Surrounded by a turquoise blue frame, we see a female Sunshine Family "mom" doll or mother doll, modeling a handmade Christmas dress in red and green plaid. It would also make a nice Valentine's day dress or even a dress for an evening out. The words over top of the Sunshine family doll and slightly to the viewers left say "free pattern". Just below these words is the Chelly Wood logo. The whole image is surrounded by a turquoise blue linen fabric frame.

How to sew Sunshine Family doll dresses with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollCollector #DollClothesPatterns

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing patterns and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. This week we’re sewing a pretty red plaid dress for vintage Sunshine Family “mom” dolls. The mom doll had a name: Steffie, but I think a lot of people don’t know that — even some collectors. The African American version of … Continue reading How to sew Sunshine Family doll dresses with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollCollector #DollClothesPatterns

Within a purple frame, we see a purple-haired Spin Master La Dee Da doll modeling a short-skirted Christmas dress with a ruffle and cap sleeves. To the left of the image of the doll are the words "free pattern" and below these, the Chelly Wood dot com logo.

Sew my “Peppermint Candy” dress for Spin Master La Dee Da dolls w/this free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #ChristmasCrafts #DollClothesPatterns

For your free pattern and additional tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This pattern has been available here, on ChellyWood.com, for a number of other dolls, but today is the first time I’ve posted it for the Spin Master La Dee Da dolls. I really like how this dress turned out, and it looks especially cute with its little cap … Continue reading Sew my “Peppermint Candy” dress for Spin Master La Dee Da dolls w/this free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #ChristmasCrafts #DollClothesPatterns

A purple frame surrounds a photo of a male Chelsea doll modeling a T-shirt and jeans or dungarees. Beside the photo are the words "free pattern" and the logo for the Chelly Wood dot com website.

Sew pants and a shirt for little “Chelsea” sized boy dolls with today’s free PDF doll clothes sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothesPatterns #Miniatures

Are you looking for the patterns? Scroll down to the second set of bullets. It has been a couple of years ago since I got a request for “Chelsea” boy doll clothes patterns, but today’s blog post finally answers that request. To make today’s little tee-shirt, you’ll need some lightweight jersey fabric and two or three size 4/0 Dritz snaps. To make the little jeans … Continue reading Sew pants and a shirt for little “Chelsea” sized boy dolls with today’s free PDF doll clothes sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothesPatterns #Miniatures

Surrounded by a quilted purple and blue frame, we see the logo for Chelly Wood dot com beside a close-up photo of a vintage bubble-cut Barbie wearing a white short sleeved blouse and a puffy green skirt with a waistband. The photo is somewhat pixelated, indicating that it's a vintage photo.

Sewing a shirt from vintage Sew-Easy Advance Barbie Pattern #2896 with varied results… #SewingVintage #DollClothesPatterns

A colleague of mine has two little girls who love Barbie, so of course, I’m sewing them a wardrobe of Barbie clothes for Christmas this year. The first project I decided to tackle was the shirt shown in View 3 of the Sew-Easy Advance Barbie Pattern #2896. When I started the project, I was imagining a super simple short-sleeved top that buttoned in the back. … Continue reading Sewing a shirt from vintage Sew-Easy Advance Barbie Pattern #2896 with varied results… #SewingVintage #DollClothesPatterns

This thumbnail image features a photo of 8 inch Vogue Ginny doll wearing a pair of handmade holiday overalls and a cotton jersey tee shirt. The logo attached to this thumbnail says "Chelly Wood" (the designer of these free printable PDF sewing patterns for making the doll clothes shown). There's also some text on this thumbnail image which states "free pattern." Please visit ChellyWood.com for your free, printable PDF sewing patterns for making these overalls and the shirt underneath.

Let’s make a holiday outfit for Vogue Ginny dolls w/today’s free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #AntiqueDolls #DollClothesPatterns

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing patterns and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. For Thanksgiving, I gave everyone this cute little PDF sewing pattern and tutorial for making the overalls you see in the images below. Today I’m adding links to the patterns and tutorials for making the shirts as well. That way you … Continue reading Let’s make a holiday outfit for Vogue Ginny dolls w/today’s free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #AntiqueDolls #DollClothesPatterns

The image shows an 8 inch vintage Vogue Ginny doll wearing a pair of handmade overalls and a pink polka dot shirt. These are denim overalls. The thumbnail words say "free pattern" and the image is marked with the Chelly Wood logo. To access free printable PDF sewing patterns for making your own denim overalls for Ginny dolls, please visit ChellyWood.com

Sew a pair of overalls for 8-inch Vogue Ginny dolls w/today’s free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing #DollClothesPatterns

