On a turquoise blue linen background, we read the words "Halloween costume contest" with a white arrow pointing down at a row of photographs of different dolls wearing various Halloween costumes including (left to right) a cat costume, a ghost costume, a witch costume, a Renaissance bard costume, and a cactus costume. In the upper right hand corner of the square image is the logo for ChellyWood.com

Let’s have a Halloween costume contest for dolls! Join the fun @ ChellyWood.com #CostumeContest #DollClothes

During the month of October, I’ve been giving you lots of free, printable PDF sewing patterns for making Halloween costumes for dolls of many shapes and all different sizes. Let’s look back over the month to see what we’ve created! Watch the video at the top of the page, and then use the form below to cast a vote for your favorite Halloween costume for … Continue reading Let’s have a Halloween costume contest for dolls! Join the fun @ ChellyWood.com #CostumeContest #DollClothes

The image shows a brunette vintage (or vintage reproduction) Barbie wearing a black 3-tier skirt that flares out, a white felt sleeveless shirt that tapers at the waist, and a tall black witch's hat. This photo is framed by a purple fabric frame with tiny white polka dots and the words "free patterns." In the lower left corner, we also see the Chelly Wood dot com logo.

Let’s make one more witch costume for vintage Barbie before Halloween! #HalloweenWitch #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Recently I’ve given you a few ideas about witch costumes, and I posted free patterns for making this witch hat, using a combination of my Princess cone hat and my Renaissance musketeer hat. Click here to learn more about that. Today I’m going to give you free printable patterns … Continue reading Let’s make one more witch costume for vintage Barbie before Halloween! #HalloweenWitch #DollClothes

On a turquoise blue frame, a Barbie models her pretty yellow doll clothes and her black witch's hat. She looks like she's ready to attend a Halloween party, but she's almost too sunshine-pretty to be dressed for Halloween! The words on the framed image say "free patterns," and "Chelly Wood."

Sew a Halloween Party Outfit and Witch Hat for Barbie w/Free Patterns #HalloweenParty #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. When I first posted this pattern and these tutorials, I had designed them to fit my Spin Master Liv dolls, but as you can see in the image above, they also fit modern and Made-to-Move Barbie dolls. In fact… Today’s patterns will fit these dolls: Momoko dolls modern and … Continue reading Sew a Halloween Party Outfit and Witch Hat for Barbie w/Free Patterns #HalloweenParty #DollClothes

On a square of turquoise blue linen fabric, we see the words "free patterns" alongside the ChellyWood.com logo. To the right of these is a photo of a Curvy Barbie (trademarked by Mattel) wearing the following handmade doll clothes: a Renaissance hat with a feather in it, a long-sleeved tunic with puffy sleeves, a pair of leggings, a pair of leather lace-up boots, and a jacket with many gathers. The doll clothes remind us of Alexander (or Alexandre) Dumas.

Sew a Musketeer Halloween Costume for Curvy Barbie w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HalloweenBarbie #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. For Halloween, or as part of a Cosplay Renaissance Faire, let’s make a musketeer costume to fit Mattel’s Curvy Barbie dolls! To make today’s fun Halloween costume or cosplay outfit, you’ll need some flannel fabric, cotton fabric, craft foam, a solid-colored sock, a craft feather, a hook-and-eye closure, and … Continue reading Sew a Musketeer Halloween Costume for Curvy Barbie w/Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HalloweenBarbie #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

A tiny Chelsea doll or a similar-sized doll is going trick-or-treating for Halloween. She wears a little felt ghost costume with they eyes cut out. She carries a pumpkin-shaped candy basket. She appears to be wearing her ghost costume over a dress of blue printed fabric. Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download and print all the free printable sewing patterns for making these doll clothes, along with links to tutorial videos that show you how to make this outfit.

Sew a Miniature Halloween Candy Bucket w/ Free Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Halloween #CraftProject

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to any additional relevant tutorial videos. Tomorrow is Halloween here in the United States, where I live, so I decided it was time to re-post my Halloween candy bucket craft project with a free printable PDF sewing pattern. If you’re looking for the 11-inch doll Halloween cat … Continue reading Sew a Miniature Halloween Candy Bucket w/ Free Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Halloween #CraftProject

The image shows the YouTube header for a tutorial video showing how to make a party dress for vintage Francie dolls. The header incudes an image of Francie in a handmade party dress with long sleeves and a decorative trim around the skirt of the dress. There's an arrow pointing to a PDF sewing pattern and the words on the arrow say, "with free patterns." The URL provided with this image tells you where to go to download a free printable PDF sewing pattern for making a party dress to fit vintage Francie dolls and similar-sized dolls: ChellyWood.com

