Image of Barbie in hairdresser's apron and Liv doll in hairdressers's smock.

Sew a Hairdresser’s Smock and Apron for Your 11-inch (28 cm) Fashion Dolls w/This Free Pattern Set #Sewing #DollClothes

Yes, this is the same pattern I posted yesterday, but I needed to re-post it, in order to create a link from the Barbie Gallery page to the PDFs in a way that makes sense to people who are just passing through. For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This pattern set is for the apron … Continue reading Sew a Hairdresser’s Smock and Apron for Your 11-inch (28 cm) Fashion Dolls w/This Free Pattern Set #Sewing #DollClothes

The image shows two red hair brushes, one green hair brush, two purple hairbrushes, two pink hairbrushes, one pink comb and one very light lavender-colored comb in 1:6 scale.

Do you need some miniature hair brushes for your 1:6 scale hairdresser dioramas? Here you go! #miniatures #BarbieStyle

As my regular followers know, I’m selling a few of my doll-related items in my eBay store lately, to make room for new things. This week I’m selling a mixed lot of Barbie-sized (1:6 scale) hairbrushes and combs. These may or may not be products made by Mattel, but if you’re designing a Barbie-sized hairdresser diorama, like the one shown below, you won’t want to miss … Continue reading Do you need some miniature hair brushes for your 1:6 scale hairdresser dioramas? Here you go! #miniatures #BarbieStyle

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows the 7" Breyer doll riding Don't Look Twice from the Roxy Mold. The background shows trees in sunlight with a grassy foreground. Overlay says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable sewing patterns and tutorials for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Doll Photography Tip #1 from ChellyWood.com: Use Articulated Dolls for #DollPhotography in a #Diorama

As my regular followers know, I’m not only a certifiable doll clothing designer, but I’m also a YouTuber and a writer. If you subscribe to Doll Castle magazine (like I do), you’ll get to see an article I’ve written for them, on doll photography.  That article is scheduled to be published at the end of this month. But for those of you who also follow … Continue reading Doll Photography Tip #1 from ChellyWood.com: Use Articulated Dolls for #DollPhotography in a #Diorama

The image shows an African American Wellie Wisher doll wearing handmade clothes that include a short-sleeved shirt with rickrack and lace trim at the sleeves and a mermaid-print skirt with rickrack trim and lace at the bottom of the skirt. The shirt has a square-neck style and is made of creamy yellow cotton. The skirt is sea blue with multi-colored fish and mermaids printed on it (including one with yellow hair), and its rickrack trim is turquoise in color.

Sew this precious outfit for 14 1/2 inch dolls like Wellie Wishers w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #AGdolls #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Yesterday I gave you the patterns and tutorial video for making this cute “mermaid skirt” for 14 to 15 inch dolls like Wellie Wishers, Hearts for Hearts girls, and similar-sized dolls. Today I’m re-posting the pattern and tutorial for the skirt, plus I’m adding the pattern and tutorial for making the … Continue reading Sew this precious outfit for 14 1/2 inch dolls like Wellie Wishers w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #AGdolls #DollClothes

Here we see the video header for Chelly Wood's YouTube video that shows you how to make a lace and rickrack skirt for 14 inch dolls. It includes pictures of the doll wearing the pretty lace-and-rickrack-trimmed skirt made of mermaid-printed fabric, and an overlay reminds you to go to ChellyWood.com for your free skirt pattern.

Sew a skirt with rickrack and lace trim for 14″ dolls like Wellie Wishers w/today’s #FreePattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. This week we’re learning how to make a Wellie Wishers skirt with lace trim and rickrack embellishments. It uses a mermaid-print fabric, and it looks great with some of the shirts we’ve already posted here on ChellyWood.com (click here to see my full selection of free patterns to fit Wellies). And … Continue reading Sew a skirt with rickrack and lace trim for 14″ dolls like Wellie Wishers w/today’s #FreePattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes

The image shows a Lieutenant Uhura doll (in the likeness of actress Nichelle Nichols) wearing a handmade dress with a dropped ruffle and cap sleeves. The main part of the dress is made of red and white striped cotton fabric that looks a lot like the stripes on a peppermint candy. The watermark reminds you to go to ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls and action figures of many shapes and all different sizes.

Honoring Nichelle Nichols for Black History Month with a Free Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #BlackHistory #NichelleNichols

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos for making today’s dress project. February is Black History Month in the United States, and as part of the celebration of African American history, I’m posting a sewing project that honors one of my favorite African American Celebrities, Nichelle Nichols. Yes, … Continue reading Honoring Nichelle Nichols for Black History Month with a Free Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #BlackHistory #NichelleNichols

Here we see a tiny purple plastic horse with a crown mark on its behind. The crown is yellow with a small orange star inside. the whole image of the crown is outlined in orange. The pony is light purple (or lavender colored) with a white mane and tail.

