Swimsuit bikini top for #AmericanGirlDolls and other 18 inch #dolls–free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

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

The title of this YouTube video tutorial header is: "American Girl Doll Craft Videos on Youtube Duffle Bag Duffel Bag Gym Bag Kit Travel Bag" because this video will show you how to make a travel bag for 18-inch dolls (46 cm dolls) like American Girl dolls, Madame Alexander dolls, Liberty Jane, and similar dolls. The overlay watermark on this YouTube title page says "ChellyWood.com" which is the watermark for this tutorial video's creator. This video is a DIY tutorial video (found on youtube) which shows you how to make your own gym bag, gymnastics bag, duffle bag (also spelled duffel bag), kit, overnight bag or travel bag for dolls. It comes with a free printable sewing pattern. This duffle bag pattern is great for anyone making gymnastics doll clothes, and who also wants a place to put their gymnastics stuff for their American girl dolls. The patterns are free at ChellyWood.com.

18-inch #Dolls #Gymnastics Bag #DIY w/free #sewing 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

Image shows the 18" or 46 cm doll from the Madame Alexander Doll company wearing a hand-made halter top, hand-sewn pants, and DIY sandals. She carries a hand-sewn kit bag that matches her outfit. She stands on a sandy beach with a seascape behind her including rocky cliffs and rolling waves. This 18" or 46 cm Madame Alexander Doll looks at the camera with honest eyes. She extends one hand in which she carries the DIY kit bag. The header for the image says, "Purple kit Bag Pattern for AG Dolls FREE 2" and the watermark says, "ChellyWood.com: FREE doll clothes patterns and tutorials." In fact, if you go to ChellyWood.com, you can download the free, printable sewing pattern for this kit bag (and the other Madame Alexander -sized doll clothes patterns for the other items of clothing she wears) and all patterns at ChellyWood.com are free and come with a free tutorial video showing how to make the clothing item (including this kit bag or overnight bag for dolls).

Let’s #sew a #DIY #gym bag for AG #dolls!

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!

In this photograph, a Madame Alexander 18 inch doll models a traditional Swedish costume. This costume includes a little bonnet, a shirt with a collar and cuffs, a lace-up vest, a black skirt, and a folk apron. There's also a traditional Swedish "pocket purse" made of embroidered felt attached to the waistband of the apron. Although it's not pictured here, the costume also includes a neckerchief.

FREE #craft patterns for #AGdoll or other #18inchDoll @ ChellyWood.com

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

Image of doll wearing a small white bonnet with a red ribbon. Overlay says, "How to make a Pilgrim's bonnet for an eighteen inch doll."

FREE #Bonnet #Pattern and Tutorial for #AmericanGirlDolls

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

Image of Momoko doll (made by Sekiguchi company of Japan) wearing a red Pilgrim-style or Puritan-style bonnet with overlay of words that say, "Fashion Doll's Pilgrim Bonnet DIY" and "ChellyWood Dot Com FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials for dolls."

FREE #RenaissanceFaire or #Pilgrim Bonnet Pattern

  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

Interview With Marilyn Clarkin of Pixie Faire (18″ Doll Clothing Designer)

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)