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
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
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
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…
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?
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?
Last week we made the skirts. This week we’re going to sew up some cute little felt shirts to go with our back-to-school skirts. Once again, this week’s free pattern for a felt shirt will fit the 14-inch Hearts4Hearts Girl doll (Consuelo is pictured in the center above), the 15-inch Wellie Wisher doll (my Kendall doll is on the right), and the 16-inch Crissy/Velvet doll from … Continue reading Free Shirt Pattern for 14 inch, 15 inch, and 16 inch #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing 4#Kids
Here’s a preview of the outfit I’m posting free patterns for this week. At the turn of the new year, I asked for some feedback from my followers. Many of you wanted me to design doll clothes for 13-inch through 18-inch dolls, including AG dolls, Wellie Wishers, Hearts 4 Hearts, and even baby dolls. Here’s the first of my creations in response to that survey. … Continue reading Sew a #summer outfit for baby #dolls w/free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com
I designed this outfit for 16 inch fashion dolls a while back, but I still need to include links to the patterns and tutorials that will help you make this outfit. So here you go: Here’s the free printable sewing pattern for the shirt Here’s the tutorial showing you how to make the shirt Here’s the free printable sewing pattern for the skirt Here’s the … Continue reading Sew #DollClothes for 16″ #Dolls w/FREE #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com
As you may recall, my daughters and I are producing a Barbie doll version of Romeo and Juliet, starring Momoko’s (from Sekiguchi Petworks) Too Cute Marine as Juliet and Texas A&E Ken as Romeo. For this production, we’ve had to create a number of miniature props, including Barbie-sized swords. Here’s the pattern I used for the sword’s bell guard, its sheath, and its belt. Feel … Continue reading Doll Pattern: a Sheath, Belt, and Bell Guard for Barbie Dolls