The image shows an 18 inch Madame Alexander doll (similar in size to the 18 inch American Girl dolls) wearing a handmade skirt of holiday print. She also wears a hand-sewn velvet top (shirt) with long sleeves and a v-neck collar. These 18 inch doll clothes are very easy to sew with free patterns from the website ChellyWood.com. Sewing patterns at ChellyWood.com focus on doll clothes and doll crafts for dolls of many shapes and sizes, including the 18" dolls like American Girl doll and Madame Alexander doll. The image shows the 18" doll modeling the free doll clothes patterns in a snowy scene with winter trees and brush behind her, snow at her feet, and overhead, the wintery sky has snowflakes falling all around. The little skirt she wears (the one that goes with the free pattern for 18 inch dolls) uses an elastic waist, and ChellyWood.com not only offers the free patterns for making the whole outfit for 18" dolls, but it also offers free tutorial videos showing how to sew these simple garments. The image has a watermark that says "ChellyWood.com: free printable patterns and tutorials."

Free Printable Sewing Patterns for 18″ Dolls’ Skirts @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #sewing #crafts

This week I’m going to show you how to make the adorable elastic-waist holiday skirt shown above. It fits 18″ dolls like American Girl dolls, Madame Alexander dolls, Journey Girls, and many more 18-inch dolls. Below you’ll see that I’ve made a gingham skirt for my Kaya doll, from American Girl doll company: Tomorrow (on Christmas Day) I’ll post the free, printable sewing pattern for … Continue reading Free Printable Sewing Patterns for 18″ Dolls’ Skirts @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #sewing #crafts

Easy Barbie® #dolls dress pattern for #Holiday #Crafting is free @ ChellyWood.com

It’s true; I’ve posted these patterns before in honor of Valentine’s Day, but with Christmas right around the corner, every dolly needs her little red dress to wear to parties! And yesterday I re-posted my pants, shirt, and tie patterns for Ken dolls, so now you’ll need a cute little dress for Barbie® to wear to Thanksgiving dinner! Therefore, are all the patterns and tutorials … Continue reading Easy Barbie® #dolls dress pattern for #Holiday #Crafting is free @ 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

Image of sewing pattern for Barbie-sized pants and miniature Christmas stocking.

Pattern for making a #miniature #holiday #stocking is free @ ChellyWood.com

Here’s my miniature Christmas stocking pattern, and alongside it is a simple pattern for a pair of boot-cut pants or trousers to fit 11.5-inch fashion dolls like Barbie®, Queens of Africa Dolls™, and many other, similar-sized dolls. After I post my tutorial for making the miniature Christmas stocking tomorrow, I’ll post some links to some of my favorite patterns for making doll pants. The pattern … Continue reading Pattern for making a #miniature #holiday #stocking is free @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns. Image is of a towel-topper pattern. This is only one of two patterns for a towel-topper. The other free pattern is found at ChellyWood.com, along with a free tutorial video showing how to make the pattern.

Tea #Towel Topper #Pattern is free @ ChellyWood.com #GiftIdeas

Here’s the first of my two tea towel topper patterns. Tomorrow I’ll post Pattern 2, and on Friday, I’ll post the tutorial showing you exactly how to make these. I have to say, these are really pretty easy to make, as gift-worthy crafts go. During the month of November, I’ve been posting other holiday gift ideas, as well, like my Instagram pillow and my dragon … Continue reading Tea #Towel Topper #Pattern is free @ ChellyWood.com #GiftIdeas

Image of a pattern used for sewing an Instagram logo pillow

#CraftIdeas for the #kids: #DIY Instagram Pillow

Yesterday I posted the first of the two patterns needed for making my Instagram Pillow. Today I’m posting the second of these patterns. Tomorrow I’ll post the tutorial video, so you can get started on this fantastic Christmas gift project right away! __________________ Need help printing my patterns? This link will take you to a tutorial showing you how to download my free, printable patterns. … Continue reading #CraftIdeas for the #kids: #DIY Instagram Pillow

Image of doll wearing a small white bonnet with a red ribbon. Overlay says, "How to make a Pilgrim's bonnet for an eighteen inch doll."

How to Make a #Thanksgiving #Pilgrim’s Bonnet #Tutorial & Free Pattern on ChellyWood.com

Well, yes, this is still part of my Swedish traditional costume that I started posting back in October, but now that November is here, someone pointed out that this costume’s patterns would also be great for making a pilgrim suit for American Girl, Madame Alexander, or other 18″ dolls. So I posted this bonnet tutorial under the seasonally-appropriate heading suggested by that viewer. I hope … Continue reading How to Make a #Thanksgiving #Pilgrim’s Bonnet #Tutorial & Free Pattern on ChellyWood.com