On a turquoise blue frame, a Barbie models her pretty yellow doll clothes and her black witch's hat. She looks like she's ready to attend a Halloween party, but she's almost too sunshine-pretty to be dressed for Halloween! The words on the framed image say "free patterns," and "Chelly Wood."

Sew a Halloween Party Outfit and Witch Hat for Barbie w/Free Patterns #HalloweenParty #DollClothes

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 and Made-to-Move Barbie dolls. In fact… Today’s patterns will fit these dolls: Momoko dolls modern and … Continue reading Sew a Halloween Party Outfit and Witch Hat for Barbie w/Free Patterns #HalloweenParty #DollClothes

The image shows a Teresa doll from Mattel wearing a handmade quinceanera dress made of pink cotton with an overlaid pink tulle layer that uses a crisscross gathered rucheting method of making the skirt quite full. Also, the bodice is dotted with tiny white beaded flowers and there are matching tiny white beads where the tulle of the skirt's top layer has been gathered. The overlay says, "free patterns" and reminds us that this dress can be made using the free PDF sewing pattern and tutorial video found at Chelly Wood dot com.

Free Fashion Doll Quinceañera Dress Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Quinceañera #BarbieDress

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s free pattern is probably the very first pattern I ever posted on this website, so as it says in the disclaimer box under the pattern’s title, it lacks all the bells and whistles of the patterns I create these days. Back when I first started this blog, my … Continue reading Free Fashion Doll Quinceañera Dress Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Quinceañera #BarbieDress

This is a purple square frame around the words "free pattern," the Chelly Wood dot com logo, and a photo of a Barbie wearing a felt shirt and a miniskirt with tulle petticoat.

Super simple doll clothes for Barbie with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This outfit and its variations has been available on ChellyWood.com for quite some time, but today I’m converting the JPG patterns to PDFs for easier download. I first posted these photos on or around St. Patrick’s Day, but imagine the skirt pattern in a back-to-school print, a Halloween Print, … Continue reading Super simple doll clothes for Barbie with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

On a purple polka dot background, we see the words "free patterns" and a Mattel Petite Barbie wearing a handmade outfit, including a tank top and ankle pants. The Chelly Wood dot com website logo is also on the image.

Petite Barbie doll clothes patterns are free @ ChellyWood.com #SewingForBarbie #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I first posted this pattern for the Queens of Africa dolls, but my Queens of Africa doll wears these pants like capris. Petite Barbie wears the pants as ankle pants, though, and they fit her nicely around the hips (unlike Skipper pants, which don’t want to go over Petite … Continue reading Petite Barbie doll clothes patterns are free @ ChellyWood.com #SewingForBarbie #DollClothes

In this screenshot, we see a 17 inch Barbie modeling several different doll clothes that are offered on Chelly Wood dot com, a free doll clothes pattern sewing website. 17 inch Barbie models jeans, shorts, shirts, a skirt, and a jacket in various combinations and fabrics.

17 inch Dreamtopia Endless Hair Kingdom Princess Barbie FREE Doll Clothes Patterns (Gallery)

Please click on the doll clothes you would like to make. Not what you’re looking for? Behind the scenes, I’m creating a series of classes that will teach you how to design your own doll clothes. My classes will be available through C&T Publishing’s Creative Spark platform, starting in 2022. Click on the link provided to learn more about my own classes and the other wonderful courses you can take … Continue reading 17 inch Dreamtopia Endless Hair Kingdom Princess Barbie FREE Doll Clothes Patterns (Gallery)

The image shows a Tall Barbie wearing the salmon-colored side of the reversible tank top with polka dot high-waist, fly front shorts. An arrow connects her to the image of a vintage Barbie wearing the polka dot side of the reversible tank top with the same high-waist, fly-front polka dot shorts. The watermark reminds us that these images come from ChellyWood.com, a website best known for offering free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. If you'd like the free doll clothes patterns for making this reversible tank top with high-waist fly front shorts to fit your 11 inch fashion dolls, please click on the link in the caption.

Reversible Tank Top and Shorts #FreePatterns #DollClothes @ ChellyWood.com

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the third set of bullets. That’s right! The tank top pattern I’m sharing with you today is reversible! But please be advised: I’m linking you to a tank top tutorial for making a Bratz-sized tank top. That’s okay though… Bear with me! The patterns look slightly different, but the instructions are exactly the same. … Continue reading Reversible Tank Top and Shorts #FreePatterns #DollClothes @ ChellyWood.com

DIY Shorts with High Waist and Fly Front #SummerTime #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the third set of bullets. Today’s video tutorial will show you how to make a pair of 11 inch fashion doll shorts with a front fly. To make today’s project, I recommend that you use the following items: small print cotton fabric for the outer fabric cotton broadcloth in a solid color for the … Continue reading DIY Shorts with High Waist and Fly Front #SummerTime #DollClothes

Here we see an image of the 17 inch Endless Hair Kingdom Barbie from Mattel, wearing a handmade short-sleeved shirt, skirt, and even handmade shoes. The words on the purple polka dot background frame say, "Free Pattern!" and the logo for ChellyWood.com is provided.

Free doll clothes patterns for 17 inch Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #ArticulatedDoll #DollClothes

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Yesterday’s blog post talked about how tricky it is to make a pleated skirt, so guess what… Today we’re making a pleated skirt! The pleats will be in a ruffle-form, though, which is slightly simpler than a fully pleated skirt. But please bear in mind that today’s skirt project is not … Continue reading Free doll clothes patterns for 17 inch Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #ArticulatedDoll #DollClothes

Image of "Sew-Easy Patterns by Advance" vintage Mattel, Inc. Toymakers Barbie doll clothes sewing pattern #2895 with the ChellyWood logo, surrounded by a variety of quilting fabrics in turquoise blue and purple.

The biggest problem with Barbie doll wedding dresses is… #JuneWedding #DollClothes

The biggest problem with Barbie doll wedding dresses is making a veil that actually stays on the doll’s head! Let’s have a good look at my “Sew-Easy Patterns by Advance” vintage Mattel, Inc. Toymakers Barbie doll clothes sewing pattern #2895. This is a prime example of how the patterns for Barbie wedding dresses (if they include a veil pattern at all) never seem to make … Continue reading The biggest problem with Barbie doll wedding dresses is… #JuneWedding #DollClothes

Here we see the Chelly Wood doll holding up the McCall's crafts pattern #5462, which is under discussion in this blog post.

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

If you'd like to make this retro Barbie bikini with "booty shorts" style swimsuit bottoms, please click on the link in the caption. This image shows a Made-to-Move Barbie wearing a Marilyn Monroe-style 1950s or early 1960s swimsuit / bikini with a halter style swimsuit top and booty-shorts-style swimsuit bottoms. The doll stands on sandy ground, surrounded by 1:6 scale wicker lawn furniture with a sun swept bay behind her. There's a cottage behind her on a grassy slope that leads to the beach. The watermark reminds us to visit ChellyWood.com for free printable PDF sewing patterns.

Sew a 1960’s bikini swimsuit for Barbie with today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SummerFun #DollClothesPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s sewing project is an adorable retro-style bikini swimsuit which will fit most 11 inch or 11 and a half inch fashion dolls. This project uses the same pattern as last week’s capri pants, but this time we’re going to make the swimsuit top and “booty” shorts. If you … Continue reading Sew a 1960’s bikini swimsuit for Barbie with today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SummerFun #DollClothesPatterns