This is a square image of the Petite Barbie wearing her handmade doll clothes. It says "free pattern" on the purple background of this image, and the watermark reminds us that these free doll clothes patterns come from ChellyWood.com

Petite Barbie swimsuit/bikini or underwear @ ChellyWood.com #AmMaking #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s project can either be a bikini-style swimsuit or a pair of underpants with a bra, to fit your 10 inch dolls, like Petite Barbie. In the past, I’ve posted patterns for this set to fit Skipper and other dolls, but this is the first time I’ve posted this … Continue reading Petite Barbie swimsuit/bikini or underwear @ ChellyWood.com #AmMaking #DollClothes

Here we see an image of the 17 inch Endless Hair Kingdom Barbie from Mattel, wearing a handmade short-sleeved shirt, skirt, and even handmade shoes. The words on the purple polka dot background frame say, "Free Pattern!" and the logo for ChellyWood.com is provided.

Free doll clothes patterns for 17 inch Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #ArticulatedDoll #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Yesterday’s blog post talked about how tricky it is to make a pleated skirt, so guess what… Today we’re making a pleated skirt! The pleats will be in a ruffle-form, though, which is slightly simpler than a fully pleated skirt. But please bear in mind that today’s skirt project is not … Continue reading Free doll clothes patterns for 17 inch Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #ArticulatedDoll #DollClothes

The square turquoise-and-purple frame looks like a miniature quilt frame surrounding the image of Simplicity doll dress pattern number 4364 and the new Chelly Wood logo. Visit ChellyWood.com to read the article that accompanies this image, entitled, "What are the easiest doll dress patterns to sew?"

What are the easiest doll dress patterns to sew? #18inchDolls #DollClothes

There are several factors that contribute to the ease or difficulty in sewing a doll dress pattern. In my humble opinion, as a doll clothing designer who has been sewing for half a century, here are four factors to consider when picking out an “easy-to-sew” doll dress pattern: Pattern maker Type of skirt Sleeves Collars   Let’s talk about pattern makers. The Simplicity pattern company … Continue reading What are the easiest doll dress patterns to sew? #18inchDolls #DollClothes

This preview for a blog post about sewing basics shows a close-up of the Chelly Wood doll in her little blue apron. She stands beside her sewing room's dress form. The words in the overlay say, "Basic sewing tutorials."

Helpful Tutorial Videos for Sewing Basics #HowToSew #DollClothes

Overview: Today’s blog post is designed to give you all of my “sewing basics” tutorials in one location. That way, if you bookmark this blog post, you can swing back here, any time you need to review how to do a baste stitch or how to sew snaps on fabric, or any of my other “sewing basics” tutorial videos. By the way, many of these … Continue reading Helpful Tutorial Videos for Sewing Basics #HowToSew #DollClothes

The image shows a Vintage Barbie wearing a pink strappy sundress with white shoes. She stands on a wooden floor with a turqoise background behind her. The square shape that encloses this photo is purple with white polka dots (like a cotton dotted Swiss fabric) and the words on this background say, "Free pattern." There's also a logo for ChellyWood.com on the image.

Sew a Vintage Barbie Dress w/Free Pattern #WayBackMachine #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This tutorial is unlike some of the other sundress tutorials I’ve created because it’s designed to hide your gathers inside the bodice of the dress. This makes it a little more difficult than most of my other sundress patterns. That’s why it’s marked with four flowers. If you’d like … Continue reading Sew a Vintage Barbie Dress w/Free Pattern #WayBackMachine #DollClothes

The image shows a purple, white, and turquoise colored infographic with the title "Buyer's Gide" at the top, and the following elements listed within the text boxes of the infographic: buttons, snaps, ribbon, elastic, labels, zippers. The watermark says "ChellyWood" to remind you that you can get lots of doll clothes sewing advice and free patterns at ChellyWood.com

Buyer’s Guide for Sewing Doll Clothes #SewingTips

I’ve compiled a few questions I’ve been asked over the years, about where to buy fabric, notions, buckles, buttons, snaps, ribbon, elastic, and more. So today’s blog post will hopefully address answers to some of the more common questions I get in my inbox. This is just a list of where to buy and what to buy, but keep in mind that it’s always good … Continue reading Buyer’s Guide for Sewing Doll Clothes #SewingTips

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Mattel's fashionista tall Barbie dressed in a wedding gown with veil and Mattel's fashionista Ken wearing a handmade felt dinner jacket with lapels, a collared dress shirt, a tie, and black pants/trousers. The two dolls stand in an elegant but simple 1:6 scale diorama that includes a window on one wall, a bust of a musician, and a pillar with climbing vines surrounding it. The two dolls seem to look at one another lovingly, as two dolls who are very much in love on their wedding day! In the lower-right corner of the image, a watermark says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable doll clothes patterns and tutorials."

