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

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."

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes.

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:

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes at ChellyWood.com. Image shows Mattel's Tall Barbie wearing a long-sleeved navy blue shirt with tiny flowers printed on it and a pair of white jeans. She waves to the camera in front of a beach at Normandy, France. Caption reads, "Chelly Wood dot com for free, printable sewing patterns and tutorials."

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes at ChellyWood.com.

Oddly enough, the pants pattern is printed on the same page as my ironing board pattern. So below, I’m giving you links to the shirt pattern, the pants pattern, the ironing board pattern, and tutorials for making each one. If you wish to make the short-sleeved shirt, just cut out the pattern for that shirt, but follow basically the same directions as you would for making the long-sleeved version.

And here are the patterns and tutorials you will need:

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If you have any questions about my patterns, instructions, or about sewing for dolls, in general, just submit a question.

Please be aware, however, that I may not be answering emails until August, as I’m on a business trip to France right now, where I’m doing some doll photography for a doll company. (There will be more news about this later on.) So if you need answers to your sewing questions right away, you’ll probably want to search elsewhere.

Remember that you need to enlarge my patterns to fit an American-sized sheet of printer paper (8.5 x 11 inches or 216 x 279 mm), without margins, before printing. Feel free to pinlike, or tweet about my free patterns and tutorials.

Need help printing my patterns? This link will take you to a tutorial showing you how to download my free, printable patterns.

I’ve also got a playlist of tutorials for the beginning sewists on my YouTube channel. It includes video tutorials showing you how to do a basic straight stitch when sewing by hand, how to use the whipstitch to hem a garment, how to sew on snaps, and even how to design your own doll clothes patterns, for those who are new to design and alterations.

If you’re wondering why I make patterns and tutorials without charging a fee, please visit the “Chelly’s Books” page, and that should explain my general motivations. Overall, I love to sew, design doll clothes, and embroider, and I think it’s important to share my talents with the world, so others can learn to do what I do.

And in case you haven’t heard, I have also designed commercial patterns for Lammily LLC. They have some new dolls coming out soon, so you might want to visit the Lammily website to see what they’ve got going on.

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