Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. The image shows a Mattel Barbie doll wearing a hand-made felt shirt with lace straps and a lace embellishment at the top of the chest area. The overlay says "easy-sew shirt" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com, where crafters and sewing enthusiasts (or even just people learning how to sew--absolute beginners at sewing) can learn to sew this doll's shirt in a short amount of time. Both the free doll clothes patterns and tutuorial videos are provided (tutorial video on youtube) to help kids or adults learn to sew barbie-sized clothes for dolls.

Sewing #dolls’ clothes with these #free patterns is one of those #CraftsForKids worth doing!

Last week I showed you how to make the super-easy-to-sew skirt that’s shown in today’s DIY tutorial, and I gave you the free skirt pattern too. Today I’m sharing my tutorial for making a super-easy-to-sew Barbie-sized shirt, made from felt and swatches of ruffled lace. Even children and absolute beginners can make this easy-sew doll shirt! Just in case you missed it yesterday, here’s the … Continue reading Sewing #dolls’ clothes with these #free patterns is one of those #CraftsForKids worth doing!

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Image shows a young woman's fingers holding a pink spool of thread. Overlay says, "How to Buy Thread" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com

How to Buy Thread When #Sewing for #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Last week I gave you a few pointers on how to buy fabric for sewing doll clothes, but did you know some threads are definitely not the best choice for sewing doll clothes also? This video tutorial shows you how to buy your thread with these questions in mind: What fabric will you be using? Are you planning to sew by hand or machine? Are … Continue reading How to Buy Thread When #Sewing for #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Click on the link provided, to find the tutorial video. This image shows orange felt with a black whipstitch pattern across folded fabric. The overlay says, "How to hem a garment by hand, using the whip stitch. The video is found at ChellyWood.com

#Embroidery and #Sewing Tips: the Whip #Stitch and MORE! (@ ChellyWood.com)

My regular followers know that beneath each of my YouTube videos, there are links to a number of videos like this “How to Whipstitch” tutorial. These “basic stitchery” tutorials are designed to help you understand terms and concepts within each tutorial, like: How to print my FREE patterns How to sew snaps on fabric How to thread a needle How to sew by hand How to … Continue reading #Embroidery and #Sewing Tips: the Whip #Stitch and MORE! (@ ChellyWood.com)

Sew Pants for Ken dolls (image of ken doll wearing mustard-colored pants)

#10 in the #CountDown to #NewYear’s: Sew Pants for Ken Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

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! All of my free, printable sewing patterns are found on this page, and this video tutorial can give you a few tips and pointers about how to print my patterns. I use a 1/4-inch seam allowance (that’s standard for fashion dolls). But if you have … Continue reading #10 in the #CountDown to #NewYear’s: Sew Pants for Ken Dolls @ ChellyWood.com