The image shows a "Love" doll from the Hasbro World of Love vintage doll collection, and she's modeling a purple and pink print matching top and miniskirt, which were handmade using free printable PDF sewing patterns and tutorial videos found at ChellyWood.com

Miniskirt and blouse patterns for 8 or 9 Inch dolls are free and printable at ChellyWood.com #SewingLove #FunWithFabric

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. In the image at the top of this blog post, we see the World of Love doll called simply “Love” modeling a handmade blouse and skirt of delicate floral print cotton fabric. Would you like to make a similar outfit for … Continue reading Miniskirt and blouse patterns for 8 or 9 Inch dolls are free and printable at ChellyWood.com #SewingLove #FunWithFabric

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

The image shows the "Strawberry Shortcake" blueberry muffin doll wearing two different dresses. You can download the free printable sewing pattern for making these vintage Strawberry Shortcake doll clothes at ChellyWood.com, a website dedicated to free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Free Sewing Patterns for Making Doll Clothes to Fit Vintage 5-inch Strawberry Shortcake 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 Sewing Patterns for Making Doll Clothes to Fit Vintage 5-inch Strawberry Shortcake Dolls (Gallery)

The image shows four different outfits you can make using the free printable PDF sewing patterns designed by Chelly Wood of ChellyWood.com to fit the 9 inch Sunshine Family female or "mom" dolls.

Free Sewing Patterns for Making Doll Clothes to Fit 9-inch (22 cm) Vintage Sunshine Family 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 Sewing Patterns for Making Doll Clothes to Fit 9-inch (22 cm) Vintage Sunshine Family Dolls (Gallery)

The image shows a tiny 1:6 scale sewing room with miniature sewing machine, coffee cup, fabric, ironing board, desk, glue, scissors, and a miniature tomato-shaped pincushion. Standing before the sewing desk is a Vintage Sunshine Family Mom or Mother doll from the 1970's. She wears a yellow felt sleeveless shirt that looks really easy to sew! And a pair of elastic-waist tan pants. Her plastic yellow shoes are loafers in a 1970's style. The watermark tells you where you can download and print free PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit this Sunshine Family doll: ChellyWood.com

Share your memories of the Sunshine Family dolls @ ChellyWood.com #vintagedolls #vintagetoys

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. This week I’m featuring the Sunshine Family vintage dolls from the 1970’s. Did you have a Sunshine Family? If so, please share your memories in the comments! Today’s free pattern will fit the following dolls: Monster High female dolls (but the … Continue reading Share your memories of the Sunshine Family dolls @ ChellyWood.com #vintagedolls #vintagetoys

The image shows a vintage Sunshine Family mom / mother doll wearing handmade doll clothes. Her shirt or sleeveless summer top is made of thin blue felt. Her skirt is made of pink tie-dye material with a pink lace trim and a blue ribbon that has been decorated with tiny reading glasses symbols. Her miniature shoes / sandals appear to be made of foam and pink elastic. The watermark at the bottom of the image tells you where you can download free printable PDF patterns and watch tutorial videos for sewing these doll clothes to fit your Sunshine Family vintage dolls: ChellyWood.com

Remember the Sunshine Family dolls? I have free patterns to fit them! @ ChellyWood.com #dollclothes #sewingprojects

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. Recently I bought a Sunshine Family “mom” doll on eBay. I took her into my sewing room and tried some of my recent creations on her. Lo and behold! She could fit into these easy-to-sew patterns! This week I’m going to … Continue reading Remember the Sunshine Family dolls? I have free patterns to fit them! @ ChellyWood.com #dollclothes #sewingprojects

The image shows a Tammy doll (from Ideal Toy Corp) together with a Spin Master Liv doll holding up a vintage Simplicity pattern for making Tammy doll clothes. This photo illustration is used for a display on ChellyWood.com, where the exact sewing measurements for the vintage Tammy doll are given.

