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

This purple polka dot frame surrounds the words "free patterns" and the ChellyWood.com logo, along with a photo of a Made to Move Barbie wearing full Renaissance garb, including a vest, tunic, hat, pants, and boots.

Free pattern for Renaissance costume to fit Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #Renfaire #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s costume is one of the earliest patterns I made for this website. In fact, the Renaissance hat was designed with the instructions on the pattern itself, sort of like how commercial patterns offer written instructions. When I designed that hat, I was thinking I’d create written instructions for … Continue reading Free pattern for Renaissance costume to fit Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #Renfaire #DollClothes

The image shows a blue linen background with the Chelly Wood logo in one corner, the words "free patterns" in another corner, and along one side of the square image is a photo of a Twilight Jasper doll modeling a Renaissance doll clothes costume that's handmade, following the patterns and instructions found as a free printable PDF sewing pattern at ChellyWood.com

Sew a Renaissance Costume for Ken Dolls w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Renaissance #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. This week I’m giving you the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making my “Father Capulet” costume for 12 inch (30.5 cm) male fashion dolls, like Ken, Tammy’s father, and similar-sized male fashion dolls and action figures. The tunic has been marked with five flowers, in terms of the difficulty scale, … Continue reading Sew a Renaissance Costume for Ken Dolls w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Renaissance #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

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Made-to-Move Barbie wearing a Cat costume and a Polly Pocket wearing a ghost costume. Both costumes are hand-sewn. The Polly Pocket doll carries a jack-o-lantern, and the two dolls stand before a felt haunted house with a full moon rising behind it. The ground at their feet is sandy. Overlay says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Where can you find great Halloween costume patterns for fashion dolls? Chelly Wood offers some ideas @ ChellyWood.com #Halloween #CostumeIdeas

The image above is of Simplicity craft pattern #4754, which includes wedding costumes (views A and B), villain costumes (views C and D), a witch costume (view E), a vampire costume (view F), and doctor/nurse costumes (views G and H) for Ken and Barbie-sized dolls. Around this time of year, I often get requests for making “a witch costume for Barbie” or something along those … Continue reading Where can you find great Halloween costume patterns for fashion dolls? Chelly Wood offers some ideas @ ChellyWood.com #Halloween #CostumeIdeas

The image shows a Ken doll dressed as Romeo and a Momoko doll dressed as Juliet. The image has been altered using Paint2 style in Comic Life, to give it a soft, painted look to the photograph.

Which Romeo and Juliet do you like best? Please VOTE! #GraphicNovel #LiteraryClassics

As some of my regular followers already know, I’ve created three acts of Romeo and Juliet in stop motion, but the fourth and fifth acts have not yet been completed. (My shortened version didn’t do well on YouTube, so I removed it.) And many of you know that I’m both a school librarian and a writer. As such, I’m aware that schoolteachers all over the … Continue reading Which Romeo and Juliet do you like best? Please VOTE! #GraphicNovel #LiteraryClassics

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 screenshot shows over 100 images of dolls modeling the handmade clothes designed by doll clothes designer Chelly Wood. The image includes pictures of doll shoes, historical costumes, modern-day casual clothes, elegant gowns, and more... The dolls wearing these handmade doll clothes range from the 18-inch American Girl dolls to the tiny Kelly Barbie dolls and every doll in-between. The blog post that accompanies this image offers an update on how Chelly Wood is making progress with her blog-reorganization program.

Over 200 #free #dollclothes #patterns to organize… “A Change Is Gonna Come!”

The image at the top of this blog post was created by taking a series of screenshots from my “Home” page gallery. ChellyWood.com now has too many images to fit in the gallery, which is why my blog has been under re-construction since November of 2018. It’s about to change in a BIG way, too, so I wanted to give my regular blog followers a … Continue reading Over 200 #free #dollclothes #patterns to organize… “A Change Is Gonna Come!”

This "gallery" style image shows Ken dolls wearing four different historical costumes. In the upper right corner, a Ken doll wears a regal Navy colored tunic with puff sleeves and trousers. He holds a sword. In the upper right corner, a Ken doll wears a medieval wig, a long-sleeve tunic, a gold-embellished vest, and bi-colored pants with felt boots. In the lower left corner, a Ken doll is dressed in a monk's hood and garb. In the lower right, a Ken doll wears a muffin cap, blousen shirt, vest, bi-colored pants, and he has greave-style sleeves that tie with ribbons. All of these patterns are free and printable at ChellyWood.com for anyone who has an inclination to sew these doll clothes. Each of Chelly Wood's free patterns comes with a tutorial showing you how to make it.

Free Historical Ken Doll Clothes Sewing Patterns (Gallery)

Please click on the photos below that represent the doll clothes you would like to make. At the time of this blog posting, most of these patterns have not yet been converted to PDF format, so you are advised to view this tutorial video to help you you with printing. Not what you’re looking for? Behind the scenes, I’m creating a series of classes that … Continue reading Free Historical Ken Doll Clothes Sewing Patterns (Gallery)

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image shows a half dozen different dolls wearing costumes from different periods in world history. For example, there's a Tall Barbie wearing a tie-dye shirt and bell-bottom jeans from the 1960's; there's a Momoko doll wearing a Renaissance gown with bonnet; there's a modern Barbie (Fashionista) wearing a medieval gown with a tiara; there's a Made to Move Barbie dressed as a ninja; there's a modern Barbie wearing a Musketeer costume; and there's a Monster High doll wearing Colonial clothing. The overlay reminds you that these free doll clothes patterns are all available to download and print at ChellyWood.com

Free Historic Doll Clothes Patterns for 11 to 11 and a Half Inch Dolls (Gallery)

Please click on the doll clothes you would like to make. Not what you’re looking for? Behind the scenes, I’m creating a series of classes that will teach you how to design your own doll clothes. My classes will be available through C&T Publishing’s Creative Spark platform, starting in 2022. Click on the link provided to learn more about my own classes and the other wonderful courses you can take … Continue reading Free Historic Doll Clothes Patterns for 11 to 11 and a Half Inch Dolls (Gallery)

Update on #Shakespeare’s #RomeoAndJuliet with #Dolls

As many of my regular followers know, I’ve created and published on my YouTube channel, the first three acts of Romeo and Juliet With Dolls. I have all the photos and stop motion videos completed for the production of Acts 4 and 5, but I’ve had a creative block for almost a year now. I guess I was hoping these videos would be received with … Continue reading Update on #Shakespeare’s #RomeoAndJuliet with #Dolls