The image shows the legs of a BFC Ink doll wearing a pair of handmade socks which have been sewn out of a pair of underwear. The overlay says "DIY Doll Socks" and if you go to ChellyWood.com, you'll find a free tutorial video that explains, step-by-step, how to make your own doll socks from underpants. This is one of dozens of easy-to-follow instructional DIY videos along with hundreds of free doll clothes sewing patterns which can be found at Chelly Wood dot com.

Let’s make doll socks! #LearningToSew #SewingLessons

Got any undies with holes in them? Or pairs of unmentionables your kids have outgrown? Why not make them into a pair of doll socks? But please… MAKE SURE THEY ARE CLEAN first! 🤪 Today’s super easy craft project requires very little sewing skill, but just to be sure you can handle the wee bit of sewing that’s involved, here are a couple of links … Continue reading Let’s make doll socks! #LearningToSew #SewingLessons

The image shows a turquoise blue fabric square with the words "class announcement" superimposed on top of the fabric square. Inside the square is a photo of someone drafting a doll clothes pattern.

News: Class Announcement! #DollClothes #PatternDesign

So many of you have contributed to my ever-growing list of requests for doll clothes patterns, and I’m mentioning you in this announcement about the class I’ll be teaching with Creative Spark‘s online platform. We still don’t know how much the class will cost, but shorter classes tend to be less expensive than longer ones on the platform. So as I build my videos for … Continue reading News: Class Announcement! #DollClothes #PatternDesign

This is a square swatch of purple dotted Swiss fabric with the words "free patterns" and the Chelly Wood dot com logo on it, overlapping a photo of a fashion doll standing in front of a turquoise blue background wearing purple high heels and purple elastic-waist pants that taper to the ankle. you can see the lower half of the doll's shirt in the photo, but you can't see her face. However, it's likely a Barbie or Petite Barbie pictured here.

Sew ankle pants or capris for different sizes of Barbies #SewFallFashion #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Petite Barbie dolls are actually closer to Skipper in size, but as today’s pants sewing tutorial shows, the Petite Barbies do fit in these Barbie-sized doll pants patterns. Petite Barbie wears them as ankle pants, whereas Tall Barbie dolls wear them as just-below-the-knee capris. Your average Barbie and … Continue reading Sew ankle pants or capris for different sizes of Barbies #SewFallFashion #DollClothes

The turquoise blue frame surrounds two different photos: one of a 12 inch baby doll wearing a halter dress with bloomers and the other showing a 12 inch baby doll wearing a halter top with shorts. The watermark reminds us to visit Chelly Wood dot com for free printable PDF sewing patterns for making these doll clothes for baby dolls.

Baby doll halter dress and shorts or bloomers / nappy covers @ ChellyWood.com

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s pattern combo includes the image above (for a halter dress with bloomers) or another possible combination of a halter top with shorts (see image below). These patterns have been available here in the past, but there was some confusion about which patterns went with which tutorial videos. Hopefully today’s blog … Continue reading Baby doll halter dress and shorts or bloomers / nappy covers @ ChellyWood.com

On a purple frame, the words say, "dress with straps and tee" over the top of 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. The photograph beside the words shows an AG doll in a strappy pinafore style dress with bib bodice. Under her strappy dress, she wears a simple and casual white tee shirt. She has a pair of sneakers on under the dress's long skirt.

Summer dress with straps and tee shirt patterns for AG dolls #HandMade #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. I posted the dress tutorial just yesterday, and the tee shirt tutorial back in July. Today I’m giving you patterns and links to the tutorials, so you can make both the tee shirt and the AG doll dress with straps. But like most of my free patterns, it will fit more … Continue reading Summer dress with straps and tee shirt patterns for AG dolls #HandMade #DollClothes

This is a square of dotted Swiss fabric in a purple color with tiny white dots on it. Overlaid on the fabric frame are the words "free pattern" and the Chelly Wood dot com logo. We also see a photograph of a Kaya doll wearing a white tee shirt with a pinafore style sundress that has straps attached to the front of the dress using white buttons. Her dress is made of navy blue dotted swiss cotton fabric, and her braided hair is behind her. Kaya is an American Girl 18 inch doll, and the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this pinafore style cotton sun dress will fit most 18 inch dolls like the American Girl brand of dolls.

Free patterns for AG doll dress with straps! #SummerSewingProjects #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s sewing tutorial will show you how to make a strappy sundress or pinafore for your 18 inch dolls like American Girl, Journey Girls, Adora Amazing Girls, and more. There’s a full list of dolls that will fit this pattern in the first set of bullets below. To make this dress, … Continue reading Free patterns for AG doll dress with straps! #SummerSewingProjects #DollClothes

The image shows a purple dotted swiss fabric background in a square shape. The photo within that shape shows an American Girl doll with brown complexion from the torso down to her feet. She wears a felt shirt, a blue plaid skirt with a ruffle that has been sewn in the form of knife pleats, and a pair of patent leather tan Mary Jane shoes. The overlay says, "free pattern" with an arrow pointing to the cotton skirt with pleats. There's also a watermark on the image, reminding us to visit Chelly Wood dot com for all our free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Let’s make a pleated skirt for 18 inch dolls #sewingismypassion #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s free argyle skirt pattern has been available on my website for some time now, but today is the first time I’ve offered this project for 18 inch dolls. For today’s doll clothes sewing project, you’ll need some small-print plaid cotton fabric, some straight pins, and 1/4 inch elastic for the … Continue reading Let’s make a pleated skirt for 18 inch dolls #sewingismypassion #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

DIY Shorts with High Waist and Fly Front #SummerTime #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the third set of bullets. Today’s video tutorial will show you how to make a pair of 11 inch fashion doll shorts with a front fly. To make today’s project, I recommend that you use the following items: small print cotton fabric for the outer fabric cotton broadcloth in a solid color for the … Continue reading DIY Shorts with High Waist and Fly Front #SummerTime #DollClothes

This preview for a blog post about sewing basics shows a close-up of the Chelly Wood doll in her little blue apron. She stands beside her sewing room's dress form. The words in the overlay say, "Basic sewing tutorials."

Helpful Tutorial Videos for Sewing Basics #HowToSew #DollClothes

Overview: Today’s blog post is designed to give you all of my “sewing basics” tutorials in one location. That way, if you bookmark this blog post, you can swing back here, any time you need to review how to do a baste stitch or how to sew snaps on fabric, or any of my other “sewing basics” tutorial videos. By the way, many of these … Continue reading Helpful Tutorial Videos for Sewing Basics #HowToSew #DollClothes

The image shows a Vintage Barbie wearing a pink strappy sundress with white shoes. She stands on a wooden floor with a turqoise background behind her. The square shape that encloses this photo is purple with white polka dots (like a cotton dotted Swiss fabric) and the words on this background say, "Free pattern." There's also a logo for ChellyWood.com on the image.

Sew a Vintage Barbie Dress w/Free Pattern #WayBackMachine #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This tutorial is unlike some of the other sundress tutorials I’ve created because it’s designed to hide your gathers inside the bodice of the dress. This makes it a little more difficult than most of my other sundress patterns. That’s why it’s marked with four flowers. If you’d like … Continue reading Sew a Vintage Barbie Dress w/Free Pattern #WayBackMachine #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