This is a mock-up image of the Queens of Africa gallery of doll clothes sewing patterns at ChellyWood.com, a website where you can find free printable PDF sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. The image shows Azeezah, a Queens of Africa doll modeling handmade doll clothes that include three different styles of skirts, a pair of ankle pants, and a strappy summer top in both felt and cotton fabrics. The doll can be purchased at https://queensofafricadolls.com/ or on Amazon

Free Sewing Patterns for Queens of Africa Dolls

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 doll clothes patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make that outfit. … Continue reading Free Sewing Patterns for Queens of Africa Dolls

Free printable fashion doll clothes PDF patterns to celebrate #MLKjr’s #Birthday!

As some of you know, I’ll soon be selling the handmade outfit you see above in my Etsy store. But my followers tend to visit ChellyWood.com for all the free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos for making doll clothes, including this outfit. So in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday celebration, I’m sharing these patterns with you, in the hope that you will … Continue reading Free printable fashion doll clothes PDF patterns to celebrate #MLKjr’s #Birthday!

Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download the free PDF sewing patterns for making these doll clothes. The image shows a skirt with a ruffled edge, a pair of ankle pants, and a strappy summer top to fit 11.5 inch or 11 inch fashion dolls. The fabric is shiny, purple, and almost iridescent. The skirt's ruffle has glitter speckles on it, and the matching summer top has geometric shapes in purple, black, and gold.

What is this outfit worth on Etsy? Chelly Wood needs your advice! #EtsySales #EtsyDolls

Okay everybody, I’m going to sell the outfit shown above in my Etsy shop in the next few weeks. What do you think it’s worth? It will include the strappy summer top, the ankle pants… …and the ruffled skirt. As you can see in the image below, it uses Velcro as a closure for the shirt. Okay… what do you think this outfit is worth … Continue reading What is this outfit worth on Etsy? Chelly Wood needs your advice! #EtsySales #EtsyDolls

Visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image is a YouTube header for a tutorial video showing how to sew a short-sleeved shirt with bodice darts for 12 inch dolls like Ideal's 1960s Tammy dolls and the UK version, the Sindy doll. Click on the video to play tutorial instructions.

Free PDF pattern for 12″ doll shirt with tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlogger #dollsofTwitter

This week’s short-sleeved shirt doll clothes pattern will fit the 1960’s Ideal Toy Corporation’s Tammy dolls and the UK version of the same doll, Sindy dolls. Here is the easy-to-print PDF version of today’s pattern: Free printable PDF vintage Tammy doll /Sindy dolls’ clothes patterns for capris and shirt If you’re enjoying my free patterns and tutorial videos, please show your appreciation for these free … Continue reading Free PDF pattern for 12″ doll shirt with tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlogger #dollsofTwitter

The image shows a visual version of a free printable PDF sewing pattern for making doll clothes to fit the 1960s version of the vintage Ideal Toy Corp Tammy doll. The pattern includes capri pants and a top / shirt which can be sewn sleeveless or made with short sleeves. The pattern has a "creative commons attribution" mark on it, so if you download the free printable PDF sewing pattern for these doll clothes (found at ChellyWood.com), please show your appreciation by sharing this JPG version of the pattern with your friends, family, and social media followers.

Free PDF sewing pattern for a 1960’s Ideal Tammy doll shirt @ ChellyWood.com #PDFpattern #Wednesday

Here is the easy-to-print PDF version of today’s pattern, and yes, this is the same pattern that I posted last week: Free printable PDF vintage Tammy doll /Sindy dolls’ clothes patterns for capris and shirt I’m re-posting it for your convenience because tomorrow we’ll be sewing the shirt. To make the capri pants, that we worked on last week, please click here. That link will … Continue reading Free PDF sewing pattern for a 1960’s Ideal Tammy doll shirt @ ChellyWood.com #PDFpattern #Wednesday

Visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes that fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image is used in a blog post that answers the question, "What is a seam allowance used for?" The image shows the seam at the shoulder of a doll's shirt from the underside of the garment.

Sewing Tip Tuesday: What is a seam allowance used for? #DollBlogger @ChellyWood1 @ ChellyWood.com

A seam allowance is a bit of extra room that’s given along the edge of a pattern, to allow for the sewist to include seams in a garment and still have it fit the doll properly. Think of it like this… When you’re driving a car, there’s a curb (spelled kerb in some countries) that gives you a little extra sway room at the sides … Continue reading Sewing Tip Tuesday: What is a seam allowance used for? #DollBlogger @ChellyWood1 @ ChellyWood.com

Here we see a Tammy doll (made by Ideal Toy Corp in the 1960's) wearing a handmade short-sleeved shirt. She stands in a sideways pose like a fashion model and she wears a straw hat like a gardener would wear. The watermark tells you where you can find the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making her short-sleeved shirt with front darts: ChellyWood.com "free printable sewing patterns and tutorials"

