A purple and turquoise quilt frame surrounds the Chelly Wood website logo and a black and white image of a child's stick horse toy.

How to Make a Stick Horse with Pattern Suggestion #ChristmasGiftIdeas #SewingProjects

When my girls were little I made them stick horses for Christmas, and I used this Vogue pattern #7603. The pattern was originally intended for making a plush horse to fit 18 inch dolls, like American Girl, but when I found Vogue 7603 at JoAnn Fabrics, I knew this pattern would be ideal for making a pair of stick horses. The pattern calls for fake … Continue reading How to Make a Stick Horse with Pattern Suggestion #ChristmasGiftIdeas #SewingProjects

A purple swatch of fabric with white dotted Swiss print forms a square. Inside the square is a vintage Skipper doll wearing handmade doll clothes (a shirt and pants) and the words "free patterns" which are accompanied by the turquoise blue and purple logo for Chelly Wood dot com.

Sew pants and a shirt for your vintage Skipper dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewVintage #DollClothes

Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing patterns and links to all additional relevant tutorial videos. As I’ve said in previous blog posts, today’s shirt pattern will fit vintage Skipper dolls if you use felt (which is typically quite stretchy) as your fabric. There are no seam allowances around the neck, arm holes, and at the bottom … Continue reading Sew pants and a shirt for your vintage Skipper dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #SewVintage #DollClothes

Vintage skipper wears a light purple (lavender colored) skirt and a white felt sleeveless shirt. The watermark reminds us to visit Chelly Wood dot com for free doll clothes patterns and tutorials.

Make this outfit for your vintage Skipper dolls w/a free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #SewingPatterns #DollClothes

  Please scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free printable PDF sewing patterns and links to all additional relevant tutorial videos. As I’ve said in recent blog posts, today’s shirt pattern will fit vintage Skipper dolls if you use felt (which is typically quite stretchy) as your fabric. There are no seam allowances around the neck, arm holes, and at the … Continue reading Make this outfit for your vintage Skipper dolls w/a free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #SewingPatterns #DollClothes

Here we see a tiny purple plastic horse with a crown mark on its behind. The crown is yellow with a small orange star inside. the whole image of the crown is outlined in orange. The pony is light purple (or lavender colored) with a white mane and tail.

How well do you know your My Little Ponies? Can you identify this cutie mark? #MyLittlePony #Collectibles

As my regular followers know, I’m selling a few of my doll-related items in my eBay store lately, to make room for new things. This week I’m selling two My Little Pony-esque toys. I am certain the pony/unicorn on the right is NOT an actual My Little Pony brand toy. However the tiny lavender-colored one has me stumped. An actual My Little Pony has a … Continue reading How well do you know your My Little Ponies? Can you identify this cutie mark? #MyLittlePony #Collectibles

This tiny plastic dog is the smallest of the bunch. He looks like a cocker spaniel jumping into his "let's play" pose with his hind quarters high in the air, tail wagging, and his front paws splayed out in front of him.

Buy my Barbie dogs for as little as $2.10 in my eBay store! #BarbieCollector #DollCollector

This week I have five little toy dogs for sale in my eBay store, and my starting price is only $2.10 with a $5.00 shipping fee. The collection includes five dogs, and at least one is marked “Mattel.” (See my close-up images on eBay.) I don’t know what the other four dogs’ makers’ are because they’re not marked or I wasn’t able to find a … Continue reading Buy my Barbie dogs for as little as $2.10 in my eBay store! #BarbieCollector #DollCollector

A tiny Chelsea doll or a similar-sized doll is going trick-or-treating for Halloween. She wears a little felt ghost costume with they eyes cut out. She carries a pumpkin-shaped candy basket. She appears to be wearing her ghost costume over a dress of blue printed fabric. Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download and print all the free printable sewing patterns for making these doll clothes, along with links to tutorial videos that show you how to make this outfit.

Sew a ghost costume for very small dolls with this easy FREE sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Costumes #Halloween

Please scroll to the very bottom of this page for today’s free ghost costume pattern. During the summer, I showed you how adaptable this easy-to-sew ghost costume is. Just look at my Chelsea doll below! She’s wearing a cactus costume that I made using green felt for the ghost costume and cutting out a hole for her face. For more details on how to make … Continue reading Sew a ghost costume for very small dolls with this easy FREE sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Costumes #Halloween

If you're here to download the free printable PDF sewing patterns and to watch the tutorial videos for making this outfit of doll clothes for your Tall Barbie, please click on the link in the description. The photograph is of a Tall Barbie (by Mattel) modeling a handmade set of doll clothes, including an elastic-waist skirt with glittery purple ruffle and a handmade tank top with ribbon straps. The doll appears to be leaning with her weight on her left foot, and the watermark on this image says where you can download this and other free printable doll clothes sewing patterns for making a wardrobe for your tall Barbie dolls: ChellyWood.com

