Swimsuit bikini top for #AmericanGirlDolls and other 18 inch #dolls–free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

In the image above, you can see my Kaya doll (from American Girl doll company) modeling my latest pattern for a bikini swimsuit. This week I’ll be offering the free patterns and tutorials for the swimsuit top, which could potentially be used to make a dolly “training bra” if you wanted to. This 18-inch doll swimsuit pattern will fit most 18 inch (46 cm) dolls … Continue reading Swimsuit bikini top for #AmericanGirlDolls and other 18 inch #dolls–free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

In this photograph, a Madame Alexander 18 inch doll models a traditional Swedish costume. This costume includes a little bonnet, a shirt with a collar and cuffs, a lace-up vest, a black skirt, and a folk apron. There's also a traditional Swedish "pocket purse" made of embroidered felt attached to the waistband of the apron. Although it's not pictured here, the costume also includes a neckerchief.

FREE #craft patterns for #AGdoll or other #18inchDoll @ ChellyWood.com

Today I’m going to give you everything you need–free patterns and links to my tutorials–so you can make the Swedish traditional costume shown above.  The costume was designed to fit my Madame Alexander doll, but a lot of times the MA dolls’ clothes can also fit American Girl dolls as well. Here are the patterns I designed: Pattern A (Bonnet, Vest, and Collar) Pattern B … Continue reading FREE #craft patterns for #AGdoll or other #18inchDoll @ ChellyWood.com

Image of 18-inch doll wearing a Traditional Swedish costume, along with patterns to make parts of that costume, including a Swedish traditional pocket purse.

Another #FREE 18 Inch Doll Pattern from ChellyWood.com for #Handmade #Etsy-type Folks

Here’s Pattern D for the Swedish Traditional Costume that’s designed to fit 18″ dolls like American Girl dolls and their look-alikes. For those of you who regularly follow ChellyWood.com, you know that I’m going to post my video tutorial, showing you how to make a long-sleeved, collared shirt for 18-inch dolls, next week. So as I gear up for that tutorial, I’m posting all the … Continue reading Another #FREE 18 Inch Doll Pattern from ChellyWood.com for #Handmade #Etsy-type Folks

Image of American Girl Knockoff doll wearing a simple black skirt with gathered waist and white collared shirt with cuffs. Overlay says, "Sew a Skirt for 18-inch dolls with free sewing pattern"

Tutorial: #Sew a Skirt for #18inchDolls (With FREE #Sewing Pattern)

You can find all of my free, printable sewing patterns on this page, but I’ll only be posting one pattern at a time for the 18″ dolls. You’ll have to wait — check back with me later — to print the other pieces of the Traditional Swedish Doll Costume. If you’re wondering why I give away my sewing pattern designs for free, please visit the … Continue reading Tutorial: #Sew a Skirt for #18inchDolls (With FREE #Sewing Pattern)

Image of 18-inch doll wearing printed apron with patterns to make apron for 18-inch dolls. This pattern is free to print.

More FREE Sewing Patterns to Fit #18inchDolls @ ChellyWood.com #Dollstagram #dolls

I’m going to show you how to make the apron another week, but to follow tomorrow’s tutorial, you’ll need yesterday’s skirt pattern plus this skirt waistband pattern (look on the right-hand side of the pattern). This is the second part of a simple pattern for a gathered-waist skirt, to fit American Girl Dolls, Madame Alexander Dolls, Journey Girls, and most other 18″ dolls. You can find all … Continue reading More FREE Sewing Patterns to Fit #18inchDolls @ ChellyWood.com #Dollstagram #dolls