Look ahead at this week’s doll clothes sewing project: a shirt for Ideal Tammy #dolls #vintagetoys #sewingproject

Here’s a #MeMadeMonday image of my Tammy in the shirt we’ll be sewing this week. It fits Ideal Toy Corp.’s Tammy dolls. I’ll be posting my free, printable PDF sewing pattern on Wednesday and the tutorial video on Thursday. Friday’s post will be an additional surprise! In the sewing tutorial video this week, you’ll see more photos of Tammy in this cotton shirt and a … Continue reading Look ahead at this week’s doll clothes sewing project: a shirt for Ideal Tammy #dolls #vintagetoys #sewingproject

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

This image accompanies the youtube video tutorial that shows you how to sew a pair of capri pants for a 12 inch doll like Ideal Tammy or Sindy dolls, using the free PDF doll clothes patterns found at ChellyWood.com

Free PDF pattern for 12″ doll pants @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlogger #dollsofTwitter

Let’s make some capri pants with today’s free sewing tutorial video and patterns! These capri pants will fit 12 inch dolls like Ideal’s Tammy and the UK version of the same doll, Sindy dolls. Here is the easy-to-print PDF version of today’s pattern: Free printable PDF vintage Tammy doll /Sindy dolls’ clothes patterns for capris and shirt If you’re enjoying my free patterns and tutorial … Continue reading Free PDF pattern for 12″ doll pants @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlogger #dollsofTwitter

The image shows a visual version of a free printable PDF sewing pattern for making doll clothes to fit the 1960s version of the vintage Ideal Toy Corp Tammy doll. The pattern includes capri pants and a top / shirt which can be sewn sleeveless or made with short sleeves. The pattern has a "creative commons attribution" mark on it, so if you download the free printable PDF sewing pattern for these doll clothes (found at ChellyWood.com), please show your appreciation by sharing this JPG version of the pattern with your friends, family, and social media followers.

Free PDF sewing pattern for #vintage #dolls @ ChellyWood.com #PDFpattern Wednesday

This pattern may look a lot like the “Summer Wardrobe” pattern that I’ve made for 11 inch dolls, but Ideal’s Tammy doll is a little bigger than your average 11 inch fashion dolls. So these patterns are best suited to collectible vintage Tammy and Sindy dolls. Here is the easy-to-print PDF version of today’s pattern, but if you do print out my patterns, please show … Continue reading Free PDF sewing pattern for #vintage #dolls @ ChellyWood.com #PDFpattern Wednesday

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials. The image shows a Spin Master Liv doll fashion doll wearing an apron and standing beside her sewing machine. Beside her is a handmade doll dress on a 1:6 scale dress form mannequin and in the foreground, it says, "How to use a needle threader" with an arrow pointing to a cameo-style needle threader tool used by seamstresses and sewists. The URL provided on the image is chellywood.com.

Sewing Tip Tuesday: How to use a needle threader for #handcrafted #DollClothes using @DritzSewing threaders

In spite of the tiny sewing machine that often appears in my doll clothes tutorial videos, I actually sew a lot of my doll clothes by hand. I find that hand stitching gives you greater control when sewing tiny items. If you’re ever struggling with a sleeve or zipper attachment, I recommend switching from your sewing machine to sewing by hand. It may actually save … Continue reading Sewing Tip Tuesday: How to use a needle threader for #handcrafted #DollClothes using @DritzSewing threaders

Click on the link in the caption for the free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos showing how to make these doll clothes. The image show a vintage Tammy doll (by Ideal Toy Corp.) wearing handmade capri pants and a sleeveless shirt. The clothing's fabric is soft flannel, and the shirt is trimmed with cotton bias tape. The doll stands in a 1:6 scale museum with a bust of a composer in front of her and the famous Degas ballerinas behind her. On the wall is a Van Gogh and to the doll's right is a painting of an origami crane. The watermark tells you where you can download the free printable sewing patterns for making Tammy doll clothes in the form of a PDF downloadable pattern: ChellyWood.com

Look ahead at this week’s doll clothes sewing project: Capri Pants for Ideal Tammy dolls #vintagetoys #MeMadeMonday #sewingprojects

Here’s a #MeMadeMonday image of my Tammy doll’s flannel capri pants and top. I really designed this week’s free doll clothes pattern to be pajamas, but when I took this photo, I had not yet made Tammy a pair of slippers. All I had were her sneakers. So I set up a little museum diorama for her to pose in, and honestly, I’m very happy … Continue reading Look ahead at this week’s doll clothes sewing project: Capri Pants for Ideal Tammy dolls #vintagetoys #MeMadeMonday #sewingprojects