Inside a purple and turquoise quilted frame, we see the ChellyWood.com logo and a curvy Barbie with pink hair standing next to the vintage 5731 Simplicity Tressy doll clothes pattern. The Curvy Barbie wears a white top and burgundy short skirt / miniskirt / mini-skirt.

Can a Curvy Barbie wear Tressy doll clothes? #DollClothesPatterns #SewVintage

Yes, this blog post gives you one more fashion option for your Curvy Barbie! The outfit shown above was part of an ensemble I put together for a little girl I know. As you can see in the image below, I re-created the ruffle blouse from View 2 of this Simplicity Tressy doll clothes pattern 5731. To give you a little history, I found this … Continue reading Can a Curvy Barbie wear Tressy doll clothes? #DollClothesPatterns #SewVintage

On a purple polka dot background, we see the words "how to make doll-sized cloth-covered buttons" along with three buttons laying on a piece of pink cloth with a needle and thread overlaid.

Take your doll clothes sewing to a new level with cloth-covered buttons #DollClothes #SewingTutorial

Today’s tutorial is not for the beginning sewist. There. Now you’ve been warned! But if you ever find yourself unable to close a garment in the back, this tutorial may help. It shows you how to make covered buttons with little embroidery floss loops. If, however, you’re looking for a much easier way to extend the back closure of a doll clothes garment, this is … Continue reading Take your doll clothes sewing to a new level with cloth-covered buttons #DollClothes #SewingTutorial

Within a blue linen frame, a Curvy Barbie doll models a handmade tank top and skirt. The words beside her say, "free patterns" and below that, there's a logo for the ChellyWood.com free doll clothes pattern website. The doll's tank top is made of green felt with tiny 1/8 inch ribbon straps. Her elastic-waist skirt has tiny holly decorations printed on the white cotton fabric. She wears tan plastic shoes.

Christmas doll clothes for Curvy Barbie w/free patterns #DollClothes #DIYgiftidea

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This outfit includes the skirt we learned to make with yesterday’s video tutorial, plus the felt tank top you see pictured in the image above. It’s a super easy outfit to make for fashion dolls, and this outfit will fit fashion dolls of many different shapes and sizes. All … Continue reading Christmas doll clothes for Curvy Barbie w/free patterns #DollClothes #DIYgiftidea

On a turquoise blue linen frame, we see the words "free patterns" accompanied by the ChellyWood.com logo and a photo of a Curvy Barbie's holly-patterned elastic-waist skirt. The skirt's hem appears to come just above the knee.

Sew a quick and easy holiday skirt for Curvy Barbie w/free patterns #DollClothes #EasySewingProjects

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Happy Thanksgiving to those of you who live in the United States. I don’t know about you, but I always start to feel a sense of panic around Thanksgiving time because I begin to realize that I’m nowhere near done sewing all the presents I want to give … Continue reading Sew a quick and easy holiday skirt for Curvy Barbie w/free patterns #DollClothes #EasySewingProjects

On a square of turquoise blue linen fabric, we see the words "free patterns" alongside the ChellyWood.com logo. To the right of these is a photo of a Curvy Barbie (trademarked by Mattel) wearing the following handmade doll clothes: a Renaissance hat with a feather in it, a long-sleeved tunic with puffy sleeves, a pair of leggings, a pair of leather lace-up boots, and a jacket with many gathers. The doll clothes remind us of Alexander (or Alexandre) Dumas.

Sew a Musketeer Halloween Costume for Curvy Barbie w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HalloweenBarbie #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. For Halloween, or as part of a Cosplay Renaissance Faire, let’s make a musketeer costume to fit Mattel’s Curvy Barbie dolls! To make today’s fun Halloween costume or cosplay outfit, you’ll need some flannel fabric, cotton fabric, craft foam, a solid-colored sock, a craft feather, a hook-and-eye closure, and … Continue reading Sew a Musketeer Halloween Costume for Curvy Barbie w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HalloweenBarbie #DollClothes

The image shows Mattel's Curvy Barbie modeling a hand-made shirt with cloth-covered tiny buttons. Each button is encompassed by a floss loop, all hand-made by the seamstress who blogs here, at ChellyWood.com.

What can you do with mismatched miniature buttons? Try this trick…

Today I’m sharing an older tutorial for making a Curvy Barbie crop top with embroidery floss fringe. Back when I made this video, I used to film on the kitchen table, so you can actually hear my kids and husband in the background. (Sorry about the noise…) But there’s a gem at the end of this tutorial… I show you how to take a pile … Continue reading What can you do with mismatched miniature buttons? Try this trick…

The image shows a Curvy Barbie walking in a garden. She wears handmade high-waisted shorts and a handmade crop top. The purple floral cotton fabric of her shirt and shorts contrasts against the green background of the garden. The overlay reminds you to visit ChellyWood.com for your free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this adorable summer outfit for Curvy Barbie dolls and similar sized dolls.

