fashion doll wearing a cat costume and carrying a jack-o-lantern candy basket for Halloween celebrations. This pattern, and the video tutorial that shows how to make it (along with all the free sewing patterns) are found at ChellyWood.com.

FREE felt #jackOlantern and #cat #mask pattern @ ChellyWood.com

If you’re not sure what this pattern is all about, have a look back at Monday’s post. This week I’m re-posting last year’s Halloween-themed costumes for fashion dolls. The cat costume includes the bodysuit pattern, the easy-to-make tights, and the mask, tail, and mittens that are part of the pattern above. The pumpkin/ jack-o-lantern pattern is really fun and quite easy to make, in my … Continue reading FREE felt #jackOlantern and #cat #mask pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image is a printable pattern for a body suit / bodysuit that fits most 11.5 inch fashion dolls like Barbie, Momoko, Liv dolls, and similar-sized dolls. The doll is shown wearing the body suit as part of a Halloween cat costume and also as a simple bodysuit like a gymnast might wear.

DIY #felt bodysuit for your #fashion #dolls with FREE pattern @ ChellyWood.com

This is an updated-and-improved version of the free bodysuit pattern I posted at about this time last year. This bodysuit goes with my fashion doll cat costume, which is part of the Halloween doll clothes project I’m posting all week long. Tomorrow I’ll offer the free patterns for making her mask, mittens, and tail, and the day after that, I’ll post the patterns for the … Continue reading DIY #felt bodysuit for your #fashion #dolls with FREE pattern @ ChellyWood.com

#Halloween cat and #ghost costumes for #dolls w/FREE patterns @ ChellyWood.com

This week I’m re-posting the free sewing patterns and tutorials for the cat costume (which is designed to fit most 11.5-inch fashion dolls), the ghost costume pattern (which fits little dolls like Chelsea, Polly Pocket, and similar-sized dolls), and the pattern for making the adorable little pumpkin candy basket that you see in the image above. The cat costume includes a bodysuit, which is why … Continue reading #Halloween cat and #ghost costumes for #dolls w/FREE patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Image shows Mattel's made-to-move Barbie sporting a ninja costume and mask that covers all of her head except the eyes. Overlay says DIY ninja fashion doll MASK. The image's watermark reads, "ChellyWood.com: free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

#Sew a ninja’s #Mask for #FashionDolls w/ free pattern at ChellyWood.com

Who doesn’t love ninjas? For anyone who loves both fashion dolls and ninjas, this is the perfect gift! Now you can sew a fashion doll ninja mask to fit most 11.5 inch / 29 cm fashion dolls, like Barbie®, Queens of Africa™, Gloria™ dolls, and similar-sized dolls! Here are the links to the patterns, once again, for your convenience: Ninja costume pattern 1 Ninja costume pattern 2 For … Continue reading #Sew a ninja’s #Mask for #FashionDolls w/ free pattern at ChellyWood.com

FREE printable sewing patterns for #Halloween #dolls’ #costumes

Happy Halloween everyone! I’m trying to keep all of my patterns and tutorials organized by posting an image like this once in a while, with links to everything you need to create the outfits shown in the image. Then, over the weekend or in the week that follows, I create a link from the Gallery Page to a page like this one. The idea is … Continue reading FREE printable sewing patterns for #Halloween #dolls’ #costumes