The image shows a 16" Velvet doll from the Crissy family of vintage dolls. She seems to be strolling in front of a wall where a lovely miniature quilt is hanging. The quilt is made with purple applique hearts on a white background, and it's trimmed in purple and white floral fabric. The doll wears an easy-to-sew felt sleeveless shirt / top and a super easy to make elastic waist skirt. Patterns for the skirt and shirt are found at ChellyWood.com in the form of a free printable PDF sewing pattern.

Free printable PDF patterns for teaching a child to sew (or for adults learning to sew) @ChellyWood.com #EasySew #HomeEcAtHome

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing pattern. The outfit shown in the image above includes a super easy-to-sew felt top and an elastic-waist easy-sew skirt. I’ll be posting the felt top pattern later this week. The skirt fits a wide variety of dolls including but not limited to the list below. Today’s free printable PDF skirt pattern will … Continue reading Free printable PDF patterns for teaching a child to sew (or for adults learning to sew) @ChellyWood.com #EasySew #HomeEcAtHome

@AveryLaneDesign’s Sew in Style is perfect for #Kids learning the #Craft of #Sewing

I’m actually acquainted with Erin Hentzel, the author of Avery Lane Design‘s book, Sew in Style. She’s a member of one of the doll clothes sewing groups that I belong to on Facebook. So when I heard about her book, I wanted to buy it and review it for my readers here on ChellyWood.com. With its colorful illustrations and simple instructions, Sew in Style is ideal … Continue reading @AveryLaneDesign’s Sew in Style is perfect for #Kids learning the #Craft of #Sewing