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

A quilted fabric frame surrounds a photo of a vintage Barbie with dark brown hair. The doll stands beside the Tressy doll clothes Simplicity pattern 5731. The Mattel vintage Barbie wears an outfit from the cover of the Simplicity Tressy doll clothes pattern. Her handmade doll clothes include a pink jumper-style dress and a white blouse that's worn under the strappy jumper dress.

Can a vintage Barbie wear Tressy doll clothes? #DollClothesPatterns #VintageBarbie

Based on the image above, it certainly does look like a Vintage Barbie CAN wear vintage Tressy doll clothes patterns! I blogged about this outfit a bit last week, and I mentioned that this was part of an ensemble I put together for a little girl from my area whose family knows me. As you can see in the image below, I re-created the dress … Continue reading Can a vintage Barbie wear Tressy doll clothes? #DollClothesPatterns #VintageBarbie

On a turquoise blue fabric frame, we see the words "free pattern" alongside a Barbie wearing a handmade long dress and a handmade medieval cloak or cape with hood. There's also a company logo for ChellyWood.com in the corner of the image.

Sew a long dress and medieval cloak for Barbie w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #RenFaire #DollClothesPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. My medieval-style cloak with a hood has been available here, on ChellyWood.com, for a long time, but only as a JPG image, never as a PDF. Today I’m converting that pattern to a PDF format, for easy download. The tutorial video, showing how to make the cloak, is one … Continue reading Sew a long dress and medieval cloak for Barbie w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #RenFaire #DollClothesPatterns

Within a quilted blue and purple frame, we see the logo for ChellyWood.com and a photo of Butterick vintage doll clothes pattern 4687, which is designed to fit Mattel Barbie dolls and similar sized 11 inch fashion dolls. The dolls pictured on the cover are wearing a white wedding dress, a pioneer style gown with a pinafore, and a sporty sweats suit.

What to do when a pattern piece is missing #SewingTips #DollClothesPatterns @ ChellyWood.com

A couple of years ago, for my niece, I made a pretty elastic-waist and elastic-neckline Barbie dress, using McCall’s “Teen Doll” Barbie Clothes Sewing Pattern #3429, which was first published in the 1970’s. Here’s the link to a previous blog post on that pattern, if you’re curious, and here’s the doll dress I made, using that pattern: Unfortunately, the McCall’s “Teen Doll” Barbie Clothes Sewing … Continue reading What to do when a pattern piece is missing #SewingTips #DollClothesPatterns @ ChellyWood.com

Framed in purple, a brunette Barbie with Steffie face mold stares out of a photo at the camera past the words "who is this lovely lady?" and the logo for ChellyWood.com

Can you help identify this Barbie doll? #CollectibleToys #VintageDolls

Can you help me identify this Goodwill find? I recently discovered this lovely lady at my local Goodwill, for less than $3.00, and what a find! Her hind quarters indicated that she was a vintage Barbie doll, but her face doesn’t look that old. So I think we have a “mix-and-match” going on here. Sometimes a year will be printed on the back of the … Continue reading Can you help identify this Barbie doll? #CollectibleToys #VintageDolls

In a purple frame, we see a doll dressed in a pilgrim outfit beside the words "free pattern" and 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).

Pilgrim Doll Clothes for Barbie: Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ThanksGiving #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. At Thanksgiving, I usually re-post the costume I made for Juliet’s nurse, in my stop-motion video of Romeo and Juliet with dolls. This costume really looks a lot like a pilgrim’s outfit, with its pretty little white bonnet and the very simple-style pinafore that’s overlapped by a hand-embroidered apron. … Continue reading Pilgrim Doll Clothes for Barbie: Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ThanksGiving #DollClothes

On a purple square background with tiny white polka dots, we see the words "free patterns" accompanied by a photo of a classic vintage Barbie modeling a wedding dress with puff sleeves. The watermark says "Chelly Wood," the name of a website where you can print free PDF sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Wedding Dress w/Long Sleeves for Barbie: Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ChristmasGiftIdea #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Every Christmas, my basic wedding dress pattern gets a lot of downloads, even though I haven’t had it converted to a PDF yet. So this Christmas, I’m offering the PDF version for your sewing pleasure! To make today’s long-sleeved wedding dress, I recommend using plain white cotton fabric. You’ll … Continue reading Wedding Dress w/Long Sleeves for Barbie: Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ChristmasGiftIdea #DollClothes

On a turquoise blue linen background, a Mattel Barbie doll takes a bow, wearing a princess dress with long puff sleeves and a pointed cone-shaped Renaissance-style hat with a veil streaming down from the point of the hat. In front of the photo, it says, "free patterns" and in one corner of the image, we also see the Chelly Wood logo.

Sew a pretty “princess” dress for Barbies with my free PDF sewing pattern #AmSewing #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I’m actually sewing a pink version of this lovely Renaissance gown right now. It’s time to start making those Christmas gifts, right?! And with Halloween close by, I thought I’d give you another outfit option for your dollies’ costume parties as well. Today’s pretty princess dress was worn by … Continue reading Sew a pretty “princess” dress for Barbies with my free PDF sewing pattern #AmSewing #DollClothes

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 a Teresa doll from Mattel wearing a handmade quinceanera dress made of pink cotton with an overlaid pink tulle layer that uses a crisscross gathered rucheting method of making the skirt quite full. Also, the bodice is dotted with tiny white beaded flowers and there are matching tiny white beads where the tulle of the skirt's top layer has been gathered. The overlay says, "free patterns" and reminds us that this dress can be made using the free PDF sewing pattern and tutorial video found at Chelly Wood dot com.

Free Fashion Doll Quinceañera Dress Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Quinceañera #BarbieDress

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s free pattern is probably the very first pattern I ever posted on this website, so as it says in the disclaimer box under the pattern’s title, it lacks all the bells and whistles of the patterns I create these days. Back when I first started this blog, my … Continue reading Free Fashion Doll Quinceañera Dress Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Quinceañera #BarbieDress

In a turquoise blue frame, we see the words "free pattern" plus the logo for Chelly Wood dot com beside a photo of the Freak du Chic 17 inch Gooliope Jellington doll from the Monster High doll collection. The doll wears a pretty pink sundress with floral print and a pair of blue dress shoes.

Sun Dress Pattern is FREE at ChellyWood.com #MonsterHighDolls #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Almost exactly one month ago, I gave you this same same pattern, but for a vintage Barbie doll. Imagine my surprise, when I discovered that it also fits Gooliope Jellington, the 17 inch Monster High doll from the Freak du Chic collection! This tutorial is unlike some of the … Continue reading Sun Dress Pattern is FREE at ChellyWood.com #MonsterHighDolls #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