This image shows a handmade apron for 11 to 12 inch fashion dolls like Barbie, Liv Dolls, Queens of Africa and Poppy Parker. The apron has three front pockets, a ribbon that ties the apron in the back, and a snap closure at the neck of the apron. The fabric of the apron is a pink checkerboard while the pockets are a solid pink fabric. Visit ChellyWood.com for the free printable sewing pattern and tutorial video showing how to make this doll clothes sewing project using our free printable PDF sewing pattern.

This week’s sewing project: make a doll’s apron w/ pockets! #amsewing #dollcrafts

Those of you who are regular ChellyWood.com or ChellyWood1 followers are already familiar with the blue apron that the Chelly Wood doll wears in the opening and closing sequence of many of my doll clothes sewing videos. In that opening and closing sequence, the Chelly Wood doll wears a blue apron with yellow ribbons to tie it in back and at the neck. Well, guess … Continue reading This week’s sewing project: make a doll’s apron w/ pockets! #amsewing #dollcrafts

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This image shows a Queens of Africa doll wearing a pretty handmade dress made of thin pink material decorated with polka dots and flowers on pink and white striped fabric. The dress has a short, straight skirt and a summery bodice with straps made of ribbon. The watermark says, "ChellyWood.com: Free doll clothes patterns and tutorials." The Queens of Africa dolls have a body shape similar to a Barbie-sized doll. She stands 11 inches high and has dark chocolate complexion. Her hair is quite curly. To purchase a Queens of Africa doll, go to https://queensofafricadolls.com/ In this image, we see the doll quite close-up, and the fabric fits her figure flatteringly.

Sew a pretty springtime dress for your 11-inch fashion dolls w/free patterns! #spring #dollclothes

In the bullets below, you’ll find my free printable PDF sewing pattern and a link to an older tutorial video for making the dress shown in the image at the top of the page: Free printable sewing pattern for Valentine’s Day dresses to fit 11.5-inch fashion dolls. Video tutorial showing how to make the dress shown in the image above The tutorial video shows a … Continue reading Sew a pretty springtime dress for your 11-inch fashion dolls w/free patterns! #spring #dollclothes

This image shows a Queens of Africa doll wearing a pretty handmade dress made of thin pink material decorated with polka dots and flowers on pink and white striped fabric. The dress has a short, straight skirt and a summery bodice with straps made of ribbon. The watermark says, "ChellyWood.com: Free doll clothes patterns and tutorials." The Queens of Africa dolls have a body shape similar to a Barbie-sized doll. She stands 11 inches high and has dark chocolate complexion. Her hair is quite curly. To purchase a Queens of Africa doll, go to https://queensofafricadolls.com/ In this image, we see the doll quite close-up, and the fabric fits her figure flatteringly.

Preview of this week’s special Valentine’s Day dress patterns! #ValentinesDay #dolls

This week we’re celebrating Valentine’s Day here in the United States, so for this special occasion, I’m reposting my previous Valentine’s Day patterns in PDF form. The one at the top is a red, pencil-skirt style dress for 11-inch (or 11.5-inch / 28-29 cm) fashion dolls. Next you can see a lovely pink floral dress below. The earlier rendition of this dress was a red … Continue reading Preview of this week’s special Valentine’s Day dress patterns! #ValentinesDay #dolls

Click the link in the caption for the free printable patterns for making this outfit. The image shows a 4.5-inch Greenbrier doll wearing a handmade sundress. The link in the caption will take you to a page where you can download the free PDF sewing pattern for this sundress and any additional instructions you'll need for making this dress to fit your 4-inch, 4.5-inch,or 5-inch dolls.

Sew a super-easy felt-and-fabric sundress for 4″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #easycrafts #dolls

Today I’m giving you a brief preview of the sewing project for this week. Later in the week, I’ll offer free printable sewing patterns to download as a PDF printable pattern, right here on ChellyWood.com As you can see in the close-up image above, this dress uses felt for the bodice and a tiny strip of cotton fabric for the skirt. The Greenbrier doll wearing … Continue reading Sew a super-easy felt-and-fabric sundress for 4″ dolls @ ChellyWood.com #easycrafts #dolls

The image shows a baby dragon pincushion curled up into a ball as if he's sleeping. The overlay tells you where you can download the free printable sewing pattern for making this dragon pincushion: ChellyWood.com

Sew a Dragon Pincushion with FREE PDF Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #PinCushions #sewalong

How cute is this little guy? It has been a while since I posted my dragon pincushion patterns and tutorial, so it’s time to update this pattern to a free printable PDF. Here you go: Free printable PDF sewing pattern for making a dragon pincushion Tutorial video showing how to make a dragon pincushion Click here for the older JPG version of these patterns Do … Continue reading Sew a Dragon Pincushion with FREE PDF Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #PinCushions #sewalong

Free printable fashion doll clothes PDF patterns to celebrate #MLKjr’s #Birthday!

As some of you know, I’ll soon be selling the handmade outfit you see above in my Etsy store. But my followers tend to visit ChellyWood.com for all the free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos for making doll clothes, including this outfit. So in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday celebration, I’m sharing these patterns with you, in the hope that you will … Continue reading Free printable fashion doll clothes PDF patterns to celebrate #MLKjr’s #Birthday!

