In the image above, you can see my Kaya doll (from American Girl doll company) modeling my latest pattern for a bikini swimsuit. This week I’ll be offering the free patterns and tutorials for the swimsuit top, which could potentially be used to make a dolly “training bra” if you wanted to. This 18-inch doll swimsuit pattern will fit most 18 inch (46 cm) dolls … Continue reading Swimsuit bikini top for #AmericanGirlDolls and other 18 inch #dolls–free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com
Monday you saw the previews. Tuesday and Wednesday I gave you the free patterns. Today we’re watching the DIY video that shows you how to make this gym bag / kit / duffle or duffel bag. Gymnastics-themed patterns have been rising in popularity, so I thought I’d point out that this travel bag for 18-inch dolls like American Girl (AG), Madame Alexander, and others would … Continue reading 18-inch #Dolls #Gymnastics Bag #DIY w/free #sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com
At the start of the new year, I did a survey. Do you remember that? A lot of people requested free patterns to fit 18″ (46 cm) dolls, like American Girl Dolls, Madame Alexander Dolls, etc. Well you talked, and I listened! Now I’m pretty new to this size of doll, so my first prototypes didn’t fit correctly and I’ve had to make adjustments. It … Continue reading Let’s #sew a #DIY #gym bag for AG #dolls!
Today I’m going to give you everything you need–free patterns and links to my tutorials–so you can make the Swedish traditional costume shown above. The costume was designed to fit my Madame Alexander doll, but a lot of times the MA dolls’ clothes can also fit American Girl dolls as well. Here are the patterns I designed: Pattern A (Bonnet, Vest, and Collar) Pattern B … Continue reading FREE #craft patterns for #AGdoll or other #18inchDoll @ ChellyWood.com
Earlier this week, I showed you how to make a Pilgrim’s-style bonnet for Momoko dolls. Now I’m sharing my video that shows how to make a similar bonnet for 18″ dolls like American Girl dolls and Madame Alexander dolls. If you scroll down to the bottom of my Doll Clothes Patterns page, you’ll find I’ve actually designed an entire Swedish traditional costume for 18″ dolls, and … Continue reading FREE #Bonnet #Pattern and Tutorial for #AmericanGirlDolls
Today I’m previewing the bonnet pattern I’ll be posting this week. It’s designed to fit Momoko™ from the Sekiguchi company of Japan (momokoドール公式サイト – momokoDOLL.com); however it will also fit Barbie™ and other Fashion dolls. Momoko is a highly-articulated doll with lovely facial features. She’s popular world-wide, but she can be quite expensive. Momoko will star as Juliet in my upcoming stop-motion video, Romeo … Continue reading FREE #RenaissanceFaire or #Pilgrim Bonnet Pattern
As many of you know, I like to interview other crafters from time to time, and today I’m interviewing Marilyn Clarkin of QTπ Doll Clothing: 1. How did you get started in the doll clothes industry? As a little girl I loved dolls, but really didn’t start sewing for them until much later in life. My youngest daughter received a Madame Alexander 18” doll for Christmas in … Continue reading Interview With Marilyn Clarkin of Pixie Faire (18″ Doll Clothing Designer)