In a turquoise blue frame, we see the words "free pattern" and the Chelly Wood dot com logo, along with an image of the American Girl Kaya doll in a handmade turquoise blue tee shirt with colorful pink and turquoise blue cotton shorts. She wears blue sneakers with laces that are neatly tied in bows.

18 inch Doll Tee Shirt and Shorts FREE Patterns #SewingTime #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s outfit is a follow-up on yesterday’s blog post, but if you scroll down, you’ll get to see a different look for this same outfit. I already had the shorts pattern available here, on my website, but this is the first time I’ve sewn the shorts using jersey fabric. And I … Continue reading 18 inch Doll Tee Shirt and Shorts FREE Patterns #SewingTime #DollClothes

On a purple dotted Swiss frame, we see the words "free pattern" and the Chelly Wood dot com logo with a photo of a Kaya doll from American Girl dressed in a handmade white tee shirt with grey jersey fabric shorts.

Free tee shirt pattern and tutorial video for 18 inch dolls ChellyWood.com #18inchDolls #DollClothes

  Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. It’s pretty basic, but yeah, I’m sharing my free tee shirt patterns for 18 inch dolls today, along with this how-to-sew DIY tutorial video. For this project, you’ll need some jersey fabrics in two different colors and/or prints and some 1/2 inch (10 mm) sew-on Velcro. That’s about it! As … Continue reading Free tee shirt pattern and tutorial video for 18 inch dolls ChellyWood.com #18inchDolls #DollClothes

Crissy’s ready for beach combing in this summer outfit made with free patterns from ChellyWood.com #AmSewing #DollClothes

  Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Crissy dolls were “created in the Ideal Toy Corporation’s prototype department in 1968,” according to Wikipedia. My cousin, Virginia, and I both got one for Christmas in about 1974 or 1975, and we absolutely loved them! But today, it’s hard to find sewing patterns for Crissy dolls. For one thing, … Continue reading Crissy’s ready for beach combing in this summer outfit made with free patterns from ChellyWood.com #AmSewing #DollClothes

This photograph shows a Crissy doll wearing a handmade shift dress and blue plastic shoes in front of a turquoise mottled background screen. The watermark reminds us to visit ChellyWood.com for the free pattern to make this "sailor-style" shift dress with a round collar trimmed in ribbon. Click on the link in the caption to find the free printable PDF sewing pattern for this short shift dress.

Sew a little “sailor-style” shift dress for your vintage Crissy dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewFun #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Whenever I create a brand new pattern, I have to make a blog post that connects the gallery page to the pattern and tutorials. That’s what today’s blog post is all about. Now collars can be challenging for beginners, but this little sailor-style shift dress is made of easy-to-sew felt! So … Continue reading Sew a little “sailor-style” shift dress for your vintage Crissy dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewFun #DollClothes

Here we see a vintage Crissy doll with lovely ginger hair wearing a handmade felt sleeveless dress with a collar that is trimmed in blue ribbon tied in a bow at the front. The sleeveless dress is made of white felt. The image includes the words "Free Pattern" and the name Chelly Wood on a logo of a bodice pattern.

Crissy doll’s shift dress with collar tutorial and free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollCollector #SewingProject

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. For today’s sailor shirt or shift dress with rounded collar, you’ll need to use some craft felt, Offray ribbon, and snaps. Any time you’re sewing a collar, it’s important to have at least a basic understanding of sewing concepts. In other words, today’s project is not for the beginner. But if … Continue reading Crissy doll’s shift dress with collar tutorial and free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollCollector #SewingProject

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

The image shows a Madame Alexander 18 inch doll (45-46 cm tall) wearing handmade holiday clothes. Her outfit includes a V-neck shirt in holiday green with creamy eyelet lace sleeves and a white skirt decorated with tiny holly leaf and holly berry print fabric. The doll wears patent leather Mary Jane shoes, and she stands before a purple wall on which hangs a miniature quilt with a zig-zag pattern of fabrics in greens, purples, pinks, and yellows. The watermark on the image says "ChellyWood.com: free doll clothes patterns and tutorials." If you would like to make this outfit for your 18 inch doll, please visit ChellyWood.com and navigate to the page for 18 inch doll clothes patterns and tutorials. This outfit will fit most 18-inch dolls such as the Adora Amazing Girls dolls, the Our Generation Journey Girls, the “My Life As” Dolls, 18-inch Dolls from American Girl doll company, City Girls from the New York Doll Collection, and as shown, the Madame Alexander 45 to 46 cm dolls.

Free Holiday Patterns for Making Doll Clothes for 18 Inch Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayCrafts #FreeCraftPatterns

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Last week I posted the tutorial for making the blousy top you see in the image above. Then yesterday I posted the tutorial video for making the calf-length holly skirt. So today I’m posting patterns and tutorials for sewing the whole outfit! Happy holiday crafting, everyone! Today’s free printable PDF doll … Continue reading Free Holiday Patterns for Making Doll Clothes for 18 Inch Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayCrafts #FreeCraftPatterns

Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. This image shows the header for a youtube tutorial video that shows people how to sew a medium length skirt for 18 inch dolls like American Girl dolls, Amazing girls, and Journey girls dolls.

Free Patterns and Tutorials for Making Doll Clothes for 18 Inch Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayCrafts #FreeCraftPatterns

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Last week I posted the tutorial for making the ruffle-sleeved top you see in the video, but last week’s skirt pattern is an older one. So today I’ve got a brand new skirt pattern for you, along with this tutorial showing how to make it! This week’s skirt should come down … Continue reading Free Patterns and Tutorials for Making Doll Clothes for 18 Inch Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayCrafts #FreeCraftPatterns

This is a photo of an 18-inch doll wearing a handmade sunny yellow shirt with an eyelet ruffle sleeve of white eyelet lace. She also wears a multi-colored floral skirt with an elastic waist and an above-the-knee "schoolgirl" length. The free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this entire outfit can be found at ChellyWood.com along with hundreds of other free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Let’s Sew a Sunny Eyelet Ruffle Sleeve Shirt and Schoolgirl Skirt for 18-inch Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #FreePattern #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Last Thursday I gave you a pattern and tutorial video for making a cute V-neck “holiday top” with a ruffle for a sleeve. This pattern was designed to fit most 18-inch dolls. Well today I’m combining that ruffle-sleeve top concept with my “schoolgirl skirt” for 18″ dolls to make the outfit … Continue reading Let’s Sew a Sunny Eyelet Ruffle Sleeve Shirt and Schoolgirl Skirt for 18-inch Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #FreePattern #DollClothes

The image shows an American Girl Kaya doll wearing handmade doll clothes and carrying a handmade duffle bag / overnight bag / gym bag. She's also wearing handmade sandals. Her outfit consists of an easy to sew halter top and elastic waist lavender colored pants / trousers. She's standing on the sand at a beach with the ocean and a fancy beach house that resembles a castle behind her. The watermark tells you where you can download the free printable PDF sewing pattern for making the whole doll clothes ensemble: ChellyWood.com

Sew a complete outfit for your 18-inch dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #AmSewing #DollClothes

  Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. One of my fans or followers desperately needed a PDF of 18-inch doll pants at the start of November, so about a week ago, I hastily started converting all the parts and pieces of the outfit you see at the top of this blog post. These patterns had previously been … Continue reading Sew a complete outfit for your 18-inch dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #AmSewing #DollClothes