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

The image shows an 18-inch "Kaya" American Girl doll, wearing handmade doll clothes that were sewn using the free printable PDF sewing patterns found at ChellyWood.com. These free 18 inch doll clothes sewing patterns included a pattern for a long holiday skirt made of glittery red fabric and a long-sleeved V-neck blouse made of winter berry red and white cotton fabric. The doll's long braided hair goes all the way down her back, looking especially elegant with her long skirt. She wears white Mary Jane "patent leather" style shoes. The overlaying watermark tells you to go to ChellyWood.com for your free printable PDF sewing pattern for making doll clothes for dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Sew this beautiful holiday outfit for your 18-inch dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DIYgifts #AmericanGirlDolls

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Yesterday I gave you the pattern and tutorial for making the skirt shown in the image above, but today I’m going to include both the skirt pattern and the shirt pattern, so you can make the whole outfit. If the long-sleeved shirt with V-neck for 18-inch dolls looks familiar to you, … Continue reading Sew this beautiful holiday outfit for your 18-inch dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DIYgifts #AmericanGirlDolls

The image shows a Wellie Wishers doll wearing a handmade skirt with a tank top. The overlay says, "Sew a skirt with a ruffle, with a free pattern that fits Wellie Wishers." And it offers the URL ChellyWood.com, where you can find hundreds of free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Sew a lovely ruffled skirt for Wellie Wishers with today’s FREE PDF pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today I’m sharing a pattern and tutorial for making a skirt with a ruffle that fits quite a few dolls, but I think a lot of people will be most excited to hear that it fits the Wellie Wishers from American Girl. There are also some general tips in this video … Continue reading Sew a lovely ruffled skirt for Wellie Wishers with today’s FREE PDF pattern @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows a Disney Princess Elsa 13 inch doll wearing handmade shorts, a handmade shirt, and hand-stitched stockings. If you want to make this outfit, please click on the link in the caption. It will take you to a page where you will find all the free patterns and tutorial videos you'll need to sew this outfit for your 13-inch hard plastic Disney Animator dolls.

Sew a summer shorts outfit for Elsa (or other Disney Toddler Dolls) w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DisneyPrincess #SummerWardrobe

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. The outfit shown in the image above includes a super easy-to-sew felt top and an elastic-waist easy-sew skirt. Earlier this week I gave you the skirt pattern. Today I’m giving you both the skirt and the easy-sew felt top pattern. Today’s free printable PDF skirt and shirt patterns will fit the … Continue reading Sew a summer shorts outfit for Elsa (or other Disney Toddler Dolls) w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DisneyPrincess #SummerWardrobe

A vintage Crissy doll stands beside two palm trees on a beach. She wears a very short mini skirt made of pink seersucker fabric with white polka dots. She also wears a white felt sleeveless summer shirt.

Free printable PDF patterns for teaching a child to sew (or for adults learning to sew) @ChellyWood.com #SewingClass #SewingPatterns

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. The outfit shown in the image above includes a super easy-to-sew felt top and an elastic-waist easy-sew skirt. Earlier this week I gave you the skirt pattern. Today I’m giving you both the skirt and the easy-sew felt top pattern. Today’s free printable PDF skirt and shirt patterns will fit the … Continue reading Free printable PDF patterns for teaching a child to sew (or for adults learning to sew) @ChellyWood.com #SewingClass #SewingPatterns

The image shows a 16" Velvet doll from the Crissy family of vintage dolls. She seems to be strolling in front of a wall where a lovely miniature quilt is hanging. The quilt is made with purple applique hearts on a white background, and it's trimmed in purple and white floral fabric. The doll wears an easy-to-sew felt sleeveless shirt / top and a super easy to make elastic waist skirt. Patterns for the skirt and shirt are found at ChellyWood.com in the form of a free printable PDF sewing pattern.

Free printable PDF patterns for teaching a child to sew (or for adults learning to sew) @ChellyWood.com #EasySew #HomeEcAtHome

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing pattern. The outfit shown in the image above includes a super easy-to-sew felt top and an elastic-waist easy-sew skirt. I’ll be posting the felt top pattern later this week. The skirt fits a wide variety of dolls including but not limited to the list below. Today’s free printable PDF skirt pattern will … Continue reading Free printable PDF patterns for teaching a child to sew (or for adults learning to sew) @ChellyWood.com #EasySew #HomeEcAtHome

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. The image shows two versions of the same handmade doll outfit. The Easter outfit on the left is a halter top and shorts made of Easter-egg-patterned fabric. The outfit on the right has a springtime yellow halter top with the pink-Easter-patterned shorts. The two side-by-side images are showing the front and back of the doll's halter top. This outfit can be sewn using free patterns found at ChellyWood.com where you can find dozens (if not hundreds) of free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit not just 18 inch dolls, but dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

FREE printable PDF patterns for Easter Doll Clothes @ ChellyWood.com #HappyEaster #18inchDolls

Please scroll down for the free printable PDF sewing patterns. For those of you who follow me on Instagram, you chose the Easter egg fabric as your favorite from among these three fabrics, so today I’m sewing Easter clothes for a friend’s granddaughter and I thought I’d share the results and the combination of patterns I’ve used. Here are the different fabrics you were allowed … Continue reading FREE printable PDF patterns for Easter Doll Clothes @ ChellyWood.com #HappyEaster #18inchDolls