The image shows Mattel's Curvy African American Barbie wearing handmade shorts and a handmade shirt. These doll clothes were made using ChellyWood.com's free printable sewing patterns. The doll stands before a brick wall with her hand in her hair. she models the shorts, which fit her figure nicely and the top, which is a sleeveless crop top with a high neckline. The purple shorts and shirt have a floral print. She wears purplish-pink flat shoes, and she's standing on a wooden floor. The overlay on this image offers the URL for the website where you can download the free printable sewing patterns for this Curvy Barbie summer outfit: ChellyWood.com (free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes).

#TapeMeasureTuesday: What are Curvy Barbie’s measurements for sewing purposes?

In the image above, you see my Curvy Barbie wearing a summery outfit of shorts and a sleeveless crop top. Of course the free, printable sewing patterns for this outfit are available right here on ChellyWood.com. (Scroll down for the new PDF pattern download and the MS Word download for these shorts and shirt combo.) Last week we asked whether or not Mattel’s Curvy would … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: What are Curvy Barbie’s measurements for sewing purposes?

Find the free printable pdf pattern for this felt shirt to fit Ideal Toy Corporation's vintage Tammy dolls at ChellyWood.com. The image shows a Tammy doll modeling hand-sewn shorts and a hand-sewn sleeveless shirt made of felt. Tiny blue buttons adorn the front of this sew-easy shirt. The Tammy doll's shorts use a tiny argyle print, and she stands in a 1:6 scale room with a window and a hard wood floor. Behind her is a tall china hutch filled with itty bitty pieces of dishware. She models her handmade shirt with a fashion-model pose, her chin held high. The overlay offers the website where you can find more free patterns for doll clothes to fit Tammy dolls and other dolls of many shapes and sizes: ChellyWood.com.

#MeMade Monday: Easy-to-sew felt shirt for #vintage Tammy #doll

This week I’m posting the FREE printable PDF pattern for making the felt shirt that my vintage Tammy doll is modeling in the image above. Tammy dolls were made by the Ideal Toy Corporation from 1962 to 1966, according to Wikipedia. One of my aunts owned one, when I was growing up, but my Tammy is one I purchased on eBay a few years ago … Continue reading #MeMade Monday: Easy-to-sew felt shirt for #vintage Tammy #doll

#FridayFollow: Who do you follow on eBay?

Who do you follow on eBay? One of my favorite eBay stores is Dodi’s Shop of Stuff. I’m actually lucky enough to have met Dodi in person, and she’s a woman with a business-sense that I truly admire and aspire to. Her eBay store has over 8,000 reviews with a 99.9% positive rating. You can’t find eBay stores with a better rating than that! Dodi … Continue reading #FridayFollow: Who do you follow on eBay?

The image shows a youtube video header for a tutorial that demonstrates how to sew pants for Ideal Toy corporation's Tammy dolls. It includes a free printable pattern for this sewing project for making pants to fit a Tammy doll from Ideal.

#SewingBlogger Thursday: Sew a pair of pants for vintage Tammy #dolls

  Once again, here are the free pants (and shorts) patterns for making this week’s doll clothes project: Free PDF printable pattern for Tammy doll pants and shorts Free MS Word printable pattern for Tammy doll pants and shorts Please show your appreciation for these free patterns by sharing them on social media. Every time you mention ChellyWood.com online, it brings more followers to this … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: Sew a pair of pants for vintage Tammy #dolls

the image shows a pattern for elastic-waist pants or elastic-waist shorts designed to fit Tammy dolls (Ideal Toys). The patterns are available at ChellyWood.com as a free pdf or Microsoft Word download. They come with free tutorial videos on YouTube, showing how to sew these pants or shorts together in an easy-to-follow sewing tutorial for Tammy doll clothes.

#PDFpattern Wednesday: #Sew pants for Ideal Toys’ #vintage Tammy dolls w/this free pattern at ChellyWood.com

As we saw in yesterday’s blog post, in addition to Tammy dolls, this pattern will also fit 17″ Endless Hair Kingdom Barbies as capri pants. Yes, today’s the day! I’m trying my hand at PDF Pattern conversion today. Please let me know if you have any trouble getting the PDF pattern or the MS Word pattern to download properly. I can always attempt a do-over, … Continue reading #PDFpattern Wednesday: #Sew pants for Ideal Toys’ #vintage Tammy dolls w/this free pattern at ChellyWood.com

The image shows a Tammy doll standing next to a ruler. Beside her are a Curvy Barbie and a Tall Barbie. The blog post offers complete sewing measurements for making doll clothes for the Tammy doll from Ideal Toy Company.

#TapeMeasureTuesday: What #dolls’ clothes can Ideal’s Tammy #doll wear?

