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

Under the image is a link to all the free patterns and tutorials needed to sew a short-sleeved dress for 8-inch baby dolls like the Lil Cutesies doll made by JC Toys.

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!

Image shows a pretty girl in a polar fleece hat with folded head band. The heading says, "winter hat DIY" and the overlay offers a website where the free patterns and tutorial for making this polar fleece hat can be found: ChellyWood.com. The hat is in the style of a winter polar fleece beanie, tuque /touque or stocking cap.

Here’s an easy Christmas DIY gift idea with a FREE sewing pattern: a #Grinch #PolarFleece #StockingCap from @JoAnn_Stores

Earlier this week, I posted a video showing how to make the polar fleece scarf. Now, here in one location, are the tutorials for the scarf (see below) and the hat, plus the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this cute Grinch-style polar fleece hat. If you’re wanting to know where I got the Grinch-patterned polar fleece, it was JoAnn Fabric & Craft store. … Continue reading Here’s an easy Christmas DIY gift idea with a FREE sewing pattern: a #Grinch #PolarFleece #StockingCap from @JoAnn_Stores

To learn more about the Queens of Africa dolls, please go to https://queensofafricadolls.com/

Where to send handmade fashion doll clothes for #Christmas #nonprofit #communitysupport: Family Promise of North Idaho

It’s always nice to do some charity work around the holidays, so I have a proposal for you, my followers… For Christmas this year I’m sewing some doll clothes for the children at the shelter for displaced families, where my sister-in-law works as the administrator. This shelter is called Family Promise, and I’m told they have a number of naked 11.5-inch fashion dolls which need … Continue reading Where to send handmade fashion doll clothes for #Christmas #nonprofit #communitysupport: Family Promise of North Idaho

Image shows a caucasian person's fingers holding fabric that has been decorated with an array of bright-colored flowers. Overlay says, "How to Buy Fabric" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com

Tips for Buying Fabric for Sewing Doll Clothes on #BlackFriday — Let’s #Shop for #SewingSupplies!

It’s Black Friday here in the US, so what better day to re-post my video tutorial on How to Shop for Fabric when sewing doll clothes? As you know, I’ve been posting free printable doll clothes PDF sewing patterns and linking to old tutorial videos so you can make this 18″ doll’s clothing ensemble, which makes a fantastic Christmas gift for any little girl who … Continue reading Tips for Buying Fabric for Sewing Doll Clothes on #BlackFriday — Let’s #Shop for #SewingSupplies!

The image shows an 18-inch doll wearing a pair of jeans / pants and a long-sleeved shirt. The watermark on the image tells you where you can download the free printable sewing patterns (PDF download) for sewing this outfit: ChellyWood.com and this website offers hundreds of free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Sew a long-sleeved shirt and jeans for your 18″ dolls w/free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #crafts #creativeideas #craftymom

Here’s the latest combination from the patterns that I’m re-posting as PDF downloadable patterns. As part of the clothing ensemble I showed you in Monday’s post, this set of free doll clothes patterns includes a pair of “jeans” and a long-sleeved shirt. The “jeans” are made of a denim-colored lightweight cotton fabric, and they have an easy-to-sew elastic waist. I prefer making elastic waists for … Continue reading Sew a long-sleeved shirt and jeans for your 18″ dolls w/free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #crafts #creativeideas #craftymom

The image shows a wardrobe of 10 doll clothing items designed to fit 18 inch dolls. There are several shirts, three skirts, a pair of shorts, a pair of pants, and a pair of pajamas. The watermark tells you where you can download the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this 18 inch doll wardrobe: ChellyWood.com

Easy-to-sew wardrobe for 18 inch #dolls with free PDF #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Last Friday I confessed that I was really behind on my holiday sewing projects. Well here’s the result of crunch time! Over the weekend I sewed this mix-and-match wardrobe for 18 inch dolls, using the patterns that already exist right here on ChellyWood.com This 18 inch doll’s wardrobe includes the following: A pair of pants A set of pajama-style shorts A pair of regular shorts … Continue reading Easy-to-sew wardrobe for 18 inch #dolls with free PDF #patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Image shows 18 inch doll clothes sewing project (s) in progress. Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes.

Is anybody else behind on their #holiday #sewing projects? Oh my goodness!

If you follow me on Instagram, you might remember seeing this craft project table at an earlier stage. Well, I feel like I haven’t gotten very far lately. 😟 Do you ever get so far behind on your sewing and craft projects that you start to feel kind of hopeless? I’m there. This dress pattern was supposed to get posted just before Halloween, but it … Continue reading Is anybody else behind on their #holiday #sewing projects? Oh my goodness!

Under the image is a link to all the free patterns and tutorials needed to sew a short-sleeved dress for 8-inch baby dolls like the Lil Cutesies doll made by JC Toys.

#PDFpattern Wednesday: start #sewing your Christmas gifts early with these free #patterns for 8-inch dolls!

  Sewing a candy cane dress in June? Why not?! It’s always a good idea to get your Christmas gift sewing projects started early! And with these free printable sewing patterns, you can sew a half dozen little outfits for your daughter / niece / granddaughter’s 8-inch baby doll without the stress of trying to get it all done before the approaching holiday smacks you right … Continue reading #PDFpattern Wednesday: start #sewing your Christmas gifts early with these free #patterns for 8-inch dolls!

The image shows a Made-to-Move Barbie wearing a handmade babydoll pajama. The doll's lilac-colored pajamas are trimmed in bias tape, ribbon, and rick-rack. Barbie lays on a doll-sized bed with a small quilt on the bed. The quilt has little hearts on it (for this image was posted in February, for Valentine's Day. Barbie's head lays on a quilted pink-and-purple nine patch pillow. She has a stuffed bear on her bed and a cabinet in the background. The wallpaper is purple and there's a window in the wall behind her. The whole diorama is 1:6 scale to suit Barbie. The doll wraps her hand around the nine-patch quilted doll pillow, and she has her legs crossed at the ankle as she reclines upon her little quilt-covered bed. The overlay offers the website where you can find free patterns for making the Barbie doll pajamas and a pair of shorts that cannot be seen in this image, but which go with the baby doll pajamas. The overlay says: ChellyWood.com and it also says, "Free doll clothes patterns and tutorials" -- this website offers free doll clothes patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Each pattern comes with a free tutorial video showing you how to make the clothes.

#MeMade Monday: a babydoll pajama set for Barbie #dolls on #ValentinesDay

It’s February, so for St. Valentine’s Day this year, I looked back through my emails from fans and followers for an idea that might suit the Valentine’s Day theme. What did I come up with? A babydoll pajama! When I went back to my emails and blog surveys, I discovered there were a fair number of requests for pajama sets for Barbie, Skipper, and similar … Continue reading #MeMade Monday: a babydoll pajama set for Barbie #dolls on #ValentinesDay