The image shows a Mattel Skipper doll wearing a handmade sleeveless shirt, and the overlay says, "New tutorial: Skipper shirt for heart day" (with a glowing heart inserted in white). Skipper's shirt is made of 100% cotton with a cotton/polyester lining. The fabric is decorated with zig-zag color stripes in various shades of pink and bright red and white. There's a tiny heart floating among the zig-zag pattern of the fabric.

Sew a Valentine’s Day Shirt for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #FreeStuff

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Last week I gave you the ankle pants, and this week I’m giving you the pattern again, along with a tutorial video showing how to sew the shirt for your 10 inch (25.4 cm) dolls. Here’s a closer look at what we’re making: Today’s patterns will fit these dolls: … Continue reading Sew a Valentine’s Day Shirt for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #FreeStuff

The image shows two outfits for Baby Alive 12 inch dolls. The first one (pictured on the left) is a little denim "cowgirl" style dress with a pink leather-looking vest. It has tan embroidery on the skirt and a pink leather-looking belt. It has a collar and short sleeves. The second outfit consists of a multi-colored "jumper" style dress with hearts as part of the fabric's print and a handmade diaper that's reversible in the colors purple (on one side) and white (on the reverse side). Doll clothes designer Chelly Wood is selling these items in her eBay store, and they fit a 12 inch Baby Alive doll.

Cowgirl dress and Valentine’s Day dress for Baby Alive @ my eBay store #BabyAlive #DollClothes

As my regular followers know, I’m selling a few of my doll-related items in my eBay store lately, to make room for new things. This week I’m selling a cowgirl dress (shown on the left) and a Valentine’s Day multi-colored “jumper” (in the US sense) dress with a handmade reversible diaper. These items will fit a Baby Alive doll and other 12 inch baby dolls … Continue reading Cowgirl dress and Valentine’s Day dress for Baby Alive @ my eBay store #BabyAlive #DollClothes

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

Sew a Pair of Valentine’s Day Ankle Pants for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDayIdeas

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Wanting to make something special for your child or grandchild for Valentine’s Day? How about a pair of ankle pants (AKA capris or pedal pushers) to fit Skipper? Skipper doll clothes and accessories can be hard to find in stores, so a pretty pink pair of pants for … Continue reading Sew a Pair of Valentine’s Day Ankle Pants for Skipper and Other 10″ Dolls w/Today’s #FreePatterns @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDayIdeas

Click on the link in the caption to navigate to the page where you can download and print a free printable PDF sewing pattern for making this super easy summer sun dress (sundress) to fit your Curvy Barbie doll or similar sized dolls. The image shows a Curvy Barbie doll wearing a handmade doll dress with a short, flared miniskirt made of cotton; the dress also has an easy-to-sew felt bodice of lime green felt with white ribbon straps, to match the striped lime green and darker green cotton miniskirt.

Free printable PDF sun dress pattern fits Curvy and Tall fashion dolls in two skirt lengths! @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #FreeSewingPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s free sun dress pattern may look familiar to you. That’s because it has been available on this website as a JPG-only pattern. Today I’m converting it to a PDF pattern for your easy download. I designed it for the absolute beginner sewists out there, after a mother requested … Continue reading Free printable PDF sun dress pattern fits Curvy and Tall fashion dolls in two skirt lengths! @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #FreeSewingPatterns

The image shows a vintage McCall's printed sewing pattern for making a wardrobe of doll clothes for "chubby baby and toddler dolls" in the size range from 12 to 22 inches, depending upon whether you purchase the small, medium, or large doll clothes pattern set. The striking image on this pattern (published by McCall's in 1968) is the fact that a doll with brown skin and black hair appears on this pattern front, along with a variety of little blond and red headed dolls.

Why aren’t there more multicultural dolls on sewing patterns? Join the #SewingChat @ ChellyWood.com for #MLKday

As today happens to be Martin Luther King Day in the United States, I’d like to write about the fact that images on doll clothes sewing patterns available in the US today do not accurately reflect the demographics of our nation. Before Caucasian people came to North America, only Native American people lived here. To this day, Native American people and mixed-race Native Americans live … Continue reading Why aren’t there more multicultural dolls on sewing patterns? Join the #SewingChat @ ChellyWood.com for #MLKday

Laid out on a pale blue canvas, we see items of doll clothes in a gold-and-white color ensemble. This wardrobe will fit Sunshine Family female parent dolls, and it consists of a skirt, a pair of pants, two felt shirts, a purse, and one vintage dress. All but the dress are handmade doll clothes designed and sewn by Chelly Wood.

