The doll faces the camera straight-on in this photo. The image shows Skipper modeling a pair of pink long capri pants or ankle pants with a sleeveless shirt of cotton, made with a fabric that has zig-zagging stripes in pink, red, and white plus tiny red hearts dotted across the zig-zag pattern. The watermark reminds you to go to ChellyWood.com for free printable PDF sewing patterns.

Free printable PDF sewing patterns for Skipper and other 10″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #AmSewing #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Last week I gave you the ankle pants, and yesterday I gave you the tutorial video for making the shirt, which should fit your 10 inch (25.4 cm) dolls. Today’s blog post is simply placing all of the latest tutorial videos and patterns in one location for easy access … Continue reading Free printable PDF sewing patterns for Skipper and other 10″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #AmSewing #DollClothes

The image shows a Mattel Skipper doll wearing a handmade sleeveless shirt, and the overlay says, "New tutorial: Skipper shirt for heart day" (with a glowing heart inserted in white). Skipper's shirt is made of 100% cotton with a cotton/polyester lining. The fabric is decorated with zig-zag color stripes in various shades of pink and bright red and white. There's a tiny heart floating among the zig-zag pattern of the fabric.

Sew a Valentine’s Day Shirt for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #FreeStuff

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Last week I gave you the ankle pants, and this week I’m giving you the pattern again, along with a tutorial video showing how to sew the shirt for your 10 inch (25.4 cm) dolls. Here’s a closer look at what we’re making: Today’s patterns will fit these dolls: … Continue reading Sew a Valentine’s Day Shirt for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #FreeStuff

Today's tutorial video explains how selvage is useful to people who sew doll clothes. This image is just a header indicating that this is a sewing tutorial for beginners.

Selvage is your friend! (A tip for fabric buying, when sewing doll clothes) @ ChellyWood.com #SewingLove #SewingTutorial

  This week I’m giving you two tutorial videos instead of the usual solo tutorial. The video at the top of this blog post will explain how I sometimes use selvage (that’s “selvedge” if you live in the UK) for my doll clothes projects, and how selvage can truly be “your friend” when buying fabric. If you want a more extensive video about how to … Continue reading Selvage is your friend! (A tip for fabric buying, when sewing doll clothes) @ ChellyWood.com #SewingLove #SewingTutorial

The image shows two outfits for Baby Alive 12 inch dolls. The first one (pictured on the left) is a little denim "cowgirl" style dress with a pink leather-looking vest. It has tan embroidery on the skirt and a pink leather-looking belt. It has a collar and short sleeves. The second outfit consists of a multi-colored "jumper" style dress with hearts as part of the fabric's print and a handmade diaper that's reversible in the colors purple (on one side) and white (on the reverse side). Doll clothes designer Chelly Wood is selling these items in her eBay store, and they fit a 12 inch Baby Alive doll.

Cowgirl dress and Valentine’s Day dress for Baby Alive @ my eBay store #BabyAlive #DollClothes

As my regular followers know, I’m selling a few of my doll-related items in my eBay store lately, to make room for new things. This week I’m selling a cowgirl dress (shown on the left) and a Valentine’s Day multi-colored “jumper” (in the US sense) dress with a handmade reversible diaper. These items will fit a Baby Alive doll and other 12 inch baby dolls … Continue reading Cowgirl dress and Valentine’s Day dress for Baby Alive @ my eBay store #BabyAlive #DollClothes

The image shows the Chelly Wood doll (a re-designed Spin Master Liv doll with grey hair and wrinkles) holding up a Raggedy Ann and Andy plush doll pattern from the year 1970. It's McCall's craft pattern 2531, and it displays the classic Raggedy Ann and Andy with red yarn hair and Andy wears a sailor cap with a red gingham shirt while Raggedy Ann wears a dress with pinafore and bloomers. To learn about this pattern and what it means to various sewists online, go to ChellyWood.com to join the hashtag "sewing chat" along with Chelly's followers.

Did you have a Raggedy Ann or Andy doll? Share your memory @ ChellyWood.com #SewingChat #Toys

Today while I was shopping at a second hand store, I ran across this vintage pattern from 1970, and I just couldn’t resist buying it! Did you have a Raggedy Ann or Raggedy Andy doll as a child? And if so, what memories do you have of your doll? My aunt made mine, and at the time, I lived on the coast where it rains … Continue reading Did you have a Raggedy Ann or Andy doll? Share your memory @ ChellyWood.com #SewingChat #Toys

Image of Sekiguchi Momoko doll in Renaissance ball gown atop free, printable sewing pattern for the gown. Overlay says, "Chelly Wood dot com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of all shapes and sizes."

