Image shows a pretty girl in a polar fleece hat with folded head band. The heading says, "winter hat DIY" and the overlay offers a website where the free patterns and tutorial for making this polar fleece hat can be found: ChellyWood.com. The hat is in the style of a winter polar fleece beanie, tuque /touque or stocking cap.

Here’s an easy Christmas DIY gift idea with a FREE sewing pattern: a #Grinch #PolarFleece #StockingCap from @JoAnn_Stores

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

Here we see a lovely Queens of Africa Azeezah doll standing next to a doll-sized fireplace with stockings hanging over it. Behind the doll is a heart-shaped Christmas wreath. To her right is a doll-sized Christmas tree decorated with tiny ornaments. There are teeny-tiny wrapped gifts under the tree. The doll wears a red felt shirt with straps and a bell-shaped above-the-knee skirt made of small-print cotton made of tiny holly-leaf print. 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

Image shows a caucasian person's fingers holding fabric that has been decorated with an array of bright-colored flowers. Overlay says, "How to Buy Fabric" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com

Tips for Buying Fabric for Sewing Doll Clothes on #BlackFriday — Let’s #Shop for #SewingSupplies!

It’s Black Friday here in the US, so what better day to re-post my video tutorial on How to Shop for Fabric when sewing doll clothes? As you know, I’ve been posting free printable doll clothes PDF sewing patterns and linking to old tutorial videos so you can make this 18″ doll’s clothing ensemble, which makes a fantastic Christmas gift for any little girl who … Continue reading Tips for Buying Fabric for Sewing Doll Clothes on #BlackFriday — Let’s #Shop for #SewingSupplies!

The image shows an 18-inch doll wearing a pair of jeans / pants and a long-sleeved shirt. The watermark on the image tells you where you can download the free printable sewing patterns (PDF download) for sewing this outfit: ChellyWood.com and this website offers hundreds of free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Sew a long-sleeved shirt and jeans for your 18″ dolls w/free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #crafts #creativeideas #craftymom

Here’s the latest combination from the patterns that I’m re-posting as PDF downloadable patterns. As part of the clothing ensemble I showed you in Monday’s post, this set of free doll clothes patterns includes a pair of “jeans” and a long-sleeved shirt. The “jeans” are made of a denim-colored lightweight cotton fabric, and they have an easy-to-sew elastic waist. I prefer making elastic waists for … Continue reading Sew a long-sleeved shirt and jeans for your 18″ dolls w/free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #crafts #creativeideas #craftymom

The image shows a wardrobe of 10 doll clothing items designed to fit 18 inch dolls. There are several shirts, three skirts, a pair of shorts, a pair of pants, and a pair of pajamas. The watermark tells you where you can download the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this 18 inch doll wardrobe: ChellyWood.com

Easy-to-sew wardrobe for 18 inch #dolls with free PDF #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Last Friday I confessed that I was really behind on my holiday sewing projects. Well here’s the result of crunch time! Over the weekend I sewed this mix-and-match wardrobe for 18 inch dolls, using the patterns that already exist right here on ChellyWood.com This 18 inch doll’s wardrobe includes the following: A pair of pants A set of pajama-style shorts A pair of regular shorts … Continue reading Easy-to-sew wardrobe for 18 inch #dolls with free PDF #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

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!

A Lil Cutsies (Lil' cutesie) baby doll from JC Toys is shown modeling a blue dress with sleeves. The cotton dress has a pattern of tiny candy canes dancing across the fabric. The shade of blue in the dress matches the blue of her hair ribbon.

#PDFpattern Wednesday: start #sewing your Christmas gifts early with these free #patterns for 8-inch dolls!

  Sewing a candy cane dress in June? Why not?! It’s always a good idea to get your Christmas gift sewing projects started early! And with these free printable sewing patterns, you can sew a half dozen little outfits for your daughter / niece / granddaughter’s 8-inch baby doll without the stress of trying to get it all done before the approaching holiday smacks you right … Continue reading #PDFpattern Wednesday: start #sewing your Christmas gifts early with these free #patterns for 8-inch dolls!

