The image shows the Chelly Wood doll (a Spin Master Liv doll with a grey haired wig) holding up a Cabbage Patch doll clothes pattern from the 1980's. The image has a matching blog post suggesting where you can find patterns to fit your Cabbage Patch dolls (or similar-sized baby dolls in the 14 inch, 15 inch and 16 inch size range). Visit ChellyWood.com to read the article on how to get patterns for your large baby dolls and Cabbage Patch dolls.

Where to find Cabbage Patch doll clothes patterns w/tips from ChellyWood.com #sewingproject #DIYcrafts

I frequently get requests for doll clothes patterns to fit baby dolls in the 14-inch, 15-inch, and 16-inch size range, and when I get these requests, I do add them to my constantly-growing list of doll clothes pattern requests. However I need to be honest with you; I don’t plan to design baby doll clothes for dolls in this size range any time soon. Why? … Continue reading Where to find Cabbage Patch doll clothes patterns w/tips from ChellyWood.com #sewingproject #DIYcrafts

A made-to-move Barbie doll models a pair of handmade elastic-waist shorts in a colorful-patterned fabric with geometric shapes that have a floral feel to them. The colors of the fabric are pale blue, grey, light green, yellow, and white. The doll holds a handmade clutch purse. She wears a simple white t-shirt with a little longer-than-cap sleeves. If you would like the free printable sewing patterns and links to the tutorial videos showing how to make these barbie-sized doll clothes, please visit ChellyWood.com

Sew a summer outfit for Barbie with FREE printable patterns @ ChellyWood.com #summertime #barbieclothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. The shorts are a pattern I posted quite some time ago, as part of the retro bikini outfit, but the T-shirt and clutch are newer patterns. Sorry I’m a little late getting this one posted. I normally post at 7:00 AM Mountain Time, but I’m running behind on my … Continue reading Sew a summer outfit for Barbie with FREE printable patterns @ ChellyWood.com #summertime #barbieclothes

The image shows the video header for the YouTube video tutorial for making a clutch-style purse for a Barbie sized doll. Visit ChellyWood.com for free printable PDF sewing patterns and free tutorial videos showing you how to make a clutch for Barbie.

Free printable PDF sewing pattern and tutorial video showing how to make a clutch for a Barbie-sized doll @ ChellyWood.com #Handmade #Clutch

For your free pattern, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Read this top section to avoid confusion please… The free PDF pattern that I’m giving you today is filled with clothing patterns for 8 or 9 inch dolls, like Stacey, Bratz, Kuu Kuu Harajuku dolls, and World of Love dolls. But this is also the same page of patterns where you’ll find … Continue reading Free printable PDF sewing pattern and tutorial video showing how to make a clutch for a Barbie-sized doll @ ChellyWood.com #Handmade #Clutch

The image shows a Made-to-Move Barbie wearing a pair of elastic-waist "booty" shorts and holding a clutch purse. In the corner of the image, a logo tells you where to go to find the free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos for making this outfit: ChellyWood.com

Sew shorts or a retro bikini for Barbie-sized dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #BarbieStyle #SummerFashion

As some of you know, I’m a school librarian in my “day job,” and of course, school has begun here in Idaho, where I reside. So I’m sorry to drop the ball like this, but I need a little time to get my ducks in a row for school. So today’s post is a re-blog of an older blog post. It’s still relevant though, as … Continue reading Sew shorts or a retro bikini for Barbie-sized dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #BarbieStyle #SummerFashion

The image shows a 1960's Tammy Doll made by Ideal Toy Corp. wearing handmade elastic-waist shorts and a sleeveless pajama top. The pattern for these pajamas can be found at ChellyWood.com as a free printable PDF sewing pattern with complete tutorial video instructions for sewing the outfit as a whole.

Sew flannel pajamas for your vintage Tammy doll w/ #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #VintageToys

The image above shows a doll which was made and distributed in the 1960’s. Here in the US, this doll mold was called Tammy, but a very similar body mold was made and distributed in the UK as the Sindy doll. Today I’m giving you free patterns and tutorials for making a pair of flannel pajama shorts (or pajama pants) and a bias-tape-trimmed pajama shirt to … Continue reading Sew flannel pajamas for your vintage Tammy doll w/ #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #VintageToys

Here we see the Chelly Wood doll (she's actually a Liv doll that has had a make-over so it looks like the real person, Chelly Wood) holding up McCall's vintage Barbie pattern #6420 which has images of Barbie wearing six different outfits. The pattern's container is very worn but the images are colorful and sharp. This pattern was marked with a copyright of 1962.

