Let’s sew #boxers for broad male #dolls or #actionfigures w/free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

This is a FREE pattern for boxers, summer shorts, basketball shorts, elastic-waist trousers, or pajama pants to fit broad-bodied, muscular action figures and male fashion dolls like Mattel's Broad Ken dolls, GI Joe action figures, and similar-shaped 12-inch male dolls. The pattern includes instructions for seam allowances, a creative-commons attribution symbol, and a measurement tool. There's also instructions for locating the free sewing tutorial videos on YouTube and the URL of the doll clothes patterns website: ChellyWood.com. This is one of many free printable doll clothes patterns found at ChellyWood.com (designed by doll clothing designer, Chelly Wood).

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

Yesterday I showed you the preview of this pattern. Here’s the pattern itself, which is free to the public with its “Creative Commons Attribution” symbol. (Scroll down to “Additional Information,” to learn more about Creative Commons Attribution and what it means.) To make it really easy for you to print, I’ve included a link to the pattern as a media file below:

You can see that this pattern also includes a pattern for pajama pants or easy-on-off elastic-waist trousers. In December, I’m hoping to post a series of Christmas pajama patterns for Barbie, Broad Ken, and other dolls. So please stop by ChellyWood.com again in December, if you want to make those really cute outfits!

Tomorrow I’ll post the tutorial video for making these adorable boxers and/or summer shorts, which are designed to fit muscular male dolls and action figures, like GI Joe, Broad Ken, and similar-sized dolls/action figures. Take a look back at yesterday’s post to view the dolls and action figures modeling these shorts.

 

Please note:

It has recently come to my attention that my older patterns and projects no longer appear on my Gallery Page. Two examples are the hairdresser apron and smock project and the Monster High/Ever After High pants patterns. I’ve contacted WordPress, my blog hosting company, and they have suggested that I may have over-run my limit for images in a single gallery. They’ve suggested I re-design my website to include multiple gallery pages.

So when I get a little vacation time (maybe during my Thanksgiving or Christmas holiday break November-December), I plan to take the time to re-organize my website. Some links may be lost in the redesigning, so if there are patterns you really want to use, I suggest downloading them before this website remodel takes place.

Of course, if you ever have difficulty locating a pattern or tutorial on my website, feel free to contact me using my Submit a Question form. I’d be happy to email you with attachments or links to the pages you’re seeking. Also, I now have a mailing address, which can be found on my “About the Author” page as well as on this recent blog post.

 

Additional Information:

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Some of my followers have wondered what motivates me to give my patterns away for free.

First of all, I’m a librarian by trade. Librarians love free stuff! We believe that the more a person knows, the more enriched their life will be. So it may sound kind of crazy, but I want ChellyWood.com to become a sort of library of free patterns that help people learn to sew doll clothes.

If you’d like to learn more about my motives, feel free to visit my Chelly’s Books page.

My Gallery Page is the easiest way to search through all of my patterns to find what you want. Each image on the Gallery Page takes you to links for patterns and tutorials.

Need help printing my patterns? This link offers a tutorial showing you how to download and print my FREE patterns using Google Docs. (For the older print-a-pattern tutorial, which uses Microsoft Word, click here.) To review my difficulty scale (demonstrating how hard or easy a pattern is by the number of flowers displayed), take a look back at this blog post.

Please note: you must enlarge my patterns to fit a full-sized piece of American computer paper (8.5 x 11 inches or 216 x 279 mm) without margins, before printing.

My patterns are now available through “Creative Commons Attribution.” This means that I created my patterns (and therefore I own rights to them), but I’m willing to share them with everyone who will tell people about my website.

Here are some helpful ways to tell the world about my patterns and tutorials:

Are you new to sewing? I’ve 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.

In case you haven’t heard, I have actually designed some commercial patterns for Lammily LLC. You might want to visit the Lammily website to see what they’ve got going on.

If your question wasn’t answered here, feel free to submit a question. I’m always happy to help my followers find what they need, so they, too, can make amazing doll clothes and crafts.

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