Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Tonner doll posting for a photo shoot with a Spin Master Liv Doll in the foreground taking her picture. Overlay says, "Doll Photo Tip #2: Avoid Antennas." URL is offered: ChellyWood.com

Doll #Photography Tip #2 @ ChellyWood.com: Avoid #Doll Antennas

In my doll photo videos, you’ll notice that I mention my favorite photography book: Stunning Digital Photography, by Chelsea and Tony Northrup. Let me just say that Tony and Chelsea Northrup have been super helpful for me, as I attempt to master my DSLR Nikkon camera, and as I’ve slowly learned the skill of doll photography. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you, Tony and Chelsea! … Continue reading Doll #Photography Tip #2 @ ChellyWood.com: Avoid #Doll Antennas

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows the 7" Breyer doll riding Don't Look Twice from the Roxy Mold. The background shows trees in sunlight with a grassy foreground. Overlay says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable sewing patterns and tutorials for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Doll #Photography Tip #1 from ChellyWood.com: Use Articulated #Dolls

For my doll photography tips and tricks series, I’m going to start out with what I think is the most helpful tip of all in doll photography: use an articulated doll. “Articulation” is a word doll enthusiasts use to mean flexibility. Does the doll bend at the wrist? Does she bend at the waist? Can she sit on a horse and hold the reins properly? … Continue reading Doll #Photography Tip #1 from ChellyWood.com: Use Articulated #Dolls

#MixNmatch for #doll clothes ensembles @ ChellyWood.com #dolls

Here’s my EAH doll wearing the Colonial blouse and shoes with the St. Patrick’s Day mini-skirt. Heck, she could pass for a little leprechaun, couldn’t she? I posted this image to remind you that there are hundreds of ways to mix and match my FREE printable doll clothes patterns. Different fabrics can give it a unique touch as well. Think of this outfit in red … Continue reading #MixNmatch for #doll clothes ensembles @ ChellyWood.com #dolls

FREE #Doll Clothes Patterns: #Pirate #Costume @ ChellyWood.com

At long last, here’s everything you’ll need to make the pirate costume. As I’ve shown you before, this outfit will fit fit Project MC2® dolls, Monster High® dolls, and Ever After High® dolls, to name a few. Ready to get busy sewing? Here are the patterns and tutorials you’ll need: Pattern for the Vest, Shoes, and Tricorne Hat Tutorial for Making the Vest Tutorial for Making … Continue reading FREE #Doll Clothes Patterns: #Pirate #Costume @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. The image shows a header for a YouTube tutorial video that demonstrates how to make pants for Monster High, Ever After High, and Project MC2 dolls. Overlay says, "Doll Pants DIY with pattern" and offers the website URL: ChellyWood.com. Pictured is an Ever After High doll wearing handmade pants, a handmade shirt, and even handmade felt shoes. The clothing style is Colonial or pirate-like.

MH EAH #dolls or Project MC2 #doll clothes #tutorial w/pattern

This is the final segment in the slender-bodied dolls’ pirate ensemble. Later I’ll publish the page that links from the gallery to the various patterns and tutorials needed for making the whole outfit. For now, though, enjoy this tutorial that shows how to make the capri-like trousers / pants that go with the pirate outfit. These pants will  fit Project MC2® dolls, Monster High® dolls, … Continue reading MH EAH #dolls or Project MC2 #doll clothes #tutorial w/pattern

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image is of a sewing pattern for a doll's Colonial-style shirt and pants. The overlay says, "Slender dolls' 18th century tunic and pants patterns." The patterns are also marked with "Creative Commons Attribution" and various instructions like seam allowances and how many copies of each piece are needed to make the garments. The YouTube channel where you can find a tutorial for making this costume is found at ChellyWood1 on YouTube.