Sew a fancy Renaissance Gown for Momoko Dolls with free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #MomokoDoll #HistoricalSewing

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Wednesday’s doll ball gown project was for beginners, but today’s project is definitely not for the beginners out there! (Sorry!) This Renaissance gown and its accessories (an undergarment and a bonnet) were designed for my Momoko Doll to wear in the funerary scenes in Act V of my Romeo … Continue reading Sew a fancy Renaissance Gown for Momoko Dolls with free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #MomokoDoll #HistoricalSewing

Sew a Pair of Valentine’s Day Ankle Pants for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDayIdeas

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Wanting to make something special for your child or grandchild for Valentine’s Day? How about a pair of ankle pants (AKA capris or pedal pushers) to fit Skipper? Skipper doll clothes and accessories can be hard to find in stores, so a pretty pink pair of pants for … Continue reading Sew a Pair of Valentine’s Day Ankle Pants for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDayIdeas

Click on the link in the caption to navigate to the page where you can download and print a free printable PDF sewing pattern for making this super easy summer sun dress (sundress) to fit your Curvy Barbie doll or similar sized dolls. The image shows a Curvy Barbie doll wearing a handmade doll dress with a short, flared miniskirt made of cotton; the dress also has an easy-to-sew felt bodice of lime green felt with white ribbon straps, to match the striped lime green and darker green cotton miniskirt.

Free printable PDF sun dress pattern fits Curvy and Tall fashion dolls in two skirt lengths! @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #FreeSewingPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s free sun dress pattern may look familiar to you. That’s because it has been available on this website as a JPG-only pattern. Today I’m converting it to a PDF pattern for your easy download. I designed it for the absolute beginner sewists out there, after a mother requested … Continue reading Free printable PDF sun dress pattern fits Curvy and Tall fashion dolls in two skirt lengths! @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #FreeSewingPatterns

This tiny plastic dog is the smallest of the bunch. He looks like a cocker spaniel jumping into his "let's play" pose with his hind quarters high in the air, tail wagging, and his front paws splayed out in front of him.

Buy my Barbie dogs for as little as $2.10 in my eBay store! #BarbieCollector #DollCollector

This week I have five little toy dogs for sale in my eBay store, and my starting price is only $2.10 with a $5.00 shipping fee. The collection includes five dogs, and at least one is marked “Mattel.” (See my close-up images on eBay.) I don’t know what the other four dogs’ makers’ are because they’re not marked or I wasn’t able to find a … Continue reading Buy my Barbie dogs for as little as $2.10 in my eBay store! #BarbieCollector #DollCollector

The image shows a vintage McCall's printed sewing pattern for making a wardrobe of doll clothes for "chubby baby and toddler dolls" in the size range from 12 to 22 inches, depending upon whether you purchase the small, medium, or large doll clothes pattern set. The striking image on this pattern (published by McCall's in 1968) is the fact that a doll with brown skin and black hair appears on this pattern front, along with a variety of little blond and red headed dolls.

Why aren’t there more multicultural dolls on sewing patterns? Join the #SewingChat @ ChellyWood.com for #MLKday

As today happens to be Martin Luther King Day in the United States, I’d like to write about the fact that images on doll clothes sewing patterns available in the US today do not accurately reflect the demographics of our nation. Before Caucasian people came to North America, only Native American people lived here. To this day, Native American people and mixed-race Native Americans live … Continue reading Why aren’t there more multicultural dolls on sewing patterns? Join the #SewingChat @ ChellyWood.com for #MLKday

The image shows a baby doll in footie pajamas. Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Free PDF Sewing Patterns for Making 12-inch (30 to 31 cm) Baby Doll PJ’s @ ChellyWood.com

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Last week I gave you the pattern and tutorial video for making the pajama top, and yesterday I gave you patterns and a tutorial for making the bottom half of this adorable two-piece footie pajama project. Today I’m putting the whole outfit together in one location, so I can easily link … Continue reading Free PDF Sewing Patterns for Making 12-inch (30 to 31 cm) Baby Doll PJ’s @ ChellyWood.com

Here we see a pair of footie pajama bottoms with an elastic waist. The image comes from ChellyWood.com, where you can find hundreds of free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Sew pajama bottoms with feet in them for 12 inch (30.5 cm) baby dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #MomCrafts #DollClothes

  Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Last week I gave you the pattern and tutorial video for making the pajama top, so this week I’m giving you everything you need to make the pajama bottoms. Today’s free printable PDF doll clothes sewing patterns will fit the following dolls: 11 or 12-inch baby dolls like Baby Alive … Continue reading Sew pajama bottoms with feet in them for 12 inch (30.5 cm) baby dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #MomCrafts #DollClothes