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

Sew a cotton dress for Strawberry Shortcake with today’s free PDF sewing patterns #instaSewing #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I bought my 2014 articulated Strawberry Shortcake doll at a Goodwill store a couple of years ago, and she was in tragic shape. Just have a look: Yep. Those are little hook-ball toys that are stuck in her hair. I meticulously untangled one hair at a time until … Continue reading Sew a cotton dress for Strawberry Shortcake with today’s free PDF sewing patterns #instaSewing #DollClothes

Sew a basic party dress for Barbie with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #NewYearsEveParty #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This party dress has been available on my website for some time now, but the tutorial was a really old one. I thought it needed to be remastered with better sound and higher quality photos. To make this basic party dress for fashion dolls like Barbie, you’ll need … Continue reading Sew a basic party dress for Barbie with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #NewYearsEveParty #DollClothes

On a turquoise blue linen background, an African or African American Barbie models a pair of blue jeans, a tee shirt, and a multi-colored poncho with an African-style color scheme on the poncho's cotton fabric. The words on this square image say "free patterns" over the top of the ChellyWood.com logo.

Make a Kwanzaa poncho for Barbie with today’s free PDF sewing pattern #HappyKwanzaa #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Yesterday was the first day of Kwanzaa, an “annual celebration of African-American culture that is held from December 26 to January 1” (from Wikipedia). So in honor of Kwanzaa, I wanted to post my African heritage poncho pattern. This will be the first time I’ve offered this pattern as … Continue reading Make a Kwanzaa poncho for Barbie with today’s free PDF sewing pattern #HappyKwanzaa #DollClothes

A purple cotton fabric with tiny white polka dots frames a photo of a miniature table-top Christmas Tree that has tiny wrapped gifts under it and miniature Christmas tree ornaments on it. The words "Holiday-themed blog posts" float above the Chelly Wood dot com logo.

Sew a Christmas Outfit for 18″ Dolls w/Free PDF Sewing Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing #DollClothes

  Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Happy Christmas Eve, everyone! Have you decorated in red and green for the holidays? Ah, but red and green aren’t the only colors of Christmas. Just look at that adorable blue snowman skirt in the photo at the top of this post! Would you like to make this outfit for … Continue reading Sew a Christmas Outfit for 18″ Dolls w/Free PDF Sewing Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing #DollClothes

On a turquoise blue linen background, we see the words "Free Patterns," accompanying a photo of a Rainbow High Sheryl doll from MGM. The doll wears a handmade red, green, white, and black plaid dress with red ribbon straps. The dress's skirt is almost long enough to cover the doll's knees, but not quite. The doll's light brown eyes glisten as if wet. Her golden locks float around her shoulders and down her back. In the left corner of the turquoise blue linen frame, we see the logo for Chelly Wood dot com.

Let’s sew a little holiday party dress for Rainbow High dolls with today’s NEW FREE dress pattern! #DollClothes #DollCollector

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Since this time last year, I’ve received a dozen or so requests for patterns that will fit the Rainbow High dolls. So this year for Christmas, I asked my family and friends to buy me one. And guess what… My “Secret Santa” from work (who turned out to … Continue reading Let’s sew a little holiday party dress for Rainbow High dolls with today’s NEW FREE dress pattern! #DollClothes #DollCollector

A purple cotton fabric with tiny white polka dots frames a photo of a miniature table-top Christmas Tree that has tiny wrapped gifts under it and miniature Christmas tree ornaments on it. The words "Holiday-themed blog posts" float above the Chelly Wood dot com logo.

Make Mary Jane Shoes for MH or EAH 10 inch dolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollShoes #HolidayCrafts

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s tutorial goes with a 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). It’s a nice tutorial for the holidays because in the video, I … Continue reading Make Mary Jane Shoes for MH or EAH 10 inch dolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollShoes #HolidayCrafts

Framed in turquoise blue linen fabric, we see the image of Skipper holding an athletic stance. She wears leisure pants or athletic pants with a hooded sweatshirt that has a front pocket. The frame in which she stands also has the words "free patterns" and the ChellyWood.com logo.

Let’s make athletic doll clothes for Skipper w/Free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingFun #FreePatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Last week I gave you the patterns and tutorial videos for making the hooded sweatshirt. Yesterday you got the patterns and tutorials for making the athletic pants. Today I’m combining the whole outfit into one package! To make these athletic pants, you’ll need some jersey fabric and some 1/8 … Continue reading Let’s make athletic doll clothes for Skipper w/Free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingFun #FreePatterns

Framed in purple spotted cotton fabric, we see a Chelly Wood logo, the words "free patterns," and the image of a Skipper doll's lower-half wearing a pair of athletic pants in aqua blue.

Sew a pair of athletic pants for Skipper w/Free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #SkipperDoll #SewingLove

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I wonder how many children will get a Skipper doll for Christmas this year? And yet Skipper’s wardrobe has always been limited, even back when I was a kid. Poor Skipper! She’s always having to borrow clothes from her big sister, Barbie! Wouldn’t it be nice to make … Continue reading Sew a pair of athletic pants for Skipper w/Free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #SkipperDoll #SewingLove

Framed in turquoise blue linen fabric, we see a close-up shot of the skirt worn by Juliet's nurse in the stop motion video of Romeo and Juliet, and on top of the layers of skirts, we see the simple apron with detailed embroidery on it. The arrow on this image points to the embroidery, and the text says "free pattern and embroidery tutorials" above the ChellyWood.com logo.

Easy-to-Sew Apron for Barbie! Free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #ApronPattern #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and additional tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Yesterday I posted the PDF patterns for the entire pilgrim costume, which appears in the video above. But when I reviewed the tutorial video for the apron, I thought, “Holy smokes! That’s a really OLD video!” In fact, it goes back to the earliest videos I’ve made … Continue reading Easy-to-Sew Apron for Barbie! Free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #ApronPattern #DollClothes

On a purple polka dot fabric frame, we see the words "free patterns," along with the Chelly Wood logo and an image of a Made to Move African or African American Barbie modeling a pointed witch hat made of fabric and craft foam.

Sew a Halloween Witch Hat for Barbie with Free Patterns #WitchHat #DollClothes

For your free hat patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s “Halloween witch hat” pattern is actually a combination of two patterns I’ve had available here on ChellyWood.com for a while: yesterday’s pointed Renaissance hat and the musketeer hat. So I’ve essentially added the pointy hat pattern from the princess outfit to the brim of the musketeer hat … Continue reading Sew a Halloween Witch Hat for Barbie with Free Patterns #WitchHat #DollClothes