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing patterns and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. For all my followers who live in the United States, happy Thanksgiving today! This will be a great holiday sewing project, if you’re hoping to make something small and fun on your day off… Today’s free, printable PDF sewing patterns look … Continue reading Sew a pair of overalls for 8-inch Vogue Ginny dolls w/today’s free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing #DollClothesPatterns

Make some miniature Christmas stockings w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayDIY #DollClothesPatterns

Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make a Christmas stocking for your 1:6 scale dollhouse or diorama. Yes, I’ve posted this tutorial and this stocking pattern before, but last year I remastered the tutorial video to include a voice-over for instruction. And not only that, but new followers might not be aware that I have this tutorial and pattern on the Crafts page, on … Continue reading Make some miniature Christmas stockings w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayDIY #DollClothesPatterns

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?"

Simplicity 4364: a great pattern for 18 inch dolls’ holiday dresses! #18inchDolls #DollClothesPatterns

Are you looking for a holiday dress pattern to fit 18 inch dolls like Adora Amazing Girls, American Girl dolls, My Generation Journey Girls, and some of the other popular brands of 18 inch dolls? Well Simplicity 18″ doll clothing pattern #4364 is a really good choice! It only shows one dress in holiday fabric on the envelope for this pattern, but use your imagination and … Continue reading Simplicity 4364: a great pattern for 18 inch dolls’ holiday dresses! #18inchDolls #DollClothesPatterns

Framed by purple polka dot fabric, a Disney Tinkerbell fairy doll poses in a winter scene, wearing a handmade dress using holiday fabrics. The text says, "free pattern" and the logo for ChellyWood.com appears in one corner.

Holiday dress pattern (free) for Disney fairy dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DisneyToys #DollClothesPatterns

Okay, yes, I’m reposting again, but today will be the first time I’ve specifically linked from the Disney Tinkerbell Fairy doll clothes pattern gallery to this particular PDF pattern. And as I’ve said before, you can look back at my “North Pole Christmas” stop motion video to inspire your holiday crafting! To make this holiday dress, you won’t need the sleeve part of the pattern, … Continue reading Holiday dress pattern (free) for Disney fairy dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DisneyToys #DollClothesPatterns

In a turquoise blue linen square thumbnail frame, we read the words "Romeo and Juliet Act 4" above the Chelly Wood dot com logo. Beside this series of texts, we also see an image of a male and female doll, dressed in Renaissance or medieval doll clothes, and the two dolls are clearly holding hands.

Celebrating 10,000 followers on YouTube! Act 4 of “Romeo and Juliet with Dolls” has been posted! #Shakespeare #StopMotionVideos

  Can you believe it? I’ve reached 10K followers on YouTube! Thank you! I couldn’t have done it without everyone who shares my patterns and videos online… I know this isn’t just my own doing, but dedication from so many of you who’ve supported my website and channel over the years. So THANK YOU again — all of you! Now it must be said… If … Continue reading Celebrating 10,000 followers on YouTube! Act 4 of “Romeo and Juliet with Dolls” has been posted! #Shakespeare #StopMotionVideos

The image shows a screenshot of the Barbie doll clothes pattern gallery from ChellyWood.com (a doll clothes sewing website offering free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes). This is part of a computer glitch topic of discussion on the Chelly Wood doll clothes pattern website.

Glitchy problems with my website and what I’m doing about it… #WordPress #Glitch

If you’re a regular follower of ChellyWood.com, you’ve probably noticed that my gallery pages are weirdly overlapping lately. I’m aware of the problem, and I’ve reached out for help. You should be seeing normal images that look sort of like this, with obvious spaces between the images in the galleries: But instead, my images are all laid out like a hand of cards, overlapping one … Continue reading Glitchy problems with my website and what I’m doing about it… #WordPress #Glitch

This image shows four different fabrics that remind us of knitted sweaters. The top fabric is ivory colored, the next fabric down is a rich burgundy color, the third fabric down is off-white, and the bottom fabric is sort of a peach color. The words above this say, "sweater fabric" and the whole thumbnail image is framed by a turquoise blue linen fabric.

Tips for Sewing Sweater Fabric for #SewingTip Tuesday #DollClothesPatterns

This 28″ doll’s sweater uses “sweater fabric” that I purchased on the sale tables at JoAnn Fabrics and Crafts. As winter approaches here in the northern hemisphere, you may find sweater fabric becomes available at your local fabric stores, so the time to buy it is drawing near. With a little bit of sweater fabric in your stash, you can try making different doll shirt … Continue reading Tips for Sewing Sweater Fabric for #SewingTip Tuesday #DollClothesPatterns