On a square purple cotton background, we see the words "How to alter doll clothes patterns is live" and a bright pink arrow points at a scene from Chelly Wood's class on how to alter doll clothes patterns.

Update on my Creative Spark class… #DollClothes #SewingClass

  Yes, my Creative Spark class, “How to Alter Doll Clothes Patterns” is now live on the Creative Spark platform. You can sign up any time you want! Here are a few FAQ’s people have asked me about my paid course(s): Will you be teaching any more classes for Creative Spark? Yes! To see all of the courses I’m offering, click here on my Instructor’s … Continue reading Update on my Creative Spark class… #DollClothes #SewingClass

On a square purple cotton background, we see the words "How to alter doll clothes patterns is live" and a bright pink arrow points at a scene from Chelly Wood's class on how to alter doll clothes patterns.

YAY! You can sign up for my class on Creative Spark! #DollClothes #DesignClass

  As you can see by the “official announcement” video above, my Creative Spark class, “How to Alter Doll Clothes Patterns” is now live on the Creative Spark platform. You can sign up any time you want! And don’t panic if it seems like too much to add to your plate right now — sometimes our lives get really busy. I totally understand. But for … Continue reading YAY! You can sign up for my class on Creative Spark! #DollClothes #DesignClass

Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. The image shows the Chelly Wood (repainted Liv) doll holding up a copy of Simplicity doll clothes pattern number 7073, which fits most 11 to 11 and a half inch fashion dolls like Barbies. The watermark on this image directs you to go to ChellyWood.com for free doll clothes patterns and tutorials.

A great set of Barbie clothes sewing patterns for beginners: Sewing for Dummies #DollClothes #SewingPattern Review @ ChellyWood.com

From time to time, a visitor to this website will use my contact form to ask “Which sewing pattern is best for beginners?” When my niece, Zoë, started to sew, I bought her the Simplicity 11 and a half inch fashion doll clothes sewing pattern 7073 (“Sewing for Dummies”) that you see in the images above and below this text. I own a copy of … Continue reading A great set of Barbie clothes sewing patterns for beginners: Sewing for Dummies #DollClothes #SewingPattern Review @ ChellyWood.com

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