Please visit for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a pattern for the bodice of a fashion doll quinceanera dress to fit dolls the size of Barbies or other similar-sized fashion dolls. The pattern includes three different bodice styles.

FREE #sewing patterns for #TallBarbie #quince dress

If you go back to the one-shoulder-look wedding dress project that I posted a while ago or the one-shoulder look prom or quinceañera dress that I posted just last week, you’ll find a pattern that looks very similar to this one. But be advised: the patterns are not exactly the same. I’ve adapted the center bodice pattern–widened it some–so that it will fit Mattel’s Tall … Continue reading FREE #sewing patterns for #TallBarbie #quince dress

#WeddingDress bodice for #FashionDolls is #5 on my top free sewing patterns list

This is my “Wedding Dress Bodice and Sleeves” pattern for fashion dolls, and it’s #5 on my list of the “Top 15 Downloaded Patterns from” I use this bodice in conjunction with various skirt styles to form other types of dresses as well. So if this bodice looks familiar, that’s because I adapt it for variations on the wedding dress’ style. It makes a … Continue reading #WeddingDress bodice for #FashionDolls is #5 on my top free sewing patterns list

Image of Barbie doll in a Quinceañera Dress

#6 Sew a #Quinceañera or #WeddingDress for #BarbieDolls @

  For the holidays, here on, I’m doing a countdown to New Year’s eve. These are my top 15 videos from my YouTube channel! “How to Sew a Quinceañera or Wedding Dress for Barbies” clocks in at #6 on my countdown. Of course these types of dresses have always been popular with doll lovers, so it shouldn’t surprise anyone that this particular tutorial is #6 … Continue reading #6 Sew a #Quinceañera or #WeddingDress for #BarbieDolls @

Image of Barbie in fancy prom-style dress pointing at a framed name, "Terry"

We Have a #Winner! One of Our Commenters Won the #Barbie #Quinceañera Dress!

Yes, that long-awaited moment has arrived. One of the lucky commenters’ names was drawn for the Barbie quinceañera dress giveaway. Terry, who chose to submit her entry via my email (one of the options), is the winner! Congratulations Terry! But don’t fret if you didn’t win this sweepstakes. I’m working on a summer ensemble, consisting of several mix-and-match outfits for Barbie, which I’ll be giving … Continue reading We Have a #Winner! One of Our Commenters Won the #Barbie #Quinceañera Dress!

Image of Barbie in Quinceañera dress with overlay in Spanish & English stating "Sew a Quinceañera dress for Barbie"

#Quinceañera Dress #Sewing Tutorial for #Barbies

Now that I’ve given away my home-made Barbie Quinceañera dress, I’ve posted the pattern to make it yourself (yesterday’s post) and here’s the YouTube tutorial I created for sewing your own. Now all of my followers can have one! Can’t find the pattern? Go to my Doll Patterns page. Wondering why I give stuff away for free? Visit my “Chelly’s Books” page. Continue reading #Quinceañera Dress #Sewing Tutorial for #Barbies

Image of a sewing pattern with bodice and skirt to make a Quinceañera dress for Barbie

#Quinceañera Dress #Sewing Pattern for #Barbie #Dolls

Yesterday my sweepstakes contest ended, and later I’ll announce the winner. But for those of you who didn’t win, I’m offering the pattern I created for the lovely Quinceañera dress that I gave away yesterday. When you print my patterns, it’s always friendly and kind to like it on FB, tweet about it, and/or pin it to your Pinterest page. That way you’re helping to spread the … Continue reading #Quinceañera Dress #Sewing Pattern for #Barbie #Dolls

Image of Tammy doll in black dress with harlequin pinafore (renaissance style)

#Vintage Tammy Doll in #RomeoandJuliet #StopMotion Video

Here’s a picture of my Tammy doll all dressed up for her role as an extra in my upcoming dolly version of Romeo and Juliet. This week I’ll be posting a free pattern, so you can sew your Tammy doll a dress too. I’ll also show you how to make the dress, the pinafore, and the snood, during this week’s posts. But best of all, I’ll … Continue reading #Vintage Tammy Doll in #RomeoandJuliet #StopMotion Video

Easy Snood Tutorial Featured Image

#Renaissance Gown for #Barbies Is Topped Off With a #Crafty Head-Covering

With today’s post, I’ve shown you everything you need to know to make your own Renaissance gown for Barbie. We started with the pinafore on Tuesday and Wednesday. Then yesterday I posted the tutorial for making a quinceañera or wedding dress for Barbie dolls. (That pattern is used for the undergarment.) Today I’m topping off the ensemble by showing you how easy it is to make … Continue reading #Renaissance Gown for #Barbies Is Topped Off With a #Crafty Head-Covering

Image of Barbie doll in a Quinceañera Dress

#Quinceañera Dress or Wedding Dress to #Sew for Barbie Dolls (Free Pattern and Tutorial)

This week I’m going to show you how to make the following quinceañera or wedding dress for Barbie dolls. My plan is to show you the basic image today, offer the patterns tomorrow and Wednesday, and then show a video tutorial about how to sew the quinceañera or wedding dress either Thursday or Friday. (The videos take a while to make, so it may be … Continue reading #Quinceañera Dress or Wedding Dress to #Sew for Barbie Dolls (Free Pattern and Tutorial)