This is a square image with two colors: turquoise blue linen look on top and purple with tiny white polka dots on the bottom. Overlapping the turquoise blue fabric are the words "free doll clothes patterns" and overlapping the purple cotton fabric with tiny white polka dots, we see three photos of a Disney Elsa toddler doll from Disney's Frozen 2. In these photos, Elsa models (left) a pair of pants with a sleeveless felt shirt; (center) a play dress of white with a floral heart print cotton fabric that has a velvet belt; (right) a yellow felt jacket over an Easter-egg print pink skirt with a pink felt shirt. The free printable PDF doll clothes sewing patterns for making these doll clothes can be found at ChellyWood.com

Free doll clothes patterns for 6 inch (15 cm) Disney mini toddler dolls (Gallery)

Please click on the clothes you would like to make. These patterns will fit the Disney Mini Elsa dolls from the Disney Frozen 2 Arendelle family set with toddlers Anna and Elsa.   Not what you’re looking for? Behind the scenes, I’ve created a course called “How to Alter Doll Clothes Patterns.” With this course, you can take the free patterns provided here and re-design … Continue reading Free doll clothes patterns for 6 inch (15 cm) Disney mini toddler dolls (Gallery)

The drawings of a Donny Osmond doll and a Marie Osmond doll from the cover of a simplicity doll clothes pattern are framed by a quilted blue and purple fabric border and beside the photo of the cover art from this Simplicity pattern, we also see the words "ChellyWood" from the ChellyWood.com website and its subsequent logos.

Donny and Marie Osmond Doll Clothes Patterns #RetroSewing #DollClothesPatterns

Last Monday I wrote a blog post about the Dusty and Skye dolls from the 1970’s. Today I’m taking another look at Simplicity doll clothes pattern 7737, but let’s have a closer look at the Donny and Marie Osmond dolls that are displayed on the cover of this vintage pattern. Yep, I had the Donny Osmond and Marie Osmond dolls, back in the 1970’s, and … Continue reading Donny and Marie Osmond Doll Clothes Patterns #RetroSewing #DollClothesPatterns

Surrounded by a quilted frame, we see the ChellyWood.com logo and images of dolls modeling doll clothes from the 1970's. This image comes from Simplicity doll clothes pattern 7737, dated with a copyright of 1976.

Whatever happened to Kenner’s Dusty dolls and Skye dolls? #VintageDolls #DollClothesPatterns

Are you old enough to remember Kenner’s Dusty and Skye dolls? Want to know why nobody seems to collect them these days? The Simplicity 7737 doll clothes pattern shown at the top of this blog post was one I owned back in the 1970’s and ’80’s. The patterns loosely fit Barbie, but they fit Dusty and Skye really well. Dusty was a doll with an … Continue reading Whatever happened to Kenner’s Dusty dolls and Skye dolls? #VintageDolls #DollClothesPatterns

In this photo, we see a gallery of three different garments you can make for your WWE Action Figures: a cowboy outfit, a pair of boxer shorts, and a pith helmet. All are marked with the ChellyWood.com logo.

FREE 12-inch WWE Action Figure Clothes Patterns (Gallery)

Please click on the clothes you would like to make. Not what you’re looking for? Behind the scenes, I’m creating a series of classes in doll clothing design techniques, so you can design your own doll clothes for your dolls, using simple techniques, household tools, and your amazing imagination! Click on this link to learn more about my paid courses on the Creative Spark Online Learning platform. If you would like to … Continue reading FREE 12-inch WWE Action Figure Clothes Patterns (Gallery)

With a quilted frame around it, we see a section of a McCall's vintage fashion doll clothes sewing pattern for making a cape that will fit a fashion doll like Barbie and similar-sized dolls.

What are the best patterns for Fashion Doll capes? #DollClothesPatterns #ToyCollectors

You’ll notice, that in the image of Simplicity 8466 above, there’s an adorable cape pattern for fashion dolls. A cape is a super easy design, for even the newest beginners to sew. The cape above is short (hip-length), made of bright blue fabric, and appears to have a red ribbon for its trim. But if you’re looking for more of a floor-length medieval-style cape, I … Continue reading What are the best patterns for Fashion Doll capes? #DollClothesPatterns #ToyCollectors

A new variation on yesterday’s free Valentine’s Day dress pattern @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #DollClothesPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Isn’t this the perfect fabric for my pencil-skirt Valentine’s Day dress? I just love how this dress turned out! Yesterday I re-posted the Valentine’s Day pencil skirt dress pattern that’s always so popular here on ChellyWood.com right around the start of February, but today I’m posting another variation on … Continue reading A new variation on yesterday’s free Valentine’s Day dress pattern @ ChellyWood.com #ValentinesDay #DollClothesPatterns

In a quilted frame, we see the image of a Butterick vintage-style pattern for Barbie and Ken doll clothes which includes three outfits for vintage Ken dolls and three outfits for vintage Barbie dolls. The pattern number is 6668 Butterick. This image accompanies a discussion on ChellyWood.com about how sewing doll clothes is different from sewing clothes for human beings.

What is a pattern alteration? #SewingTips #DollClothes

The class I’m teaching on Creative Spark is called, “How to Alter Doll Clothes Patterns,” but what does “alter” even mean? Altering a pattern is exactly what it sounds like. You take a pattern and change it up — alter it — to be something different than its original designer intended. This is actually legal, especially when it comes to patterns. The Ohio State University … Continue reading What is a pattern alteration? #SewingTips #DollClothes

Surrounded by a blue and purple quilted frame, we see Simplicity doll clothes pattern number 4702, which offers several outfits for Barbie sized dolls.

Drawstring and Elastic #SewingChat #DollClothes

Today I’m showing off my Simplicity 4702 fashion doll clothing pattern because it’s an ideal pattern for chatting about the subtle differences between elastic and drawstrings. Both can use a casing, which is when you fold the fabric and sew along the edge of the fold, sort of like making a hem, but creating more of a tunnel. To learn more about casings, I recommend … Continue reading Drawstring and Elastic #SewingChat #DollClothes

Framed by a purple and turquoise blue quilted fabric frame, we see the Chelly Wood doll standing next to a book entitled, Little Quilts, with the subtitle "all through the house" by authors Alice Berg, Mary Ellen Von Holt, and Sylvia Johnson. In one corner of the book, it also says, "designer series." This book was published by "The Patchwork Place" in 1993.

Advice for Making a Doll Quilt

In my inbox this past week, I received an email from one of my followers, asking me for advice on doll-sized quilts. The question she asked was, “[If] you were to make a doll blanket or quilt for [a 14 inch] doll, what dimensions would you suggest?” So today’s blog post is a variation on the advice I gave her over email… There’s a fantastic … Continue reading Advice for Making a Doll Quilt

The Chelly Wood dot com logo and Simplicity doll clothes and child's pajama pattern number 7841 are surrounded on all four sides by a quilted frame in fabrics that come in the colors of turquoise blue and various shades of purple.

How to make dolly-and-me pajamas with a recycled tee shirt @ ChellyWood.com #EarthFriendly #DollClothes

Recently my niece, Emily, asked me to make her a set of dolly-and-me pajamas for her Consuelo doll and herself. So I was excited to discover Simplicity “Just like you” pattern number 7841 at a second hand store near where I live. Now when I looked at the pattern for this set, I made note of the fact that it was for an 18 inch … Continue reading How to make dolly-and-me pajamas with a recycled tee shirt @ ChellyWood.com #EarthFriendly #DollClothes

Framed by a turquoise blue and purple quilt, we see the Chelly Wood dot com logo and a photo of the Chelly Wood doll (a re-painted Spin Master Liv Doll) wearing an apron and holding up Simplicity Barbie doll clothes pattern number 7601 (published in 1991).

Make Barbie a winter coat, hat, and purse with Simplicity doll clothes pattern 7601 #Sewing #DollClothes

Have a look at view 5 in the image above. Today I’m talking about Simplicity Barbie doll clothes pattern #7601, which was published in 1991. This pattern set offers a very easy winter coat pattern for all the beginner sewists out there. And although they don’t appear on the sketches on the back of the pattern, it does come with the hat and purse pictured … Continue reading Make Barbie a winter coat, hat, and purse with Simplicity doll clothes pattern 7601 #Sewing #DollClothes

Sew a wrap-around skirt for your doll, following these simple instructions @ ChellyWood.com #FreeDollClothesPatterns #DollClothes

The image above shows the Simplicity 8281 vintage sewing pattern from 1977. I’ll be using this pattern in a tutorial I plan to post this Thursday on my YouTube channel, teaching you how to organize and archive your vintage patterns. As you can see in the photo below, this pattern was definitely in need of some help: The Simplicity pattern 8281 for Barbie, Quick Curl … Continue reading Sew a wrap-around skirt for your doll, following these simple instructions @ ChellyWood.com #FreeDollClothesPatterns #DollClothes