Framed by purple polka dot cotton fabric, we see the images of two dolls in handmade felt flat shoes. Above this photo of the doll's legs in their handmade felt shoes, we read the words "free pattern" and the Chelly Wood dot com logo is also visible.

How to make felt shoes for Ideal Crissy dolls w/today’s FREE patterns @ ChellyWood.com #VintageDolls #DollClothesPatterns

Scroll down to the third set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today we’ll be sewing a pair of flat shoes for dolls like vintage Crissy, vintage Velvet, and similar-sized dolls. I normally offer a first set of bullets demonstrating which dolls will fit into my patterns, but today I’ve broken the first set of bullets into two subsets. That’s because these flats … Continue reading How to make felt shoes for Ideal Crissy dolls w/today’s FREE patterns @ ChellyWood.com #VintageDolls #DollClothesPatterns

A vintage Velvet doll from Ideal Toy Corporation models a pair of blue jeans and a white shirt. She stands in the center of a blue linen frame with the words "free pattern" slightly angled over her head. To the side of the this photo is the ChellyWood.com logo.

Make these doll clothes for vintage Ideal Velvet dolls w/today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #CollectibleDolls #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Yesterday I gave you the pattern and tutorial video for making the shirt you see in the image above. Last week you got the patterns and tutorial video for making the high-waisted pants or jeans. Today I’m putting the whole ensemble together in one place, so you can easily find all … Continue reading Make these doll clothes for vintage Ideal Velvet dolls w/today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #CollectibleDolls #DollClothes

A square cotton fabric background with tiny white polka dots surrounds the image of a short-sleeved white cotton shirt dotted with teeny-tiny multi-colored daisy-shaped flowers. Over the top of the shirt, tilted to the left, are the words "free pattern" and in the lower left corner, is a logo for ChellyWood.com, a website that offers free printable PDF sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Sew a V-neck shirt with short sleeves for vintage Ideal Velvet dolls w/today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ToyCollector #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. You may recognize today’s shirt pattern. I first posted it as part of my Wellie Wisher’s “scrubs” doll clothing set. Velvet is shown below wearing that set, which is still available on this page, if you want to make her a pair of cropped pants to go with the grey version … Continue reading Sew a V-neck shirt with short sleeves for vintage Ideal Velvet dolls w/today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ToyCollector #DollClothes

This is a quilted frame surrounding an image of vintage Simplicity doll clothes pattern number 1844 along with the logo for the free doll clothes pattern website Chelly Wood dot com.

The trim makes all the difference with vintage Simplicity 16 inch baby doll clothes #pattern #1844

When I was a little girl, any doll dress that had lace, rickrack, or ribbon trim was always a favorite of mine. My cousin and I would “do a pick” for doll clothes before we started our play time. That’s where you lay out all the doll clothes on a bed, table, or floor, and take turns picking which doll clothes were part of your … Continue reading The trim makes all the difference with vintage Simplicity 16 inch baby doll clothes #pattern #1844

With a turquoise colored linen background behind it, we see a photo of a Wellie Wisher doll modeling a short skirt with a felt top. The overlay says, "free pattern," and the ChellyWood.com logo is in the lower left corner. This is the attachment image for a tutorial video for making a "schoolgirl" style easy-to-sew cotton skirt for Wellie Wishers and similar sized dolls, and it does come with a free printable PDF sewing pattern plus a tutorial video showing you how to make a super simple skirt for your Wellie Wishers doll.

Make a super simple skirt for Wellies and other 15 inch dolls w/today’s free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #FreeStuff #DollClothesPatterns

  Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s tutorial video has been available on my website for a really long time. In fact, the photos in today’s video were taken years ago, when I first got my Wellie Wisher doll and started to design patterns for her. Back then I didn’t have any video-editing software or photography … Continue reading Make a super simple skirt for Wellies and other 15 inch dolls w/today’s free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #FreeStuff #DollClothesPatterns

In a purple square frame, a Crissy doll models handmade doll clothes, including a skirt with pleated ruffle and a sleeveless shirt. The words over the top of the purple background say "free pattern" and the ChellyWood.com logo appears in one corner.

Sew a pleated skirt and felt shirt for vintage Crissy or Velvet dolls #VintageToys #DollClothesPatterns

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. This argyle skirt pattern has been available on my website for some time now, but today is the first time I’ve offered it (with the felt shirt) for 18 inch Crissy and 16 inch Velvet dolls. It appeared on Velvet, though, on the gallery links page, as shown below: So you … Continue reading Sew a pleated skirt and felt shirt for vintage Crissy or Velvet dolls #VintageToys #DollClothesPatterns

Beside the ChellyWood.com logo, we see a vintage doll clothes pattern for Betsy Wetsy dolls: Simplicity Pattern #5730.

