A purple dotted Swiss fabric frame surrounds the image of a Barbie doll in a princess dress with the words "free patterns" and the ChellyWood.com logo

Sew a Renaissance “princess dress” for Barbie w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Handmade #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This pattern has been available here, on ChellyWood.com, for a very long time. In fact, it goes back to the earliest days of this blog. However today I’m posting the PDF version of this doll dress for the first time. As my regular followers know, I’m slowly converting all … Continue reading Sew a Renaissance “princess dress” for Barbie w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Handmade #DollClothes

The image shows an Ever After High doll modeling a "saucy" little 1920's style hat that will fit a doll's head that's 6 and a quarter inches around or having a 15.8 cm circumference The photo of the Ever After High doll wearing this hat is framed by a turquoise blue fabric frame. The overlapping words say "free patterns" and the logo reminds us to visit ChellyWood.com for free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Make a “Saucy” little doll hat using a free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #HalloweenCostume #DollClothes

For your free pattern and other helpful tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This week I’m giving you a brand new pattern for a “saucy” little hat that will fit dolls with a head circumference of 6 and a quarter inches (that’s 15.8 cm in metric terms). I designed this hat when I was taking a women’s history course at … Continue reading Make a “Saucy” little doll hat using a free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #HalloweenCostume #DollClothes

The image shows a pair of doll's feet wearing a pair of red cloth flat shoes with black soles. Overlay says, "free patterns" and has the ChellyWood.com logo in the corner.

Sew a pair of flat shoes (slip-ons) for Liv dolls or Momoko doll w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollShoes #dollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I have so many free printable sewing patterns on this website, that sometimes I lose track of where I put one of them! I’m not kidding… I designed today’s shoe pattern a long time ago, and it seems I’ve already uploaded it to this website. But for whatever reason, … Continue reading Sew a pair of flat shoes (slip-ons) for Liv dolls or Momoko doll w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollShoes #dollClothes

Make a pirate costume for fashion doll for Halloween! #HalloweenCostume #DollClothes

For your free pattern and tutorial video, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. About a month ago, I received a request from a lady who, like me, is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution (the DAR). She was hoping I could make colonial costumes for GI Joe and Ken dolls. Of course that was right when school was just … Continue reading Make a pirate costume for fashion doll for Halloween! #HalloweenCostume #DollClothes

Please visit chellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. The image shows the Chelly Wood doll seated at her computer. On the computer screen we see Helen and Caroline of the LoveToSew podcast on the computer screen.

What’s your favorite sewing podcast? #Sewing #FridayFollow

I have a favorite podcast: LoveToSew with Helen of Helen’s Closet and Caroline of Blackbird Fabrics! Being a school librarian in my dayjob, I love podcasts; especially podcasts that are informative and fun. LoveToSew is just that kind of podcast. They cover topics like… Sewing with knits Sewing meet-ups Sewing struggles Hand sewing Jeans making …and so much more! Their LoveToSew website is super easy to … Continue reading What’s your favorite sewing podcast? #Sewing #FridayFollow

In a purple polka dot frame, we see the words "free patterns" along with the Chelly Wood website logo and a photograph of Monster High doll Gilda Goldstag staring at the camera. The doll wears a tiny blue dress decorated in white flowers that are outlined in soft pink. If you'd like to make this dress, you can find the free printable PDF sewing pattern for this and other monster high doll clothes at ChellyWood.com

Sew a pretty floral dress for Monster High dolls w/today’s free pattern #MonsterHigh #DollClothes

  For your free pattern and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. When I first started to work on this dress, I was designing it for the Kuu Kuu Harajuku dolls, but it looks equally nice on Monster High, Ever After High, and all the dolls mentioned in the section just below. For this project, you’ll need some small print … Continue reading Sew a pretty floral dress for Monster High dolls w/today’s free pattern #MonsterHigh #DollClothes

This is a square swatch of purple dotted Swiss fabric with the words "free patterns" and the Chelly Wood dot com logo on it, overlapping a photo of a fashion doll standing in front of a turquoise blue background wearing purple high heels and purple elastic-waist pants that taper to the ankle. you can see the lower half of the doll's shirt in the photo, but you can't see her face. However, it's likely a Barbie or Petite Barbie pictured here.

