The image shows the bottom half of a modern Barbie wearing a purple swimsuit. She stands beside McCall's Teen Fashion Doll Pattern number 3429. This photo is surrounded by a purple cotton square frame dotted with tiny white polka dots. Over the photo and slightly to the left of the photo are the words "free pattern" under which is the Chelly Wood dot com logo.

Which “mystery Barbie” fits best in my vintage McCall’s “Teen Fashion Doll” swimsuit pattern? Surprise! #Vintage #DollClothesPatterns

Today’s blog post is dedicated to all my followers who live south of the equator. Summer is underway down there, so it’s time to do a blog post on swimsuits! Last week I showed you my sewing fail, with regard to the swimsuit / bodysuit pattern in McCall’s vintage “Teen Doll Fashion” patterns. Once I’d tossed my coral-colored first attempt aside, I decided to give … Continue reading Which “mystery Barbie” fits best in my vintage McCall’s “Teen Fashion Doll” swimsuit pattern? Surprise! #Vintage #DollClothesPatterns

Within a blue linen frame, we see the words "free pattern" overlaid on top of a photo of a fashion doll, whose "Sunday best" dressy glove (really a mitten) is resting elegantly against her full skirt. The Chelly Wood dot com logo appears in the lower left corner.

Free pattern and tutorial video for making fashion doll gloves or mittens @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothesPatterns #VintageFashion

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s tutorial video comes with a free, printable PDF sewing pattern for making a nostalgic looking pair of 1950’s style fashion doll gloves, so all your vintage dolls can wear gloves with their “Sunday best” dresses! Some of you have sent me requests for elbow-length gloves as well, so … Continue reading Free pattern and tutorial video for making fashion doll gloves or mittens @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothesPatterns #VintageFashion

Inside a turquoise blue linen square, there's a photo of a Tall Fashionista Barbie wearing a handmade strappy pink sundress and the words "free pattern" are angled above the photo. Below these words is the logo for ChellyWood.com

Sew a Tall Barbie Dress w/Free Pattern #SummerDress #DollClothesPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This tutorial is unlike some of the other sundress tutorials I’ve created because it’s designed to hide your gathers inside the bodice of the dress. This makes it a little more difficult than most of my other sundress patterns. That’s why the pattern is marked with four flowers. If … Continue reading Sew a Tall Barbie Dress w/Free Pattern #SummerDress #DollClothesPatterns

This is a square swatch of purple dotted Swiss fabric with the words "free patterns" and the Chelly Wood dot com logo on it, overlapping a photo of a fashion doll standing in front of a turquoise blue background wearing purple high heels and purple elastic-waist pants that taper to the ankle. you can see the lower half of the doll's shirt in the photo, but you can't see her face. However, it's likely a Barbie or Petite Barbie pictured here.

Sew ankle pants or capris for different sizes of Barbies #SewFallFashion #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Petite Barbie dolls are actually closer to Skipper in size, but as today’s pants sewing tutorial shows, the Petite Barbies do fit in these Barbie-sized doll pants patterns. Petite Barbie wears them as ankle pants, whereas Tall Barbie dolls wear them as just-below-the-knee capris. Your average Barbie and … Continue reading Sew ankle pants or capris for different sizes of Barbies #SewFallFashion #DollClothes

The image shows a Tall Barbie wearing the salmon-colored side of the reversible tank top with polka dot high-waist, fly front shorts. An arrow connects her to the image of a vintage Barbie wearing the polka dot side of the reversible tank top with the same high-waist, fly-front polka dot shorts. The watermark reminds us that these images come from ChellyWood.com, a website best known for offering free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. If you'd like the free doll clothes patterns for making this reversible tank top with high-waist fly front shorts to fit your 11 inch fashion dolls, please click on the link in the caption.

Reversible Tank Top and Shorts #FreePatterns #DollClothes @ ChellyWood.com

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the third set of bullets. That’s right! The tank top pattern I’m sharing with you today is reversible! But please be advised: I’m linking you to a tank top tutorial for making a Bratz-sized tank top. That’s okay though… Bear with me! The patterns look slightly different, but the instructions are exactly the same. … Continue reading Reversible Tank Top and Shorts #FreePatterns #DollClothes @ ChellyWood.com

DIY Shorts with High Waist and Fly Front #SummerTime #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the third set of bullets. Today’s video tutorial will show you how to make a pair of 11 inch fashion doll shorts with a front fly. To make today’s project, I recommend that you use the following items: small print cotton fabric for the outer fabric cotton broadcloth in a solid color for the … Continue reading DIY Shorts with High Waist and Fly Front #SummerTime #DollClothes

The image shows a Vintage Barbie wearing a pink strappy sundress with white shoes. She stands on a wooden floor with a turqoise background behind her. The square shape that encloses this photo is purple with white polka dots (like a cotton dotted Swiss fabric) and the words on this background say, "Free pattern." There's also a logo for ChellyWood.com on the image.

Sew a Vintage Barbie Dress w/Free Pattern #WayBackMachine #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This tutorial is unlike some of the other sundress tutorials I’ve created because it’s designed to hide your gathers inside the bodice of the dress. This makes it a little more difficult than most of my other sundress patterns. That’s why it’s marked with four flowers. If you’d like … Continue reading Sew a Vintage Barbie Dress w/Free Pattern #WayBackMachine #DollClothes

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Mattel's fashionista tall Barbie dressed in a wedding gown with veil and Mattel's fashionista Ken wearing a handmade felt dinner jacket with lapels, a collared dress shirt, a tie, and black pants/trousers. The two dolls stand in an elegant but simple 1:6 scale diorama that includes a window on one wall, a bust of a musician, and a pillar with climbing vines surrounding it. The two dolls seem to look at one another lovingly, as two dolls who are very much in love on their wedding day! In the lower-right corner of the image, a watermark says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable doll clothes patterns and tutorials."

Wedding Gown Ensemble for Tall Barbie #SewingPatterns #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. As most Barbie collectors know, Mattel’s Tall Barbie has different body measurements than the more traditional Barbie. At the request of one of my cousins, I designed and made this wedding dress pattern to fit Mattel’s Tall Barbie. To sew this dress, you’ll want at least 1/3 of a … Continue reading Wedding Gown Ensemble for Tall Barbie #SewingPatterns #DollClothes

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

If you're here to download the free printable PDF sewing patterns and to watch the tutorial videos for making this outfit of doll clothes for your Tall Barbie, please click on the link in the description. The photograph is of a Tall Barbie (by Mattel) modeling a handmade set of doll clothes, including an elastic-waist skirt with glittery purple ruffle and a handmade tank top with ribbon straps. The doll appears to be leaning with her weight on her left foot, and the watermark on this image says where you can download this and other free printable doll clothes sewing patterns for making a wardrobe for your tall Barbie dolls: ChellyWood.com

Free patterns for Tall Barbie skirt and top @ ChellyWood.com #DIY #SewingProject

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s skirt pattern is a lot like the one I’m posting tomorrow, but tomorrow’s pattern and tutorial will fit 14″ to 15 inch dolls, like Hearts for Hearts Girls and Wellie Wishers. So watch for that tutorial video tomorrow, if you’re interested in finding a similar skirt pattern … Continue reading Free patterns for Tall Barbie skirt and top @ ChellyWood.com #DIY #SewingProject