Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit American Girl dolls, Madame Alexander dolls, and other 18-inch dolls.

FREE #craft patterns for #AGdoll or other #18inchDoll @ ChellyWood.com

Today I’m going to give you everything you need–free patterns and links to my tutorials–so you can make the Swedish traditional costume shown above.  The costume was designed to fit my Madame Alexander doll, but a lot of times the MA dolls’ clothes can also fit American Girl dolls as well. Here are the patterns I designed: Pattern A (Bonnet, Vest, and Collar) Pattern B … Continue reading FREE #craft patterns for #AGdoll or other #18inchDoll @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows fashion doll wearing hand-made ruffled eyelet skirt, western-style headscarf, and sleeveless summer top.

Sew a #summertime skirt and top for #dolls w/ free #pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Today I’m going to give you everything you need to make the outfit above except the material, thread, needle, and the spare time. (That last one’s a doozie. How to find time? Ugh.) Here’s my free pattern for the ruffled eyelet skirt. I posted that pattern on Monday. (See notes below for help with printing patterns.) And here’s the tutorial that shows you how to … Continue reading Sew a #summertime skirt and top for #dolls w/ free #pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Image of Barbie doll wearing babushka style headscarf and carrying a black purse with long shoulder strap beside sewing patterns for making the headscarf and purse

#Free ruffled eyelet skirt pattern for #dolls @ ChellyWood.com #dollstagram

Last Monday I previewed my dolls’ Summer Wardrobe, and part of that preview image included the eyelet skirt with a ruffle. Well, here’s the missing piece of the puzzle–the eyelet skirt pattern! This link will make it easier to print. Tomorrow I’ll post a more complete image of a doll wearing the eyelet skirt, along with links to the tutorials for the summer top and … Continue reading #Free ruffled eyelet skirt pattern for #dolls @ ChellyWood.com #dollstagram

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows fashion doll wearing hand-made capri pants, sleeveless summer shirt, and carrying a strappy purse.

Sew a #CapriPants outfit for a #fashion #doll w/ FREE pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Today I’m sharing links to my free, printable Summer Wardrobe pattern, which includes a pattern for the sleeveless summer shirt and capri pants shown in the image above. You’ll also find this link to my summer top tutorial helpful, along with this link to my capri pants tutorial. Now the purse is an easy enough pattern (and here’s a link to that free, printable sewing … Continue reading Sew a #CapriPants outfit for a #fashion #doll w/ FREE pattern @ ChellyWood.com

ChellyWood.com = free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image shows two fashion dolls wearing hand-made shorts and sleeveless, tank-top-style shirts.

#Sew summer clothes for #Barbies w/ free #Sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com

To make the outfits shown above, you’ll need to print this Summer Wardrobe pattern. You can follow this YouTube tutorial to learn how to make the shorts shown in the image above. (The shorts are quite easy to make.) And you can follow this YouTube tutorial to learn how to make the tank top, which is a little trickier because I designed it to be … Continue reading #Sew summer clothes for #Barbies w/ free #Sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Image of Barbie doll wearing babushka style headscarf and carrying a black purse with long shoulder strap beside sewing patterns for making the headscarf and purse

Free #Purse and #Headscarf Sewing Patterns for #FashionDolls @ ChellyWood.com

  Today I’m sharing my pattern for the purse and headscarf shown in Monday’s post. Tomorrow and Friday, I’ll start posting the complete outfits for the Summer Wardrobe with links to the patterns and tutorials you’ll need to follow, to make each outfit. I’m hoping this will be a more efficient way for people to find my patterns and tutorials. The Free Patterns Page is … Continue reading Free #Purse and #Headscarf Sewing Patterns for #FashionDolls @ ChellyWood.com

Sewing pattern for Barbie-sized (fashion doll-sized) summer wardrobe including capri pants, shorts, and a sleeveless top.

#Sew a summer wardrobe for #Barbies or other #FashionDolls @ ChellyWood.com

This week I’m going to post a couple of complete outfits that use this and one other pattern, which I’ll post tomorrow. I’m putting together these “complete outfit” posts to culminate in a new “Gallery” page, which will offer links to the corresponding patterns. Hopefully this will be a more organized way for visitors to my site, to find what they want. The collection of patterns … Continue reading #Sew a summer wardrobe for #Barbies or other #FashionDolls @ ChellyWood.com

Image of four different Barbie dolls in summer clothing including sleeveless tops, shorts, capri pants, and an eyelet skirt

FREE printable sewing patterns for #Barbie #summer #clothes

Since the month of June is just getting underway, I thought it would be a good idea to re-post my very popular “Summer Wardrobe” patterns this week. People often ask me, “Do you have any simple shirt patterns for Barbies?” Whenever I get that question, I pull up my “Summer Wardrobe” pattern. The shirt pattern is versatile and relatively easy to make, although it might … Continue reading FREE printable sewing patterns for #Barbie #summer #clothes

Image of a World of Love doll from Hasbro, Mattel's Skipper, and Momoko from PetWorks. Each doll stands in a handmade dress. Overlay says, "Chelly Wood Dot Com Free printable doll clothes patterns and tutorials."

#Momoko Doll Measurements: How does she compare with #Barbie? #DollPhotography

Now that I’ve posted some free patterns and tutorials for making Momoko™ some clothes, I’m starting to get questions about her. She’s not the same size as Barbie™, as you can see in the picture above. In fact, when I design doll clothes for Momoko™, I have to make the darts appear lower on the bodice because her chest is not as high as Barbie’s™. … Continue reading #Momoko Doll Measurements: How does she compare with #Barbie? #DollPhotography

Image of sewing pattern for Renaissance style sleeve with cuff. Pattern is designed to fit fashion dolls. Image of Momoko fashion doll wearing a Renaissance gown. Watermark says "Chelly Wood dot com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes."

New free sewing pattern for #MomokoDoll #dress @ ChellyWood.com #Dolls #ミニチュア

Today’s free sewing pattern has two parts. There’s the dress (above) and the sleeve (below): As I said in earlier posts, these Renaissance doll costumes were designed for dolls to wear in a Romeo and Juliet film production. To make the dress shown, you must also use the negligee (or undergarment) pattern found on this page. Yesterday I posted my video tutorial showing how to make this … Continue reading New free sewing pattern for #MomokoDoll #dress @ ChellyWood.com #Dolls #ミニチュア