Image of 18 inch doll wearing a bright red vest with a ribbon front tie. Overlapping words say, "Sew a Vest for 18-inch Dolls

Sew a #Vest for an 18-Inch Doll w/ This FREE Pattern and #Tutorial from ChellyWood.com #dollstagram

If you like my free patterns and tutorials, please show your appreciation by doing one of the following: like my pattern on FB, tweet about it, and/or pin it to your Pinterest page. That way you’re helping to spread the word that these free, printable sewing patterns exist. The patterns mentioned in this video can be found on this page (scroll down). In the video, I also … Continue reading Sew a #Vest for an 18-Inch Doll w/ This FREE Pattern and #Tutorial from ChellyWood.com #dollstagram

Image of shirt bodice pattern and vest pattern with 18" doll image overlaid. The doll models the shirt and vest in the images. Shirt is white with a collar. Vest laces up the front in a traditional, medieval, or Renaissance style, like one might see in fairy tales.

Free Sewing Patterns for #AmericanGirl and #MadameAlexander Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Toys

This is the second of the two patterns necessary for sewing the little Swedish Traditional Costume‘s lace-up vest, which I’ll be showing you how to make this week. This is a re-post, but I thought it would be wise to let you know which two patterns from my Free Doll Clothes Patterns page would be needed for this vest project. You’ll need this one (Pattern … Continue reading Free Sewing Patterns for #AmericanGirl and #MadameAlexander Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Toys

Image of sewing patterns used to make a hat, vest, and collar for American Girl dolls or other 18 inch dolls

Sew a vest for #18inchDolls with this #FREE printable #sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com

This week I’m posting a new video tutorial, showing you how to make the adorable lace-up vest that goes with my Swedish traditional costume pattern set. That video is scheduled to post on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. You’ll need two patterns to make this vest. Here you see Pattern A from my Free Printable Patterns page. Tomorrow I’ll post Pattern F, which is also necessary … Continue reading Sew a vest for #18inchDolls with this #FREE printable #sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Image of doll wearing a small white bonnet with a red ribbon. Overlay says, "How to make a Pilgrim's bonnet for an eighteen inch doll."

How to Make a #Thanksgiving #Pilgrim’s Bonnet #Tutorial & Free Pattern on ChellyWood.com

Well, yes, this is still part of my Swedish traditional costume that I started posting back in October, but now that November is here, someone pointed out that this costume’s patterns would also be great for making a pilgrim suit for American Girl, Madame Alexander, or other 18″ dolls. So I posted this bonnet tutorial under the seasonally-appropriate heading suggested by that viewer. I hope … Continue reading How to Make a #Thanksgiving #Pilgrim’s Bonnet #Tutorial & Free Pattern on ChellyWood.com

Image of 18-inch doll wearing a Traditional Swedish costume, along with patterns to make parts of that costume, including a Swedish traditional pocket purse.

Free sewing patterns for #Children’s #dollClothes @ ChellyWood.com #pilgrim bonnet

Once again, this is a re-post. You see, this week I’m making the bonnet portion of the Swedish traditional costume I designed to fit American Girl dolls and other 18″ dolls. Wouldn’t this be great for a pilgrim costume? That’s what I was thinking! If you want to make your own pilgrim outfit, using my free patterns, just scroll to the bottom of this page. … Continue reading Free sewing patterns for #Children’s #dollClothes @ ChellyWood.com #pilgrim bonnet

Image of sewing patterns used to make a hat, vest, and collar for American Girl dolls or other 18 inch dolls

Free #Bonnet Pattern fit #18inchDolls Like American Girl and #MadameAlexander @ ChellyWood.com

This week I’m still working on the Swedish Traditional Costume that I designed to fit 18″ dolls like American Girl dolls, Madame Alexander dolls, and others. This is actually a re-post. All of my free, 18-inch doll clothes patterns have already been posted. You can find them on this page (scroll to the bottom). Tomorrow I’ll re-post Pattern D, which is also necessary for making … Continue reading Free #Bonnet Pattern fit #18inchDolls Like American Girl and #MadameAlexander @ ChellyWood.com

Image of 18" doll dressed in traditional Swedish costume of Leksand, Dalarna, Sweden

We still have two more pieces to add to the Swedish traditional 18″ doll costume! #Sewing #Crafter #holiday

In case you’d forgotten, I’ve been posting patterns and tutorials for making the following Swedish traditional costume, which fits 18-inch dolls like American Girl dolls, Madame Alexander dolls, etc… I plan to re-post the bonnet pattern this week, plus post a YouTube tutorial on how to make it. Next week I’ll post the vest pattern and tutorial, and then we’ll have the whole costume! I’m … Continue reading We still have two more pieces to add to the Swedish traditional 18″ doll costume! #Sewing #Crafter #holiday