This image shows a pattern for a doll's easy-to-sew apron. The pattern includes a pocket piece. When sewn, the apron pattern will fit most 10-inch, 11-inch, and 12 inch fashion dolls like Barbie, Poppy Parker, Momoko, vintage Tammy dolls, and more. To download and print the free printable PDF sewing pattern for making the dolls' apron, please go to ChellyWood.com

Let’s make a doll’s apron with pockets! #cute #miniature

Today I’m offering an all-new pattern for a doll’s apron in PDF printable format. Here you go: Free printable PDF sewing pattern for fashion doll apron The apron pattern should fit most fashion dolls in the 10-inch, 11-inch, or 12″ fashion doll size range. Continue reading Let’s make a doll’s apron with pockets! #cute #miniature

Image of ball jointed doll with handmade ironing board and cast iron flatiron. Overlay says, "Make an adjustable ironing board" implying the tutorial will show you how to make a doll-sized ironing board.

1:6 scale doll’s ironing board with free ironing board cover pattern @ ChellyWood.com #miniature #sewingroom

Today I’m giving you my free sewing pattern and tutorial for making this adorable ironing board. It’s about the right size for 11″ or 11.5-inch (29 to 30 cm) fashion dolls. We call that 1:6 scale, in official “miniature” terms. To save space, I added a jeans pattern to the ironing board pattern. If you want to see which tall dolls will fit in the … Continue reading 1:6 scale doll’s ironing board with free ironing board cover pattern @ ChellyWood.com #miniature #sewingroom

This image shows a Queens of Africa doll wearing a pretty handmade dress made of thin pink material decorated with polka dots and flowers on pink and white striped fabric. The dress has a short, straight skirt and a summery bodice with straps made of ribbon. The watermark says, "ChellyWood.com: Free doll clothes patterns and tutorials." The Queens of Africa dolls have a body shape similar to a Barbie-sized doll. She stands 11 inches high and has dark chocolate complexion. Her hair is quite curly. To purchase a Queens of Africa doll, go to https://queensofafricadolls.com/

Which dolls will this week’s free Valentine’s Day dress patterns fit? @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #TapeMeasureTuesday

You might be wondering whether or not this week’s patterns will fit your fashion dolls. Take a look back at the original posting of these patterns to see additional dolls which can definitely fit into this week’s free patterns. But also, for your convenience, I’m posting measurements for my Queens of Africa doll, Azeezah, so you can be sure your dolls will truly be able … Continue reading Which dolls will this week’s free Valentine’s Day dress patterns fit? @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #TapeMeasureTuesday

Image shows a soft toy bear in the likeness of Smokey Bear with overlay that says "free toy bear patterns and tutorial".

FREE firefighter bear PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com show our support for #Australia’s #FireFighters’ families

Today my daughter said, “Mom, what can we do to help the firefighters in Australia?” I immediately thought of my Firefighter Bear pattern. So here are the patterns you’ll need, if you want to make a Firefighter bear soft toy for the families of Australian firefighters: Free printable PDF sewing patterns for making a firefighter bear You may need a re-fresher on how to do … Continue reading FREE firefighter bear PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com show our support for #Australia’s #FireFighters’ families

The image shows a baby dragon pincushion curled up into a ball as if he's sleeping. The overlay tells you where you can download the free printable sewing pattern for making this dragon pincushion: ChellyWood.com

Sew a Dragon Pincushion with FREE PDF Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #PinCushions #sewalong

How cute is this little guy? It has been a while since I posted my dragon pincushion patterns and tutorial, so it’s time to update this pattern to a free printable PDF. Here you go: Free printable PDF sewing pattern for making a dragon pincushion Tutorial video showing how to make a dragon pincushion Click here for the older JPG version of these patterns Do … Continue reading Sew a Dragon Pincushion with FREE PDF Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #PinCushions #sewalong

Visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes that fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image is used in a blog post that answers the question, "What is a seam allowance used for?" The image shows the seam at the shoulder of a doll's shirt from the underside of the garment.

Sewing Tip Tuesday: What is a seam allowance used for? #DollBlogger @ChellyWood1 @ ChellyWood.com

A seam allowance is a bit of extra room that’s given along the edge of a pattern, to allow for the sewist to include seams in a garment and still have it fit the doll properly. Think of it like this… When you’re driving a car, there’s a curb (spelled kerb in some countries) that gives you a little extra sway room at the sides … Continue reading Sewing Tip Tuesday: What is a seam allowance used for? #DollBlogger @ChellyWood1 @ ChellyWood.com

Here we see a Tammy doll (made by Ideal Toy Corp in the 1960's) wearing a handmade short-sleeved shirt. She stands in a sideways pose like a fashion model and she wears a straw hat like a gardener would wear. The watermark tells you where you can find the free printable PDF sewing patterns for making her short-sleeved shirt with front darts: ChellyWood.com "free printable sewing patterns and tutorials"

Look ahead at this week’s doll clothes sewing project: a shirt for Ideal Tammy #dolls #vintagetoys #sewingproject