Sew a pretty summer outfit for Curvy Barbie w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Curvy #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I’ve had these patterns available in JPG form on this website since 2014, but it’s time to switch these popular patterns to a PDF format for easier download. *You need to be aware that the list of dolls who “fit” these doll clothes patterns isn’t exactly right. Curvy Barbie … Continue reading Sew a pretty summer outfit for Curvy Barbie w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Curvy #DollClothes

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 Made-to-Move Barbie with blond hair and tan skin bent over and peering into a full-to-overflowing wheelbarrow full of harvested vegetables, flowers, and leaves. Behind Barbie is a pair of hay bales stacked on top of each other. MTM barbie wears a handmade dress and apron. The dress is made of sunflower-designed cotton Fabric and its wide skirt (which comes down to just below Barbie's knees) is trimmed in yellow rickrack. On the grass in the foreground, there are a smattering of orange and gold fall leaves. Behind Barbie is a garden scene with a bridge that crosses a still lake. Some of the foliage around the lake is turning yellow, to indicate that autumn is at hand. The image has a watermark: ChellyWood.com, a website where one can find numerous free printable sewing patterns to fit Barbie and many other dolls of different shapes and sizes.

Free pattern for sewing a doll’s apron with pockets @ ChellyWood.com #BarbieStyle #ApronPattern

For your free apron pattern and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Here in the northern hemisphere, the harvest is behind us, and it’s time to begin working in the kitchen to prepare for our Thanksgiving feast and preserving the fruits of our harvest. So what better time to re-post my 11 inch doll’s apron pattern with pockets? Although older … Continue reading Free pattern for sewing a doll’s apron with pockets @ ChellyWood.com #BarbieStyle #ApronPattern

Mattel's Teresa doll appears to be running in a pair of slim-fitting ankle pants and a zipper jacket, along with tiny plastic boots with a slight heel. Would you like to sew a pair of ankle pants and a zip-front jacket with a collar for your 11.5-inch to 12 inch fashion dolls? Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download and print all the free printable sewing patterns for making these doll clothes, along with links to tutorial videos that show you how to make this outfit.

Sew a Zipper Jacket and Jeans for Fashion Dolls w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Winter #FashionDoll

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. It’s October 20th, which means autumn is here in the northern hemisphere, where I live. Is your Barbie ready for the cold weather? She can be! Today’s patterns include the jeans patterns, which I posted last week, and an older pattern and tutorial video for making a zip-up ski … Continue reading Sew a Zipper Jacket and Jeans for Fashion Dolls w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Winter #FashionDoll

The image shows the video header for the YouTube video tutorial for making a clutch-style purse for a Barbie sized doll. Visit ChellyWood.com for free printable PDF sewing patterns and free tutorial videos showing you how to make a clutch for Barbie.

Free printable PDF sewing pattern and tutorial video showing how to make a clutch for a Barbie-sized doll @ ChellyWood.com #Handmade #Clutch

For your free pattern, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Read this top section to avoid confusion please… The free PDF pattern that I’m giving you today is filled with clothing patterns for 8 or 9 inch dolls, like Stacey, Bratz, Kuu Kuu Harajuku dolls, and World of Love dolls. But this is also the same page of patterns where you’ll find … Continue reading Free printable PDF sewing pattern and tutorial video showing how to make a clutch for a Barbie-sized doll @ ChellyWood.com #Handmade #Clutch

The image shows a pretty fashion doll purse in green, white, black, and yellow. The strap of the doll's purse has green and white stripes. The body of the purse is made of black fabric decorated with green and yellow shamrocks. It's just the right size for 11" to 12" fashion dolls like BarbieDolls, Liv Dolls, Poppy Parkers, Skippers, Francies, Midges, and similar-sized dolls. There's a sign above the purse that says where you can find and download the free printable PDF sewing pattern for this dolls' purse: ChellyWood.com

Free Fashion Doll Purse Pattern @ ChellyWood.com for some #StPatricksDay #SewFun

If today’s doll purse project looks familiar, that’s because I have posted this pattern before, but this is the first time I’ve offered it in PDF form. So although I plan to continue posting more information on my upcoming apron project later this week, it is St. Patrick’s Day, so I’m interrupting the doll apron sewing project to bring you this lovely purse project for … Continue reading Free Fashion Doll Purse Pattern @ ChellyWood.com for some #StPatricksDay #SewFun