Image of Vintage Tammy doll wearing white wig, black gown, and harlequin-style pinafore

Behind the Scenes @ ChellyWood.com : a doll’s ball gown #dollstyle #dollphotographer

Back when I first started this website, my main purpose for posting patterns was to simply log my progress with my Romeo and Juliet video creations. In those days, this site was more of a photo-journal of my personal journey than a place to share my talent as a pattern designer. My early patterns were all hand-drawn, and measurements were not double-checked. However some of … Continue reading Behind the Scenes @ ChellyWood.com : a doll’s ball gown #dollstyle #dollphotographer

The image shows the YouTube tutorial header for a youtube video on how to make a reversible wedding dress for Mattel's Barbie dolls. It includes free printable PDF sewing pattern for several different styles of wedding dresses, and the Barbies shown in the image are vintage Barbie dolls. The text overlay says "reversible wedding dress with free patterns" and offers the URL of the website where you can download the free wedding dress patterns for your barbies: ChellyWood.com

Free Wedding Dress Patterns for Barbie w/ Reversible Ball Gown Tutorial Video @ ChellyWood.com #JuneWedding #WeddingDresses

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. You’ll see in this week’s tutorial video, there are several options for your reversible dress. You can make it with straps or without. You can make it for vintage Barbies (using a wide-dart bodice which is provided), or you can make it to fit more modern Barbies (using … Continue reading Free Wedding Dress Patterns for Barbie w/ Reversible Ball Gown Tutorial Video @ ChellyWood.com #JuneWedding #WeddingDresses

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials for making doll clothes for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Mattel's Tall Barbie from the Fashionista line wearing a hand-made white wedding gown and veil. She stands before a 1:6 scale china hutch filled with tiny pieces of white china that reflect the lovely folds of white lace, eyelet, and velvet ribbons adorning Tall Barbie's wedding dress. Her gown flows above the hard wood floor in her little diorama. Opposite the china hutch is a table holding a white tea set decorated with tiny pink flowers. Above that is a window and between the window and the china hutch, a famous painting of Romeo and Juliet hangs on the wall. Barbie wears a long veil made of lace, pipe cleaners, and ribbon. The watermark says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Sew a #formal #wedding gown for #tallBarbie

Isn’t this dress absolutely gorgeous? Yet with the felt bodice and layered skirts, you may find it’s not too hard to make! The image above is a preview of what we’ll be sewing this week, here at ChellyWood.com. It’s a wedding gown to fit Mattel’s Tall Barbie from the Fashionista line and similar-sized dolls. Because I’ll be posting three different free sewing patterns for this … Continue reading Sew a #formal #wedding gown for #tallBarbie

Image shows a free, printable sewing pattern for a fashion doll wedding gown skirt, petticoat, and overlay. This pattern is designed to fit Barbie, Liv Dolls, and other 11.5 inch fashion dolls of a similar shape and size. On the pattern itself, the "Creative Commons Attribution" symbol is displayed, indicating that the pattern is free for people to use, as long as they tell people where the pattern came from. The pattern is stamped with the watermark for the following website: ChellyWood.com

FREE Wedding Gown #Patterns for Barbie #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Yesterday I gave you the pattern for the one-shoulder bodice on this week’s wedding dress sewing project. Today I’m giving you the pattern for the skirt for this fashion doll wedding dress, which is designed to fit Mattel’s Barbie®, Spin Master Liv™ dolls, Momoko™ dolls, and similar-sized fashion dolls (11-inch to 11.5-inch). Although we’re using felt for the bodice on this project, we’ll be using … Continue reading FREE Wedding Gown #Patterns for Barbie #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Image of Barbie doll in a Quinceañera Dress

#Dolls #princess gown #patterns are free @ ChellyWood.com

The dress shown in the image above is one of the most fundamental “ball gown” or “wedding dress” patterns in my collection. It can be used for pioneer clothes, medieval garb, Renaissance dresses, and even as a shift (undergarment) beneath pinafores, as is shown in the image below: The doll pictured in both photos above is the one I’ve chosen to play Juliet’s nurse in … Continue reading #Dolls #princess gown #patterns are free @ ChellyWood.com

#Sew a Fashion #Dolls Basic Gown w/FREE #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com

This post offers an update to my classic ball gown for 11.5-inch traditional “playscale” fashion dolls like Barbie®, many of the Disney® princess dolls, Spin Master Liv dolls, and Queens of Africa™ dolls, among others. Click on the links below to download my free, printable sewing patterns, and to view the tutorial video that shows you exactly how to make this dress: Fashion doll gown’s bodice and sleeve pattern Fashion doll … Continue reading #Sew a Fashion #Dolls Basic Gown w/FREE #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows a modern Barbie doll wearing a wedding dress with an easy-to-sew felt bodice that has straps and a silky-looking long skirt. Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download and print all the free printable sewing patterns for making these doll clothes, along with links to tutorial videos that show you how to make this outfit.

