The image shows a Greenbrier 12 cm doll which looks a lot like a Strawberry shortcake doll (which came in 10 cm, 11 cm, and 12 cm sizes). She wears a felt-and-cotton handmade dress with ribbons for straps. The dress is decorated with rickrack. To find and download the free printable sewing patterns for making this doll dress, please go to ChellyWood.com, a website with hundreds of free printable sewing patterns for doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Preview of 4″ or 4.5-inch doll dress project for this week @ ChellyWood.com #sewingproject

Here’s a preview of this week’s easy-to-sew doll dress project, which fits dolls in the 4-inch to 4 and a half-inch size range. The doll modeling this week’s dress project is a Greenbrier doll. She looks a lot like a Strawberry Shortcake doll, though, and I’d venture to guess that 4 to 5 inch Strawberry Shortcake dolls could easily wear this dress project, although it … Continue reading Preview of 4″ or 4.5-inch doll dress project for this week @ ChellyWood.com #sewingproject

This image shows a Queens of Africa doll wearing a pretty handmade dress made of thin pink material decorated with polka dots and flowers on pink and white striped fabric. The dress has a short, straight skirt and a summery bodice with straps made of ribbon. The watermark says, "ChellyWood.com: Free doll clothes patterns and tutorials." The Queens of Africa dolls have a body shape similar to a Barbie-sized doll. She stands 11 inches high and has dark chocolate complexion. Her hair is quite curly. To purchase a Queens of Africa doll, go to https://queensofafricadolls.com/ In this image, we see the doll quite close-up, and the fabric fits her figure flatteringly.

Preview of this week’s special Valentine’s Day dress patterns! #ValentinesDay #dolls

This week we’re celebrating Valentine’s Day here in the United States, so for this special occasion, I’m reposting my previous Valentine’s Day patterns in PDF form. The one at the top is a red, pencil-skirt style dress for 11-inch (or 11.5-inch / 28-29 cm) fashion dolls. Next you can see a lovely pink floral dress below. The earlier rendition of this dress was a red … Continue reading Preview of this week’s special Valentine’s Day dress patterns! #ValentinesDay #dolls

Click the link in the caption for the free printable patterns for making this outfit. The image shows a 4.5-inch Greenbrier doll wearing a handmade sundress. The link in the caption will take you to a page where you can download the free PDF sewing pattern for this sundress and any additional instructions you'll need for making this dress to fit your 4-inch, 4.5-inch,or 5-inch dolls.

Sew a super-easy felt-and-fabric sundress for 4″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #easycrafts #dolls

Today I’m giving you a brief preview of the sewing project for this week. Later in the week, I’ll offer free printable sewing patterns to download as a PDF printable pattern, right here on ChellyWood.com As you can see in the close-up image above, this dress uses felt for the bodice and a tiny strip of cotton fabric for the skirt. The Greenbrier doll wearing … Continue reading Sew a super-easy felt-and-fabric sundress for 4″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #easycrafts #dolls

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

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

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

This image is a preview of what Chelly Wood has in store, as far as free patterns and tutorial videos for the week of 9 December 2019 through 13 December 2019. The image shows a Queens of Africa Azeeza doll modeling a handmade felt strappy summer top and an above-the-knee length skirt made of holly-patterned fabric. On the chimney behind her, above the fireplace in her 1:6 scale diorama, there are handmade stockings hanging by the hearth. Visit ChellyWood.com to find out how to make these projects, including the diorama of the fireplace with hearth, the stockings, and the handmade doll clothes for 11 inch fashion dolls. Visit https://queensofafricadolls.com/ to find out how you can purchase one of these lovely African heritage dolls.

