Image of Madame Alexander doll wearing a pair of briefs (underwear or knickers) that look hand-sewn.

Free panties patterns fit #AGdolls and #MadameAlexander #dolls @ ChellyWood.com

It may seem a little indiscreet, but today I’m sharing my free, printable sewing patterns and tutorials for making dolly panties (dolly knickers if you live in the UK). These patterns will fit most 18″ dolls, like American Girl™, Madame Alexander™, and similar-sized dolls. Just download and print the patterns below, and watch the tutorials I’ve linked to: Pattern for dolly knickers/doll briefs FRONT Pattern … Continue reading Free panties patterns fit #AGdolls and #MadameAlexander #dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Make an ironing board for your #dolling #dolls’ #dioramas w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Today I’m going to give you my free sewing pattern and tutorial for making this adorable ironing board. It’s about the right size for Barbie™, Monster High™, Ever After High™, Lammily™ and similar fashion dolls. To save space, I added a jeans pattern to the ironing board pattern. If you’d also like to sew jeans to fit your Tall Barbie™ (and if you’d like to … Continue reading Make an ironing board for your #dolling #dolls’ #dioramas w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Free pattern for sewing a #dolls #hairdresser smock and #apron at ChellyWood.com

Today I’m going to share my free, printable patterns and free tutorials for sewing these reversible smocks and aprons, so your fashion dolls will look trendy in their own doll hair salon! When I say “reversible,” what I mean is that you can turn your smock and apron inside-out to look like this: If you look closely, you can see that two different dolls are … Continue reading Free pattern for sewing a #dolls #hairdresser smock and #apron at ChellyWood.com

Free #sewingpattern for Ken #doll vest, shirt, pants, and #boots @ ChellyWood.com

This handsome young man will be playing Count Paris in my dolly rendition of Romeo and Juliet. While we wait for the stop-motion film of Romeo and Juliet to be released, I’m giving away free patterns for all the costumes I’ve designed for this play/film. These patterns will fit many fashion dolls including Ken, G.I. Joe, and more. And here they are for you to … Continue reading Free #sewingpattern for Ken #doll vest, shirt, pants, and #boots @ ChellyWood.com

Sew a Pair of #Sneakers for your #FashionDoll w/ Free Pattern from ChellyWood.com

Today I’m going to share my free pattern and free tutorial, showing you exactly how to make a pair of doll sneakers just like you see above. Here’s another image, using the same pattern but with a light blue fabric:   Here’s the link to my pattern for these sneakers. Incidentally, they’ll fit a lot of different fashion dolls, including Ken, flat-footed Barbies™, Lammily™, the … Continue reading Sew a Pair of #Sneakers for your #FashionDoll w/ Free Pattern from ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Texas A and M Ken doll dressed as Friar Laurence in Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. He wears a hooded robe and sandals. He stands in an Italian garden with a cobble-stone path behind him and a small topiary nearby. Caption reads "Chelly Wood dot come for free, printable sewing patterns and tutorials."

#Medieval monk or #SundaySchool character #DIY project w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

By the heading I’ve chosen, you probably won’t be surprised when I tell you that the costume I designed for my Friar Laurence to wear in the stop-motion video I’m producing of Romeo and Juliet is quite popular with Sunday School teachers. I guess they use it to make costumes for Father Christmas, Jesus, holiday angels, and various Bible characters. I’ve received a number of emails … Continue reading #Medieval monk or #SundaySchool character #DIY project w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

#DIY #miniatures in 1:6 scale with free printable #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

The image above shows the Barbie™ whom I’ve cast to play Sampson in my dolly version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. He wears bi-colored trousers, a distinctly harlequin-esque tunic, boots, and a cloak. He also carries a bottle of wine through the town square or marketplace. For today’s blog post, I’m going to share with you the patterns and tutorials to make each of these items: … Continue reading #DIY #miniatures in 1:6 scale with free printable #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image of Momoko Doll dressed in blue and gold Renaissance gown and veil, with her hands oustretched toward a Breyer model horse who wears a plaid blanket and blue harness. In the background is an iron gate which stands open, leading into a garden.

Sew a gown for #MomokoDoll, #Pullip or #BlytheDoll w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Here we see an image of Momoko™ (the doll from the Sekiguchi company) wearing the lovely blue and gold gown from yesterday’s photo of the four-poster bed. Momoko appears to be feeding a Breyer™ horse or touching its muzzle. I cast Momoko as Juliet in my dolling version of Romeo and Juliet, which is still in production. Of course I designed the dress Momoko™ wears in … Continue reading Sew a gown for #MomokoDoll, #Pullip or #BlytheDoll w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Japanese Momoko doll sitting on a four-poster bed with velvety bed-curtains. Momoko Doll wears a blue and gold gown with Renaissance lace-up sleeves and a blue and white gauzy veil. Caption says, "Chelly Wood dot com for free, printable sewing patterns and tutorials."

DIY #miniature 4-poster bed for your #dolls’ #diorama-free tutorial @ ChellyWood.com

I’ve been posting free patterns for doll clothes for quite a while now, but let’s mix it up a bit for a change. How about we look at ways to spruce up our dolly dioramas? To make it extra fun, I’ll throw in the tutorial for the little table you see in the background (right-hand side of the image above): Here are those tutorials for … Continue reading DIY #miniature 4-poster bed for your #dolls’ #diorama-free tutorial @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows vintage Tammy doll from Ideal wearing a hand-made sleeveless gown with tulle and cotton skirts in a hi-low style. She stands before a diorama-style photo of the Eiffel Tower, taken near its metallic criss-crossed base.

Start #sewing a high-low dress for your #vintageDoll w/free pattern from ChellyWood.com #TammyDoll

Yes, today I’m re-posting a pattern and tutorial that I posted a few months back. Again, I’m on vacation with my daughter in Paris, so I think it’s kind of fun to show pictures of dolls in Paris while I’m vacationing there. I hope you don’t mind the re-post. This dress also fits Mattel’s Curvy Barbie™ from the Fashionista line, along with the Ideal brand … Continue reading Start #sewing a high-low dress for your #vintageDoll w/free pattern from ChellyWood.com #TammyDoll

DIY #Pilgrim outfit for #dolls with free, printable #sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com

I typically post this costume around Thanksgiving time in the US, because it’s quite popular for people to want to make Pilgrim costumes for Thanksgiving. But I didn’t think it would hurt to post it in July, as it also works well as a Renaissance Faire costume, and ’tis the season for RenFaires! (Incidentally, I designed this dress for the doll who plays the Nurse … Continue reading DIY #Pilgrim outfit for #dolls with free, printable #sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Mattel's Tall Barbie wearing white jeans and a short-sleeved peace-sign shirt in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, France. Caption reads, "Chelly Wood dot com for FREE printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Sew attire for #TallBarbie w/free pattern @ chellywood.com #asTheDollEvolves #Paris

Hopefully my daughter and I have arrived safely in Paris, France, and like my Fashionista Tall Barbie™ (see image above), we’re enjoying sunny weather and some sight-seeing. So I thought it would be serendipitous to pre-post about this pattern, which is available for fashion dolls with particularly long inseams, like my Fashionista Tall Barbie™. The shirt pattern includes a long-sleeved version, which is shown below: … Continue reading Sew attire for #TallBarbie w/free pattern @ chellywood.com #asTheDollEvolves #Paris