Free Barbie wedding dress patterns and tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #JuneWedding #MaidOfHonor

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. It’s JUNE, the month of weddings! So today I’m posting a free Barbie-sized wedding dress pattern and tutorial. Please note, the tutorial video recommends an older pattern, but the pattern I’ve posted on this page is much newer and easier to download since it’s a PDF not a JPG … Continue reading Free Barbie wedding dress patterns and tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #JuneWedding #MaidOfHonor

The image shows a Momoko doll wearing a renaissance gown with shift and bonnet. The doll stands in a foyer or atrium with statues and columns all around her. Her dress is decorated in ribbons and ruffles. Her shift is lacy. If you'd like to make these doll clothes for your Momoko doll, please click on the link in the caption for the free printable sewing patterns and tutorial video for sewing these doll clothes.

Sew a #Holiday gown for #momokodoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #ruruko

If you look closely, Momoko’s bonnet is a lot like the bonnets the pilgrims wore, and let’s face it, the Thanksgiving holiday is right around the corner. But this dress would also make a nice gown for the Christmas season as well. The elegant red and gold fabric made a gorgeous Renaissance-style gown for my Momoko doll. As you can imagine, I’ve created patterns and … Continue reading Sew a #Holiday gown for #momokodoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #ruruko

The image shows a Momoko doll wearing a renaissance gown with shift and bonnet. The doll stands in a foyer or atrium with statues and columns all around her. Her dress is decorated in ribbons and ruffles. Her shift is lacy. If you'd like to make these doll clothes for your Momoko doll, please click on the link in the caption for the free printable sewing patterns and tutorial video for sewing these doll clothes.

#Renaissance Cap and Gown Pattern for #MomokoDoll @ ChellyWood.com #人形

This is a preview of the sewing project we’ll be making this week. This elegant cap and gown is what my Momoko Doll will wear in Act V of Romeo and Juliet, the stop-motion video I’m in the process of filming. The outfit consist of three parts: a Renaissance cap, a shift (or nightgown), and a dress. Here’s a close-up image of the cap… And here’s … Continue reading #Renaissance Cap and Gown Pattern for #MomokoDoll @ ChellyWood.com #人形

The image shows the OOAK Liv Doll "Chelly Wood" at her computer in her tiny dolly diorama office. Behind her is a painting of ballerinas by Degas. The overlay says, Fan Mail and offers the at symbol followed by the URL ChellyWood.com, a website where there are hundreds of free, printable sewing patterns for doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This is the YouTube header for what one might call "Barbie fan mail opening" or stop motion fan mail reading. It's a stop motion video of the Chelly Wood doll discussing her fan mail, reading it out loud, and showing a video of Barbie dolls modeling the hand-made dresses that one of Chelly Wood's fans created using Chelly Wood's own free doll clothes patterns (printable on the ChellyWood.com website).

Opening Fan Mail #StopMotion style @ ChellyWood.com #Dolls

Even though I’m just a school librarian with a love for doll-clothes-pattern-making, I do get fan mail on this website or in my P.O. box every now and then. Sometimes people send me photos of the lovely doll clothes they’ve made, using my free patterns. At the top of this post, you’ll find a brief stop motion video showing the doll clothes made by one … Continue reading Opening Fan Mail #StopMotion style @ ChellyWood.com #Dolls

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns and tutorials for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Mattel's tall barbie doll from the fashionista line wearing a hand-made bridal wedding veil which uses pipe cleaners (chenille stems), lace, and ribbon for the bridal veil/ wedding veil. Overlay offers the website, ChellyWood.com, where you can find free patterns and tutorials for making an entire wedding ensemble to fit Barbie, Ken, and Stacie dolls.

Easy #craft project: #Barbie wedding day veil #DIY

This easy-to-make Barbie wedding day veil project requires very little sewing, so even though the final product looks super fancy, don’t be discouraged. Even crafters who feel challenged when asked to sew something will find this DIY craft project super easy to make! What you will need are the following items: a white pipe cleaner (also called a chenille stem) 1/8 inch ribbon (but probably … Continue reading Easy #craft project: #Barbie wedding day veil #DIY

The image shows a Momoko doll with a renaissance gown of lace and ribbons. The skirt of the dress is decorated with tiny white silk roses. Behind her is a garden scene. If you'd like to make this dress, please click on the link in the caption for free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos.

DIY wedding gown for #MomokoDoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #人形 #お人形 #ドール

Isn’t that dress elegant and amazing? When I look at it in real life, I sometimes can’t believe I designed that gorgeous thing! And now the patterns and tutorial for making it are free, right here on ChellyWood.com: Pattern 1 for the wedding dress Pattern 2 for the wedding dress Tutorial for making the wedding dress Link to patterns and tutorial for making the shift (undergarment) As … Continue reading DIY wedding gown for #MomokoDoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #人形 #お人形 #ドール