Sew a pretty strapless dress for Barbie w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingProject for a #SewingMom

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Hello everyone. Today’s doll clothes sewing project is a revision of an older pattern — one I’ve had on this website for quite some time. However this lovely dress pattern was only available as a JPG in the Barbie section of the site. Today I’m making available as a … Continue reading Sew a pretty strapless dress for Barbie w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingProject for a #SewingMom

The image shows an Ever After High doll wearing a handmade mini skirt with black fabric that has been decorated with shamrocks in various shades of green. The overlay says "DIY Ever After High skirt with free pattern" and suggests you visit ChellyWood.com for your free printable sewing patterns and tutorials for making this skirt. Incidentally, the doll also wears a short-sleeved shirt.

Sew a St. Patrick’s Day skirt for Ever After High and similar-sized dolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #SewingPatterns #EverAfterHigh

  For your free pattern and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s blog post is another re-post, but I keep forgetting to put this project into the gallery for MH/EAH dolls. I even re-posted it a couple of months ago and yet… I still forgot to add it to the galleries! So for St. Patrick’s Day this year, I’m … Continue reading Sew a St. Patrick’s Day skirt for Ever After High and similar-sized dolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #SewingPatterns #EverAfterHigh

Image shows a caucasian person's fingers holding fabric that has been decorated with an array of bright-colored flowers. Overlay says, "How to Buy Fabric" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com

How to Buy Fabric for Making Doll Clothes @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Sewing

Once when I was at the dentist office, I mentioned to the receptionist that I make doll clothes. “I wish I could do that!” she said. So I told her about my sewing tutorials and explained that she can easily learn how to sew using YouTube tutorials just like mine. “But I don’t know how to buy material,” she said. Since I came from a … Continue reading How to Buy Fabric for Making Doll Clothes @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Sewing

Image of Sekiguchi Momoko doll in Renaissance ball gown atop free, printable sewing pattern for the gown. Overlay says, "Chelly Wood dot com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of all shapes and sizes."

Sew a fancy Renaissance Gown for Momoko Dolls with free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #MomokoDoll #HistoricalSewing

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Wednesday’s doll ball gown project was for beginners, but today’s project is definitely not for the beginners out there! (Sorry!) This Renaissance gown and its accessories (an undergarment and a bonnet) were designed for my Momoko Doll to wear in the funerary scenes in Act V of my Romeo … Continue reading Sew a fancy Renaissance Gown for Momoko Dolls with free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #MomokoDoll #HistoricalSewing

Here we see each of the doll clothing items found in Simplicity doll clothes sewing pattern #4510 from the early 1960's. This vintage pattern includes a wedding dress with a train and veil, a half-sleeve jacket, a business skirt, and off-the-shoulder evening gown with short pencil skirt, an overskirt pattern which ties in the back, a day dress, a pair of underpants and bra (or 1950's style bikini), a super short swimsuit coverup with ruffle, and an evening gown with straps and lace bodice.

Why bother buying a used pattern that’s missing pieces? Old Patterns => New Ideas @ ChellyWood.com #VintageSewing #VintagePatterns

About a week ago, I found this pattern at a second hand store. It cost me only 50 cents (American), but it was missing all of the pattern pieces except three skirt pieces. So why did I buy it? There’s a lot more to a commercial pattern than just the pattern pieces! For example, take a look at the drawn images of the doll clothes, … Continue reading Why bother buying a used pattern that’s missing pieces? Old Patterns => New Ideas @ ChellyWood.com #VintageSewing #VintagePatterns

The image shows a pair of Mary Jane style shoes on the feet of a Draculaura Monster HIgh doll. If you'd like to make these shoes, there's a DIY tutorial on ChellyWood.com along with a free printable PDF pattern for making these doll shoes, which will fit Kuu Kuu Harajuku dolls, Monster High dolls, Ever After High dolls, and Moana 10 inch dolls.

DIY Mary Jane -style shoes fit Monster High or Ever After High 10 inch dolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollShoes #DollCrafts

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s tutorial goes with a brand new pattern for making a pair of Mary Jane style shoes that will fit Monster High dolls, Ever After High dolls, and Moana 10 inch dolls (among other dolls with similar-sized feet). You may have seen these Mary Jane style shoes on … Continue reading DIY Mary Jane -style shoes fit Monster High or Ever After High 10 inch dolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollShoes #DollCrafts