Free patterns for Tall Barbie skirt and top @ ChellyWood.com #DIY #SewingProject

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s skirt pattern is a lot like the one I’m posting tomorrow, but tomorrow’s pattern and tutorial will fit 14″ to 15 inch dolls, like Hearts for Hearts Girls and Wellie Wishers. So watch for that tutorial video tomorrow, if you’re interested in finding a similar skirt pattern … Continue reading Free patterns for Tall Barbie skirt and top @ ChellyWood.com #DIY #SewingProject

If you're here to download the free printable PDF sewing patterns and to watch the tutorial videos for making this outfit of doll clothes for your Tall Barbie, please click on the link in the description. This is a photo of a tall Barbie walking along with lovely long strides, wearing a handmade tank top and handmade ankle pants / capri pants / pedal pushers. She smiles into the distance as she walks along in her summer-weather Barbie doll clothes.

Sew summer doll clothes for Tall Barbie w/a free PDF sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewFun

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I’ve had people use my contact form to request more free printable sewing patterns for making Tall Barbie doll clothes, so although I’m busy working at my day job as a school librarian right now, I did discover that Tall Barbie can fit into this outfit, which I designed … Continue reading Sew summer doll clothes for Tall Barbie w/a free PDF sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewFun

Free doll clothes patterns for camp shirt to fit GI Joe, Broad Ken, WWE Action Figures, Etc. @ ChellyWood.com #actionfigures #HappyParentsDay!

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Happy Parents Day! Because parents do so many things to make life great for their kids, I’m posting a special pattern today that has often been requested… It’s a camp shirt (or you could make it just an ordinary shirt without the rolled sleeves, tab, and pockets) to fit 12″ (30.5 … Continue reading Free doll clothes patterns for camp shirt to fit GI Joe, Broad Ken, WWE Action Figures, Etc. @ ChellyWood.com #actionfigures #HappyParentsDay!

This image shows a Mattel Chelsea doll wearing a handmade Halloween costume or school play costume. The free pattern that ChellyWood.com offers for making a ghost costume was used to make this little cactus adaptation. Click on the link in the caption to read the directions for making your own cactus costume for miniature dolls like Chelsea and other 5-inch dolls.

Was your school play cancelled? Have fun with kids/grandkids making a mini-school-play! #SchoolPlay #StopMotion

Did your school play get cancelled due to school closure? Consider this: re-create your kids’ or grandkids’ school play with dolls! The video gives you some great ideas for adapting free patterns found here at ChellyWood.com and using stop-motion phone apps to make a miniature version of the school play that never made it to the stage. Please scroll to the very bottom of this … Continue reading Was your school play cancelled? Have fun with kids/grandkids making a mini-school-play! #SchoolPlay #StopMotion

The image shows a Disney Princess Elsa 13 inch doll wearing handmade shorts, a handmade shirt, and hand-stitched stockings. If you want to make this outfit, please click on the link in the caption. It will take you to a page where you will find all the free patterns and tutorial videos you'll need to sew this outfit for your 13-inch hard plastic Disney Animator dolls.

Sew a summer shorts outfit for Elsa (or other Disney Toddler Dolls) w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DisneyPrincess #SummerWardrobe

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. The outfit shown in the image above includes a super easy-to-sew felt top and an elastic-waist easy-sew skirt. Earlier this week I gave you the skirt pattern. Today I’m giving you both the skirt and the easy-sew felt top pattern. Today’s free printable PDF skirt and shirt patterns will fit the … Continue reading Sew a summer shorts outfit for Elsa (or other Disney Toddler Dolls) w/free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #DisneyPrincess #SummerWardrobe

Click on the link in the caption, and it will take you to a page where you can download the free PDF sewing patterns for making these doll clothes. The image shows a skirt with a ruffled edge, a pair of ankle pants, and a strappy summer top to fit 11.5 inch or 11 inch fashion dolls. The fabric is shiny, purple, and almost iridescent. The skirt's ruffle has glitter speckles on it, and the matching summer top has geometric shapes in purple, black, and gold.

Rare Opportunity! Buy handmade doll clothes from doll clothing designer, Chelly Wood! #SewingBlogger

Today my handmade African-style wardrobe went on sale on Etsy. You can access the sale page here, as long as it is up for grabs. For those of you who have followed this website for a long time, you’re probably aware that I almost NEVER sell my handmade doll clothes, so this is a rare opportunity. I’ve decided to begin offering some of my goods … Continue reading Rare Opportunity! Buy handmade doll clothes from doll clothing designer, Chelly Wood! #SewingBlogger