Image of African American Fashionista Curvy Barbie from Mattel, posing in a yellow dress with a high-low skirt overlapped in filmy tulle. She poses with one hand in her hair and the other against the skirt's folds. Overlay says, "ChellyWood.com: Free printable sewing patterns and tutorials."

I’ve created a pattern for #Fashionista #CurvyBarbie™!

Yessss! Here it is! I’ve finally created a dress pattern that fits Mattel’s new Curvy Barbie™ from the Fashionista line. Incidentally, it also fits my vintage Tammy Doll from Ideal: Doesn’t she look cute in that modern-style dress? I’d like to thank Marsha for inspiring the high-low skirt on this doll. She’s a Facebook friend of mine who asked me if I’d ever designed a … Continue reading I’ve created a pattern for #Fashionista #CurvyBarbie™!

Image of Vintage Tammy doll wearing white wig, black gown, and harlequin-style pinafore

#Antique #TammyDoll from #Ideal has Free Sewing Pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Yes, this little actress is the vintage Tammy Doll, made by the Ideal company. I designed her costume, snood, and a masquerade ball mask, and I plan to share those patterns and videos with you today. Scroll down for links to each one. Tammy will be playing an “extra” at the Capulets’ feast scene, in my upcoming stop-motion dolly version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. … Continue reading #Antique #TammyDoll from #Ideal has Free Sewing Pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Image of Vintage Tammy doll wearing white wig, black gown, and harlequin-style pinafore

My #Collectible #TammyDoll from Ideal Free Sewing Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #VintageToy

Yes, this little actress is the vintage Tammy Doll, made by the Ideal company. I designed her costume, snood, and a masquerade ball mask, and I plan to share those patterns and videos with you today. Scroll down for links to each one. Tammy will be playing an “extra” at the Capulets’ feast scene, in my upcoming stop-motion dolly version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. … Continue reading My #Collectible #TammyDoll from Ideal Free Sewing Pattern @ ChellyWood.com #VintageToy

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

Create a #Crafty #Renaissance Costume for Your #Vintage Tammy Doll

On Monday I showed you how the whole thing looks when it’s done. Tuesday I shared my free, printable pattern for Tammy doll’s Renaissance dress. Yesterday I showed you the video for putting together Tammy’s gown (or shift). Today’s video shows you how to piece together her pinafore. There’s something missing though! What about the snood? Here’s a video that shows you how to make … Continue reading Create a #Crafty #Renaissance Costume for Your #Vintage Tammy Doll

Image of Vintage Tammy doll wearing white wig, black gown, and harlequin-style pinafore

Sew a #WeddingDress for a #Vintage Doll (Like #Barbie or Tammy Dolls)

This week on my blog, I’ve offered a free, printable pattern for making a ball gown for a vintage Tammy doll (made by Ideal). The video below shows you how to use that pattern to make Tammy a wedding dress or fancy, long-sleeved gown like the black one pictured in the photo I showed you Monday. I realize this video says it’s for Momoko, but … Continue reading Sew a #WeddingDress for a #Vintage Doll (Like #Barbie or Tammy Dolls)

Printable sewing pattern for doll dress and pinafore

#Vintage Tammy #Dolls Wedding Dress or Gown #Sewing Pattern

Here’s my pattern for Tammy doll’s vintage wedding dress or ball gown. It’s a pretty simple dress pattern, easy to make. If you use white fabric, it makes a wedding dress, but for my Romeo and Juliet video, Tammy doll will be playing an extra at the Capulets’ ball. So I made the gown out of black fabric, and it forms a shift beneath her … Continue reading #Vintage Tammy #Dolls Wedding Dress or Gown #Sewing Pattern