Sew a Halloween Party Dress for Fashion Dolls

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This week’s tutorial video is a remake of an older tutorial, but it does have improvements. My early tutorial videos didn’t offer voice-over (my voice describing the steps); they only offered text. I’ve since learned, that for visually impaired YouTube and blog followers, the voice-over instructions are essential. … Continue reading Sew a Halloween Party Dress for Fashion Dolls

The image shows a highly articulated Breyer Rider doll (made by the Breyer model horse company), and the doll appears to be standing in a museum filled with classical works of art, including sculpture and paintings. The doll wears a sweater (jumper in the UK) and a short houndstooth skirt with ballet flats. Please click on the link in the caption to navigate to a page where you can download and print free PDF sewing patterns for making this and other doll clothes to fit your 8" or 9" (20 cm, 21 cm, 22 cm, or 23 cm) dolls like the Breyer Riders, Bratz dolls, Stacie dolls from Mattel (Barbie's little sister), Hasbro's World of Love vintage dolls, and Mego action figures, among others.

Make this outfit for your 8-inch or 9-inch (20-23 cm) dolls w/a free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #TinyThings #DollClothes

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing pattern and links to all additional relevant tutorial videos. This week’s newest video tutorial showed you how to make a miniature houndstooth skirt for your 8″ to 9″ (20-23 cm) fashion dolls, and today I’ve added to this week’s fun project the super-easy-to-sew sleeveless sweater (sometimes called a “jumper”) for … Continue reading Make this outfit for your 8-inch or 9-inch (20-23 cm) dolls w/a free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #TinyThings #DollClothes

The image shows a close-up of the couching stitch used in hand-embroidery (broderie). The overlay says, "Basic couching stitch" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com as the home of this particular DIY embroidery video showing how to do the couching stitch.

Learn hand #embroidery with this basic couching #stitch for #Halloween #craft projects

If you regularly visit ChellyWood.com, you may have noticed that I’ve been offering a number of hand embroidery tutorials lately. In November, these tutorials will culminate in a pincushion sampler, with (to no one’s surprise) a free pattern! In this video, you can see a preview of the windmill pincushion pattern that’s coming in November, just in time for making handmade Christmas gifts for friends … Continue reading Learn hand #embroidery with this basic couching #stitch for #Halloween #craft projects

Here we see a Spin Master Liv doll sitting in a wicker chair, in a purple room. She's reaching out to a tray of tea with a teapot, which rests on a white wicker table. In her lap is a tiny china plate of pink cake. Her dress has orange sleeves and white cuffs but the largest part of the dress, including the bodice and skirt, are made of black fabric decorated with tiny white and orange candy corns. The skirt's hem is embellished with orange ribbon and white 1/8 inch rickrack trim.

FREE #Halloween dress pattern for #LivDolls and other 11″ #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

This week’s posts will be brief. Since I discovered that this dress pattern fits quite a few dolls, I need to create official posts for each doll, so that I can offer links from my gallery page to each post. (Sorry for taking up a whole week to take care of business, but this is the best way to make the patterns easily accessible from … Continue reading FREE #Halloween dress pattern for #LivDolls and other 11″ #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows an Ariel doll wearing a long-sleeved dress with cuffs and rickrack trim. The cotton fabric of the dress is decorated with candy corn print.

Free pattern for #sewing a #DisneyPrincess #dolls dress @ ChellyWood.com

This week’s posts will be brief. Since I discovered that this dress pattern fits quite a few dolls, I need to create official posts for each doll, so that I can offer links from my gallery page to each post. (Sorry for taking up a whole week to take care of business, but this is the best way to make the patterns easily accessible from … Continue reading Free pattern for #sewing a #DisneyPrincess #dolls dress @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Skipper doll and a Petite Barbie doll wearing a dress that's made of candy corn-decorated fabric. The overlay says, "Halloween doll dress with free pattern" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com.

#Sew a pretty #Halloween dress for #dolls w/FREE pattern @ ChellyWood.com

  You might be thinking, “I don’t have time to make this dress before Halloween!” That may be true, but as it says in the video, you can substitute the candy corn fabric for any other small-print fabric. Think how cute this dress would look with a snowflake- or flower-patterned fabric! How about simple polka dots? This dress tutorial has a longer-than-usual viewing time, but … Continue reading #Sew a pretty #Halloween dress for #dolls w/FREE pattern @ ChellyWood.com