Image of 6-piece sewing pattern designed to fit curvy fashion dolls like the Curvy Barbie from the Fashionista line, Lammily, and Ideal's Tammy Dolls. Pattern includes an image of Curvy Barbie wearing a shorts and crop-top shirt, along with an image of Curvy Barbie wearing a flouncy high-low dress with no sleeves. Within some of the patterns is a watermark that reads, "Chelly Wood dot com: Free printable sewing patterns and tutorials."

FREE Curvy #Barbie® Pattern as #TheDollEvolves (fits other #Dolls too) @ ChellyWood.com

This pattern may look familiar, as I posted it on May 24, 2016, as part of a series of designs I made for curvy fashion dolls like the new Curvy Barbie™ from Mattel. The shorts pattern also fits Ideal’s Tammy Dolls (vintage), Lammily’s™ Traveler Dolls, and of course, Curvy Barbie™, but the crop-top only fits Tammy Dolls and Curvy Barbie. If you want to try making the crop-top … Continue reading FREE Curvy #Barbie® Pattern as #TheDollEvolves (fits other #Dolls too) @ ChellyWood.com

Image of Curvy Barbie® strolling along a cobblestone road with ivy-covered building behind her. Overlay says "Chelly Wood Dot Com FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

#CurvyBarbie® Outfit w/ FREE Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #TheDollEvolves #Fashionista

I just realized my Curvy Barbie® shorts outfit isn’t on the Gallery Page. What was I thinking? That has been a really popular pattern! So this week, I’m putting aside my Easy-Sew Tutorials for Kids agenda and re-posting my Curvy Barbie® free shorts outfit pattern and tutorials. But don’t worry, the plan for a Halloween costume is in the works. If you’d like to vote … Continue reading #CurvyBarbie® Outfit w/ FREE Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #TheDollEvolves #Fashionista

Image shows a tiny Chelsea doll wearing a ball gown and black felt jacket. Overlay says, "Easy-sew projects for kids: how to alter a felt jacket for small dolls."

How to Make Simple #Sewing Alterations for #Felt #DollClothes

As part of my “Easy-Sew Projects for Kids” series, I thought it would be a good idea to teach my beginning sewists that patterns can be altered. We call this “alterations” in official sewing terminology. This video demonstrates that an alteration can be as easy as snipping away extra felt from a little doll coat. Of course, when working with fabric, it’s not usually that … Continue reading How to Make Simple #Sewing Alterations for #Felt #DollClothes

Image shows Mattel's Chelsea doll wearing a red felt coat with long sleeves. Beneath her coat, she wears a folk-pattered dress with lace around the hem. Caption reads "Easy-sew projects for kids: doll coat."

Free #sewing pattern for tiny #dolls’ coat w/ easy #diy tutorial

Of all the “Easy-Sew Projects for Kids” that I’ve posted, this might be the easiest one yet! If you’re brand new to sewing, or if you want to teach a child or grandchild how to sew, this little felt doll coat is a fantastic first project! Below you’ll find the super-simple pattern I’ve created for making this jacket. I’ve also included a link to the pattern … Continue reading Free #sewing pattern for tiny #dolls’ coat w/ easy #diy tutorial

Sew a #Felt Jacket for a #Miniature Doll w/ FREE #Pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Here’s a quick preview of what we’ll be working on for the rest of this week. I’m going to teach you how to make a super-easy jacket for tiny dolls like Mattel’s Chelsea® and similar-sized dolls, using my free jacket pattern (posting tomorrow). Some of these “small dolls” are taller than others, as you’ll see in my videos, so on Friday, I’ll show you how to … Continue reading Sew a #Felt Jacket for a #Miniature Doll w/ FREE #Pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Image of Mattel's Chelssea Chelsea doll wearing a hand-made long-sleeved dress with caption that reads "Easy-Sew Projects for Kids With FREE Pattern"

Easy #Sewing Projects for #Kids: Make a Dress to Fit Most Small #Dolls

Yesterday I showed you a preview of this project. Well here’s the tutorial! Along with this free tutorial, I’m providing a pattern: Easy-Sew Universal Small Doll Dress Pattern It is, as you may recognize, the same pattern we used with the folk dress that I posted two weeks ago and the lace dress that I posted last week, but in this case, you’ll want to cut … Continue reading Easy #Sewing Projects for #Kids: Make a Dress to Fit Most Small #Dolls

Kelly Doll™, Chelsea™, and Polly Pocket™ #Dolls’ Clothes #Sewing #Patterns are FREE @ ChellyWood.com

Today I’m previewing this week’s tiny doll dress. Again, this is considered an “Easy-Sew Project for Kids,” and it will be posted on my YouTube Channel, ChellyWood1, with all the “Easy-Sew Project for Kids” tutorials. However this dress does include sleeves, so if I was working with a child who was learning to make this dress, I’d consider this a more intermediate doll clothes pattern. … Continue reading Kelly Doll™, Chelsea™, and Polly Pocket™ #Dolls’ Clothes #Sewing #Patterns are FREE @ ChellyWood.com

Image shows the cartoon like legs of three trick-or-treaters in colorful leggings and carrying candy bags.

What kind of #DollClothes #crafts should I make for #Halloween?

Here in the United States, we celebrate Halloween on the last day in October. It’s a festive holiday with everyone dressing up in disguise. With Halloween only a month away, I’ve been thinking about making a Barbie-sized Halloween costume, but I’d like some feedback… What would you, my regular followers, like me to design for your fashion dolls? Please leave comments! I always read my … Continue reading What kind of #DollClothes #crafts should I make for #Halloween?