Make a T-shirt and Valentine’s Day pants for Petite Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Okay, first things first… Did you notice yesterday’s blog post? My “How to Alter Doll Clothes Patterns” class is now available on the Creative Spark platform. YAY! So if you’ve been waiting to sign up — well, first, thank you for your patience. Thank you! THANK YOU! And second, … Continue reading Make a T-shirt and Valentine’s Day pants for Petite Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #DollClothes

On a blue linen background, we see the shadowed words "free pattern" above the Chelly Wood dot com logo. To the right of these, a Barbie doll poses in a beautiful pink ball gown, overlaid with lace.

Sew a long lacy dress for Barbie with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #LongDress #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I’ve had this pattern available here, as a JPG image, for several years now, but today is the first time I’ve posted these patterns as a PDF. And I have some good news… In case you didn’t read yesterday’s blog post, my Creative Spark class, “How to Alter Doll … Continue reading Sew a long lacy dress for Barbie with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #LongDress #DollClothes

On a background of purple cotton fabric that has tiny white polka dots, we see the words "free pattern" and the Chelly Wood dot com logo beside a photo of Rainbow High "Sheryl" doll wearing a handmade dress that's reminiscent of a child's dress from the Victorian era. The dress has short sleeves, a mid-calf-length full skirt, and a cropped bodice. It's made of pastel green cotton fabric with tiny white polka dots.

Let’s make another dress for Rainbow High dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. You may have notice in yesterday’s Strawberry Shortcake dress tutorial that my Rainbow High “Sheryl” doll made an appearance too. In fact, I’ve discovered that she and Strawberry Shortcake can swap clothes, as long as they fit in the upper body region. Pants are a different story, but I … Continue reading Let’s make another dress for Rainbow High dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingPatterns

Sew a cotton dress for Strawberry Shortcake with today’s free PDF sewing patterns #instaSewing #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I bought my 2014 articulated Strawberry Shortcake doll at a Goodwill store a couple of years ago, and she was in tragic shape. Just have a look: Yep. Those are little hook-ball toys that are stuck in her hair. I meticulously untangled one hair at a time until … Continue reading Sew a cotton dress for Strawberry Shortcake with today’s free PDF sewing patterns #instaSewing #DollClothes

Sew a basic party dress for Barbie with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #NewYearsEveParty #DollClothes

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. This party dress has been available on my website for some time now, but the tutorial was a really old one. I thought it needed to be remastered with better sound and higher quality photos. To make this basic party dress for fashion dolls like Barbie, you’ll need … Continue reading Sew a basic party dress for Barbie with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #NewYearsEveParty #DollClothes

On a turquoise blue linen background, an African or African American Barbie models a pair of blue jeans, a tee shirt, and a multi-colored poncho with an African-style color scheme on the poncho's cotton fabric. The words on this square image say "free patterns" over the top of the ChellyWood.com logo.

Make a Kwanzaa poncho for Barbie with today’s free PDF sewing pattern #HappyKwanzaa #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Yesterday was the first day of Kwanzaa, an “annual celebration of African-American culture that is held from December 26 to January 1” (from Wikipedia). So in honor of Kwanzaa, I wanted to post my African heritage poncho pattern. This will be the first time I’ve offered this pattern as … Continue reading Make a Kwanzaa poncho for Barbie with today’s free PDF sewing pattern #HappyKwanzaa #DollClothes

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Free printable sewing patterns for making a holiday outfit for Ever After High dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I wanted to find some doll clothes to go with the Mary Jane candy-cane-style shoes that I posted earlier, and I discovered that I was able to adapt a Stacie doll’s elastic-waist ankle pants patterns to fit Ever After High and Monster High dolls. So don’t be confused by … Continue reading Free printable sewing patterns for making a holiday outfit for Ever After High dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingPatterns

A purple cotton fabric with tiny white polka dots frames a photo of a miniature table-top Christmas Tree that has tiny wrapped gifts under it and miniature Christmas tree ornaments on it. The words "Holiday-themed blog posts" float above the Chelly Wood dot com logo.

Sew snowflake pajamas for Barbie with today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #barbieclothes #ChristmasPajamas

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. You’ll need some small-print holiday flannel fabric, to create the cute pajama top and shorts shown in the image above. The shorts also require a bit of 1/8 inch elastic, and the top uses some 1/4 inch folded white bias tape. Today’s patterns will fit these dolls: Queens of … Continue reading Sew snowflake pajamas for Barbie with today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #barbieclothes #ChristmasPajamas

A purple cotton fabric with tiny white polka dots frames a photo of a miniature table-top Christmas Tree that has tiny wrapped gifts under it and miniature Christmas tree ornaments on it. The words "Holiday-themed blog posts" float above the Chelly Wood dot com logo.

Make Mary Jane Shoes for MH or EAH 10 inch dolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollShoes #HolidayCrafts

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s tutorial goes with a pattern for making a pair of Mary Jane style shoes that will fit Monster High dolls, Ever After High dolls, and Moana 10 inch dolls (among other dolls with similar-sized feet). It’s a nice tutorial for the holidays because in the video, I … Continue reading Make Mary Jane Shoes for MH or EAH 10 inch dolls w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollShoes #HolidayCrafts

Framed in turquoise blue linen fabric, we see the image of Skipper holding an athletic stance. She wears leisure pants or athletic pants with a hooded sweatshirt that has a front pocket. The frame in which she stands also has the words "free patterns" and the ChellyWood.com logo.

Let’s make athletic doll clothes for Skipper w/Free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingFun #FreePatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Last week I gave you the patterns and tutorial videos for making the hooded sweatshirt. Yesterday you got the patterns and tutorials for making the athletic pants. Today I’m combining the whole outfit into one package! To make these athletic pants, you’ll need some jersey fabric and some 1/8 … Continue reading Let’s make athletic doll clothes for Skipper w/Free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewingFun #FreePatterns

Framed in purple spotted cotton fabric, we see a Chelly Wood logo, the words "free patterns," and the image of a Skipper doll's lower-half wearing a pair of athletic pants in aqua blue.

Sew a pair of athletic pants for Skipper w/Free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #SkipperDoll #SewingLove

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I wonder how many children will get a Skipper doll for Christmas this year? And yet Skipper’s wardrobe has always been limited, even back when I was a kid. Poor Skipper! She’s always having to borrow clothes from her big sister, Barbie! Wouldn’t it be nice to make … Continue reading Sew a pair of athletic pants for Skipper w/Free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #SkipperDoll #SewingLove

A turquoise linen frame appears around and behind the words "free patterns" along with the photo of a Skipper doll in a striped short-sleeved T-shirt and a pair of lightweight denim jeans. The logo for ChellyWood.com also appears in one corner of this frame.

Make a T-shirt and jeans for Skipper with today’s free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #CreatableWorld #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. A couple of weeks ago, I posted this pattern for the Creatable World dolls from Mattel. Skipper and the Creatable World dolls are very compatible, when it comes to clothing-swapping. And let’s face it, Skipper gets purchased and given to children for birthdays and Christmas, but she usually has … Continue reading Make a T-shirt and jeans for Skipper with today’s free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #CreatableWorld #DollClothes