Sew ankle pants or capris for different sizes of Barbies #SewFallFashion #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Petite Barbie dolls are actually closer to Skipper in size, but as today’s pants sewing tutorial shows, the Petite Barbies do fit in these Barbie-sized doll pants patterns. Petite Barbie wears them as ankle pants, whereas Tall Barbie dolls wear them as just-below-the-knee capris. Your average Barbie and … Continue reading Sew ankle pants or capris for different sizes of Barbies #SewFallFashion #DollClothes

The image shows a Made-to-Move Barbie with blond hair and tan skin bent over and peering into a full-to-overflowing wheelbarrow full of harvested vegetables, flowers, and leaves. Behind Barbie is a pair of hay bales stacked on top of each other. MTM barbie wears a handmade dress and apron. The dress is made of sunflower-designed cotton Fabric and its wide skirt (which comes down to just below Barbie's knees) is trimmed in yellow rickrack. On the grass in the foreground, there are a smattering of orange and gold fall leaves. Behind Barbie is a garden scene with a bridge that crosses a still lake. Some of the foliage around the lake is turning yellow, to indicate that autumn is at hand. The image has a watermark: ChellyWood.com, a website where one can find numerous free printable sewing patterns to fit Barbie and many other dolls of different shapes and sizes.

Sunflower harvest dress and apron patterns #SewingLove #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today we’re making the pretty little “sunflower harvest dress” with its pinafore apron, which fits a number of different fashion dolls (see list below). This pattern has been available on my website as a JPG image in the past, but today I’m finally converting this popular pattern set to … Continue reading Sunflower harvest dress and apron patterns #SewingLove #DollClothes

This is a square image of the Petite Barbie wearing her handmade doll clothes. It says "free pattern" on the purple background of this image, and the watermark reminds us that these free doll clothes patterns come from ChellyWood.com

Petite Barbie swimsuit/bikini or underwear @ ChellyWood.com #AmMaking #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s project can either be a bikini-style swimsuit or a pair of underpants with a bra, to fit your 10 inch dolls, like Petite Barbie. In the past, I’ve posted patterns for this set to fit Skipper and other dolls, but this is the first time I’ve posted this … Continue reading Petite Barbie swimsuit/bikini or underwear @ ChellyWood.com #AmMaking #DollClothes

This preview for a blog post about sewing basics shows a close-up of the Chelly Wood doll in her little blue apron. She stands beside her sewing room's dress form. The words in the overlay say, "Basic sewing tutorials."

Helpful Tutorial Videos for Sewing Basics #HowToSew #DollClothes

Overview: Today’s blog post is designed to give you all of my “sewing basics” tutorials in one location. That way, if you bookmark this blog post, you can swing back here, any time you need to review how to do a baste stitch or how to sew snaps on fabric, or any of my other “sewing basics” tutorial videos. By the way, many of these … Continue reading Helpful Tutorial Videos for Sewing Basics #HowToSew #DollClothes

The image shows a Vintage Barbie wearing a pink strappy sundress with white shoes. She stands on a wooden floor with a turqoise background behind her. The square shape that encloses this photo is purple with white polka dots (like a cotton dotted Swiss fabric) and the words on this background say, "Free pattern." There's also a logo for ChellyWood.com on the image.

Sew a Vintage Barbie Dress w/Free Pattern #WayBackMachine #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This tutorial is unlike some of the other sundress tutorials I’ve created because it’s designed to hide your gathers inside the bodice of the dress. This makes it a little more difficult than most of my other sundress patterns. That’s why it’s marked with four flowers. If you’d like … Continue reading Sew a Vintage Barbie Dress w/Free Pattern #WayBackMachine #DollClothes

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Mattel's fashionista tall Barbie dressed in a wedding gown with veil and Mattel's fashionista Ken wearing a handmade felt dinner jacket with lapels, a collared dress shirt, a tie, and black pants/trousers. The two dolls stand in an elegant but simple 1:6 scale diorama that includes a window on one wall, a bust of a musician, and a pillar with climbing vines surrounding it. The two dolls seem to look at one another lovingly, as two dolls who are very much in love on their wedding day! In the lower-right corner of the image, a watermark says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable doll clothes patterns and tutorials."

Wedding Gown Ensemble for Tall Barbie #SewingPatterns #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. As most Barbie collectors know, Mattel’s Tall Barbie has different body measurements than the more traditional Barbie. At the request of one of my cousins, I designed and made this wedding dress pattern to fit Mattel’s Tall Barbie. To sew this dress, you’ll want at least 1/3 of a … Continue reading Wedding Gown Ensemble for Tall Barbie #SewingPatterns #DollClothes