FREE printable #sewing pattern for #pirate pants @ ChellyWood.com #dolls

Yes, I did post this one last week, when I showed you how to make the dolls’ pirate shirt. This week I’m focusing on those adorable little pirate pants. Yesterday I showed you that this set of patterns — both the shirt and the pants — will fit most slender-bodied dolls, including Project MC2® dolls, Monster High® dolls, and Ever After High® dolls, among others. (I … Continue reading FREE printable #sewing pattern for #pirate pants @ ChellyWood.com #dolls

ChellyWood.com’s #Pirate costume is complete! #Dolls #Sewing

This week I’ll post the FREE printable sewing pattern for the pantaloons/trousers that go with the small-bodied doll’s pirate outfit I’ve designed. I’ll also post the video tutorial showing you how to make these Colonial-style pantaloons. (They’re also great for a pair of capris.) Remember these patterns will fit most small-bodied dolls in the 10-inch to 11-inch height range. So that means they’ll fit Project … Continue reading ChellyWood.com’s #Pirate costume is complete! #Dolls #Sewing

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a collage of 105 different doll outfits and sewing/craft projects designed by Chelly Wood. Each of these comes with free, printable sewing patterns (found at ChellyWood.com). Overlay says, "ChellyWood.com: FREE doll clothes patterns and tutorials."

Which Patterns Need to Be Improved @ ChellyWood.com? #dolls #dollstagram #crafts

In the collage above, you’ll find there are over 100 different doll outfits and craft projects, all designed by me, Chelly Wood. Each of them has free, printable sewing patterns available through the gallery page on this website. Yes, this is quite a milestone for me! I’ve reached the big 100 mark! In looking back, some of my early patterns and tutorials weren’t as well-made … Continue reading Which Patterns Need to Be Improved @ ChellyWood.com? #dolls #dollstagram #crafts

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a pattern of small pink flowers. One flower = super easy difficulty; two flowers = kind-of easy difficulty; three flowers = about average difficulty; four flowers = somewhat advanced level of difficulty; five flowers = very advanced level of difficulty. This chart is used to determine how hard a sewing project will be on ChellyWood.com, where free doll clothes patterns are posted nearly every week, along with sewing tutorials.

Helpful Tips and FAQ’s

If you click on the question, it will take you to the answer below. Do you ever take requests? Why do you give your patterns away for free? It’s really nice of you to give us free patterns. What can I do in return? Once I’ve made doll clothes using your Creative-Commons-marked patterns, am I allowed to sell what I’ve made? How can I find … Continue reading Helpful Tips and FAQ’s

Image shows a Monster High, Ever After High, and Project MC2 doll, all wearing the same Colonial style long-sleeved shirt with lace cuffs and a wide collar. The overlay says, "Sew a fancy doll shirt" and there's a URL offered: ChellyWood.com.

Sew a #fancy #doll shirt #DIY tutorial @ ChellyWood.com

Here’s the tutorial that shows how to make my “fancy doll shirt” for very slender dolls like Monster High®, Ever After High®, and Project MC2® dolls. Yesterday I posted the free, printable sewing pattern for both this shirt and the pants shown in the video. This shirt or, more accurately, this tunic, is part of an adorable pirate costume. The hat, shoes, and vest pattern can be found … Continue reading Sew a #fancy #doll shirt #DIY tutorial @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image is of a sewing pattern for a doll's Colonial-style shirt and pants. The overlay says, "Slender dolls' 18th century tunic and pants patterns." The patterns are also marked with "Creative Commons Attribution" and various instructions like seam allowances and how many copies of each piece are needed to make the garments. The YouTube channel where you can find a tutorial for making this costume is found at ChellyWood1 on YouTube.

FREE #sewing #pattern for slender #dolls clothes @ ChellyWood.com

For those of you who’ve been following my YouTube channel and this website for a while, you might be wondering why the dolls’ faces aren’t shown inside the pattern. That’s something new for ChellyWood.com. Well, since I don’t own the Mattel Company (which holds the rights to Monster High® and Ever After High® dolls), nor am I afiliated with the Project MC2® show, I’ve blocked … Continue reading FREE #sewing #pattern for slender #dolls clothes @ ChellyWood.com