The image shows a simple pattern for the bodice of a shirt for 18-inch dolls like the American Girl dolls, Madame Alexander 18" dolls, and Journey Girls 18 inch dolls. This pattern is free, printable, and comes with an instructional tutorial video showing how to sew the pattern. The watermark on the pattern is and the pattern also has a creative commons "attribution" mark.

Free doll clothes patterns for 18-inch dolls’ shirts @ #dolls #sewing #hobbies

If this pattern looks familiar to my regular followers, that’s because it’s the same pattern we used for the basic felt top for 18 inch dolls a while back. However tomorrow I’ll also be posting the long sleeve that matches this pattern, so you can create the long-sleeved velvet shirt that I posted preview pictures of yesterday. So please come back tomorrow for the rest … Continue reading Free doll clothes patterns for 18-inch dolls’ shirts @ #dolls #sewing #hobbies

This is a free, printable sewing pattern that you can print on computer paper, cut out, and sew to fit an 8" baby doll, like the Lil Cutesies dolls made by JC Toys. It will fit most 8 inch baby dolls. These doll clothes patterns are free at which offers them for download with a creative commons attribution watermark. This particular baby doll pattern is the first of two. The second pattern includes the sleeve for this baby doll dress and a free printable baby doll diaper pattern too. This pattern, in addition to the doll dress, also offers a "slipper" or shoe for 8-inch baby dolls among its pattern pieces, along with the bodice and skirt patterns to fit 8 inch baby dolls.

Sew a pretty #Christmas dress for your #kids’ baby #dolls w/FREE patterns @

My regular followers will recognize this pattern. It’s the one we used to make the snowflake dress. However this week’s tutorial will add the sleeve to this dress, to create the candy-cane dress you see pictured in the lower left-hand corner of the dress pattern. Tomorrow I’ll post the sleeve pattern, which is also attached to the free printable diaper pattern. For easy download, click … Continue reading Sew a pretty #Christmas dress for your #kids’ baby #dolls w/FREE patterns @

Please visit for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. This free tutorial video shows you how to do a basic feather stitch when embroidering by hand. The image shows the feather stitch as red thread on a light green background. The title says, "Feather stitch" and offers the website,, where you can view free tutorials on many embroidery stitches including the feather stitch, whipstitch, backstitch, and many others. His hand embroidery tutorial specifically addresses how to make the feather stitch when doing embroidery.

How to do a feather stitch #embroidery #design @ #crafts

This is yet another video tutorial that shows one of the stitches I used in my windmill pincushion design. I have not yet posted the windmill pincushion pattern, but I’m hoping to post it in November. That should allow any of my interested followers enough time to make one of these cute pincushions and give it away as a Christmas gift (for those of you … Continue reading How to do a feather stitch #embroidery #design @ #crafts

Please visit for FREE printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Mattel's Made-to-Move Barbie wearing hand-made elastic-waist pants and a felt summer top with ribbon straps. She stands in front of a colorful Carribean-style cityscape. Her blond curls appear to be kissed by the sun. Overlay says, " free printable sewing patterns and tutorials."

#Barbie, #CurvyBarbie, and #Vintage Tammy #Dolls clothes FREE patterns @

Looking just as elegant as one would expect, my MTM Barbie models this week’s project in the image above. We’ll be sewing a pair of elastic waist pants. This week’s free pattern is super versatile, though. As you see in the image below, this pants pattern also fits Mattel’s Curvy Barbie: As you can see, the image above shows the new Made-to-Move Curvy Barbie. She’s … Continue reading #Barbie, #CurvyBarbie, and #Vintage Tammy #Dolls clothes FREE patterns @

What #Magical Places Did Chelly Visit While on #Vacation at #Yellowstone?

I’ve been posting links to the patterns and tutorials for lots of complete outfits lately. I’m doing that for two reasons: I’ve been enjoying some vacation time with my lovely family. I’m busy re-organizing my website to make it easier to find patterns. When a person takes the time to do a little vacationing with family, it’s amazing what wonderful things they see and do! … Continue reading What #Magical Places Did Chelly Visit While on #Vacation at #Yellowstone?