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 purple cotton background with tiny white polka dots surrounds the words "free pattern" which are white against the purple background, and which are tilted at an angle over the top of the photo of a Disney Merida doll modeling handmade shorts and a handmade short-sleeve top. The ChellyWood.com logo appears in the lower left corner of the whole image.

Make summer doll clothes for your Disney Princess fashion dolls w/today’s free patterns #SummerSewing #DollClothesPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s free pattern is for a simple short-sleeved shirt and a pair of elastic-waist shorts that will fit your Disney Princess 10 inch dolls, like Merida and other Disney Princess fashion dolls. You’ll want to make your shorts out of cotton solid fabric and your top out of cotton … Continue reading Make summer doll clothes for your Disney Princess fashion dolls w/today’s free patterns #SummerSewing #DollClothesPatterns

On a purple frame, the words say, "dress with straps and tee" over the top of the logo for Chelly Wood dot com, a website that offers free printable PDF sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. The photograph beside the words shows an AG doll in a strappy pinafore style dress with bib bodice. Under her strappy dress, she wears a simple and casual white tee shirt. She has a pair of sneakers on under the dress's long skirt.

Kaya celebrates the 4th w/my FREE patterns #NativeTwitter #DollClothesPatterns

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today is July 4th, which is our Independence Day, here in the United States, where I live. So today I’m re-posting this very patriotic-style dress, which I made for Kaya, my American Girl doll last year, for the 4th. I think it’s especially fitting to have Kaya model my July 4th … Continue reading Kaya celebrates the 4th w/my FREE patterns #NativeTwitter #DollClothesPatterns

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

Framed by a blue linen square, we see a Lottie doll wearing a pretty yellow handmade dress that has a black collar and short black sleeves. The Chelly Wood dot com logo appears in the corner, and the words "free pattern" appear at an angle above the photo of the doll modeling her lovely full-skirted dress.

Sew a dress with a collar and zipper for Lottie dolls w/FREE pattern @ ChellyWood.com #TinyThings #DollClothesPatterns

For your free patterns, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s pattern makes such a lovely little dress! But I’m also really excited about today’s tutorial, which will show you how to create a collar from bias tape, as well as how to stitch a 3-inch zipper into a doll’s dress. Both the bias tape collar and the zipper are firsts for … Continue reading Sew a dress with a collar and zipper for Lottie dolls w/FREE pattern @ ChellyWood.com #TinyThings #DollClothesPatterns

Framed by purple fabric with tiny white polka dots are the words "free pattern" at a slight angle above a photo of Kuu Kuu Harajuku's G doll in a white felt and lace long gown. She's seated in a wicker chair with a wicker table beside her, and she seems to be reaching for a piece of tiny plastic cake. The Chelly Wood dot com logo appears in the corner.

Sew a simple wedding dress for Kuu Kuu Harajuku Dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #JuneWedding #DollClothesPatterns

  Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. It’s still June, so I wanted to be sure to post at least one wedding dress before the month comes to an end! This one, which is really just a variation on the easy-sew purple felt dress with eyelet trim, … Continue reading Sew a simple wedding dress for Kuu Kuu Harajuku Dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #JuneWedding #DollClothesPatterns

On a blue background, we read the words "Why don't my seams match?" overlapping a photo of fabric that has been sewn askew.

Why don’t my seams match up? 10 tips from doll clothing designer Chelly Wood #SewingTips #DollClothesPatterns

I’ve done a number of different “sewing tip” blog posts on the ensemble you see in the image above, but what you may not have noticed is that my seams didn’t always match up when I made these garments. “What?!” you say. “How can that be? You’re the expert!” When you sew doll clothes, and especially when sewing very small doll clothes, you can expect … Continue reading Why don’t my seams match up? 10 tips from doll clothing designer Chelly Wood #SewingTips #DollClothesPatterns

On a turquoise blue linen background, we see a photo framed in purple of a Petite Barbie with a dark chocolate complexion modeling a purple and pink sundress. Over the top of the photo are the words "free pattern" and beside the photo to its left is the ChellyWood.com logo (a bodice pattern outlined in turquoise blue, overlapped by the name Chelly Wood in purple letters).

Sew a sundress for Petite Barbie w/today’s FREE #SewingPattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothesPattern

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s blog post is a lot like the one I posted yesterday, but I’m focusing on Petite Barbie today, instead of Skipper. Did you know that Petite Barbie and modern Skipper dolls can swap clothes? Absolutely they can, with very few exceptions! So if you like to sew for … Continue reading Sew a sundress for Petite Barbie w/today’s FREE #SewingPattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothesPattern

On a purple polka dot background, we see a photo of a modern Skipper doll wearing a handmade sundress. Over the top of the photo are the words "free pattern" and in one corner of the frame is the ChellyWood.com logo.

Teach your child to sew Skipper doll clothes this summer with today’s FREE #MommyAndMe #DollClothesPattern @ ChellyWood.com

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s free sundress pattern may look familiar to you. A while back I converted the pattern to a PDF for the Skipper Gallery of patterns. Today I’m updating the old tutorial video as well, since I made the original tutorial video while on vacation at Yellowstone Park. Because I … Continue reading Teach your child to sew Skipper doll clothes this summer with today’s FREE #MommyAndMe #DollClothesPattern @ ChellyWood.com

This photo shows a Rainbow High Sheryl doll modeling a pair of denim jeans (dungarees), a long-sleeved T-shirt, and a pair of Mary Jane style shoes. The words "free pattern" overlap the photo, and the ChellyWood.com logo is in the corner. The whole text and images are framed by a light blue linen square.

Make a long-sleeved shirt and jeans for Rainbow High w/Free #DollClothesPatterns #SewWithMe

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I got my Rainbow High doll for Christmas last year from my best friend, and I’ve really enjoyed making a wardrobe for her with lots of mix-and-match colors and fabrics! Thanks Dani B. for the awesome “Secret Santa” gift! Did you notice that my Sheryl Rainbow High doll is … Continue reading Make a long-sleeved shirt and jeans for Rainbow High w/Free #DollClothesPatterns #SewWithMe

On a purple background, we see a woman's fingers holding a recently sewn strap under the title "straps and belts" on a purple square background.

Tips for Sewing Tiny Straps and Belts with Chelly Wood #SewingTips #DollClothesPatterns

The arrows in the image at the top of this page point to the feed dogs on a sewing machine. These are the “teeth” that grab the fabric and move it along when you press your foot against the pedal that makes your sewing machine move. Those of us who have been sewing doll clothes for a while have run across the problem of not … Continue reading Tips for Sewing Tiny Straps and Belts with Chelly Wood #SewingTips #DollClothesPatterns

Framed by a turquoise blue and purple quilt, we see the Chelly Wood dot com logo and a photo of the Chelly Wood doll (a re-painted Spin Master Liv Doll) wearing an apron and holding up Simplicity Barbie doll clothes pattern number 7601 (published in 1991).

Make Barbie a winter coat, hat, and purse with Simplicity doll clothes pattern 7601 #WinterSewing #DollClothes

I already posted this pattern discussion back in January, but I do like to offer winter topics in June or July, every now and then, to honor my followers who live in parts of the world where it’s currently winter (for example New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Bolivia, Argentina, etcetera). In fact, my brother-in-law’s family comes from Argentina, and that part of my family is … Continue reading Make Barbie a winter coat, hat, and purse with Simplicity doll clothes pattern 7601 #WinterSewing #DollClothes