If you look at the photo I’ve posted today, you can see that vintage Tammy dolls (made by the Ideal Toy Corporation) can’t swap clothes with Barbie very well. My Curvy Barbie (right) is wearing pants made with the same pattern as Tammy’s plaid pants. Curvy looks more like a samurai than a fashion model in these pants! Tall Barbie looks like she’s waiting for … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: What #dolls’ clothes can Ideal’s Tammy #doll wear?

The image shows a Tammy doll (made by Ideal Toy Corporation) wearing a pair of handmade pants and a hand-sewn shirt. She stands next to a piece of furniture that is just her size, and it looks like a curio cabinet or china hutch. On this hutch are dozens of little tiny dishes with decorative paint, neatly arranged. The tammy doll's hair is drawn back in a pony tail. The wallpaper behind her is purple or lilac-colored. She looks at the camera with the forlorn eyes of the vintage Tammy doll, but it does look like she has been repainted with soft color to her lips. The fabric of her handmade pants is decorated with very small nautical print, showing sailboats, anchors, and very small red fish. The overlay explains where you can find the free printable sewing patterns for making this whole outfit: ChellyWood.com.

#MeMade Monday: Pants for Vintage Tammy #Doll (Ideal Toy Corp.)

This week I’m going to give you the free pattern (and tutorial video) for making the nautical pants that my vintage Tammy doll is wearing in the photo above. This pattern also makes wonderful pajama pants for Tammy Dolls! Also, you can expect some changes here at ChellyWood.com, for the coming year. Hopefully these changes will make the blog more interactive! I’ve asked people to … Continue reading #MeMade Monday: Pants for Vintage Tammy #Doll (Ideal Toy Corp.)

The image shows a swirling cluster of vines which are actually part of a wedding dress image from iClipart. At the bottom of the image is the website URL and company logo for ChellyWood.com, a website that offers free, printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos that show you how to make doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes including but not limited various sizes of Barbie dolls, American Girl dolls, and more. The doll clothes patterns are free and printable, easy to find, and easy to sew even for beginners and children.

Let’s start the new year with advice for Chelly Wood… #survey #advice #2019

Last year at the start of the new year, I asked you which dolls you wanted me to design clothes for. This year, I’m leaving the creative canvas wide open with the following question: What do you want from ChellyWood.com in 2019? Yep, I’m taking suggestions! Please fill out the form below with your ideas about what this website could offer in the coming year. … Continue reading Let’s start the new year with advice for Chelly Wood… #survey #advice #2019

The image shows an 18" doll wearing a red velvet handmade doll shirt with long sleeves and tiny buttons. The overlay says "doll shirt" and this video tutorial will show you how to sew a velvet doll shirt for 18 inch dolls using FREE printable sewing patterns which are available at chellyWood.com.

Sew an 18-inch doll’s shirt with FREE patterns from ChellyWood.com #dolls #sewing #AGdolls

Our project for the first week of 2019 has been to sew a semi-lined long-sleeve shirt for 18″ dolls, and this project (like all my projects) comes with free, printable sewing patterns for making the red velvet top you see in the video above. Here are all the patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make both this week’s velvet shirt and last week’s easy-sew skirt … Continue reading Sew an 18-inch doll’s shirt with FREE patterns from ChellyWood.com #dolls #sewing #AGdolls

The image shows a single sleeve pattern for a v-neck sweater made of velvet, designed to fit 18" dolls like American Girls, Journey Girls, and Madame Alexander dolls. This sleeve is part of a 2-piece free doll clothes pattern for a shirt with long sleeves. Visit ChellyWood.com for the rest of this free printable sewing pattern.

Free sewing patterns for 18″ dolls’ clothes: velvet shirt project @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #sewing #crafts

Yesterday I offered the basic bodice pattern for this 18-inch dolls’ shirt. Today I’m offering just the sleeve pattern. To help you with an easy download, here are both patterns in a jpg format: The basic bodice pattern for an 18-inch doll’s shirt The long sleeve pattern for an 18-inch doll’s shirt Need help printing my patterns? Here’s a tutorial to help! Tomorrow I’ll post … Continue reading Free sewing patterns for 18″ dolls’ clothes: velvet shirt project @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #sewing #crafts

The image shows a simple pattern for the bodice of a shirt for 18-inch dolls like the American Girl dolls, Madame Alexander 18" dolls, and Journey Girls 18 inch dolls. This pattern is free, printable, and comes with an instructional tutorial video showing how to sew the pattern. The watermark on the pattern is ChellyWood.com and the pattern also has a creative commons "attribution" mark.

Free doll clothes patterns for 18-inch dolls’ shirts @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #sewing #hobbies

If this pattern looks familiar to my regular followers, that’s because it’s the same pattern we used for the basic felt top for 18 inch dolls a while back. However tomorrow I’ll also be posting the long sleeve that matches this pattern, so you can create the long-sleeved velvet shirt that I posted preview pictures of yesterday. So please come back tomorrow for the rest … Continue reading Free doll clothes patterns for 18-inch dolls’ shirts @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #sewing #hobbies