Here we see a Mattel Barbie doll at a beach. She wears a white felt sleeveless shirt with a green plaid minis skirt. Beneath the miniskirt, the petticoat is made of white tulle and it extends about an inch and a half below the hem of the miniskirt.

A #child could make this EASY #Sewing project: #Barbie skirt and top @ ChellyWood.com

To make this simple, easy-to-sew felt sleeveless shirt and elastic-waist miniskirt with tulle, please click on the following links for the free patterns and tutorials: Here’s a link to the skirt’s tutorial Here’s a link to the free printable skirt pattern Here’s a link to the felt top’s tutorial Here’s a link to the felt top’s free pattern (you’ll only use the bodice portion) Chelly Wood’s … Continue reading A #child could make this EASY #Sewing project: #Barbie skirt and top @ ChellyWood.com

Click on the link above for the tutorial video. This image shows a spool of thread and the text says, "How to Knot When Sewing" (meaning when one sews by hand). The tutorial associated with this image is found at ChellyWood.com

How to Tie a Knot Using a Needle and Thread @ ChellyWood.com #Crafts

  Yesterday I explained that in April (and possibly in May), I’ll be doing some re-posting of older patterns, so I can update my Gallery Page. Today I’m showing an example of the type of video I’ll be linking to in my “Tailor’s Tips and Tricks” section of each post. This one, quite simply, shows you how to tie a knot in your fabric, using … Continue reading How to Tie a Knot Using a Needle and Thread @ ChellyWood.com #Crafts

Click on the link above for the tutorial video. This image shows a spool of thread and the text says, "How to Knot When Sewing" (meaning when one sews by hand). The tutorial associated with this image is found at ChellyWood.com

How to Tie a Knot Using a Needle and Thread @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing #KidCrafts #crafty

Like yesterday’s tutorial, this is easy-peasy for those folks who sew all the time, but this week I’m introducing the basics for hand-stitched embroidery. Tying knots is essential stuff! Usually, though, when I’m doing embroidery, I don’t dip the needle into the fabric like it shows in the video; instead, I dip the needle into a stitch that’s on the underside of the design… then … Continue reading How to Tie a Knot Using a Needle and Thread @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing #KidCrafts #crafty