What other dolls can fit in Ideal Toy Corp Tammy doll patterns? #Dolls #TapeMeasureTuesday #vintage

This week I’m focusing on vintage Tammy dolls (made by the Ideal Toy Corporation). This was the original fashion doll, back when the idea of a “fashion doll” was still pretty new. The image above shows my Tammy doll and the Chelly doll holding up a vintage Simplicity pattern for sewing a wardrobe to fit Tammy dolls. This pattern (not this exact one, but one … Continue reading What other dolls can fit in Ideal Toy Corp Tammy doll patterns? #Dolls #TapeMeasureTuesday #vintage

The image shows a shirt with long sleeves that has been hand sewn to fit dolls in the 9 inch or 23 cm / 24 cm size range. Free patterns for this and other 9 inch doll clothes (23 cm dolls' clothes / 24 cm doll's clothes) can be found at ChellyWood.com along with free video tutorial instructions.

Sew a shirt for 9-inch dolls (20 cm to 22 cm) with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #dollclothes

In the image above, we see a preview of the shirt you can make with this week’s free pattern, which will be posted here on Wednesday. This is the same shirt concept that we saw last week, but in the image above, I used a leafy fabric instead of the solid lavender-colored fabric that you saw in last week’s photos: Notice how the lavender top … Continue reading Sew a shirt for 9-inch dolls (20 cm to 22 cm) with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #dollclothes

The image shows the Ideal Toy Corporation's vintage Velvet doll wearing six different outfits. For each outfit, ChellyWood.com offers free printable sewing patterns and tutorials showing you how to sew the outfit. Visit ChellyWood.com for lots of free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes, including the Velvet doll from the Crissy family of dolls.

Free Vintage Velvet Doll Clothes Sewing Patterns

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 Vintage Velvet Doll Clothes Sewing Patterns

This video header shows three Liv dolls, a vintage Francie, and a Tall Barbie wearing shoes called "Little Extras" which were designed to fit Posable Barbies from the late 1990's and early 2000's. The video offers a shoe swap hack showing doll clothes designer Chelly Wood trying the "Little Extras" shoes on twelve different dolls from different doll makers. This shoe hack /shoe swap is supposed to help people decide whether or not to buy "Little Extras" shoes for their dolls. It also shows how this package of shoes can really benefit your collection.

#FridayFollow: Here’s a #FollowUp on DodisShopOfStuff Barbie #dolls’ supplies…

When I posted my first #FridayFollow on January 11, I told you I was following Dodi’s Shop of Stuff on eBay because they had such a great selection of cool Barbie collectibles and miniatures. But at that time, I had not yet purchased anything from Dodi’s Shop of Stuff. Well today I’m sharing my unboxing of a set of “Little Extras” shoes for Posable Barbies. … Continue reading #FridayFollow: Here’s a #FollowUp on DodisShopOfStuff Barbie #dolls’ supplies…

#TapeMeasureTuesday: Can Francie wear Barbie’s clothes?

You may have noticed in yesterday’s post, that Francie was shown wearing my latest free Barbie doll clothes pattern: a babydoll pajama pattern (to be posted here on ChellyWood.com tomorrow). Which brings us to today’s #TapeMeasureTuesday doll-clothes-swapping question: Can vintage Francie dolls wear Barbie doll clothes? The answer is a bit vague: it depends on the garment. You see, Francie is a bit smaller in … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: Can Francie wear Barbie’s clothes?

The image shows a Tammy doll standing next to a ruler. Beside her are a Curvy Barbie and a Tall Barbie. The blog post offers complete sewing measurements for making doll clothes for the Tammy doll from Ideal Toy Company.

#TapeMeasureTuesday: What #dolls’ clothes can Ideal’s Tammy #doll wear?

If you look at the photo I’ve posted today, you can see that vintage Tammy dolls (made by the Ideal Toy Corporation) can’t swap clothes with Barbie very well. My Curvy Barbie (right) is wearing pants made with the same pattern as Tammy’s plaid pants. Curvy looks more like a samurai than a fashion model in these pants! Tall Barbie looks like she’s waiting for … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: What #dolls’ clothes can Ideal’s Tammy #doll wear?