If you go back to the one-shoulder-look wedding dress project that I posted a while ago or the one-shoulder look prom or quinceañera dress that I posted just last week, you’ll find a pattern that looks very similar to this one. But be advised: the patterns are not exactly the same. I’ve adapted the center bodice pattern–widened it some–so that it will fit Mattel’s Tall … Continue reading FREE #sewing patterns for #TallBarbie #quince dress
This is my “Wedding Dress Bodice and Sleeves” pattern for fashion dolls, and it’s #5 on my list of the “Top 15 Downloaded Patterns from ChellyWood.com.” I use this bodice in conjunction with various skirt styles to form other types of dresses as well. So if this bodice looks familiar, that’s because I adapt it for variations on the wedding dress’ style. It makes a … Continue reading #WeddingDress bodice for #FashionDolls is #5 on my top free sewing patterns list
For the holidays, here on ChellyWood.com, I’m doing a countdown to New Year’s eve. These are my top 15 videos from my YouTube channel! “How to Sew a Quinceañera or Wedding Dress for Barbies” clocks in at #6 on my countdown. Of course these types of dresses have always been popular with doll lovers, so it shouldn’t surprise anyone that this particular tutorial is #6 … Continue reading #6 Sew a #Quinceañera or #WeddingDress for #BarbieDolls @ ChellyWood.com
Yes, that long-awaited moment has arrived. One of the lucky commenters’ names was drawn for the Barbie quinceañera dress giveaway. Terry, who chose to submit her entry via my email (one of the options), is the winner! Congratulations Terry! But don’t fret if you didn’t win this sweepstakes. I’m working on a summer ensemble, consisting of several mix-and-match outfits for Barbie, which I’ll be giving … Continue reading We Have a #Winner! One of Our Commenters Won the #Barbie #Quinceañera Dress!
Now that I’ve given away my home-made Barbie Quinceañera dress, I’ve posted the pattern to make it yourself (yesterday’s post) and here’s the YouTube tutorial I created for sewing your own. Now all of my followers can have one! Can’t find the pattern? Go to my Doll Patterns page. Wondering why I give stuff away for free? Visit my “Chelly’s Books” page. Continue reading #Quinceañera Dress #Sewing Tutorial for #Barbies
Yesterday my sweepstakes contest ended, and later I’ll announce the winner. But for those of you who didn’t win, I’m offering the pattern I created for the lovely Quinceañera dress that I gave away yesterday. When you print my patterns, it’s always friendly and kind to like it on FB, tweet about it, and/or pin it to your Pinterest page. That way you’re helping to spread the … Continue reading #Quinceañera Dress #Sewing Pattern for #Barbie #Dolls
Here’s a picture of my Tammy doll all dressed up for her role as an extra in my upcoming dolly version of Romeo and Juliet. This week I’ll be posting a free pattern, so you can sew your Tammy doll a dress too. I’ll also show you how to make the dress, the pinafore, and the snood, during this week’s posts. But best of all, I’ll … Continue reading #Vintage Tammy Doll in #RomeoandJuliet #StopMotion Video