The image shows the close-up of a human hand holding ten different tiny books. The one on top is particularly small and has a paper dustjacket. The title of the book reads as follows: "How to measure your dolls, by Chelly Wood." All other books appear to be painted with tiny white pages and covers of various colors including tan, brown, red, purple, bright blue, yellow, and pink. The watermark reminds you to visit ChellyWood.com for free doll clothes patterns and tutorials.

Miniature Library Craft Project with Free Printable Book Dust Jacket @ ChellyWood.com #MiniatureLibrary #TinyBooks

Today’s tutorial shows you how to create a large collection of tiny books, for making a miniature library. I offer my suggestions for solving some of the problems I faced in creating my library, and there’s a free printable PDF of the paper dust jacket / flap jacket that I show in the video. Scroll down to the bullets for the free PDF pattern of … Continue reading Miniature Library Craft Project with Free Printable Book Dust Jacket @ ChellyWood.com #MiniatureLibrary #TinyBooks

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Liv Doll acting as photographer, taking photos of a Tonner doll in a professional photo studio. Overlay says, "Doll Photo TIP #10 Avoiding glossy doll 'skin'" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com

Doll Photography Tip #10: Avoid Glossy Doll “Skin” #Photography #Dollstagram

Fashion dolls are typically made of hard plastic, and yet we want them to look life-like in our photos. So how do we avoid the glossy look of a doll’s hard-plastic “skin?” This doll photography tutorial video helps you solve this notorious problem. My regular followers know that in my day job, I’m a school librarian, but you probably don’t realize that I teach classes … Continue reading Doll Photography Tip #10: Avoid Glossy Doll “Skin” #Photography #Dollstagram

The image shows a fashion doll holding a handmade purse. The purse is made of cotton fabric with a simple ribbon as its purse strap. The overlay says, "easy doll purse D I Y project." Would you like to make this super simple purse for your fashion dolls? It fits lots of dolls in sizes ranging from eight inches tall to 12 inches tall (20 centimeters to 30 and a half centimeters tall). Click on the link in the caption if you'd like to watch the video that shows you how to make this super easy doll's purse for beginners.

Sew an easy tiny doll purse — no pattern needed! Tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #Miniatures #AprilFoolsDay

I made this purse in February, but I never got this video posted in time to accompany my other Valentine’s Day doll clothes projects. So I decided to have fun with the creation of this video by adding the purse to dolls wearing clothing from various holidays. Can you name all the holidays featured in this video? Feel free to add your guesses in the … Continue reading Sew an easy tiny doll purse — no pattern needed! Tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #Miniatures #AprilFoolsDay

This image shows the Chelly Wood doll holding a tape measure next to the 6 inch Mini American Girl doll. Beside these two is a blond haired, tan-bodied made-to-move Barbie doll. All three dolls wear handmade doll clothes. They appear to be standing in a tiny sewing room, complete with a desk, a sewing machine, and other sewing-related furnishings. It looks like the dolls are about to use the tiny tape measure to take measurements of the little American Girl 6 inch doll, for a sewing project. This image accompanies a blog post for hashtag tape measure Tuesday in which we learn the specific measurements for the 6 inch American girl doll mini. The blog post for measuring a 6 inch doll is found at ChellyWood.com, and this watermark appears on the photograph of these dolls.

Doll Photography Tip #7: Maintain Ratios #Miniatures #DollHouse

In the image above, I’ve included dolls from both a 1:6 scale (i.e. Mattel’s Barbie) and a 1:9 scale (i.e. the Breyer dolls). For a brief period, I used this image to demonstrate that ChellyWood.com offers FREE printable doll clothes sewing patterns for dolls of — as my catch-phrase states — “many shapes and all different sizes.” However I got a little bit of negative … Continue reading Doll Photography Tip #7: Maintain Ratios #Miniatures #DollHouse

The image shows a text that says "doll photo tip number six : believable setting" and offers a camera icon. Behind the words, a Tonner collectible doll in handmade doll clothes appears to be leaning back against a wall for a photo shoot.

Doll Photography Tip #6: Believable Surroundings for #PicturePerfect #DollPhotography

Where do you take photos of your doll? Is it indoors? Outdoors? In a studio? On the kitchen table? No matter where you do your dolly photo shoot, the setting needs to be believable to get a really good photograph of a doll. In this video, we’ll compare shots of dolls that lack that believability factor. Some additional things to think about when creating a … Continue reading Doll Photography Tip #6: Believable Surroundings for #PicturePerfect #DollPhotography

The image shows a pair of Mary Jane -style shoes. There's a pair in Christmas red and white with a gingham lining in the sole of the shoe, and there's a pair in royal blue with a royal blue lining in the sole of the shoes. If you'd like the free printable PDF patterns for making these Maryjane shoes for your dolls, please click on the link in the caption. These Mary Jane shoes will fit dolls with foot measurements of 4 cm long by 2 cm wide or slightly smaller. I have found that the pattern works for Monster High dolls, Ever After High dolls, Moana 10 inch dolls, and DC Superhero girls dolls.