The Benefits and Drawbacks of Using Felt for #DollClothes #SewingProjects

Today I’m sharing with you my vintage Betsy Wetsy 16 inch baby doll clothes pattern #5730 from Simplicity. This is an adorable little pattern with so much to offer! But if you read the back of the pattern, none of the suggested fabrics include felt: Personally, I can’t imagine why this pattern wouldn’t suggest felt for use with the baby bunting (View 5), the little … Continue reading The Benefits and Drawbacks of Using Felt for #DollClothes #SewingProjects

Would you like to make a pair of shorts and a square-neck blouse for your Disney Princess Toddler dolls? This blog post offers the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making the doll clothes shown in this photo (shorts and a short sleeved shirt with lace trim). The photo of the Elsa doll wearing these doll clothes is overlaid onto a turquoise blue linen background with the words "free patterns" over the top of the Chelly Wood dot com logo.

Sew summer doll clothes for Disney Princess Toddler dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingFun #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. I love the way this outfit looks on my Disney Princess Toddler Elsa doll, but be advised: these patterns were originally designed to fit Hearts for Hearts Girls, not Disney Princess Toddler dolls. And the Hearts for Hearts Girls are slightly smaller in the hips. So instead of applying Velcro to … Continue reading Sew summer doll clothes for Disney Princess Toddler dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingFun #DollClothes

This is a quilted frame surrounding an image of vintage Simplicity doll clothes pattern number 1844 along with the logo for the free doll clothes pattern website Chelly Wood dot com.

The trim makes all the difference with vintage Simplicity 16 inch baby doll clothes #pattern #1844

When I was a little girl, any doll dress that had lace, rickrack, or ribbon trim was always a favorite of mine. My cousin and I would “do a pick” for doll clothes before we started our play time. That’s where you lay out all the doll clothes on a bed, table, or floor, and take turns picking which doll clothes were part of your … Continue reading The trim makes all the difference with vintage Simplicity 16 inch baby doll clothes #pattern #1844

In this graphic, we see a BFC Ink doll standing so she faces a little to our right. She wears a pink sleeveless crop top shirt (which is also reversible) and a pair of indigo blue denim cropped pants or capris. The left side of the graphic shows a white sewing machine. There are words at the bottom of the sewing machine which say, "Let's sew..." followed by "a summer outfit for BFC Ink dolls." The watermark in the corner of the graphic image tells where you can go to get the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this outfit: ChellyWood.com

Let’s sew a pair of denim capris and a summer top for BFC Ink dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingPatterns

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s sewing patterns and tutorial videos will help you make the outfit shown at the top of this page. You may have seen my recent pioneer dress tutorial video, which featured a doll I called “my niece, Emily.” The doll who played my niece in that video is actually a BFC … Continue reading Let’s sew a pair of denim capris and a summer top for BFC Ink dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingPatterns

The image shows a 1970s vintage Crissy doll from Ideal Toy Corporation wearing handmade doll clothes on the right side of a text box. The doll is dressed in a yellow square-neck shirt with shoulder-length sleeves that end in lace. The bottom of her shirt is also trimmed in lace. Beneath the lace, we see the elastic waist of her denim capri pants. She wears denim sneakers that match. The text box contains a graphic image of a sewing machine that says "Let's sew" and beneath this the phrase is completed with... ["Let's sew] ... a pair of capris for Crissy." At the bottom of the combined text box and photograph, the URL ChellyWood.com is provided.

Let’s Sew a Pair of Denim Capris for Ideal Crissy Dolls w/Free Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #VintageToys #CrissyDoll

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing pattern. This week’s tutorial shows you how to sew a pair of denim capri pants to fit 18-inch dolls with pre-teen bodies (like the vintage Crissy doll from Ideal and the wonderfully articulated BFC Ink dolls). This capri pants pattern will NOT fit the 18-inch American Girl dolls and other dolls with … Continue reading Let’s Sew a Pair of Denim Capris for Ideal Crissy Dolls w/Free Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #VintageToys #CrissyDoll

The image shows a Wellie Wisher doll lifting the skirt of her gingham dress to show her pretty lace-trimmed bloomers and a pair of Victorian boots with tiny buttons. The overlay says, "Victorian bloomers with free pattern" and offers the website, ChellyWood.com

Sew a pair of Victorian-style bloomers (undergarments) for 15-inch dolls with today’s free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #VictorianEra #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s tutorial shows you how to make a pair of cute little bloomers with lace edging, which should fit a number of different dolls in the 13-inch to 18-inch doll size range. *For the 18-inch dolls, you’ll notice that these bloomers do not fit the American Girl 18-inch dolls, but they … Continue reading Sew a pair of Victorian-style bloomers (undergarments) for 15-inch dolls with today’s free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #VictorianEra #DollClothes