This image is the YouTube video tutorial header image. In the accompanying tutorial, Chelly Wood offers instructions (both written and verbal step-by-step guidelines) for sewing a swimsuit to fit 28 inch Barbies, using her free printable sewing patterns for 28 inch doll swimsuits / bathing suit, the pattern of which is found at ChellyWood.com

#SewingBlogger Tuesday: #Sew a swimsuit for 28″ #dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Here in the northern hemisphere, we’re in the heat of summer, so it’s a good time for a swim… Let’s sew a doll’s swimsuit! This doll swimsuit / bathing suit sewing project will fit the 28″ Best Fashion Friend Barbie (and other 28″ fashion dolls). You’ll find the free, printable sewing patterns below: MS Word downloadable pattern for a 28″ doll’s swimsuit or leotard PDF … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Tuesday: #Sew a swimsuit for 28″ #dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Let’s #sew an outfit for 28″ #dolls with free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

In the image above, you can see my 28-inch “Just Play” Barbie wearing a handmade sweater and an argyle skirt with knife pleats. This Barbie is a lot of fun to sew for because she’s so big, like sewing for a little child! Right now, there are not a lot of outfits available for these 28″ beauties. But, I’m here to help! With the free … Continue reading Let’s #sew an outfit for 28″ #dolls with free #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image shows a YouTube video header with a 28-inch Barbie wearing a handmade leotard and tulle ballerina skirting. The overlay says, "28-inch doll leotard or swimsuit" and offers the url where the free patterns and tutorials can be found: ChellyWood.com

#SewingBlogger Thursday: #Sew a #tutu or swimsuit for 28″ #dolls @ ChellyWood.com

This week we took measurements for sewing clothes to fit the 28″ Best Fashion Friend Barbie (and other 28″ fashion dolls). Yesterday I gave you the free, printable sewing patterns found in the downloads below: MS Word downloadable pattern for a 28″ doll’s swimsuit or leotard PDF pattern download for a 28″ doll’s swimsuit or leotard Today’s tutorial shows you how to make this lovely … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: #Sew a #tutu or swimsuit for 28″ #dolls @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows a Mattel Skipper doll wearing a hand-made pajama top. The overlay says "Skipper Pajamas" and offers the url ChellyWood.com (where you can find both the free pattern for making these pajamas that fit Skipper but also free tutorials showing how to sew this outfit for skipper dolls).

#SewingBlogger Thursday: #Sew PJs for Skipper #Dolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Are you ready to sew some pajamas for Skipper dolls? The tutorial above will guide you, and the patterns below are free to use, so long as you help spread the word about my free patterns and tutorials! Free printable sewing pattern for 10-inch fashion doll pajamas MS Word Download Free printable sewing pattern for 10-inch fashion doll pajamas PDF Download Tomorrow I’ll post the … Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: #Sew PJs for Skipper #Dolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows a 28-inch Mattel Best Fashion Friend Barbie doll wearing a hand-made pleated skirt, sewn with argyle fabric. It has knife pleats. The overlay says "Pleated skirt" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com as a place to find the free printable sewing patterns for this 28 inch Barbie's skirt.

#SewingBlogger Thursday: pleated skirt for 28-in #Barbie

This is the tutorial video to accompany yesterday’s free printable sewing patterns. A word to the wise: knife pleats are somewhat challenging because they require precise measurements, so if you’re a beginner, you might want to make this skirt instead. It’s a little easier. Today’s post will be brief; I’m behind on sewing projects for next week, so you’ll have to excuse my brevity. Continue reading #SewingBlogger Thursday: pleated skirt for 28-in #Barbie

The image shows a 28-inch Fashion Friend Barbie doll wearing handmade doll clothes including an argyle skirt in blue and tan plaid, with a cashmere-style sweater. The skirt uses knife pleats in a ruffled edge around the bottom of the skirt. The overlay offers the website where you can find the free printable sewing pattern for this outfit including patterns for both the argyle skirt and the cashmere-style sweater for 28 inch fashion dolls.

#MeMade Monday: Argyle knife pleated skirt for 28-inch #Barbie

This image shows the adorable 28″ Barbie doll clothes we’ll be making here at ChellyWood.com over the course of the next two weeks. It includes my argyle mini-skirt PDF pattern (which is free, like all the other patterns here on my website) and the pattern for the cashmere-style sweater, which is really just a lined shirt made with sweater fabric. I’ll be focusing on the … Continue reading #MeMade Monday: Argyle knife pleated skirt for 28-inch #Barbie

Short dress or ruffled top free #sewing pattern fits #pregnant Barbie

I recently received a question on my “Submit a question” page about which outfits (from my Gallery Page) would fit Pregnant Barbie. I suggested this universal dress pattern, which fits nearly every fashion doll I’ve ever tried it on. The short version of the dress can also double as a ruffle-edged top, which is perfect for the expecting mother in DollVille. Here’s the pattern you’ll … Continue reading Short dress or ruffled top free #sewing pattern fits #pregnant Barbie