The square turquoise-and-purple frame looks like a miniature quilt frame surrounding the image of Simplicity doll dress pattern number 4364 and the new Chelly Wood logo. Visit ChellyWood.com to read the article that accompanies this image, entitled, "What are the easiest doll dress patterns to sew?"

Simplicity 4364: a great pattern for 18 inch dolls’ holiday dresses! #18inchDolls #DollClothesPatterns

Are you looking for a holiday dress pattern to fit 18 inch dolls like Adora Amazing Girls, American Girl dolls, My Generation Journey Girls, and some of the other popular brands of 18 inch dolls? Well Simplicity 18″ doll clothing pattern #4364 is a really good choice! It only shows one dress in holiday fabric on the envelope for this pattern, but use your imagination and … Continue reading Simplicity 4364: a great pattern for 18 inch dolls’ holiday dresses! #18inchDolls #DollClothesPatterns

Framed by purple polka dot fabric, a Disney Tinkerbell fairy doll poses in a winter scene, wearing a handmade dress using holiday fabrics. The text says, "free pattern" and the logo for ChellyWood.com appears in one corner.

Holiday dress pattern (free) for Disney fairy dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DisneyToys #DollClothesPatterns

Okay, yes, I’m reposting again, but today will be the first time I’ve specifically linked from the Disney Tinkerbell Fairy doll clothes pattern gallery to this particular PDF pattern. And as I’ve said before, you can look back at my “North Pole Christmas” stop motion video to inspire your holiday crafting! To make this holiday dress, you won’t need the sleeve part of the pattern, … Continue reading Holiday dress pattern (free) for Disney fairy dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DisneyToys #DollClothesPatterns

This image shows Project MC Squared Camryn Coyle doll dressed in a green Christmas dress. The dress has lace trim at the sleeves and at the bottom of the skirt, as well as a Santa-style red ribbon belt with tiny yellow buckle. Under her dress, the doll wears lacy bloomers and a pair of elf boots. She's standing in a North Pole scene, complete with snowy hills, a sleigh full of toys, and a tiny toy train running on tracks nearby.

Short holiday dress pattern (free) for Project MC Squared @ ChellyWood.com #ChristmasCrafts #DollClothesPatterns

Yes, this is yet another re-post, in a sense, but today will be the first time I’ve specifically linked from the Project MC Squared doll clothes pattern gallery to this particular PDF pattern. And as I’ve said before, you can look back at my “North Pole Christmas” stop motion video to inspire you! To make this holiday dress, you won’t need the sleeve part of … Continue reading Short holiday dress pattern (free) for Project MC Squared @ ChellyWood.com #ChristmasCrafts #DollClothesPatterns

Here we see a Project MC Squared Camryn Coyle doll modeling a red Christmas dress in a North Pole diorama. Behind her is a Santa's sleigh filled with presents, and beyond that, the snowy hills are dotted with pine trees. In the foreground, there's a tiny toy train running along a little train track, delivering miniature presents. The doll's dress is made of red cotton fabric with a red and white striped cotton petticoat. Her belt is made of white fur, and her sleeves are lacy. She wears little black elf boots.

FREE Holiday sewing patterns for Project MC Squared elf costume @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayCrafts #DollClothesPatterns

I realize I’m posting this a little early for Christmas, but if you start your sewing projects now, you should easily be able to get all those doll clothes made and shipped off for Christmas gifts well before Christmas actually arrives. And if you want to have a little fun with this project, look back at my “North Pole Christmas” stop motion video to inspire … Continue reading FREE Holiday sewing patterns for Project MC Squared elf costume @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayCrafts #DollClothesPatterns

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