This is a square swatch of purple dotted Swiss fabric with the words "free patterns" and the Chelly Wood dot com logo on it, overlapping a photo of a fashion doll standing in front of a turquoise blue background wearing purple high heels and purple elastic-waist pants that taper to the ankle. you can see the lower half of the doll's shirt in the photo, but you can't see her face. However, it's likely a Barbie or Petite Barbie pictured here.

Sew ankle pants or capris for different sizes of Barbies #SewFallFashion #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Petite Barbie dolls are actually closer to Skipper in size, but as today’s pants sewing tutorial shows, the Petite Barbies do fit in these Barbie-sized doll pants patterns. Petite Barbie wears them as ankle pants, whereas Tall Barbie dolls wear them as just-below-the-knee capris. Your average Barbie and … Continue reading Sew ankle pants or capris for different sizes of Barbies #SewFallFashion #DollClothes

Here we see a sailor lifting his cap into the air as if to say, "Ahoy there!" Behind him we see the open water of a bay or harbor and a rocky shore. The action figure pictured here is a WWE 12 inch professional wrestler action figure from Mattel. The hat he holds is clearly a white felt sailor's cap which would likely fit most 12 inch action figures like GI Joe, Action Man, and 12 inch male dolls like Broad Ken. The image is surrounded by a purple frame with the words "free pattern" and the logo for ChellyWood.com at the top of the frame.

Felt Sailor Cap for Action Man or GI Joe with #FreePatterns for #ActionFigures

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. For today’s sailor’s hat, you might want to refresh your knowledge of hand stitching. Along with the PDF sewing pattern, I’ve included a few helpful bullets for hand-stitching tutorial videos. You’ll also need to buy some white craft felt for your project, and if you’re new to hand stitching, it wouldn’t … Continue reading Felt Sailor Cap for Action Man or GI Joe with #FreePatterns for #ActionFigures

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

This is a square image showing a GI Joe action figure wearing a white pith helmet like British Foreign Service soldiers might have worn around the early 1900's or late 1800's. The watermark image shows an outline of a bodice pattern and says "Chelly Wood," reminding us to visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making clothes to fit dolls and action figures of many shapes and all different sizes.

Make a Felt Pith Helmet for GI Joe with Today’s Free Pattern at ChellyWood.com #ActionFigure #FeltCrafts

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. I kind of wish I had made today’s pith helmet project out of “army green” felt or desert tan felt instead of white! But the truth is this… I was trying to make a pattern for a sailor’s cap, so that’s why I was using white. Instead of a sailor’s cap, … Continue reading Make a Felt Pith Helmet for GI Joe with Today’s Free Pattern at ChellyWood.com #ActionFigure #FeltCrafts

The image shows a fashion doll holding a handmade purse. The purse is made of cotton fabric with a simple ribbon as its purse strap. The overlay says, "easy doll purse D I Y project." Would you like to make this super simple purse for your fashion dolls? It fits lots of dolls in sizes ranging from eight inches tall to 12 inches tall (20 centimeters to 30 and a half centimeters tall). Click on the link in the caption if you'd like to watch the video that shows you how to make this super easy doll's purse for beginners.

Sew an easy tiny doll purse — no pattern needed! Tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #Miniatures #AprilFoolsDay

I made this purse in February, but I never got this video posted in time to accompany my other Valentine’s Day doll clothes projects. So I decided to have fun with the creation of this video by adding the purse to dolls wearing clothing from various holidays. Can you name all the holidays featured in this video? Feel free to add your guesses in the … Continue reading Sew an easy tiny doll purse — no pattern needed! Tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #Miniatures #AprilFoolsDay

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

Let’s make pajamas and a robe for vintage Tammy w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #VintageToys #VintageDolls

For your free patterns and links to the tutorial videos you’ll find helpful, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Happy New Year! Yesterday I gave you the free pattern and tutorial for just the bathrobe. Today I’m giving you patterns and tutorial videos for the whole ensemble! This outfit will include flannel pajama shorts, a flannel pajama top trimmed in 1/4 inch … Continue reading Let’s make pajamas and a robe for vintage Tammy w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #VintageToys #VintageDolls

The image shows a 1:6 scale doll bathrobe. It's made of white flannel decorated with tiny multi-colored snowflakes. The robe is trimmed in red 1/4 inch bias tape. The overlaid text says "free pattern" and suggests that you visit ChellyWood.com for your free printable doll clothes sewing patterns.

