On a purple frame, the words say, "dress with straps and tee" over the top of the logo for Chelly Wood dot com, a website that offers free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. The photograph beside the words shows an AG doll in a strappy pinafore style dress with bib bodice. Under her strappy dress, she wears a simple and casual white tee shirt. She has a pair of sneakers on under the dress's long skirt.

Summer dress with straps and tee shirt patterns for AG dolls #HandMade #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. I posted the dress tutorial just yesterday, and the tee shirt tutorial back in July. Today I’m giving you patterns and links to the tutorials, so you can make both the tee shirt and the AG doll dress with straps. But like most of my free patterns, it will fit more … Continue reading Summer dress with straps and tee shirt patterns for AG dolls #HandMade #DollClothes

This is a square of dotted Swiss fabric in a purple color with tiny white dots on it. Overlaid on the fabric frame are the words "free pattern" and the Chelly Wood dot com logo. We also see a photograph of a Kaya doll wearing a white tee shirt with a pinafore style sundress that has straps attached to the front of the dress using white buttons. Her dress is made of navy blue dotted swiss cotton fabric, and her braided hair is behind her. Kaya is an American Girl 18 inch doll, and the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this pinafore style cotton sun dress will fit most 18 inch dolls like the American Girl brand of dolls.

Free patterns for AG doll dress with straps! #SummerSewingProjects #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s sewing tutorial will show you how to make a strappy sundress or pinafore for your 18 inch dolls like American Girl, Journey Girls, Adora Amazing Girls, and more. There’s a full list of dolls that will fit this pattern in the first set of bullets below. To make this dress, … Continue reading Free patterns for AG doll dress with straps! #SummerSewingProjects #DollClothes

The image shows an American Girl Kaya doll modeling a pale blue, tan, and white argyle print cotton skirt with a knife pleated ruffle, and a simple sleeveless felt shirt. She wears patent leather Mary Jane shoes. The background behind her is a blue sky with a concrete slab she appears to be standing on. The watermark reminds us to go to Chelly Wood dot com for all the free printable PDF sewing patterns and tutorial videos we will need to enjoy sewing this outfit for 18 inch dolls like American Girl, Adora Amazing Girls, Madame Alexander dolls, Journey Girls, and more in this size range.

Sew a pleated skirt and felt shirt for 18 inch dolls #FreeSewingPattern #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. As I said in yesterday’s blog post, 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 dolls. For today’s doll clothes sewing project, you’ll need some craft felt  for the … Continue reading Sew a pleated skirt and felt shirt for 18 inch dolls #FreeSewingPattern #DollClothes

The image shows a purple dotted swiss fabric background in a square shape. The photo within that shape shows an American Girl doll with brown complexion from the torso down to her feet. She wears a felt shirt, a blue plaid skirt with a ruffle that has been sewn in the form of knife pleats, and a pair of patent leather tan Mary Jane shoes. The overlay says, "free pattern" with an arrow pointing to the cotton skirt with pleats. There's also a watermark on the image, reminding us to visit Chelly Wood dot com for all our free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Let’s make a pleated skirt for 18 inch dolls #sewingismypassion #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s free argyle skirt pattern has been available on my website for some time now, but today is the first time I’ve offered this project for 18 inch dolls. For today’s doll clothes sewing project, you’ll need some small-print plaid cotton fabric, some straight pins, and 1/4 inch elastic for the … Continue reading Let’s make a pleated skirt for 18 inch dolls #sewingismypassion #DollClothes

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