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

This is a YouTube tutorial header that says "Swedish Pocket DIY" and shows the image of an 18 inch doll wearing a Swedish type of purse called a "Pocket" with hand embroidery embellishing it. The URL where you can find both the free printable pdf pattern for making this pocket purse and the tutorial video that walks you through how to make a Swedish pocket step by step can be found at ChellyWood.com

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

This image is a header for a YouTube video that teaches you how to sew a pair of capri pants or ankle pants to fit a 9 inch fashion doll. The free printable sewing pattern can be printed as a PDF from the website chellywood.com and video instructions are given both visually and through audio descriptions of each step in the sewing process.

Sewing pants for 9-inch dolls (with free PDF patterns) @ ChellyWood.com #sewingblogger #pants #dolls

In my video, I mention the World of Love dolls by Hasbro, but there are many other dolls that can wear the free printable patterns I’m offering this week. To understand which dolls these patterns fit, click here and read about the contest I’m sponsoring this week. Once again (as we saw in yesterday’s blog post), here’s the free pattern for the capri pants you … Continue reading Sewing pants for 9-inch dolls (with free PDF patterns) @ ChellyWood.com #sewingblogger #pants #dolls

The image shows a pair of handmade DIY doll shorts with a pocket and an elastic waistband. The overlay says "free doll shorts pattern" and the video that accompanies this image shows how to make a DIY pair of doll shorts to fit dolls that are 13 inches, 14 inches, 15 inches, 16 inches, 17 inches, and even some 18 inches tall dolls. Go to ChellyWood.com to download the free printable PDF sewing pattern for the doll clothes shown in this video.

DIY Doll Shorts with Free PDF Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #sewing #crafts #dolls

This week I gave you my free, printable PDF sewing pattern for a pair of doll shorts with a pocket. If you didn’t already download this week’s free pattern, here it is again for your convenience: Free printable sewing pattern for doll shorts and V-neck shirt If you go to yesterday’s blog post, you’ll also see links to the tutorial videos for the shirts that … Continue reading DIY Doll Shorts with Free PDF Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #sewing #crafts #dolls

This is the youtube tutorial header for a video showing you how to make your own square-neck shirt with lace trim and a scalloped edge that uses rickrack trim. The patterns for making this lace shirt are free to download and print at ChellyWood.com

Let’s sew a pretty lace doll top with a free PDF pattern @ ChellyWood.com #sewing for #dolls

This week I’m providing you with my free printable sewing pattern for the pretty lace-trimmed, square-neck shirt that you see in the opening scenes of the tutorial above. This week’s pattern will fit the following dolls and quite a few others: 14″ tall Hearts for Hearts Girls 16″ tall vintage Velvet dolls from Ideal Toy Corp 18″ tall BFC Ink dolls 18″ vintage Crissy dolls … Continue reading Let’s sew a pretty lace doll top with a free PDF pattern @ ChellyWood.com #sewing for #dolls

Free Patterns and Tutorials for #Vintage Velvet #Dolls Pants and Shirt @ ChellyWood.com

As you can see in the image above, the pants pattern I’m providing today fits your vintage Velvet doll like a pair of “ankle pants” rather than full-length trousers. The shirt is a bit of a tight fit too, considering that Velvet dolls have that hair-growing knob in their backs. But here’s a rear view of the shirt, so you can see that I did … Continue reading Free Patterns and Tutorials for #Vintage Velvet #Dolls Pants and Shirt @ ChellyWood.com

This is the header for a youtube tutorial that shows you how to sew a hooded raincoat with double-breasted front placket and piping to fit 13-inch, 14-inch, 15-inch, 16-inch, or 17-inch dolls. The patterns are found at ChellyWood.com as free printable PDF downloads.

Let’s make a doll coat with a hood for 14-inch #dolls (also fits a 15-inch #doll) #fashiondoll

This week’s raincoat sewing project garnered five flowers on my difficulty scale, which means it can be a very challenging sewing project. However it will help if you know a little about piping, lining a garment, and gussets. It will also help a lot if you view today’s tutorial video, which walks you through the creation of this raincoat one step at a time. Here … Continue reading Let’s make a doll coat with a hood for 14-inch #dolls (also fits a 15-inch #doll) #fashiondoll

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials for making clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows the fabric of a doll's skirt trimmed in blue ric rac, which gives it a jagged, scalloped edge. The overlay says, "Ric rac questions answered" and offers the website: ChellyWood.com.

What is rickrack trim? And how do you #sew it onto #dollclothes?

  Two weeks ago I posted patterns and tutorials for making this adorable summer top to fit vintage Crissy dolls. (It fits a bunch of other dolls too. Click here to see a list of the dolls who can wear this pattern.) Then, rather foolishly, I included links to the tutorial for making this skirt: Of course my regular followers wanted to know more about … Continue reading What is rickrack trim? And how do you #sew it onto #dollclothes?

This is the YouTube custom header for a DIY tutorial video showing how to sew your own underpants for the 6 inch mini American girl dolls. It shows the little 6" AG doll wearing her underpants with a matching T-shirt, and the overlay says "Six inch doll undies" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com, the blog where you can download the free printable pdf pattern for these cute little dolly underpants / panties / knickers in a size that fits the 6-inch American Girl minis.

FREE underpants / knickers #sewing tutorial video and free #patterns to fit 6″ #dolls

Back in May, I shared my free pdf sewing pattern with lots of little clothes that will fit the mini 6″ AG doll. Today I’m re-posting the video tutorial that gives you instructions for making the miniature underwear pattern that I designed. Once again, here’s the PDF Sewing Pattern for 6-inch American Girl doll underpants and a T-shirt (among other clothing items): FREE printable PDF … Continue reading FREE underpants / knickers #sewing tutorial video and free #patterns to fit 6″ #dolls

Free PDF Pattern for #Summer Shirt to Fit 18″ Crissy #Dolls: #SewingBlogger Thursday!

Are you ready to sew this adorable little tank-style top to fit your vintage Crissy doll? Well here are the patterns you’ll need: Free printable PDF pattern for Crissy doll sleeveless shirt or tank top Just yesterday I also gave you the pattern and tutorial for making the skirt you see Crissy wearing in this video. For your convenience, though, here’s that PDF pattern and … Continue reading Free PDF Pattern for #Summer Shirt to Fit 18″ Crissy #Dolls: #SewingBlogger Thursday!