A blue square surrounds a photo of a black Mattel Chelsea doll wearing a pink sleeveless top and a pair of pink pants. Over the top of the photo of the doll, the white bubble letter words say "free pattern" and in the lower left corner we see a Chelly Wood dot com logo.

Sew a little pair of pants and a felt shirt for Chelsea dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothesPatterns #SewingProjects

Are you looking for the patterns? Scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s pants and shirt patterns first appeared on my website in March, on my little mini Elsa dolls, but I never made a tutorial video for making this particular pattern because these patterns are so much like the pants and shirts I’ve made for Skipper, Barbie, and a number of other … Continue reading Sew a little pair of pants and a felt shirt for Chelsea dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothesPatterns #SewingProjects

A turquoise blue frame surrounds a photo of a Moana teenage doll wearing a handmade short plaid dress and black shoes. The ChellyWood.com logo appears in the corner.

Let’s sew a summer dress for Moana 10 inch dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothesPatterns #Aloha

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I first designed this dress pattern to fit the Rainbow High dolls but guess what… It also fits my 10 inch Moana! How cute is she in this pretty little plaid dress for summer? I ❤️ it! To make today’s “Aloha” plaid dress for your 10 inch Moana doll, … Continue reading Let’s sew a summer dress for Moana 10 inch dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothesPatterns #Aloha

In a purple polka dot frame, we see a photo of a Made-to-Move Barbie doll modeling a true Musketeer-style cosplay costume or renaissance faire outfit, including the boots, pants, tunic, jacket, and fancy hat with a feather. The overlaid words say, "free pattern" and the ChellyWood.com logo appears in one corner.

Make a “Three Musketeers” costume for fashion dolls w/these free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #RenFaire #DollClothesPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. It has been a long time since I’ve posted anything related to my Romeo and Juliet with Dolls stop motion video, so I think I’m due to post more of these patterns. In the past, all of these patterns were available here, but since they are some of my … Continue reading Make a “Three Musketeers” costume for fashion dolls w/these free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #RenFaire #DollClothesPatterns

The words "free pattern" are angled across a turquoise blue linen background, above the ChellyWood.com logo, and beside these is a Made to Move Barbie who carries a pretty white cotton purse with a yellow strap. The white cotton of the purse is decorated with a tiny fruits pattern. Her dress is made of the same white cotton "fruity" fabric, and the dress has cotton straps made of the same material. The skirt of the sundress is short. She wears yellow plastic sandals.

Sew a “fruity” sundress for Barbie with a beach bag or purse! #FreePatterns #DollClothesPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. We’ve seen today’s free pattern before, but the older version of this pattern used a ribbon for the strap: In today’s rendition of the pattern, I’ve included a strap pattern, so you can make the cotton straps that match your dress’s bodice and skirt: The tutorial for making the … Continue reading Sew a “fruity” sundress for Barbie with a beach bag or purse! #FreePatterns #DollClothesPatterns

In this image, we see a smattering of tools that will be needed to take the Creative Spark course on doll clothes pattern alterations with Chelly Wood. The items include the following: a doll, a ruler with metric and imperial measurements, a pencil with an eraser, graph paper, patterns that don't quite fit your doll, fabric, craft felt, ribbons, elastic, and post-it notes or scratch paper.

“How to Alter Doll Clothes Patterns” Class Update @ctpublishing #DollClothesPatterns #DollCollector

I’m a school librarian in my “day job,” so over spring break, I brainstormed with my editor at C&T Publishing’s Creative Spark online learning platform. I wondered why so many people were curious about my class, but so few people actually signed up for it. My editor and I decided that the general audience didn’t understand a key element of my class: how to re-size … Continue reading “How to Alter Doll Clothes Patterns” Class Update @ctpublishing #DollClothesPatterns #DollCollector

On a purple cotton background, we see the words "filming has begun for a new class" plus a video camera icon atop an image of two different sizes of dolls with tape measures all around them and a set of patterns beneath them. The ChellyWood.com log is in the lower left corner.

