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?

The image shows Ideal's 16" Velvet doll wearing hand-made doll clothes along side a 14-inch doll (Hearts4Hearts) and a 15-inch doll (Wellie Wisher). Velvet is a vintage doll and is the cousin of the Crissy doll, from the Ideal toy company. Velvet's handmade doll clothes are made with free printable sewing patterns found at ChellyWood.com. These skirt patterns and shirt patterns are designed to fit all three dolls, so the dolls can swap clothing. These free patterns are easy to download and print, and each free doll clothes pattern comes with a youtube tutorial that shows you instructions for making the outfits using the free patterns. Vintage Velvet doll stands at 16 inches tall, and these patterns will fit her easily.

Free Shirt Pattern for 14 inch, 15 inch, and 16 inch #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing 4#Kids

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

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a 13 inch (33 mm) baby doll wearing a handmade summer sun dress in a halter style. She also wears hand-sewn bloomers with elastic waist and elastic cuffs around the baby doll's thighs. The halter-style summer sun dress ties in the back. The website, ChellyWood.com, offers free printable sewing patterns to fit a baby doll about this size, in addition to dozens of other free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. The image has a watermark for the website, which reads, "ChellyWood.com: FREE doll clothes patterns and tutorials."

Sew a #summer outfit for baby #dolls w/free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

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

Sew #DollClothes for 16″ #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

Romeo and Juliet free printable costume patterns for Barbie and Ken dolls Momoko dolls Blythe dolls 1/6 scale

Doll Pattern: a Sheath, Belt, and Bell Guard for Barbie Dolls

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