Here we see a Tammy doll (made by Ideal Toy Corp in the 1960's) wearing a handmade short-sleeved shirt. She stands in a sideways pose like a fashion model and she wears a straw hat like a gardener would wear. The watermark tells you where you can find the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making her short-sleeved shirt with front darts: ChellyWood.com "free printable sewing patterns and tutorials"

Look ahead at this week’s doll clothes sewing project: a shirt for Ideal Tammy #dolls #vintagetoys #sewingproject

Here’s a #MeMadeMonday image of my Tammy in the shirt we’ll be sewing this week. It fits Ideal Toy Corp.’s Tammy dolls. I’ll be posting my free, printable PDF sewing pattern on Wednesday and the tutorial video on Thursday. Friday’s post will be an additional surprise! In the sewing tutorial video this week, you’ll see more photos of Tammy in this cotton shirt and a … Continue reading Look ahead at this week’s doll clothes sewing project: a shirt for Ideal Tammy #dolls #vintagetoys #sewingproject

Click on the link in the caption for the free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos showing how to make these doll clothes. The image show a vintage Tammy doll (by Ideal Toy Corp.) wearing handmade capri pants and a sleeveless shirt. The clothing's fabric is soft flannel, and the shirt is trimmed with cotton bias tape. The doll stands in a 1:6 scale museum with a bust of a composer in front of her and the famous Degas ballerinas behind her. On the wall is a Van Gogh and to the doll's right is a painting of an origami crane. The watermark tells you where you can download the free printable sewing patterns for making Tammy doll clothes in the form of a PDF downloadable pattern: ChellyWood.com

Look ahead at this week’s doll clothes sewing project: Capri Pants for Ideal Tammy dolls #vintagetoys #MeMadeMonday #sewingprojects

Here’s a #MeMadeMonday image of my Tammy doll’s flannel capri pants and top. I really designed this week’s free doll clothes pattern to be pajamas, but when I took this photo, I had not yet made Tammy a pair of slippers. All I had were her sneakers. So I set up a little museum diorama for her to pose in, and honestly, I’m very happy … Continue reading Look ahead at this week’s doll clothes sewing project: Capri Pants for Ideal Tammy dolls #vintagetoys #MeMadeMonday #sewingprojects

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

Click on the blue hyperlink words below this image, if you'd like to watch the video tutorial that shows how to make a 1:6 scale dollhouse fireplace. This project uses scrapbook paper with a "brick look," foam board, glue, hot glue, a picture frame, a cardboard box, markers, and a pencil to build the miniature fireplace.

How to make a miniature 1:6 scale dollhouse fireplace for winter holiday dioramas @ ChellyWood.com #dollhouse #miniatures #winter

Today’s video tutorial shows you how to make your own dollhouse fireplace with a brick chimney and dais, a mantel, and wisps of fire in the hearth. I’m using primarily scrapbooking supplies for this DIY 1:6 scale diorama project. If you like making dollhouse miniatures, I actually have quite a few videos about building dollhouse miniatures for your dioramas. Click here to visit that gallery. … Continue reading How to make a miniature 1:6 scale dollhouse fireplace for winter holiday dioramas @ ChellyWood.com #dollhouse #miniatures #winter

This image is a preview of what Chelly Wood has in store, as far as free patterns and tutorial videos for the week of 9 December 2019 through 13 December 2019. The image shows a Queens of Africa Azeeza doll modeling a handmade felt strappy summer top and an above-the-knee length skirt made of holly-patterned fabric. On the chimney behind her, above the fireplace in her 1:6 scale diorama, there are handmade stockings hanging by the hearth. Visit ChellyWood.com to find out how to make these projects, including the diorama of the fireplace with hearth, the stockings, and the handmade doll clothes for 11 inch fashion dolls. Visit https://queensofafricadolls.com/ to find out how you can purchase one of these lovely African heritage dolls.

Making holiday fun at ChellyWood.com this week: #stockings #dollclothes #newdoll

The title of today’s blog post says it all: I’ve got a new doll, and I’m having fun making stuff for her! While I type this, it’s actually Sunday night, less than 12 hours before this posts on ChellyWood.com. Normally, I like to prep my blog posts a week or two ahead of when my blog followers see them, but I’ve been WAY behind during … Continue reading Making holiday fun at ChellyWood.com this week: #stockings #dollclothes #newdoll

This photo shows an 18" doll wearing a pair of handmade solid pink shorts with a long-sleeved pink-and-white polka dot shirt that has a slight V-neck. The watermark on this photo tells you where you can go to download the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making 18" doll clothes including this complete outfit of shorts and a shirt to fit dolls in the 18 inch (45 cm to 46 cm) size range; the website is ChellyWood.com

Sew Doll Clothes for 18″ (45 cm to 46 cm) Dolls w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing #Crafts #Dolls

Last week I showed you how to make an easy-to-sew flannel and felt pajama-top-with-shorts set. Along the same lines, today I’m going share the PDF sewing patterns and tutorial videos you’ll need, in order to make the outfit shown above: a pair of cotton shorts with a cotton long-sleeved shirt. Here’s what you’ll need: PDF sewing patterns for an 18″ doll’s long-sleeved shirt and shorts … Continue reading Sew Doll Clothes for 18″ (45 cm to 46 cm) Dolls w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing #Crafts #Dolls