How well do you know your My Little Ponies? Can you identify this cutie mark? #MyLittlePony #Collectibles

As my regular followers know, I’m selling a few of my doll-related items in my eBay store lately, to make room for new things. This week I’m selling two My Little Pony-esque toys. I am certain the pony/unicorn on the right is NOT an actual My Little Pony brand toy. However the tiny lavender-colored one has me stumped. An actual My Little Pony has a … Continue reading How well do you know your My Little Ponies? Can you identify this cutie mark? #MyLittlePony #Collectibles

Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. The image shows the Chelly Wood (repainted Liv) doll holding up a copy of Simplicity doll clothes pattern number 7073, which fits most 11 to 11 and a half inch fashion dolls like Barbies. The watermark on this image directs you to go to ChellyWood.com for free doll clothes patterns and tutorials.

A great set of Barbie clothes sewing patterns for beginners: Sewing for Dummies #DollClothes #SewingPattern Review @ ChellyWood.com

From time to time, a visitor to this website will use my contact form to ask “Which sewing pattern is best for beginners?” When my niece, Zoë, started to sew, I bought her the Simplicity 11 and a half inch fashion doll clothes sewing pattern 7073 (“Sewing for Dummies”) that you see in the images above and below this text. I own a copy of … Continue reading A great set of Barbie clothes sewing patterns for beginners: Sewing for Dummies #DollClothes #SewingPattern Review @ ChellyWood.com

The doll faces the camera straight-on in this photo. The image shows Skipper modeling a pair of pink long capri pants or ankle pants with a sleeveless shirt of cotton, made with a fabric that has zig-zagging stripes in pink, red, and white plus tiny red hearts dotted across the zig-zag pattern. The watermark reminds you to go to ChellyWood.com for free printable PDF sewing patterns.

Free printable PDF sewing patterns for Skipper and other 10″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #AmSewing #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Last week I gave you the ankle pants, and yesterday I gave you the tutorial video for making the shirt, which should fit your 10 inch (25.4 cm) dolls. Today’s blog post is simply placing all of the latest tutorial videos and patterns in one location for easy access … Continue reading Free printable PDF sewing patterns for Skipper and other 10″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #AmSewing #DollClothes

The image shows a Mattel Skipper doll wearing a handmade sleeveless shirt, and the overlay says, "New tutorial: Skipper shirt for heart day" (with a glowing heart inserted in white). Skipper's shirt is made of 100% cotton with a cotton/polyester lining. The fabric is decorated with zig-zag color stripes in various shades of pink and bright red and white. There's a tiny heart floating among the zig-zag pattern of the fabric.

Sew a Valentine’s Day Shirt for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #FreeStuff

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Last week I gave you the ankle pants, and this week I’m giving you the pattern again, along with a tutorial video showing how to sew the shirt for your 10 inch (25.4 cm) dolls. Here’s a closer look at what we’re making: Today’s patterns will fit these dolls: … Continue reading Sew a Valentine’s Day Shirt for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #FreeStuff

Today's tutorial video explains how selvage is useful to people who sew doll clothes. This image is just a header indicating that this is a sewing tutorial for beginners.

Selvage is your friend! (A tip for fabric buying, when sewing doll clothes) @ ChellyWood.com #SewingLove #SewingTutorial

  This week I’m giving you two tutorial videos instead of the usual solo tutorial. The video at the top of this blog post will explain how I sometimes use selvage (that’s “selvedge” if you live in the UK) for my doll clothes projects, and how selvage can truly be “your friend” when buying fabric. If you want a more extensive video about how to … Continue reading Selvage is your friend! (A tip for fabric buying, when sewing doll clothes) @ ChellyWood.com #SewingLove #SewingTutorial

The image shows two outfits for Baby Alive 12 inch dolls. The first one (pictured on the left) is a little denim "cowgirl" style dress with a pink leather-looking vest. It has tan embroidery on the skirt and a pink leather-looking belt. It has a collar and short sleeves. The second outfit consists of a multi-colored "jumper" style dress with hearts as part of the fabric's print and a handmade diaper that's reversible in the colors purple (on one side) and white (on the reverse side). Doll clothes designer Chelly Wood is selling these items in her eBay store, and they fit a 12 inch Baby Alive doll.

Cowgirl dress and Valentine’s Day dress for Baby Alive @ my eBay store #BabyAlive #DollClothes

As my regular followers know, I’m selling a few of my doll-related items in my eBay store lately, to make room for new things. This week I’m selling a cowgirl dress (shown on the left) and a Valentine’s Day multi-colored “jumper” (in the US sense) dress with a handmade reversible diaper. These items will fit a Baby Alive doll and other 12 inch baby dolls … Continue reading Cowgirl dress and Valentine’s Day dress for Baby Alive @ my eBay store #BabyAlive #DollClothes