The image shows a Made-to-Move Barbie wearing a pair of elastic-waist "booty" shorts and holding a clutch purse. In the corner of the image, a logo tells you where to go to find the free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos for making this outfit: ChellyWood.com

Sew shorts or a retro bikini for Barbie-sized dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #BarbieStyle #SummerFashion

As some of you know, I’m a school librarian in my “day job,” and of course, school has begun here in Idaho, where I reside. So I’m sorry to drop the ball like this, but I need a little time to get my ducks in a row for school. So today’s post is a re-blog of an older blog post. It’s still relevant though, as … Continue reading Sew shorts or a retro bikini for Barbie-sized dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #BarbieStyle #SummerFashion

The image shows a Made to Move Barbie modeling a handmade 1950's style poodle skirt in pink with a black silhouetted poodle sewn to the fabric. In this photo, the camera seems to be above the doll, and she's looking up at it. She leans back as if laughing. She also wears a handmade T-shirt and flat white shoes. This Barbie has a dark complexion with blond curly hair. The website in the background is ChellyWood.com, a site that offers free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

I made a poodle skirt with this old pattern, but I had a few problems… #SewingFail #SewingProjects

Last Monday I shared an old vintage Barbie pattern that I thought would be ideal for sewing a poodle skirt. But I mentioned that these older patterns are designed for vintage Barbie, and those older Barbies have a narrower waist than today’s Barbies. So what pattern would be better for a modern Barbie? Well before giving you my answer to that question, I wanted to … Continue reading I made a poodle skirt with this old pattern, but I had a few problems… #SewingFail #SewingProjects

The image shows the Chelly Wood doll holding up Mattel Sew-Easy pattern #2896, which offers a series of patterns for vintage Barbies including a shirt-like dress, a circle skirt with waistband, a T-shirt like top, a Jackie-Kennedy style of dress, a pair of pajamas with top and bottom, a pair of capri pants with boat neck shirt, and a pretty sleeveless dress with ruffle. These patterns are not for sale on ChellyWood.com, but you can find similar patterns that can be downloaded for free on ChellyWood.com (a website best known for its free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes).

What pattern would be best for a Barbie Poodle Skirt? — fan mail answers @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing #DollClothes

People use my Contact Form to ask me all kinds of questions about sewing doll clothes. One question I’ve seen a few times in the past couple of years is… What pattern would you recommend for sewing a Barbie-sized poodle skirt? A classic poodle skirt is usually made using a circular pattern with a waistband. Traditionally, the skirt will be embellished with a felt image … Continue reading What pattern would be best for a Barbie Poodle Skirt? — fan mail answers @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing #DollClothes

In this photograph, a Made to Move Barbie models a pair of handmade "booty shorts" with a short-sleeved shirt that's trimmed in white bias tape. She stands in a bedroom with her quilted bed beside her, some pillows, a stuffed animal, and a dresser gracing the diorama.

Free printable PDF pajama patterns for Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #pajamas

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Yesterday I gave you my basic shirt pattern, and today I’m going to suggest that you use the same pattern with a flannel fabric, to create the cute pajama top shown in the image above. I’m adding elastic-waist shorts to the pattern lineup today. Consider using flannel for your … Continue reading Free printable PDF pajama patterns for Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #pajamas

Here we see a made-to-move Barbie doll with her hand on her hip. Her bias-tape-trimmed shirt is brown with red trim and there are large print owls and flowers decorating the fabric (which is identical to the fabric of this short skirt). The skirt comes to mid-thigh in length. She wears a pair of peach-colored flats with her brown-and-red outfit. Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download and print all the free printable sewing patterns for making these doll clothes, along with links to tutorial videos that show you how to make this outfit.

Free basic skirt and shirt patterns for Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #dolls

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today I’m combining my basic shirt pattern with my bell skirt pattern for a whole new look! I love the way this outfit turned out, and I’m dying to sew the whole outfit again and again, using a variety of different fabrics, both prints and solids. Imagine it in … Continue reading Free basic skirt and shirt patterns for Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #dolls

The image shows the YouTube tutorial header for a youtube video on how to make a reversible wedding dress for Mattel's Barbie dolls. It includes free printable PDF sewing pattern for several different styles of wedding dresses, and the Barbies shown in the image are vintage Barbie dolls. The text overlay says "reversible wedding dress with free patterns" and offers the URL of the website where you can download the free wedding dress patterns for your barbies: ChellyWood.com

Free Wedding Dress Patterns for Barbie w/ Reversible Ball Gown Tutorial Video @ ChellyWood.com #JuneWedding #WeddingDresses

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. You’ll see in this week’s tutorial video, there are several options for your reversible dress. You can make it with straps or without. You can make it for vintage Barbies (using a wide-dart bodice which is provided), or you can make it to fit more modern Barbies (using … Continue reading Free Wedding Dress Patterns for Barbie w/ Reversible Ball Gown Tutorial Video @ ChellyWood.com #JuneWedding #WeddingDresses

The image shows a modern Barbie doll wearing a handmade elastic-waist skirt with a glittery ruffle and a handmade tank top with gold print. Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download and print all the free printable sewing patterns for making these doll clothes, along with links to tutorial videos that show you how to make this outfit.