Vintage Barbie doll clothes patterns with underpants pattern — try McCall Pattern #6420 #VintageBarbie #VintageSewing

If you’ve been sewing for dolls for very long, you’re probably aware that doll underpants patterns are hard to come by. Of course, I have free underpants patterns on this website, and my patterns will fit lots of dolls, including the 6 inch American Girl dolls, Skipper, Barbie, and many Barbie-sized dolls, in addition to my baby doll bloomers and 18″ doll underpants pattern. (Click … Continue reading Vintage Barbie doll clothes patterns with underpants pattern — try McCall Pattern #6420 #VintageBarbie #VintageSewing

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."

Share your tips on doll photography at ChellyWood.com #Photography #Diorama

In the summer of 2014, I took a trip to Paris, and while I was there, I took hundreds of photos of dolls in various well-known locations. The photo at the top of this blog post was taken at Montmartre, a part of the city that inspired famous painters. You can find some of these lovely images right here on ChellyWood.com, but I also have … Continue reading Share your tips on doll photography at ChellyWood.com #Photography #Diorama

Sew a plain white T-shirt for Barbie with today’s free doll clothes patterns and tutorial video @ ChellyWood.com #BarbieStyle #Handmade

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This week and last, we looked at various poodle skirt patterns that are available for purchase, to fit 11 or 11.5 inch dolls, like Mattel’s Barbie. I’ve shown you the poodle skirt I made, and I have also sewn a plain white T-shirt to go with mine. So … Continue reading Sew a plain white T-shirt for Barbie with today’s free doll clothes patterns and tutorial video @ ChellyWood.com #BarbieStyle #Handmade

The image shows a Project MC2 doll wearing handmade shirt and pants. Please go to ChellyWood.com to find the free printable sewing patterns for making this and other similar doll clothes for your Project MC2 dolls.

Free shirt and pants sewing patterns for Project MC2 dolls @ ChellyWood.com #ProjectMC2 #SewingByHand

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Last month we saw Skipper wearing this outfit, along with the Monster High and Ever After High dolls, but I’ve discovered that my Project MC2 dolls will also fit into clothes made with this free doll clothes pattern. So here it is again. By re-posting it, I’m able to … Continue reading Free shirt and pants sewing patterns for Project MC2 dolls @ ChellyWood.com #ProjectMC2 #SewingByHand

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The image above shows a preview of my first paid product in my Teachers Pay Teachers store, online. My regular followers know that I haven’t been charging for my sewing patterns, but I work full time as a school librarian in my day job. I’d like to continue to offer free doll clothes and craft sewing patterns for everyone who follows my website and YouTube … Continue reading Please like, share, and pin today’s images, for back-to-school… #TeacherTuesday #BackToSchool

The image shows a Made to Move Barbie modeling a handmade 1950's style poodle skirt in pink with a black silhouetted poodle sewn to the fabric. In this photo, the camera seems to be above the doll, and she's looking up at it. She leans back as if laughing. She also wears a handmade T-shirt and flat white shoes. This Barbie has a dark complexion with blond curly hair. The website in the background is ChellyWood.com, a site that offers free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

I made a poodle skirt with this old pattern, but I had a few problems… #SewingFail #SewingProjects

Last Monday I shared an old vintage Barbie pattern that I thought would be ideal for sewing a poodle skirt. But I mentioned that these older patterns are designed for vintage Barbie, and those older Barbies have a narrower waist than today’s Barbies. So what pattern would be better for a modern Barbie? Well before giving you my answer to that question, I wanted to … Continue reading I made a poodle skirt with this old pattern, but I had a few problems… #SewingFail #SewingProjects

The image shows two different outfits you can sew for GI Joe, using free printable sewing patterns from ChellyWood.com (a website for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes and action figure clothes to fit dolls and action figures of many shapes and all different sizes). In these images, GI Joe wears a collared shirt with tie and long pants, and a pair of navy-style bell-bottom jeans with a camp shirt that has pockets, tabs, and a collar.

FREE Doll Clothes/Clothing Sewing Patterns for GI Joe and Similar Sized Action Figures (Gallery)

If you’d like to make one of the outfits shown in this gallery, just follow these directions: Click on the photograph of the outfit you’d like to sew. This will take you to a larger image of the photo. Beneath the larger image is a link to a blog post for all the free action figure clothes patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make that … Continue reading FREE Doll Clothes/Clothing Sewing Patterns for GI Joe and Similar Sized Action Figures (Gallery)