Visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image is a YouTube header for a tutorial video showing how to sew a short-sleeved shirt with bodice darts for 12 inch dolls like Ideal's 1960s Tammy dolls and the UK version, the Sindy doll. Click on the video to play tutorial instructions.

Free PDF pattern for 12″ doll shirt with tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlogger #dollsofTwitter

This week’s short-sleeved shirt doll clothes pattern will fit the 1960’s Ideal Toy Corporation’s Tammy dolls and the UK version of the same doll, Sindy dolls. Here is the easy-to-print PDF version of today’s pattern: Free printable PDF vintage Tammy doll /Sindy dolls’ clothes patterns for capris and shirt If you’re enjoying my free patterns and tutorial videos, please show your appreciation for these free … Continue reading Free PDF pattern for 12″ doll shirt with tutorial @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlogger #dollsofTwitter

The image shows a visual version of a free printable PDF sewing pattern for making doll clothes to fit the 1960s version of the vintage Ideal Toy Corp Tammy doll. The pattern includes capri pants and a top / shirt which can be sewn sleeveless or made with short sleeves. The pattern has a "creative commons attribution" mark on it, so if you download the free printable PDF sewing pattern for these doll clothes (found at ChellyWood.com), please show your appreciation by sharing this JPG version of the pattern with your friends, family, and social media followers.

Free PDF sewing pattern for a 1960’s Ideal Tammy doll shirt @ ChellyWood.com #PDFpattern #Wednesday

Here is the easy-to-print PDF version of today’s pattern, and yes, this is the same pattern that I posted last week: Free printable PDF vintage Tammy doll /Sindy dolls’ clothes patterns for capris and shirt I’m re-posting it for your convenience because tomorrow we’ll be sewing the shirt. To make the capri pants, that we worked on last week, please click here. That link will … Continue reading Free PDF sewing pattern for a 1960’s Ideal Tammy doll shirt @ ChellyWood.com #PDFpattern #Wednesday

Visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes that fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image is used in a blog post that answers the question, "What is a seam allowance used for?" The image shows the seam at the shoulder of a doll's shirt from the underside of the garment.

Sewing Tip Tuesday: What is a seam allowance used for? #DollBlogger @ChellyWood1 @ ChellyWood.com

A seam allowance is a bit of extra room that’s given along the edge of a pattern, to allow for the sewist to include seams in a garment and still have it fit the doll properly. Think of it like this… When you’re driving a car, there’s a curb (spelled kerb in some countries) that gives you a little extra sway room at the sides … Continue reading Sewing Tip Tuesday: What is a seam allowance used for? #DollBlogger @ChellyWood1 @ ChellyWood.com

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

This image accompanies the youtube video tutorial that shows you how to sew a pair of capri pants for a 12 inch doll like Ideal Tammy or Sindy dolls, using the free PDF doll clothes patterns found at ChellyWood.com

Free PDF pattern for 12″ doll pants @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlogger #dollsofTwitter

Let’s make some capri pants with today’s free sewing tutorial video and patterns! These capri pants will fit 12 inch dolls like Ideal’s Tammy and the UK version of the same doll, Sindy dolls. Here is the easy-to-print PDF version of today’s pattern: Free printable PDF vintage Tammy doll /Sindy dolls’ clothes patterns for capris and shirt If you’re enjoying my free patterns and tutorial … Continue reading Free PDF pattern for 12″ doll pants @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlogger #dollsofTwitter

The image shows a visual version of a free printable PDF sewing pattern for making doll clothes to fit the 1960s version of the vintage Ideal Toy Corp Tammy doll. The pattern includes capri pants and a top / shirt which can be sewn sleeveless or made with short sleeves. The pattern has a "creative commons attribution" mark on it, so if you download the free printable PDF sewing pattern for these doll clothes (found at ChellyWood.com), please show your appreciation by sharing this JPG version of the pattern with your friends, family, and social media followers.

Free PDF sewing pattern for #vintage #dolls @ ChellyWood.com #PDFpattern Wednesday

This pattern may look a lot like the “Summer Wardrobe” pattern that I’ve made for 11 inch dolls, but Ideal’s Tammy doll is a little bigger than your average 11 inch fashion dolls. So these patterns are best suited to collectible vintage Tammy and Sindy dolls. Here is the easy-to-print PDF version of today’s pattern, but if you do print out my patterns, please show … Continue reading Free PDF sewing pattern for #vintage #dolls @ ChellyWood.com #PDFpattern Wednesday

Click on the link under the picture to access the free patterns and tutorials for sewing a Christmas stocking with a cuff and felt letters that form a name.