Making holiday fun at ChellyWood.com this week: #stockings #dollclothes #newdoll

The title of today’s blog post says it all: I’ve got a new doll, and I’m having fun making stuff for her! While I type this, it’s actually Sunday night, less than 12 hours before this posts on ChellyWood.com. Normally, I like to prep my blog posts a week or two ahead of when my blog followers see them, but I’ve been WAY behind during … Continue reading Making holiday fun at ChellyWood.com this week: #stockings #dollclothes #newdoll

In this image, we see an 18 inch doll modeling a sleeveless shirt with an elastic-waist skirt. The fabric is made of a confetti-patterned cotton. The patterns are free and printable for sewing these doll clothes for your 18 inch dolls, using the "Creative Commons Attribution" mark, and you can download the free PDF patterns for these doll clothes at ChellyWood.com (but by downloading these free PDFs you agree to share images of these patterns with your friends, family, and followers, so they too will know where to find free printable sewing PDF patterns for 18" doll clothes online).

Sleeveless shirt for 18″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #dollclothes for #SouthernHemisphere #SummerFashions

How pretty does my little 18″ Madame Alexander doll look in that cute sleeveless top and matching elastic-waist schoolgirl skirt?! I’ve had the sleeveless shirt pattern available here on ChellyWood.com for quite some time now, but this week I’m going to give you a new method for sewing the sleeveless top together. In the past, we’ve used simple felt, which doesn’t need any hemming, to … Continue reading Sleeveless shirt for 18″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #dollclothes for #SouthernHemisphere #SummerFashions

Here we see an image of an 18 inch Madame Alexander doll wearing a traditional Swedish costume. Around her waist is a felt, hand-embroidered "pocket," a type of purse or bag worn around the waist. The image is watermarked with the website where you can download free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this 18 inch doll outfit, including the pocket, a Pilgrim-style hat or bonnet, a handkerchief, a vest, an apron, a skirt, and a long-sleeved shirt with collar : ChellyWood.com

Does this “Swedish traditional Costume” look familiar? #Mayflower #Pilgrims #Thanksgiving

If you’ve been following my blog for a very long time, you may remember seeing the outfit shown above on an early blog post. When it first posted, I called this my “Swedish Traditional Costume,” and in fact, I did a little research on the region of Sweden in which the province of Dalarna is found. I tried to imitate the traditional costumes of Dalarna … Continue reading Does this “Swedish traditional Costume” look familiar? #Mayflower #Pilgrims #Thanksgiving

Are you searching for free printable sewing patterns to fit Ideal Toy Corp's Tammy dolls? The doll clothes sewing website, ChellyWood.com offers free printable sewing patterns for vintage Tammy dolls and dozens of other dolls of all different shapes and sizes. This image shows a screenshot of the gallery page for Tammy doll patterns on the ChellyWood.com doll clothes sewing website.

This week’s focus: vintage Tammy dolls by Ideal #Toy Corp #Dollstagram

Believe it or not, I actually use my own doll clothes patterns when I’m planning to make doll clothes for my niece or one of my cousins’ kids. Today I went to my own website, ChellyWood.com to find the pattern for making the argyle shorts shown above, and I couldn’t find it. Ugh! I could find this pattern: And this one: And this good ol’ … Continue reading This week’s focus: vintage Tammy dolls by Ideal #Toy Corp #Dollstagram

The image shows a shirt with long sleeves that has been hand sewn to fit dolls in the 9 inch or 23 cm / 24 cm size range. Free patterns for this and other 9 inch doll clothes (23 cm dolls' clothes / 24 cm doll's clothes) can be found at ChellyWood.com along with free video tutorial instructions.

Sew a shirt for 9-inch dolls (20 cm to 22 cm) with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #dollclothes

In the image above, we see a preview of the shirt you can make with this week’s free pattern, which will be posted here on Wednesday. This is the same shirt concept that we saw last week, but in the image above, I used a leafy fabric instead of the solid lavender-colored fabric that you saw in last week’s photos: Notice how the lavender top … Continue reading Sew a shirt for 9-inch dolls (20 cm to 22 cm) with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #dollclothes