Sew a ruffled skirt and tank top for Barbie and other 11 inch fashion dolls w/free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #BarbieStyle #CraftIdeas

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. When I first posted this pattern and these tutorials, I had designed them to fit my Spin Master Liv dolls, but as you can see in the image above, they also fit modern Barbie dolls. In fact… Today’s patterns will fit these dolls: Queens of Africa Dolls Momoko dolls … Continue reading Sew a ruffled skirt and tank top for Barbie and other 11 inch fashion dolls w/free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #BarbieStyle #CraftIdeas

The image shows a 28-inch Best Fashion Friend Barbie doll wearing a ballerina Tutu made from a swimsuit pattern and tulle. If you'd like to sew this ballerina tutu for your 28 inch dolls, please click on the link provided in the caption.

Let’s sew a swimsuit, ballet tutu, or leotard for 28″ dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #summerfun #dollclothes

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. To my regular blog followers, this week’s versatile swimsuit pattern will look familiar. Yes, it can be made into a Tutu, gymnast’s leotard, or even an ice skater’s leotard. But where have you seen it before? I posted these patterns last … Continue reading Let’s sew a swimsuit, ballet tutu, or leotard for 28″ dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #summerfun #dollclothes

Image shows a long-legged Monster High doll wearing striped pants. Overlay says, "FREE pattern for MH pants" and offers the watermark "ChellyWood.com."

Sew a pair of boot cut pants or jeans for dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #cowgirl #westernwear

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern that’s mentioned in the video above. Today’s video tutorial will show you how to make a pair of boot-cut pants or jeans to fit very slender-bodied dolls like Monster High, Ever After High, andProject MC2 dolls. I’m slowly trying to convert all of my JPG patterns to PDF patterns, … Continue reading Sew a pair of boot cut pants or jeans for dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #cowgirl #westernwear

The patterns and tutorials for making this pattern for a 1:6 scale doll apron with pockets will be posted on this website at 7:00 AM Mountain Standard Time, on 19 March 2020.

Time to sew our 1:6 scale doll apron! #sewingproject

  Here’s the free pattern for the doll apron you see in the video above: Free printable PDF sewing pattern for fashion doll apron The apron pattern should fit most fashion dolls in the 10-inch, 11-inch, or 12″ fashion doll size range. Continue reading Time to sew our 1:6 scale doll apron! #sewingproject

The image shows a pretty fashion doll purse in green, white, black, and yellow. The strap of the doll's purse has green and white stripes. The body of the purse is made of black fabric decorated with green and yellow shamrocks. It's just the right size for 11" to 12" fashion dolls like BarbieDolls, Liv Dolls, Poppy Parkers, Skippers, Francies, Midges, and similar-sized dolls. There's a sign above the purse that says where you can find and download the free printable PDF sewing pattern for this dolls' purse: ChellyWood.com

Free Fashion Doll Purse Pattern @ ChellyWood.com for some #StPatricksDay #SewFun

If today’s doll purse project looks familiar, that’s because I have posted this pattern before, but this is the first time I’ve offered it in PDF form. So although I plan to continue posting more information on my upcoming apron project later this week, it is St. Patrick’s Day, so I’m interrupting the doll apron sewing project to bring you this lovely purse project for … Continue reading Free Fashion Doll Purse Pattern @ ChellyWood.com for some #StPatricksDay #SewFun

This image is a gallery screenshot showing some of the doll clothes you can make with free printable pdf sewing patterns and tutorial videos available at ChellyWood.com. The image shows the 28 inch Best Fashion Friend Barbie doll modeling beautifully-sewn outfits like a.) a one-piece swimsuit that is form-fitted and has a keyhole feature at the back of the suit; an outfit consisting of a long-sleeve sweater (sewn) and argyle miniskirt with knife pleats; a pair of easy-to-sew elastic waist shorts with a felt sleeveless top / shirt. At the bottom of the image, the watermark reminds you that all of these free printable sewing patterns and tutorials are available at ChellyWood.com

Free Doll Clothes Patterns for 28-inch Dolls (Gallery)

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 of the photo. Beneath the larger image is a link to a blog post for all the free doll clothes patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make that outfit. … Continue reading Free Doll Clothes Patterns for 28-inch Dolls (Gallery)