Filming has begun for a new Creative Spark class! @ctpublishing #CraftLessons #DollClothesPatterns

Did you vote, back when I posted class topic options, on March 8th? Well it has nearly been a month since then, and the votes are all in! The next Chelly Wood class on the Creative Spark platform will be “How to Design Your Own Doll Pants From Scratch!” I really want to work with 15 inch dolls in particular, although the techniques I’ll be … Continue reading Filming has begun for a new Creative Spark class! @ctpublishing #CraftLessons #DollClothesPatterns

The words "free pattern" accompany an image of a lovely brunette Barbie doll wearing a handmade pioneer style gingham dress with a long skirt and long, puffy sleeves. The logo for ChellyWood.com appears in the lower left corner of the blue-framed image.

Sew a Pioneer Style Dress for Vintage Barbie w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #BlackHistoryMonth #PioneerDays #DollClothesPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. You may recognize the lovely doll I’m showing above. Yes, she’s the “Steffie” face mold doll that I rescued from my local GoodWill, and I’ve been cleaning her up and making her some pioneer-style clothes. There’s a long story behind my choice for Pioneer-style clothes. In 2019, women across … Continue reading Sew a Pioneer Style Dress for Vintage Barbie w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #BlackHistoryMonth #PioneerDays #DollClothesPatterns

Sew a Valentine’s Day Dress for 11 Inch Fashion Dolls w/FREE Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Yesterday I showed you how I altered two commercial patterns to come up with today’s Valentine’s Day dress pattern. If you’d like to learn how to alter patterns to fit your dolls, consider taking my “How to Alter Doll Clothes Patterns” course on Creative Spark. Another thing I mentioned … Continue reading Sew a Valentine’s Day Dress for 11 Inch Fashion Dolls w/FREE Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #DollClothes

Surrounded by a purple frame, a 10 and 3/4 inch Strawberry Shortcake doll with bright red -- almost pink -- hair that flows in long waves models a white cotton pinafore style sleeveless sun dress dotted with tiny strawberries. The image is overlaid with the words "free pattern" and in the corner of the image, we see the Chelly Wood dot com business logo.

Strawberry Shortcake sundress or pinafore w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingPatterns #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. You might say this week is Strawberry Shortcake Week, here on ChellyWood.com because I have a lot of great things planned for the week, and for the most part, they all relate to Strawberry Shortcake dolls. Today’s sundress will fit both the 10-and-three-quarters-inch Strawberry Shortcake dolls and 10-inch Rainbow … Continue reading Strawberry Shortcake sundress or pinafore w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingPatterns #DollClothes

Framed by blue linen, we see a photo of a Rainbow High doll wearing a Holly Hobby-like pinafore style sun dress of white cotton fabric dotted with tiny red strawberries and little green leaves. The words "free pattern" are slanted at an angle to the left of the doll photo. Beneath this is the logo for ChellyWood.com

Rainbow High sun dress w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #RainbowHigh #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s sundress will fit both the 9-inch Strawberry Shortcake dolls and 10-inch Rainbow High dolls, as you’ll see in the video at the top of this page. Today’s little dress pattern can also serve as a pinafore over the top of the green polka dot dress that I posted … Continue reading Rainbow High sun dress w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #RainbowHigh #DollClothes

On a blue linen background, we see the shadowed words "free pattern" above the Chelly Wood dot com logo. To the right of these, a Barbie doll poses in a beautiful pink ball gown, overlaid with lace.

Sew a long lacy dress for Barbie with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #LongDress #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I’ve had this pattern available here, as a JPG image, for several years now, but today is the first time I’ve posted these patterns as a PDF. And I have some good news… In case you didn’t read yesterday’s blog post, my Creative Spark class, “How to Alter Doll … Continue reading Sew a long lacy dress for Barbie with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #LongDress #DollClothes

On a background of purple cotton fabric that has tiny white polka dots, we see the words "free pattern" and the Chelly Wood dot com logo beside a photo of Rainbow High "Sheryl" doll wearing a handmade dress that's reminiscent of a child's dress from the Victorian era. The dress has short sleeves, a mid-calf-length full skirt, and a cropped bodice. It's made of pastel green cotton fabric with tiny white polka dots.

Let’s make another dress for Rainbow High dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. You may have notice in yesterday’s Strawberry Shortcake dress tutorial that my Rainbow High “Sheryl” doll made an appearance too. In fact, I’ve discovered that she and Strawberry Shortcake can swap clothes, as long as they fit in the upper body region. Pants are a different story, but I … Continue reading Let’s make another dress for Rainbow High dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingPatterns