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

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

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 1:6 scale sash worn by an Ever After High doll (same size as a Monster High doll), and the sash has the following words embroidered on it: "Votes for Women." The overlay says, "DIY 1:6 scale suffrage sash" and the image also offers the URL of the website where you can find this easy-to-sew project for kids or grown-ups to make: ChellyWood.com (creative commons attribution mark is shown as well, which means you must tell people where you found this video tutorial).

In 2020 we celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the USA #suffrage #votes4women #embroidery

Today’s video tutorial will show you how to make a “Votes for Women” sash for your 1:6 scale dolls. The following additional tutorials will likely help you with this sewing and embroidery project: Couching stitch (embroidery) How to attach bias tape Whipstitch Backstitch How to sew snaps on fabric If you’re looking for a fun project that teaches a child or a beginning sewist how … Continue reading In 2020 we celebrate the 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote in the USA #suffrage #votes4women #embroidery

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

This photo shows a cute little blond-haired 18 inch doll who appears to be walking, taking steps in her Sunday best. She wears a pink long-sleeve cotton shirt with a slight V-neck and teeny-tiny white polka dots and a yellow skirt that has little pastel-colored flowers that seem to also be spotted with polka dots. At the bottom of the image, near her high-stepping MaryJane shoes, there's a watermark: ChellyWood.com . On this website, you'll find hundreds of free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. Each pattern has been watermarked with the URL ChellyWood.com and the "Creative Commons Attribution" mark, which means that by downloading these free doll clothes patterns, you agree to share images of the patterns with your family, friends, and followers, letting people know where you got the patterns.

Sew a Shirt and Skirt Doll Clothes Outfit for 18″ #Dolls w/Free PDF #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing

I realize it isn’t that different from what I’ve posted already this week, but here’s yet another PDF pattern conversion. As I’ve said before, I’m working on converting all my JPG patterns to easy-download PDF doll clothes patterns. These are the patterns and tutorials that will help you create the outfit you see in the photos of the 18″ doll above and below: Free PDF … Continue reading Sew a Shirt and Skirt Doll Clothes Outfit for 18″ #Dolls w/Free PDF #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing

The image shows an 18 inch doll modeling handmade doll clothes in the style of the Thanksgiving Pilgrims. The overlay says "free doll clothes patterns" and in fact, if you visit the website ChellyWood.com, you'll find hundreds of free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes that fit dolls of many shapes and sizes.

Sew a Thanksgiving Pilgrim-style outfit for 18 inch dolls with FREE #DollClothes #Patterns

As my regular followers know, I’ve been posting the free printable sewing patterns for making a Pilgrim-like outfit to fit 18″ dolls throughout the month of November. Well Thanksgiving is about a week away, and so I’m posting the last of these free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s free pattern is the one you’ll need to make the neckerchief, but if you want the free printable … Continue reading Sew a Thanksgiving Pilgrim-style outfit for 18 inch dolls with FREE #DollClothes #Patterns

Image of doll wearing a small white bonnet with a red ribbon. Overlay says, "How to make a Pilgrim's bonnet for an eighteen inch doll."

Sew a Thanksgiving Pilgrim-style hat or bonnet for 18 inch dolls #Thanksgiving #Pilgrims #Mayflower

Here are the free, printable sewing patterns for the 18-inch doll bonnet or Thanksgiving Pilgrim-style hat that you see in the video above: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll Pilgrim hat / Swedish traditional bonnet (click here for PDF download) Tomorrow I’ll offer more free patterns for making the entire outfit shown in the image on this page.   This month I’m “remastering” some … Continue reading Sew a Thanksgiving Pilgrim-style hat or bonnet for 18 inch dolls #Thanksgiving #Pilgrims #Mayflower

Click on the link in the caption for access to the tutorial video and free patterns. The image shows a Madame Alexander doll (18 inch dolls) with a Swedish traditional pocket purse attached to her apron. The link provided includes a tutorial video, pattern, and links to embroidery tutorials that show you how to make a Swedish pocket purse for your dolls.

Sew traditional Swedish pocket for 18 inch dolls w/ #FreePDF #sewingpatterns #Dalarna

Here are the free, printable sewing patterns for the 18-inch doll traditional Swedish pocket that you see in the video above: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll Swedish traditional pocket (click here for PDF download) You may also find these tutorial videos helpful when creating your pocket: How to do the satin stitch How to do a fly stitch Yarn and embroidery tutorials (all) … Continue reading Sew traditional Swedish pocket for 18 inch dolls w/ #FreePDF #sewingpatterns #Dalarna

This image shows a Tammy doll wearing a pair of handmade shorts of argyle patterned fabric. The overlay says "free shorts pattern" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com where you can download the free printable sewing pattern in pdf sewing patterns format for making these shorts, plus a shirt and a pair of pants to fit vintage Tammy dolls from the Ideal Toy Corporation. This image is a header for a YouTube video. If you click on it, the video includes written and spoken instructions for sewing a pair of shorts for Tammy dolls.

Sew a summer outfit for vintage Tammy #dolls w/free PDF #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Today I’m sharing my shorts/ pants and sleeveless top patterns for Tammy dolls. You saw this pattern earlier this year, when I posted it as pajama pants. But I’ve created a tutorial showing how to make the shorts now, so it’s time to re-post. So here are all the patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make this week’s shorts-plus-felt-top combo to fit vintage Tammy dolls … Continue reading Sew a summer outfit for vintage Tammy #dolls w/free PDF #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com

This is a YouTube header image for the video tutorial that shows you how to make a long-sleeved shirt for 9-inch fashion dolls like the World of Love dolls by Hasbro and others. The image of the doll's shirt is accompanied by the words "free shirt pattern" and the URL ChellyWood.com, which is where you can go to download the free printable sewing pattern for making a doll's long-sleeved shirt to fit a 9 inch doll (and some 8 inch dolls and some 10 inch dolls and some 11 inch dolls with very small bodies). In metric sizes, these are 22 cm dolls and 23 cm dolls that this doll wardrobe of patterns will fit.

Free doll shirt pattern @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #sewing #CraftyMom

This week’s sewing tutorial shows you how to make a long-sleeved shirt for 8-inch to 9-inch (20 cm to 23 cm) dolls like the World of Love dolls that Hasbro produced in the 1970’s. There are other, more modern dolls, that will also fit into this week’s free patterns. Please leave any questions you have in the comments below, and I’ll do my best to … Continue reading Free doll shirt pattern @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #sewing #CraftyMom