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Sew a Christmas Outfit for 18″ Dolls w/Free PDF Sewing Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing #DollClothes

  Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Happy Christmas Eve, everyone! Have you decorated in red and green for the holidays? Ah, but red and green aren’t the only colors of Christmas. Just look at that adorable blue snowman skirt in the photo at the top of this post! Would you like to make this outfit for … Continue reading Sew a Christmas Outfit for 18″ Dolls w/Free PDF Sewing Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing #DollClothes

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Let’s make Christmas pajamas and a robe for vintage Tammy w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Collectibles

For your free patterns and links to the tutorial videos you’ll find helpful, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I’ve had people ask me, “Do you have a bathrobe pattern for Barbie?” And the answer is “No, but I have one for Tammy dolls.” Unfortunately, the sleeves on this bathrobe will be a little too short for Barbie, but if you wanted … Continue reading Let’s make Christmas pajamas and a robe for vintage Tammy w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Collectibles

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Miniature Christmas Stockings and Free Doll Clothes Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayToys #ChristmasStockings

Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make a Christmas stocking for your 1:6 scale dollhouse or diorama. And the pattern for the stockings also has a pattern for sewing a simple outfit that will fit dolls like modern and Made-to-Move Barbie, Queens of Africa, and Disney Princess 11 inch fashion dolls. The following links will help you make not only the miniature Christmas stockings, … Continue reading Miniature Christmas Stockings and Free Doll Clothes Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayToys #ChristmasStockings

A purple cotton fabric with tiny white polka dots frames a photo of a miniature table-top Christmas Tree that has tiny wrapped gifts under it and miniature Christmas tree ornaments on it. The words "Holiday-themed blog posts" float above the Chelly Wood dot com logo.

Sew my “Peppermint Candy” dress for your 8″ Stacie dolls w/this free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #FreePatterns #StacieDoll

For your free pattern and additional tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Last year I posted this “Peppermint Candy” dress during the holiday season, for the very first time. It was so fun to make, and a lot of people seemed to like it. So why not re-post? Are you wondering why I’m reposting older blog posts on holiday themes? … Continue reading Sew my “Peppermint Candy” dress for your 8″ Stacie dolls w/this free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #FreePatterns #StacieDoll

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Entertain holiday guests’ kids with sewing lessons for the holidays! #SewingLessons #DollClothes

Are you looking for the free patterns? Please scroll down to the bullets. You’ve got the cousins and/or grandkids coming over for the holidays. What are you going to do to keep them entertained? Why not give them a box of scraps, a handful of little dolls, and have them learn to sew? If you introduce them to beginning sewing lessons on their parents’ phones, … Continue reading Entertain holiday guests’ kids with sewing lessons for the holidays! #SewingLessons #DollClothes

Framed in turquoise blue linen fabric, we see a close-up shot of the skirt worn by Juliet's nurse in the stop motion video of Romeo and Juliet, and on top of the layers of skirts, we see the simple apron with detailed embroidery on it. The arrow on this image points to the embroidery, and the text says "free pattern and embroidery tutorials" above the ChellyWood.com logo.

Easy-to-Sew Apron for Barbie! Free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #ApronPattern #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and additional tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Yesterday I posted the PDF patterns for the entire pilgrim costume, which appears in the video above. But when I reviewed the tutorial video for the apron, I thought, “Holy smokes! That’s a really OLD video!” In fact, it goes back to the earliest videos I’ve made … Continue reading Easy-to-Sew Apron for Barbie! Free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #ApronPattern #DollClothes

In the photo, we see a fashion doll wearing safari style doll clothes, including a summer shirt, a pair of shorts, hiking boots, and a safari straw hat. The logo tells us to visit ChellyWood.com for the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this outfit, and there's text above the logo that says, "free patterns." The entire images is on a square frame of turquoise blue linen fabric.

Make a shirt and shorts for Ideal Tammy dolls or Pedigree Sindy dolls w/today’s free pattern #Sewing #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s sewing project is a safari outfit for your Pedigree Sindy or Ideal Tammy dolls. I realize it’s not summer in the northern hemisphere, but summer is rapidly approaching for those of you living below the equator. So to make today’s safari gear, you can use a lot of … Continue reading Make a shirt and shorts for Ideal Tammy dolls or Pedigree Sindy dolls w/today’s free pattern #Sewing #DollClothes

Make a shirt for Ideal Tammy dolls or Pedigree Sindy dolls w/today’s free pattern #Sewing #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make a sleeveless top for vintage Ideal Tammy dolls. I’m told these patterns will also fit a Pedigree Sindy doll, but I have to be honest here; I don’t own a Pedigree Sindy doll, so I can’t try them on to … Continue reading Make a shirt for Ideal Tammy dolls or Pedigree Sindy dolls w/today’s free pattern #Sewing #DollClothes

The image shows an Ever After High doll modeling a "saucy" little 1920's style hat that will fit a doll's head that's 6 and a quarter inches around or having a 15.8 cm circumference The photo of the Ever After High doll wearing this hat is framed by a turquoise blue fabric frame. The overlapping words say "free patterns" and the logo reminds us to visit ChellyWood.com for free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Make a “Saucy” little doll hat using a free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #HalloweenCostume #DollClothes

For your free pattern and other helpful tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This week I’m giving you a brand new pattern for a “saucy” little hat that will fit dolls with a head circumference of 6 and a quarter inches (that’s 15.8 cm in metric terms). I designed this hat when I was taking a women’s history course at … Continue reading Make a “Saucy” little doll hat using a free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #HalloweenCostume #DollClothes

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