More thoughts on Monster High/Ever After High Doll Shoes #DIYCrafts #MonsterHighDolls

Last week I gave you my pattern for Mary Jane -style shoes, which I boasted would fit Monster High, Ever After High, Moana, and Kuu Kuu Harajuku dolls. Unfortunately, I misstated. Sorry about that! The pattern for the shoes I gave you on Thursday last week will fit the following dolls only: Monster High female dolls Ever After High female dolls DC Superhero Girls 12 inch dolls I’ve … Continue reading More thoughts on Monster High/Ever After High Doll Shoes #DIYCrafts #MonsterHighDolls

Image of Ashley Greene doll from the Twilight doll set wearing handmade doll clothes, including a summer top, shorts, and a purse. Words say, "Sew a purse for fashion dolls"

Make a miniature doll’s purse w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #miniatures #tinythings

Yesterday’s free printable PDF sewing patterns included a pattern for a dress, a scarf, and a purse, but the purse went with another outfit. When I created yesterday’s blog post, it was the first time I realized that I had possibly forgotten to post the purse tutorial video here on ChellyWood.com back when I first designed that pattern. So today I’m reposting the pattern in … Continue reading Make a miniature doll’s purse w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #miniatures #tinythings

The image shows the "Strawberry Shortcake" blueberry muffin doll wearing two different dresses. You can download the free printable sewing pattern for making these vintage Strawberry Shortcake doll clothes at ChellyWood.com, a website dedicated to free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Free Sewing Patterns for Making Doll Clothes to Fit Vintage 5-inch Strawberry Shortcake Dolls (Gallery)

If you’d like to make one of the outfits shown in this gallery, just follow these directions: Click on the photograph of the outfit you’d like to sew. This will take you to a larger image of the photo. Beneath the larger image is a link to a blog post for all the free doll clothes patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make that outfit. … Continue reading Free Sewing Patterns for Making Doll Clothes to Fit Vintage 5-inch Strawberry Shortcake Dolls (Gallery)

The image shows a Blueberry Muffin doll from the vintage 1980s Strawberry Shortcake doll collection by Kenner. The cute little 5 inch doll wears a handmade doll dress, and the overlay says "Strawberry Shortcake Doll Dress: with free patterns" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com (where you can download the free printable PDF sewing pattern for this and other doll clothes to fit 3 and a half inch or 4 inch or 5 inch dolls from the Strawberry Shortcake doll collection).

Sew a sun dress for 3 inch to 5 inch Strawberry Shortcake dolls w/free pattern! #StrawberryShortcake #dolls

Are you looking for the patterns? Scroll down to the second set of bullets. I recently purchased a Blueberry Muffin doll on eBay: Along with a Butter Cookie doll: Both of these dolls can wear today’s free pattern, as you can see in the pictures provided. Which means that today’s tiny sun dress pattern is very versatile and will likely fit any of the Kenner … Continue reading Sew a sun dress for 3 inch to 5 inch Strawberry Shortcake dolls w/free pattern! #StrawberryShortcake #dolls

In this photo, we see a BlueBerry Muffin doll from the vintage Strawberry Shortcake collection of dolls modeling a dress that's relatively easy to sew. The dress is made of blue felt, blue lace, and blue cotton with a teeny-tiny floral print in miniature. Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download and print all the free printable sewing patterns for making these doll clothes, along with links to tutorial videos that show you how to make this outfit.

Free printable sewing patterns for making a vintage Strawberry Shortcake dress @ ChellyWood.com #BlueBerryMuffin #dolls

Are you here for the free printable sewing patterns only? Scroll down to the second set of bullets please. I’m excited to add these adorable vintage Strawberry Shortcake dolls to my collection! Now and then people will request patterns for a doll I don’t own. It helps to speed things up if you send me the doll via snail mail, although I will not return … Continue reading Free printable sewing patterns for making a vintage Strawberry Shortcake dress @ ChellyWood.com #BlueBerryMuffin #dolls

The image shows a Classic Breyer Rider doll in the 1:12 scale (she's 6 inches tall) wearing a handmade T-shirt and skirt. Visit ChellyWood.com for all the free printable PDF sewing patterns and tutorials you'll need to make this DIY doll clothes outfit for your Breyer 6 inch classic rider dolls.

Let’s sew a skirt and top for 6″ (17 cm) 1:12 scale dolls @ ChellyWood.com #mydollhouse #breyerfest

Scroll down to the second set of bullets to download the free printable PDF sewing pattern. Today’s very small T-shirt and skirt outfit can be worn by a variety of 1:12 scale and miniature dolls. Which dolls will these doll clothes fit? 6″ classic Breyer Rider dolls (1:12 scale) some dollhouse-sized dolls (1:12 scale) 6″ American Girl Mini Dolls Free patterns and tutorial videos for … Continue reading Let’s sew a skirt and top for 6″ (17 cm) 1:12 scale dolls @ ChellyWood.com #mydollhouse #breyerfest

The image shows a lovely blue-haired pale-skinned doll with speckles on her forehead. She's a Taylee Turtle character doll from Mattel's Enchantimals collection, and she's wearing a handmade T-shirt and a pair of handmade shorts. If you'd like to make this outfit for your tiny miniature dolls, please click on the link in the caption. It will take you to the free doll clothes patterns and tutorial videos.

Free Shorts and T-shirt Patterns Fit 6″ (16 cm) Enchantimals Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Animals #Miniatures

Today’s outfit was first designed for the 6″ classic Breyer Rider dolls, but I wanted to show you that it will also fit other 6-inch (15-16 cm) dolls as well. It looks really cute on the Enchantimals dolls! Please note, however, that the pants that are part of today’s PDF pattern do not fit Enchantimals. Which dolls will this shorts outfit fit? 6″ classic Breyer … Continue reading Free Shorts and T-shirt Patterns Fit 6″ (16 cm) Enchantimals Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Animals #Miniatures