My 8″ doll clothes are for sale on eBay including a vintage Sunshine Family dress #SunshineFamily #VintageToys

This week I’m parting with some of my handmade doll clothes in my eBay store. You may remember seeing some of the doll clothes in the photo above in a few tutorials and patterns here on ChellyWood.com. I’m really just trying to clean out my closet to make room for new projects. My doll clothes storage is PACKED! So I’m selling this and that to … Continue reading My 8″ doll clothes are for sale on eBay including a vintage Sunshine Family dress #SunshineFamily #VintageToys

You are viewing a Mattel Stacie doll wearing a white handmade crop top and yellow handmade underpants. The doll appears to be doing jumping jacks with arms up in the air and legs spread wide.

What should you do when the doll clothes you’ve sewn do not fit? #DollClothes #sewing

Yes, as you can see in the image above, even I have epic fails in the world of sewing! Those undies definitely do not fit that doll! I made those underpants to go with an ensemble I’m planning to sell in my eBay store, starting tomorrow. It’s a collection of vintage and handmade doll clothes for the old Sunshine Family dolls from the 1970’s. However … Continue reading What should you do when the doll clothes you’ve sewn do not fit? #DollClothes #sewing

Please note: the links to free patterns are found in the caption. This is an image of Petite Barbie wearing the long version of a sun dress and Skipper wearing the short version of the same sun dress. This pattern set is for a beginner who is just learning to sew, and it's an ideal sewing project for children learning to sew their very first doll clothes. Visit ChellyWood.com to learn more about sewing basics as they related to making doll clothes for dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Free printable sun dress pattern fits 10 inch (25-26 cm) fashion dolls #SkipperDoll #PetiteBarbie

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s free sun dress pattern may look familiar to you. That’s because it has been available on this website as a JPG-only pattern. Today I’m converting it to a PDF pattern for your easy download. I designed it for the absolute beginner sewists out there, after a mother requested … Continue reading Free printable sun dress pattern fits 10 inch (25-26 cm) fashion dolls #SkipperDoll #PetiteBarbie

The image shows Chelly Wood's niece holding her baby doll as she displays the footie pajamas her Aunt Chelly made for her baby doll. The image includes an arrow pointing at the pajama top which has elastic sleeve cuffs and a ruffle around the doll's tummy. The arrow is indicating that this blog post will offer a tutorial and free printable PDF sewing pattern for making the pajama top only, at ChellyWood.com (next week we'll get the patterns and tutorial for making the pajama bottoms with feet).

Sew PJ’s with this week’s free patterns and 1st of 2 tutorials @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Sewing

  Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. It has been a long time since I offered a new pattern for baby dolls, but I frequently get requests for more. So to kick off the new year, I’m going to give you first a tutorial and pattern for making a pajama top, and then next week a tutorial … Continue reading Sew PJ’s with this week’s free patterns and 1st of 2 tutorials @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Sewing

The image shows a super easy-to-sew felt summer top that looks like a tank top made of purple felt with purple ribbon straps. The model is a blond made-to-move Barbie with an olive complexion. The overlay says "Easy Summer Top DIY" and it offers the URL where you can download this free bodice or summer shirt pattern to fit many 11 inch or 11.5 inch (28 cm) fashion dolls like Barbie, Momoko, Queens of Africa, and more: ChellyWood.com

Today’s free PDF doll top sewing patterns is one of the easiest for beginners to make! #LearningToSew #BarbieClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I’ve had this pattern on my website for quite some time, but it has never been offered as a free printable PDF pattern before. So today I’m upgrading this pattern to a PDF. When you print the pattern, you’ll see the image of the purple summer top displayed on … Continue reading Today’s free PDF doll top sewing patterns is one of the easiest for beginners to make! #LearningToSew #BarbieClothes

Let’s make pajamas and a robe for vintage Tammy w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #VintageToys #VintageDolls

For your free patterns and links to the tutorial videos you’ll find helpful, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Happy New Year! Yesterday I gave you the free pattern and tutorial for just the bathrobe. Today I’m giving you patterns and tutorial videos for the whole ensemble! This outfit will include pajama shorts, a pajama top, felt slippers, and a bathrobe. For … Continue reading Let’s make pajamas and a robe for vintage Tammy w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #VintageToys #VintageDolls