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

Update on my Creative Spark class: #Design #DollClothes

Hi guys! I bet you’ve heard by now that I’ll be teaching a design-your-own-doll-clothes course with C&T Publishing on their Creative Spark Online Learning platform. The last time I brought this up, many of you said that cost would be a factor in your decision to purchase a class in doll clothing design techniques. So what I’ve done is broken my class into three sections. … Continue reading Update on my Creative Spark class: #Design #DollClothes

This image shows four different outfits for vintage Skipper dolls, including one shirt, one pair of pants, and three styles of skirts. You can download the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making all of these Skipper doll clothes at ChellyWood.com

Free Sewing Patterns for Making Doll Clothes to Fit 9-inch (23 cm) Vintage Skipper Dolls (Gallery)

Please click on the doll clothes you would like to make. Not what you’re looking for? Behind the scenes, I’m creating a series of classes that will teach you how to design your own doll clothes. My classes will be available through C&T Publishing’s Creative Spark platform, starting in 2022. Click on the link provided to learn more about my own classes and the other wonderful courses you can take … Continue reading Free Sewing Patterns for Making Doll Clothes to Fit 9-inch (23 cm) Vintage Skipper Dolls (Gallery)

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

Free cosplay costume patterns for fashion dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Cosplay #DollClothes

For your free Halloween or cosplay costume patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. These patterns have been available on my website for quite some time now, but as my regular followers know, I’m converting all of my old JPG image patterns to PDFs for easy download. That’s why I’m re-posting these free fashion doll “cosplay” patterns today, just … Continue reading Free cosplay costume patterns for fashion dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Cosplay #DollClothes

The image shows the legs of a BFC Ink doll wearing a pair of handmade socks which have been sewn out of a pair of underwear. The overlay says "DIY Doll Socks" and if you go to ChellyWood.com, you'll find a free tutorial video that explains, step-by-step, how to make your own doll socks from underpants. This is one of dozens of easy-to-follow instructional DIY videos along with hundreds of free doll clothes sewing patterns which can be found at Chelly Wood dot com.

Let’s make doll socks! #LearningToSew #SewingLessons

Got any undies with holes in them? Or pairs of unmentionables your kids have outgrown? Why not make them into a pair of doll socks? But please… MAKE SURE THEY ARE CLEAN first! 🤪 Today’s super easy craft project requires very little sewing skill, but just to be sure you can handle the wee bit of sewing that’s involved, here are a couple of links … Continue reading Let’s make doll socks! #LearningToSew #SewingLessons

This is a purple square frame around the words "free pattern," the Chelly Wood dot com logo, and a photo of a Barbie wearing a felt shirt and a miniskirt with tulle petticoat.

Super simple doll clothes for Barbie with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This outfit and its variations has been available on ChellyWood.com for quite some time, but today I’m converting the JPG patterns to PDFs for easier download. I first posted these photos on or around St. Patrick’s Day, but imagine the skirt pattern in a back-to-school print, a Halloween Print, … Continue reading Super simple doll clothes for Barbie with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

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 turquoise blue frame surrounds two different photos: one of a 12 inch baby doll wearing a halter dress with bloomers and the other showing a 12 inch baby doll wearing a halter top with shorts. The watermark reminds us to visit Chelly Wood dot com for free printable PDF sewing patterns for making these doll clothes for baby dolls.

Baby doll halter dress and shorts or bloomers / nappy covers @ ChellyWood.com

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Today’s pattern combo includes the image above (for a halter dress with bloomers) or another possible combination of a halter top with shorts (see image below). These patterns have been available here in the past, but there was some confusion about which patterns went with which tutorial videos. Hopefully today’s blog … Continue reading Baby doll halter dress and shorts or bloomers / nappy covers @ ChellyWood.com

A light blue square is framed by a white tape measure. Inside the frame, the words "Tape Measure Tuesday" are angled above the Chelly Wood dot com website logo. To the right of these, we see an articulated African American Texas A and M Ken doll back to back with a regular Ken doll with blond hair. Both Ken dolls wear handmade shorts with elastic waists.

Articulated Ken dolls vs. Regular Ken Dolls #TapeMeasureTuesday

Articulation is a term that refers to the number of joints a doll or action figure has. In today’s Tape Measure Tuesday feature, I want to share with you the comparison between an articulated Ken doll and a regular Ken doll. Here on my website, I’ve grouped clothing patterns for both of these dolls together, and as you’ll see in their measurements, they’re not far … Continue reading Articulated Ken dolls vs. Regular Ken Dolls #TapeMeasureTuesday