The image shows a Made-to-Move Barbie wearing a handmade babydoll pajama. The doll's lilac-colored pajamas are trimmed in bias tape, ribbon, and rick-rack. Barbie lays on a doll-sized bed with a small quilt on the bed. The quilt has little hearts on it (for this image was posted in February, for Valentine's Day. Barbie's head lays on a quilted pink-and-purple nine patch pillow. She has a stuffed bear on her bed and a cabinet in the background. The wallpaper is purple and there's a window in the wall behind her. The whole diorama is 1:6 scale to suit Barbie. The doll wraps her hand around the nine-patch quilted doll pillow, and she has her legs crossed at the ankle as she reclines upon her little quilt-covered bed. The overlay offers the website where you can find free patterns for making the Barbie doll pajamas and a pair of shorts that cannot be seen in this image, but which go with the baby doll pajamas. The overlay says: ChellyWood.com and it also says, "Free doll clothes patterns and tutorials" -- this website offers free doll clothes patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Each pattern comes with a free tutorial video showing you how to make the clothes.

#MeMade Monday: a babydoll pajama set for Barbie #dolls on #ValentinesDay

It’s February, so for St. Valentine’s Day this year, I looked back through my emails from fans and followers for an idea that might suit the Valentine’s Day theme. What did I come up with? A babydoll pajama! When I went back to my emails and blog surveys, I discovered there were a fair number of requests for pajama sets for Barbie, Skipper, and similar … Continue reading #MeMade Monday: a babydoll pajama set for Barbie #dolls on #ValentinesDay

Image shows an 8" baby doll wearing a handmade dress, shoes, and diaper. This is the Lil Cutesies doll "Bibi" from JC Toys. The overlay says, "ChellyWood.com" which is a website offering free printable sewing patterns and tutorials to show you how to make this doll's outfit: a dress, a diaper, and soft shoes for 8-inch baby dolls. All of these items have free printable sewing patterns designed to fit 8 inch baby dolls. The free doll clothes patterns are free to download and print on your home computer, tablet, or laptop.

#Sew a pair of baby #dolls’ #felt booties w/free #patterns from ChellyWood.com

This week I’m going to show you how to make the adorable, easy-to-sew felt booties that this Lil’ Cutesie doll is wearing with her holiday snowflake dress. Tomorrow you’ll get the free, printable sewing pattern for the baby doll booties (or slippers or shoes). Then on Wednesday, I’ll be posting the video tutorial. I posted the patterns and tutorials for the holiday snowflake dress last … Continue reading #Sew a pair of baby #dolls’ #felt booties w/free #patterns from ChellyWood.com

The image shows an 8" baby doll wearing a handmade doll dress designed with little holiday snowflakes. The overlay says, "8-inch Baby doll Dress" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com, where you can find the free patterns and easy-to-follow DIY tutorial videos showing how to sew this baby doll dress to fit 8-inch baby dolls like the one shown in the image (a bibi doll from the Lil cutesies collection made by JC toys).

8-inch Baby #Dolls’ Dress with FREE #Sewing #Patterns and #DIY Tutorial @ ChellyWood.com

Below you’ll find a link to the FREE printable sewing pattern for making the 8″ baby doll dress shown in the pattern: Free printable sewing pattern for 8-inch baby doll dress I’ve designed this dress to fit the Lil’ Cutesies dolls from JC Toys, but it will likely fit other dolls in the 8″ size range as well. Now this dress is relatively easy to … Continue reading 8-inch Baby #Dolls’ Dress with FREE #Sewing #Patterns and #DIY Tutorial @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows an 8" baby doll laying on a baby blanket. Her booted feet are in the air, and she wears a hand-made sleeveless dress made of felt (for the bodice) and flannel (for the skirt. This extra-soft garment can be made using the FREE printable sewing patterns offered at ChellyWood.com (the watermark on the image). This website offers free printable doll clothes patterns and tutorial videos showing how to sew the baby doll dress shown in the images, among other doll clothes.

Sew a #winter #snowflake dress for 8-inch baby #dolls with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

As we get closer to Christmas, I’d like to offer a few sewing projects for baby dolls. The image above shows a preview of the easy-to-sew baby doll dress pattern that I’ll be posting on ChellyWood.com this week (along with the tutorial video showing you how to make it). Last week we made the little diaper that goes under the dress, as you can see … Continue reading Sew a #winter #snowflake dress for 8-inch baby #dolls with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Image shows two fashion dolls dressed as Christmas elves. Overlay says, "What's going on at the North Pole?" and it offers the URL ChellyWood.com with the words "free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

What’s going on at the #NorthPole? Check out these little #dolls:

This is actually a re-post from last Christmas, but please be aware that the hats, elf shoes, and dresses that appear in the video above now have free patterns and tutorials available right here on ChellyWood.com! Look back at this post or this post for those free doll clothes patterns and tutorials. This time last year, I was just learning how to use my Camtasia … Continue reading What’s going on at the #NorthPole? Check out these little #dolls: