In this image, the Chelly Wood doll holds up McCall's "teen doll" pattern #3429 which was published in 1972. In the blog post at ChellyWood.com, where this pattern is discussed, Chelly Wood (a doll clothing pattern designer) asks the question, "Do you prefer to come up with your own fabric concepts, or do you like to choose a fabric that matches the illustration on the front of the doll clothes pattern?" The Chelly Wood doll is actually a Spin Master Liv doll that has been made over to look like the actual doll clothes pattern designer, Chelly Wood.

Do you follow fabric suggestions on patterns? Join the discussion @ ChellyWood.com #SewingChat #Fabric

Do you prefer to come up with your own fabric concepts, or do you like to choose a fabric that matches the illustration on the front of a doll clothes pattern? When I was younger, I used to scour my small town’s tiny fabric store for fabric that sort of matched what was in the illustration on the front of a pattern. I’d make my … Continue reading Do you follow fabric suggestions on patterns? Join the discussion @ ChellyWood.com #SewingChat #Fabric

This image shows a Petite Barbie from Mattel wearing handmade doll clothes which include a crop top T-shirt and elastic waist sporty shorts. The free printable PDF sewing patterns for making this outfit for your Petite Barbie (or dolls that are similar in size) can be found at ChellyWood.com under the 10-inch doll clothes pattern gallery.

Sew a crop top and shorts for Petite Barbie dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #PetiteBarbie #DollClothes

For your free pattern and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today I’m going to share a pattern that will fit 10 inch dolls with a body like Mattel’s Petite Barbie. Where I live, in the US state of Idaho, it’s winter time, but in the southern hemisphere of the earth, they are enjoying the warm weather of summer! So … Continue reading Sew a crop top and shorts for Petite Barbie dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #PetiteBarbie #DollClothes

The image shows the OOAK Liv Doll "Chelly Wood" at her computer in her tiny dolly diorama office. Behind her is a painting of ballerinas by Degas. The overlay says, Fan Mail and offers the at symbol followed by the URL ChellyWood.com, a website where there are hundreds of free, printable sewing patterns for doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. This is the featured image for a blog post that answers a fan mail letter asking about copyrights on sewing patterns.

When is it okay to use someone’s patterns to make and sell doll clothes? — “Fan Mail” Question Answered @ ChellyWood.com #CopyrightLaws #Sewing

I often get questions from people regarding the “Creative Commons Attribution” mark that I place on my free printable doll clothes sewing patterns. The following question was submitted to me last month, so I decided to share my answer in today’s blog post: Question: “Hi. As a copyright issue, am I right in thinking that it is only unacceptable to reproduce and sell patterns from … Continue reading When is it okay to use someone’s patterns to make and sell doll clothes? — “Fan Mail” Question Answered @ ChellyWood.com #CopyrightLaws #Sewing

The image shows a Sew-Easy "Advance" Mattel doll clothes sewing pattern #2899, which is used to illustrate a blog post about giving doll collectors an old / antique doll clothes pattern like this as a Christmas or holiday gift. Visit ChellyWood.com to read this and other blog posts about doll clothes. Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes to fit dolls of many shapes and all different sizes.

Vintage Ken Clothes Patterns Make a Great Holiday Gift for Doll Collectors #VintageDolls #ChristmasGiftIdeas

Most doll collectors have friends in the doll collecting community. It’s certainly true of me… Hello Dodi! (She’s a local friend of mine who collects and sells dolls, doll accessories, and retro toys. Here’s a link to her Ebay store.) What kind of Christmas gift do you get that friend who has every doll ever made? Why not buy him/her some old patterns? The pattern … Continue reading Vintage Ken Clothes Patterns Make a Great Holiday Gift for Doll Collectors #VintageDolls #ChristmasGiftIdeas

In this image, we see a Mattel Skipper doll wearing a crop-top T-shirt with a pair of elastic waist shorts. If you'd like to make this outfit for your Skipper or another 10 inch fashion doll with similar proportions, click in the link found in the caption. It will take you to the right page for downloading the free printable PDF sewing pattern for making these doll clothes.

Sew a crop top and shorts for Skipper dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Skipper #DollClothes

For your free pattern and tutorial video, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today I’m going to share a pattern that will fit 10 inch dolls with a body type like Mattel’s Skipper dolls. It’s a pattern that will help you sew a crop top and shorts. The pattern has already been posted for smaller dolls (not as a crop top but … Continue reading Sew a crop top and shorts for Skipper dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Skipper #DollClothes

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

Sew these pretty doll clothes for your vintage Tammy doll w/ free #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #VintageDolls

A while back, I gave you the shorts-with-sleeveless shirt pajama set for Tammy or Sindy dolls. During that week, I may have mentioned that I was planning to post another outfit for Tammy, but it never happened. There was a technical glitch that kept this blog post from loading on my website during that last week of August. So without further ado, here are the … Continue reading Sew these pretty doll clothes for your vintage Tammy doll w/ free #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #VintageDolls

The image shows two different outfits you can sew for GI Joe, using free printable sewing patterns from ChellyWood.com (a website for free printable sewing patterns for making doll clothes and action figure clothes to fit dolls and action figures of many shapes and all different sizes). In these images, GI Joe wears a collared shirt with tie and long pants, and a pair of navy-style bell-bottom jeans with a camp shirt that has pockets, tabs, and a collar.

FREE Doll Clothes/Clothing Sewing Patterns for GI Joe and Similar Sized Action Figures (Gallery)

If you’d like to make one of the outfits shown in this gallery, just follow these directions: Click on the photograph of the outfit you’d like to sew. This will take you to a larger image of the photo. Beneath the larger image is a link to a blog post for all the free action figure clothes patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make that … Continue reading FREE Doll Clothes/Clothing Sewing Patterns for GI Joe and Similar Sized Action Figures (Gallery)

This image is a free printable pattern for American Girl Doll clothes. specifically, it's a doll's summer shirt that's designed in a halter-top / tank top style with ribbon ties at the neck. You can use Velcro or snaps for the AG doll shirt's closure. It has one pocket. The free pattern is easy to download at ChellyWood.com where you can find more free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. This dolls summer top is designed to fit 18" dolls (46 cm dolls) like the 18 inch American Girl dolls or the 46 cm Madame Alexander dolls. The pattern is marked with the "Creative Commons Attribution" symbol, which means you may use these free doll clothes patterns, but please show your appreciation by sharing them on social media.

#Free #AGdoll summer shirt pattern @ ChellyWood.com #sewing 4#dolls

Hi everyone! I’m very excited about these doll clothes patterns that I’ve designed to fit 18 inch dolls like American Girl Dolls, Madame Alexander dolls, and others! At the start of 2018, I polled my followers to find out which dolls they wanted me to design doll clothes for in the new year, and American Girl / Madame Alexander, and other 18″ dolls took first … Continue reading #Free #AGdoll summer shirt pattern @ ChellyWood.com #sewing 4#dolls

Image shows Superstar Barbie, nude, standing next to the modern Teresa doll, with a ruler in between the two dolls. Overlay says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable sewing patterns and tutorials."

Vintage #Barbie #patterns on new Barbie #dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Sorry about the nude dolls everyone! But I often get questions about the differences between vintage Barbies made by Mattel and today’s Barbies. The photo above shows that their bodies are definitely different. How are they different, though? Will the older doll’s clothes fit the newer dolls and vice versa? I’ve been asked this question often, over the years, and I can tell you a … Continue reading Vintage #Barbie #patterns on new Barbie #dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Free #sewing patterns for clothes to fit lovely 17″ #dolls made by @Tonnerdoll

I posted these patterns at Christmas time, this past December, but I forgot to put all the patterns and tutorials together in one spot for a link from the Gallery Page to the patterns. When one of my followers mentioned this oversight, I visited my Gallery Page to see if she was right. Only then did I realized there are actually SIX of these unlinked … Continue reading Free #sewing patterns for clothes to fit lovely 17″ #dolls made by @Tonnerdoll

Please visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a printable pattern for a holiday dress for 10 inch or 11 inch fashion dolls like Skipper Doll, Petite Barbie, Project MC2 dolls, 10 inch Disney Princess Dolls, Stacie Dolls, Momoko Dolls, and many other 10" or 11" dolls

FREE #holiday #dress pattern for 10 or 11 inch fashion #dolls @ ChellyWood.com

  Yes, yes, I know what you’re thinking: “That’s the same pattern she posted back in October!” Well you’re right. It’s the same pattern, but the holiday dresses we’re making in December use the pattern in a different way, to create whole new looks with this one pattern! Don’t believe me? Look back at Monday’s post to see all the different dolls this dress pattern … Continue reading FREE #holiday #dress pattern for 10 or 11 inch fashion #dolls @ ChellyWood.com

FREE #Doll Clothes Patterns: #Pirate #Costume @ ChellyWood.com

At long last, here’s everything you’ll need to make the pirate costume. As I’ve shown you before, this outfit will fit fit Project MC2® dolls, Monster High® dolls, and Ever After High® dolls, to name a few. Ready to get busy sewing? Here are the patterns and tutorials you’ll need: Pattern for the Vest, Shoes, and Tricorne Hat Tutorial for Making the Vest Tutorial for Making … Continue reading FREE #Doll Clothes Patterns: #Pirate #Costume @ ChellyWood.com