Please visit ChellyWood.com for free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. This image shows a pair of doll shorts with an elastic waist and a single pocket at the back (buttocks) area of the shorts. The image has a watermark which says where you can find the free printable sewing pattern and easy-to-follow tutorial video for making a pair of shorts like these to fit your dolls. These shorts will fit dolls in the 13-inch (33 cm), 14 inch (35.5 cm), 15 inch (38 cm), 16 inch (40.5 cm), and even some 17 inch or 18 inch (43 cm to 46 cm) size range. The website where you can find the free patterns for these shorts and instructions for making them is ChellyWood.com

Shorts With a Back Pocket: This week’s free doll clothes #sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #meMadeMonday

Monday is the day when I typically give my readers a preview of the project for the week ahead. I also like to show off which dolls can fit in this week’s free pattern, like the BFC Ink doll shown below: The pattern for the V-neck shirt has already been posted, but the shorts (with one little pocket at the back) are what we’ll be … Continue reading Shorts With a Back Pocket: This week’s free doll clothes #sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #meMadeMonday

This is the youtube tutorial header for a video showing you how to make your own square-neck shirt with lace trim and a scalloped edge that uses rickrack trim. The patterns for making this lace shirt are free to download and print at ChellyWood.com

Let’s sew a pretty lace doll top with a free PDF pattern @ ChellyWood.com #sewing for #dolls

This week I’m providing you with my free printable sewing pattern for the pretty lace-trimmed, square-neck shirt that you see in the opening scenes of the tutorial above. This week’s pattern will fit the following dolls and quite a few others: 14″ tall Hearts for Hearts Girls 16″ tall vintage Velvet dolls from Ideal Toy Corp 18″ tall BFC Ink dolls 18″ vintage Crissy dolls … Continue reading Let’s sew a pretty lace doll top with a free PDF pattern @ ChellyWood.com #sewing for #dolls

Free Patterns and Tutorials for #Vintage Velvet #Dolls Pants and Shirt @ ChellyWood.com

As you can see in the image above, the pants pattern I’m providing today fits your vintage Velvet doll like a pair of “ankle pants” rather than full-length trousers. The shirt is a bit of a tight fit too, considering that Velvet dolls have that hair-growing knob in their backs. But here’s a rear view of the shirt, so you can see that I did … Continue reading Free Patterns and Tutorials for #Vintage Velvet #Dolls Pants and Shirt @ ChellyWood.com

The image shows a BFC Ink doll standing next to a Hearts for Hearts Girl (Consuelo). They both wear felt shirts with no sleeves. The BFC Ink doll's clothes can be described like this: white felt sleeveless top with blue plaid skirt that has knife pleats. The skirt is knee-length on the BFC Ink doll. The Hearts4Hearts doll's clothes can be described thus: pink sleeveless top with knee-length polka dot skirt. The image is part of a hashtag tape measure Tuesday measurements comparison on ChellyWood.com, which is meant to help doll clothes sewists / seamstresses with doll measurements for sewing projects. The image should be compared to another similar image toward the bottom of the blog post, in which the two dolls stand side by side again, but wearing each other's clothing in a clothes swap.

Let’s measure BFC Ink #dolls on #TapeMeasureTuesday and compare to a 14″ #doll

This week’s sewing project not only fits the little 14 inch (35.5 cm) Hearts for Hearts Girls, but surprisingly, it can also fit the 18 inch (45 cm) tall BFC Ink dolls. How can this be possible? Here are the sewing measurements for both dolls: BFC Ink Neck circumference… 9.5 cm Neck to shoulder seam… 3 cm Bust… 20.4 cm Collar to true waist… 8 … Continue reading Let’s measure BFC Ink #dolls on #TapeMeasureTuesday and compare to a 14″ #doll

The image shows Consuelo, one of the Hearts for Hearts Girls, wearing a handmade skirt with lace trim and a bright yellow blouse with lace trim and a "scalloped-look" rickrack trim around the bottom of the shirt and the edges of the sleeves of the shirt. The neckline of the shirt is square. The doll stands in an outdoor garden near a brick wall. At the bottom of the image, we see a watermark telling where you can go to download the free printable sewing patterns for making these doll clothes: ChellyWood.com

Preview of this week’s free #dollclothes #sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #dolls

My regular followers will remember this set of doll clothes patterns that I designed last spring. Some of these free patterns are already available here on ChellyWood.com, but some have been waiting for me to get to them while this website took a remodeling detour. Now that the website renovations are done, let’s get back to business! This week I’m going to give you the … Continue reading Preview of this week’s free #dollclothes #sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #dolls

The image shows a dress form with a quilted look all around it. This image was purchased as part of a yearly subscription to iClipart and used with permission.

Let’s sew a gusset! — guest video by Morgan Donner for today’s #FridayFollow Feature

This week’s doll clothes sewing project was a cute little doll coat with a hood. The hood used a gusset, so I thought it would be a good idea to give you a little information about how gussets work. But why re-invent the wheel, when YouTube offers lots of great videos on various sewing techniques? Today’s video not only introduces a gusset, but it shows … Continue reading Let’s sew a gusset! — guest video by Morgan Donner for today’s #FridayFollow Feature

This is the header for a youtube tutorial that shows you how to sew a hooded raincoat with double-breasted front placket and piping to fit 13-inch, 14-inch, 15-inch, 16-inch, or 17-inch dolls. The patterns are found at ChellyWood.com as free printable PDF downloads.

Let’s make a doll coat with a hood for 14-inch #dolls (also fits a 15-inch #doll) #fashiondoll

This week’s raincoat sewing project garnered five flowers on my difficulty scale, which means it can be a very challenging sewing project. However it will help if you know a little about piping, lining a garment, and gussets. It will also help a lot if you view today’s tutorial video, which walks you through the creation of this raincoat one step at a time. Here … Continue reading Let’s make a doll coat with a hood for 14-inch #dolls (also fits a 15-inch #doll) #fashiondoll