Sew a Bathrobe for 12 Inch Fashion Dolls Like Vintage Tammy or Sindy Dolls #VintageToys #Sewing

  For your free patterns, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This week I’m giving you a brand new pattern for making a bathrobe to fit vintage Tammy dolls (from Ideal Toy Corp.) and similar-sized dolls. I recommend using flannel for your bathrobe with cotton bias tape trim in a contrasting color. You should use 1/4 inch (6mm) double-fold bias tape for … Continue reading Sew a Bathrobe for 12 Inch Fashion Dolls Like Vintage Tammy or Sindy Dolls #VintageToys #Sewing

The image shows a Sew-Easy "Advance" Mattel doll clothes sewing pattern #2899, which is used to illustrate a blog post about giving doll collectors an old / antique doll clothes pattern like this as a Christmas or holiday gift. Visit ChellyWood.com to read this and other blog posts about doll clothes. Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Vintage Ken Clothes Patterns Make a Great Holiday Gift for Doll Collectors #VintageDolls #ChristmasGiftIdeas

Most doll collectors have friends in the doll collecting community. It’s certainly true of me… Hello Dodi! (She’s a local friend of mine who collects and sells dolls, doll accessories, and retro toys. Here’s a link to her Ebay store.) What kind of Christmas gift do you get that friend who has every doll ever made? Why not buy him/her some old patterns? The pattern … Continue reading Vintage Ken Clothes Patterns Make a Great Holiday Gift for Doll Collectors #VintageDolls #ChristmasGiftIdeas

This is a close-up image of Vogue Craft Pattern 9985 for sewing a Victorian wedding dress for a Barbie doll and for sewing a Victorian tux with tails for a Ken doll. To learn more about this pattern, check out the review at ChellyWood.com

Sew a Victorian wedding dress for Barbie and a Victorian tux for Ken with Vogue Pattern 9985 (review and overview @ ChellyWood.com) #Patterns #VictorianEra

Before I designed my own wedding set for Ken and Barbie-sized dolls, I would get requests for a wedding set, all the time! Back then, I would refer people to this pattern: Vogue Craft Pattern #9985. Today’s “throwback” pattern includes a gorgeous Victorian-style wedding dress pattern for Barbie, and a tux with tails for Ken. I enjoyed making this wedding costume set back when I … Continue reading Sew a Victorian wedding dress for Barbie and a Victorian tux for Ken with Vogue Pattern 9985 (review and overview @ ChellyWood.com) #Patterns #VictorianEra

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Made-to-Move Barbie wearing a Cat costume and a Polly Pocket wearing a ghost costume. Both costumes are hand-sewn. The Polly Pocket doll carries a jack-o-lantern, and the two dolls stand before a felt haunted house with a full moon rising behind it. The ground at their feet is sandy. Overlay says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Where can you find great Halloween costume patterns for fashion dolls? Chelly Wood offers some ideas @ ChellyWood.com #Halloween #CostumeIdeas

The image above is of Simplicity craft pattern #4754, which includes wedding costumes (views A and B), villain costumes (views C and D), a witch costume (view E), a vampire costume (view F), and doctor/nurse costumes (views G and H) for Ken and Barbie-sized dolls. Around this time of year, I often get requests for making “a witch costume for Barbie” or something along those … Continue reading Where can you find great Halloween costume patterns for fashion dolls? Chelly Wood offers some ideas @ ChellyWood.com #Halloween #CostumeIdeas