The image shows a vintage Francie doll wearing a handmade tank top and skirt. The skirt has an elastic waist and a ruffle. The doll also wears matching butter-yellow go-go boots from the early 1970's. The doll models this lovely butter yellow doll clothes outfit in a sewing room. Behind her is a cabinet filled with fabric. At her right hand is a tiny sewing machine on a desk with a pair of scissors and a tiny tomato-shaped pin cushion. The overlay tells where you can download the free printable sewing patterns and watch the tutorial videos for making these doll clothes: ChellyWood.com

Sew a Skirt and Tank Top for Vintage Francie Dolls w/Today’s Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #VintageToys #Collectibles

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s pretty butter yellow doll shirt and skirt is a pattern I’ve had posted here on ChellyWood.com for quite some time, but I didn’t realize until recently that Francie could also wear these doll clothes (in addition to Liv dolls and MTM Barbie). So today I decided to post … Continue reading Sew a Skirt and Tank Top for Vintage Francie Dolls w/Today’s Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #VintageToys #Collectibles

This image shows a 10 inch Petite Barbie from Mattel modeling handmade doll clothes which include a skirt with an elastic waist and a crop top tee shirt. If you'd like to download the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this outfit, please go to ChellyWood.com and navigate to the 10-inch doll clothes pattern gallery, so the free printable patterns will fit your 10 inch Petite Barbie or a similar sized doll.

Sew a crop top and mini skirt for Petite Barbie dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #PetiteBarbie

For your free pattern and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s pattern and tutorials will help you sew a crop top and short skirt for your Petite Barbie and similar-sized dolls. The pattern has already been posted for other dolls, like the 10 inch Disney Princess dolls and Momoko dolls. It uses the same crop top pattern and tutorial … Continue reading Sew a crop top and mini skirt for Petite Barbie dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #PetiteBarbie

If you're here to download the free printable PDF sewing patterns and to watch the tutorial videos for making this outfit of doll clothes for your Tall Barbie, please click on the link in the description. The photograph is of a Tall Barbie (by Mattel) modeling a handmade set of doll clothes, including an elastic-waist skirt with glittery purple ruffle and a handmade tank top with ribbon straps. The doll appears to be leaning with her weight on her left foot, and the watermark on this image says where you can download this and other free printable doll clothes sewing patterns for making a wardrobe for your tall Barbie dolls: ChellyWood.com

Free patterns for Tall Barbie skirt and top @ ChellyWood.com #DIY #SewingProject

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s skirt pattern is a lot like the one I’m posting tomorrow, but tomorrow’s pattern and tutorial will fit 14″ to 15 inch dolls, like Hearts for Hearts Girls and Wellie Wishers. So watch for that tutorial video tomorrow, if you’re interested in finding a similar skirt pattern … Continue reading Free patterns for Tall Barbie skirt and top @ ChellyWood.com #DIY #SewingProject

If you're here to download the free printable PDF sewing patterns and to watch the tutorial videos for making this outfit of doll clothes for your Tall Barbie, please click on the link in the description. This is a photo of a tall Barbie walking along with lovely long strides, wearing a handmade tank top and handmade ankle pants / capri pants / pedal pushers. She smiles into the distance as she walks along in her summer-weather Barbie doll clothes.

Sew summer doll clothes for Tall Barbie w/a free PDF sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewFun

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I’ve had people use my contact form to request more free printable sewing patterns for making Tall Barbie doll clothes, so although I’m busy working at my day job as a school librarian right now, I did discover that Tall Barbie can fit into this outfit, which I designed … Continue reading Sew summer doll clothes for Tall Barbie w/a free PDF sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewFun

Momoko doll from Sekiguchi stands tall before a beach scene screen. She wears a handmade skirt with lace trim and a short sleeved crop top. 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 crop top and mini skirt for Momoko dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Dolls #MomokoDoll

For your free pattern and tutorial video, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today I’m sharing a pattern that fits the collectible Momoko dolls, which are made in Japan but can be purchased on eBay. (That’s how I got mine!) Today’s pattern and tutorials will help you sew a crop top and short skirt for your Momoko doll. The pattern has already … Continue reading Sew a crop top and mini skirt for Momoko dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Dolls #MomokoDoll

The image shows a YouTube tutorial video header for sewing a patriotic mini skirt that will fit 10 inch dolls. It includes the URL of the website where you can download the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this skirt: ChellyWood.com

Patriotic mini skirt sewing project for 10 inch dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #4thOfJuly #Crafts

For your free pattern and tutorial video, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. With the 4th of July holiday coming up here in the United States, I re-designed this tutorial video with a patriotic theme. For those of you who live outside the US, this coming Saturday is our Independence Day holiday, a national holiday in the United States. We celebrate with … Continue reading Patriotic mini skirt sewing project for 10 inch dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #4thOfJuly #Crafts