Sew a Personalized Christmas Stocking w/Cuff using #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlog #MeMadeMonday

Here’s my super-easy tutorial showing how to make a people-sized Christmas stocking with a fold-over cuff and felt lettering for the personalized name. However, if you need a little help making bubble letters for your lettering pattern, please click here. The printable stocking PDF patterns are free to download below, but please remember that I offer my patterns for free through Creative Commons Attribution, which … Continue reading Sew a Personalized Christmas Stocking w/Cuff using #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingBlog #MeMadeMonday

Under the image is a link to all the free patterns and tutorials needed to sew a short-sleeved dress for 8-inch baby dolls like the Lil Cutesies doll made by JC Toys.

Free baby doll clothes PDF sewing patterns: #CandyCane #DollDress for 8-inch #dolls!

    Below are the links to the patterns and tutorial videos that will help you create today’s candy cane dress, which is pictured at the top of this post. Free printable PDF sewing pattern for 8 inch baby doll dress, slippers, and diaper Free tutorial for making the dress You may also like the tutorial videos for making the reversible diaper pattern, snowflake dress, … Continue reading Free baby doll clothes PDF sewing patterns: #CandyCane #DollDress for 8-inch #dolls!

Image shows a pretty girl in a polar fleece hat with folded head band. The heading says, "winter hat DIY" and the overlay offers a website where the free patterns and tutorial for making this polar fleece hat can be found: ChellyWood.com. The hat is in the style of a winter polar fleece beanie, tuque /touque or stocking cap.

Here’s an easy Christmas DIY gift idea with a FREE sewing pattern: a #Grinch #PolarFleece #StockingCap from @JoAnn_Stores

Earlier this week, I posted a video showing how to make the polar fleece scarf. Now, here in one location, are the tutorials for the scarf (see below) and the hat, plus the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this cute Grinch-style polar fleece hat. If you’re wanting to know where I got the Grinch-patterned polar fleece, it was JoAnn Fabric & Craft store. … Continue reading Here’s an easy Christmas DIY gift idea with a FREE sewing pattern: a #Grinch #PolarFleece #StockingCap from @JoAnn_Stores

Image shows a lovely young woman wearing a handmade polar fleece hat and a handmade polar fleece scarf. Overlay says "chellywood.com FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials" and offers the url ChellyWood.com (a website for tutorials and free printable downloadable sewing patterns).

Let’s make a polar fleece stocking cap with #FreePatterns –It’s #PDFpattern #Wednesday @ ChellyWood.com

Yesterday I gave you the tutorial for making the scarf you see my daughter wearing in the image above. Today I’m posting the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making the stocking cap she’s wearing. Here are the free PDF patterns you’ve come here for, along with a link to yesterday’s tutorial video for making the scarf: FREE printable sewing pattern for hat (PDF download) … Continue reading Let’s make a polar fleece stocking cap with #FreePatterns –It’s #PDFpattern #Wednesday @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows a pair of Christmas stockings hanging on a doll house sized fireplace. The overlay says "dollhouse stocking patterns free" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com (where you can download free PDF sewing patterns for doll clothes and doll crafts).

DIY Fashion Doll Stockings w/ free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #toys #ChristmasStocking #miniatures

Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make a Christmas stocking for your 1:6 scale dollhouse or diorama. Yes, I’ve posted this tutorial and this stocking pattern before, but I thought it might be nice to re-master the tutorial video to include a voice-over for instruction. The following links will help you make not only the stockings, but the fashion doll clothes holiday outfit that … Continue reading DIY Fashion Doll Stockings w/ free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #toys #ChristmasStocking #miniatures

The image shows a fashion doll (a Queens of Africa 11 inch doll, shaped a lot like a Barbie doll) wearing a handmade bell-shaped skirt with a holly print fabric. The overlay says, "FREE Bell Skirt Pattern" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com, where you can find free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos showing how to make hundreds of free PDF patterns for doll clothes that you can easily download for free on the website.

Sew a Bell Skirt for Fashion Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Sewing #HolidayFashions

Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make an easy-to-sew “bell-style” skirt with an elastic waist for 11 inch fashion dolls like the Queens of Africa doll that appears in the video. Here are the patterns (plus an additional tutorial video) you’ll need to make the bell skirt plus the felt shirt that’s shown in today’s video: Free printable PDF sewing pattern for felt shirt … Continue reading Sew a Bell Skirt for Fashion Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Sewing #HolidayFashions