This screenshot shows a gallery of images of the 17" Endless Hair Kingdom Princess Barbie, the Monster High 17-inch Gooliope doll, and a 17 in Tonner doll all modeling handmade doll clothes. If you click through to this gallery, it offers free printable sewing patterns and tutorials for making each of the outfits pictured here plus more. Patterns were designed by Chelly Wood and are available using the Creative Commons Attribution symbol.

FREE 17-inch (43 cm) Doll Clothes Patterns (Gallery)

ATTENTION BLOG FOLLOWERS: Today’s blog post is part of the new 2019 website renovations. I’m working behind the scenes to make it easier to find the patterns you want. If you’d like to make one of the outfits shown in this gallery, just follow these directions: Click on the photograph of the outfit you’d like to sew. This will take you to a larger image … Continue reading FREE 17-inch (43 cm) Doll Clothes Patterns (Gallery)

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns and tutorials for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Tonner doll wearing a hand-sewn business suit made of a solid blue fabric skirt and a floral blue-and-white blouse or business-style jacket with collar and front darts. Overlay says, "ChellyWood.com: Free printable patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

#Sew a business suit for tall fashion #dolls w/FREE #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Here’s a preview of the brand-new sewing project I’m offering this week. It’s a long-sleeved business style blousy-jacket with front shaping darts and a collar. It’s designed to fit 16-to-17-inch fashion dolls like the Tonner® doll shown wearing it. I’m not sure whether or not it will fit the new 17-inch Barbie®, but I was disappointed to discover that it doesn’t fit my FibreCraft™ doll (mostly … Continue reading #Sew a business suit for tall fashion #dolls w/FREE #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Image shows Tonner fashion doll seated on a stump, wearing a dressy business-style skirt with summer blouse. Watermark says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable sewing patterns and tutorials."

Preview of this week’s free #doll clothes #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Isn’t that a lovely doll? She’s a Tonner™, given to me by a friend named Julie. HI JULIE! She looks a lot like a Mattel® doll, but this doll is actually 16-inches tall (41 cm). So this week’s free sewing patterns and tutorials have been designed to fit fashion dolls in that size range. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that this outfit also fits 17-inch (43 … Continue reading Preview of this week’s free #doll clothes #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Image shows a 17-inch Freak du Chic Gooliope doll wearing handmade jeans and a handmade shirt. The overlay says, "FREE MH jeans pattern and tutorial" with the URL of a website offered: ChellyWood.com. The entire layout sits atop a rectangular background of swirls and ashy-pink flowers.

Sew a pair of 17-inch #MH #dolls’ jeans w/FREE #DollClothes pattern @ ChellyWood.com

To print the sewing pattern for these jeans/pants that fit the tall Monster High™ (or other 17-inch slender) dolls, please click here. As is my usual routine, I’ll post links to all the parts and pieces of this doll’s outfit when I’m done posting the individual patterns and tutorials. Therefore, you won’t find this particular outfit on my Gallery Page until later, when I’ve posted … Continue reading Sew a pair of 17-inch #MH #dolls’ jeans w/FREE #DollClothes pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Image shows Monster High's Gooliope Jellington standing next to a Mattel Barbie dolls, to indicate the size difference. Gooliope Jellington stands at about 17.5 inches tall, and Barbies are typically 11.5 inches tall. In this image, Barbie looks up at the Monster High doll, while the taller doll places a hand on Barbie's head.

Designing 17-inch #dolls’ clothes for my new #MH #doll: Gooliope Jellington

  About one week before a friend sent me a gorgeous 16-inch Tonner® doll, I was shopping at a second hand store and discovered a Gooliope Jellington® from Monster High‘s® Freak du Chic® collection. She was (as are most second-hand dolls) naked when I found her, so when my first attempt at making jeans for the 16-inch Tonner® doll failed, I was able to adapt … Continue reading Designing 17-inch #dolls’ clothes for my new #MH #doll: Gooliope Jellington

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Liv Doll acting as photographer, taking photos of a Tonner doll in a professional photo studio. Overlay says, "Doll Photo TIP #10 Avoiding glossy doll 'skin'" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com

Doll #Photography Tip #10: Avoid Glossy #Dolls’ “Skin”

Fashion dolls are typically made of hard plastic, and yet we want them to look life-like in our photos. So how do we avoid the glossy look of a doll’s hard-plastic “skin?” This doll photography tutorial video helps you problem-solve this notorious problem for doll photographers. This is the last of my NEW doll photography tips and tricks videos. I hope I haven’t inconvenienced anyone … Continue reading Doll #Photography Tip #10: Avoid Glossy #Dolls’ “Skin”