Here’s a #MeMadeMonday image of my Tammy in the shirt we’ll be sewing this week. It fits Ideal Toy Corp.’s Tammy dolls. I’ll be posting my free, printable PDF sewing pattern on Wednesday and the tutorial video on Thursday. Friday’s post will be an additional surprise! In the sewing tutorial video this week, you’ll see more photos of Tammy in this cotton shirt and a … Continue reading Look ahead at this week’s doll clothes sewing project: a shirt for Ideal Tammy #dolls #vintagetoys #sewingproject

Click on the link in the caption for the free printable sewing patterns and tutorial videos showing how to make these doll clothes. The image show a vintage Tammy doll (by Ideal Toy Corp.) wearing handmade capri pants and a sleeveless shirt. The clothing's fabric is soft flannel, and the shirt is trimmed with cotton bias tape. The doll stands in a 1:6 scale museum with a bust of a composer in front of her and the famous Degas ballerinas behind her. On the wall is a Van Gogh and to the doll's right is a painting of an origami crane. The watermark tells you where you can download the free printable sewing patterns for making Tammy doll clothes in the form of a PDF downloadable pattern: ChellyWood.com

Look ahead at this week’s doll clothes sewing project: Capri Pants for Ideal Tammy dolls #vintagetoys #MeMadeMonday #sewingprojects

Here’s a #MeMadeMonday image of my Tammy doll’s flannel capri pants and top. I really designed this week’s free doll clothes pattern to be pajamas, but when I took this photo, I had not yet made Tammy a pair of slippers. All I had were her sneakers. So I set up a little museum diorama for her to pose in, and honestly, I’m very happy … Continue reading Look ahead at this week’s doll clothes sewing project: Capri Pants for Ideal Tammy dolls #vintagetoys #MeMadeMonday #sewingprojects

The image shows an 18 inch doll modeling a pair of pajama shorts and a pajama top. The doll holds a quilted pillow, like she's about to participate in a pillow fight. She wears slippers shaped like bunny rabbits. Behind her on the wall is a quilt with fabrics sewn in the shape of appliqued hearts. The overlay offers the URL of the website where you can download and print the PDF sewing patterns for making these flannel shorts and the super-easy-to-sew felt top: ChellyWood.com

Easy-to-sew 18″ doll pajamas with free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #giftideas #DIY

If the outfit above looks familiar, we’re re-visiting and revising the blog post from October 4, 2018. What’s different? This time I’m suggesting that you use the pattern to make pajama shorts instead of play shorts, to go with the felt top. And also, I’m offering these patterns as a PDF downloadable printable sewing pattern for 18 inch dolls: Here’s the PDF sewing pattern for … Continue reading Easy-to-sew 18″ doll pajamas with free PDF patterns @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #giftideas #DIY

Click on the link in the caption for access to the tutorial video and free patterns. The image shows a Madame Alexander doll (18 inch dolls) with a Swedish traditional pocket purse attached to her apron. The link provided includes a tutorial video, pattern, and links to embroidery tutorials that show you how to make a Swedish pocket purse for your dolls.

Sew traditional Swedish pocket for 18 inch dolls w/ #FreePDF #sewingpatterns #Dalarna

Here are the free, printable sewing patterns for the 18-inch doll traditional Swedish pocket that you see in the video above: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll Swedish traditional pocket (click here for PDF download) You may also find these tutorial videos helpful when creating your pocket: How to do the satin stitch How to do a fly stitch Yarn and embroidery tutorials (all) … Continue reading Sew traditional Swedish pocket for 18 inch dolls w/ #FreePDF #sewingpatterns #Dalarna

This is the JPG image of a free printable doll clothes pattern to fit 18 inch dolls. Specifically, this is the Swedish "pocket" style of purse or bag worn by women of Dalarna Sweden in the 1600's and 1700's. This is part of a doll clothes ensemble of traditional Swedish costumes for 18 inch dolls.

Swedish “Pocket” for 18 inch #Dolls #Sweden #Patterns

Here’s the free, printable PDF sewing pattern for making a Swedish “pocket” (a type of traditional Swedish purse or bag worn around the waist) that you see in the image above. Tomorrow I’ll post the tutorial video for making this “pocket” purse: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll miniature Swedish pocket PDF download As part of my Swedish traditional costume for 18” dolls. … Continue reading Swedish “Pocket” for 18 inch #Dolls #Sweden #Patterns

The image shows an 18 inch doll modeling a handmade lace-up Renaissance or Medieval style vest. The overlay says "free vest pattern" and offers the link ChellyWood.com as the source for free printable PDF doll clothes patterns for 18 inch doll clothes like this vest, which is part of a Swedish traditional doll clothes ensemble.

Sew traditional Swedish felt-lined lace-up vest for 18 inch dolls w/ #FreePDF #sewing patterns #Sweden

Here are the free, printable sewing patterns for the 18-inch doll lace-up, felt-lined vest that you see in the video above: Free printable sewing pattern for 18 inch doll lace-up Swedish traditional felt-lined vest (click here for PDF download) Tomorrow I’ll offer more free patterns for making the entire outfit shown in the image on this page.   This month I’m “remastering” some of my old … Continue reading Sew traditional Swedish felt-lined lace-up vest for 18 inch dolls w/ #FreePDF #sewing patterns #Sweden