Wedding Gown Ensemble for Tall Barbie #SewingPatterns #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. As most Barbie collectors know, Mattel’s Tall Barbie has different body measurements than the more traditional Barbie. At the request of one of my cousins, I designed and made this wedding dress pattern to fit Mattel’s Tall Barbie. To sew this dress, you’ll want at least 1/3 of a … Continue reading Wedding Gown Ensemble for Tall Barbie #SewingPatterns #DollClothes

Image of "Sew-Easy Patterns by Advance" vintage Mattel, Inc. Toymakers Barbie doll clothes sewing pattern #2895 with the ChellyWood logo, surrounded by a variety of quilting fabrics in turquoise blue and purple.

The biggest problem with Barbie doll wedding dresses is… #JuneWedding #DollClothes

The biggest problem with Barbie doll wedding dresses is making a veil that actually stays on the doll’s head! Let’s have a good look at my “Sew-Easy Patterns by Advance” vintage Mattel, Inc. Toymakers Barbie doll clothes sewing pattern #2895. This is a prime example of how the patterns for Barbie wedding dresses (if they include a veil pattern at all) never seem to make … Continue reading The biggest problem with Barbie doll wedding dresses is… #JuneWedding #DollClothes

The image shows a Project MC Squared (MC2) Camryn Coyle doll wearing handmade doll clothes, including a crop top T-shirt made of navy blue jersey fabric and a pair of printed "girl power"-themed jersey fabric shorts to match in navy, white, and pink patterns. She stands with one hand on her hip. The text overlaid on the image says, "Free pattern!" The designer, Chelly Wood, has also left her watermark on the image, so everyone knows that they can find the free patterns for sewing these doll clothes for their Project MC2 dolls at ChellyWood.com

Sew a crop top and shorts for 10-inch (25.5 cm) dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ProjectMC2 #DollClothes

For your free pattern and tutorial video, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today I’m going to share a pattern that will fit 10 inch dolls with a body type like Mattel’s Skipper, Project MC2, the 10 inch Disney Princess dolls, and many more. It’s a pattern that will help you sew a crop top and shorts. I recommend using a stretchy … Continue reading Sew a crop top and shorts for 10-inch (25.5 cm) dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ProjectMC2 #DollClothes

The image shows the head and upper torso of Ariel, the Disney Princess 10 inch fashion doll. The doll models a navy blue jersey fabric crop top summer style shirt with T-shirt-length sleeves. The overlaying text says, "free pattern" and the watermark says: Chelly Wood with the outline of a shirt pattern. Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes, including this tiny little pattern for your Disney Princess or other ten inch (25.4 cm) dolls.

Free crop top pattern! @ ChellyWood.com #DisneyPrincess #DollClothes

For your free pattern, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s sewing project probably looks familiar to my regular followers. I’m trying to bridge some of the gaps in my tutorial videos by re-making original tutorials for dolls of different sizes. This tutorial shows you how to make a crop top to fit 10 inch dolls like Disney Princess dolls, Skipper, Momoko … Continue reading Free crop top pattern! @ ChellyWood.com #DisneyPrincess #DollClothes

The image shows a Mattel "Curvy" Barbie with bright pink hair modeling a pair of handmade shorts and a handmade shirt. She appears to be walking forward in white sneakers. Her summer top is sleeveless or has a "barely" cap sleeve. It's made of felt. There are two tiny buttons near the neckline. Her shorts are made of purple floral print cotton fabric. The watermark reminds us to visit ChellyWood.com for the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this outfit.

Free summer top and shorts patterns for Curvy! #FreePatterns #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Once again, this is how I’m updating my patterns, converting old JPG images to PDFs for your easy download. Today’s project is a felt sleeveless shirt and cotton shorts, which are designed to fit Curvy Barbie and similar-sized dolls. For today’s project, you’ll need some felt, a swatch of … Continue reading Free summer top and shorts patterns for Curvy! #FreePatterns #DollClothes

The image shows a modern Barbie modeling handmade doll clothes, including a lime green felt shirt with lace trim and lace straps along with a separate floral cotton skirt with lace trim. The doll's boots are green. She stands facing the camera. Beside her is a miniature apple barrel. If you'd like to make the outfit shown, please click on the link in the caption.

Summer Skirt and Top for Barbie #DollClothes #FreePatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This pattern has been available on this website for a while, but only as a JPG image. Now that I’ve converted it to PDF, I wanted to re-post the project for everyone to enjoy. Here’s another image of the outfit we’re making today: For this project, you’ll need some … Continue reading Summer Skirt and Top for Barbie #DollClothes #FreePatterns