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.

Kwanza craft project: make a miniature Unity Cup @ ChellyWood.com #KwanzaaCrafts #KidsCrafts

  This week I posted patterns for Kwanzaa doll clothes, including a free, printable poncho pattern. But what else does a fashion doll need for his/her Kwanzaa celebration? How about a unity cup? This tutorial video shows you how to make a unity cup from three simple objects you can find around the house: half of a nut shell a bead connector a slice of … Continue reading Kwanza craft project: make a miniature Unity Cup @ ChellyWood.com #KwanzaaCrafts #KidsCrafts

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.

FREE Holiday sewing patterns for Dora and Friends Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #FavoriteToys #ChristmasShopping

If you’ve been following my blog lately, you’ve seen these patterns and tutorials before, but when I’m done posting all the bits and pieces of an outfit, I like to post everything in one easy-to-find post. This is that post! As you can see, these patterns will fit the 8-inch Dora and Friends dolls, but they also fit many other dolls too. Just look back at … Continue reading FREE Holiday sewing patterns for Dora and Friends Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #FavoriteToys #ChristmasShopping

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.

Free dress pattern for 8 inch baby dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #HolidaySewing

  It’s December! Let’s get that holiday sewing done! To make the dress pictured above, you’ll need some small print holiday cotton fabric, 1/8 inch elastic, and size 3/0 Dritz snaps. Below are the links to the patterns and tutorial videos that will help you create today’s candy cane dress, which is pictured at the top of this post. Free printable PDF sewing pattern for … Continue reading Free dress pattern for 8 inch baby dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #HolidaySewing

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.

FREE Holiday sewing patterns for Momoko Doll elf costume @ ChellyWood.com #MomokoDoll #DollClothes

Yes, this is the same pattern I posted last Friday and yesterday, but I wanted to show you how cute it is on Momoko dolls too! This image shows the outfit in green cotton Christmas fabric, using eyelet lace trim. Now I used 1/2 inch Offray Santa-belt ribbon for the hat and dress, but it’s sort of hard to find in that size. I lucked … Continue reading FREE Holiday sewing patterns for Momoko Doll elf costume @ ChellyWood.com #MomokoDoll #DollClothes

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.

FREE Holiday sewing patterns for Skipper Doll elf costume @ ChellyWood.com #HappyHolidays #DollClothes

Yes, this is the same pattern I posted last Friday, but it looks a little different in green cotton Christmas fabric, using eyelet lace trim instead of the fur I used in the red version of the dress. Now I used 1/2 inch Offray Santa-belt ribbon for the hat and dress, but it’s sort of hard to find in that size. I lucked out and … Continue reading FREE Holiday sewing patterns for Skipper Doll elf costume @ ChellyWood.com #HappyHolidays #DollClothes

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.

FREE Holiday sewing patterns for Tinkerbell Doll elf costume @ ChellyWood.com

If you follow my blog regularly, you’ve probably seen these patterns and tutorials before, but this is the first time I’ve converted the shoes, hat, and Christmas stockings to PDF format. As you can see, these patterns will fit the 9 inch Tinkerbell fairy dolls, but they also fit many other dolls too. Just look back at my “North Pole Christmas” stop motion video to get … Continue reading FREE Holiday sewing patterns for Tinkerbell Doll elf costume @ ChellyWood.com

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.

Holiday-themed blog posts are on the way @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayCraftProjects and #DollClothes

As most of my regular followers know, I’m busy working behind the scenes to create a class on the Creative Spark platform that will teach you how I design my doll clothes patterns. If you’re interested in taking my Creative Spark class, just go to their website, scroll down to the bottom of the home page, and subscribe to their newsletter. That way you’ll be … Continue reading Holiday-themed blog posts are on the way @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayCraftProjects and #DollClothes

Here we see the ChellyWood doll holding up Simplicity doll clothes pattern 4786, which is particularly popular if you're looking for 18 inch doll clothes patterns for coats or jackets or winter clothing. It includes patterns for pullovers, a ski-like zip-front jacket, and a woolly long coat for winter. It also includes long sleeve shirt and jeans or pants or dungaree patterns.

Where to find good coat patterns for 18 inch dolls like #AmericanGirlDolls and #JourneyGirls

Last week my inbox was flooded with people asking me questions and making requests. Yes, the holiday sewing season is upon us, and our kids and grandkids are hoping we’ll make them lots of lovely doll clothes for Christmas! One of the requests I received was for a coat pattern for 18-inch dolls. In my response to this request, I pointed out that you can … Continue reading Where to find good coat patterns for 18 inch dolls like #AmericanGirlDolls and #JourneyGirls

A lovely African or African-American doll with black hair and chocolate complexion stands before a gold-leafy wallpaper on a hard wood floor. She wears a straw hat and a long skirt with sleeveless top. The long skirt is made of a red, white, and blue wavy-patterned flag-like fabric. The sleeveless top is white with red bias tape trim. This doll appears to look a lot like a Barbie doll. 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.

Patriotic maxi skirt and sleeveless shirt for fashion dolls w/free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #July4th #Patriotism

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Send your child or grandchild to this year’s Fourth of July parade with their favorite fashion doll dressed in a lovely maxi skirt and a new shirt to match! Today’s free patterns are relatively easy to sew if you have a bit of sewing experience. And what fun for … Continue reading Patriotic maxi skirt and sleeveless shirt for fashion dolls w/free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #July4th #Patriotism

The image shows Azeezah, one of the Queens of Africa dolls from the Slice by Cake company. She models a sparkly red skirt and a red felt top with easy-to-sew straps. If you click on the link in the caption, it will take you to a page where you can download and print all the FREE PDF sewing patterns you'll need to make this outfit, and it will also offer sewing tutorials explaining how to follow the patterns to make the outfit. This image comes from the website ChellyWood.com where you can find hundreds of free printable sewing patterns for doll clothes and crafts.

Winter party skirt and top for fashion dolls w/free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Please show your appreciation for my free printable PDF sewing patterns by sharing these images on your favorite social media venues. It actually helps my website grow a lot! Here are the free, printable PDF sewing patterns for making the skirt and felt top shown in the images above: Free printable PDF sewing pattern for long skirt to fit fashion dolls Tutorial video showing how … Continue reading Winter party skirt and top for fashion dolls w/free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. The image shows a Queens of Africa Azeezah doll wearing a hand-made skirt and tank-style top. This is a YouTube video header, and it states, "free long skirt patterns" offering the website URL ChellyWood.com (where you can download the free pattern for a long skirt to fit 11 inch dolls like the Queens of Africa dolls, Barbie dolls, Moxie girls, Disney princess dolls in the fashion doll variety, and much more.

Sew a long skirt for fashion dolls with today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #sewing #diy

I was traveling during the month of December, so I never got to post the patterns for this long skirt with elastic waist, which fits most 11 to 11.5-inch fashion dolls. So although it’s January, you can see photos of a Christmas scene with my Queens of Africa doll in the video above. In spite of the poor timing, here are the free, printable PDF … Continue reading Sew a long skirt for fashion dolls with today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #sewing #diy

A Lil Cutsies (Lil' cutesie) baby doll from JC Toys is shown modeling a blue dress with sleeves. The cotton dress has a pattern of tiny candy canes dancing across the fabric. The shade of blue in the dress matches the blue of her hair ribbon.

Free baby doll clothes PDF sewing patterns: #CandyCane #DollDress for 8-inch #dolls!

    Below are the links to the patterns and tutorial videos that will help you create today’s candy cane dress, which is pictured at the top of this post. Free printable PDF sewing pattern for 8 inch baby doll dress, slippers, and diaper Free tutorial for making the dress You may also like the tutorial videos for making the reversible diaper pattern, snowflake dress, … Continue reading Free baby doll clothes PDF sewing patterns: #CandyCane #DollDress for 8-inch #dolls!