As a child, my favorite doll was Soul from the World of Love doll collection, from Hasbro. I loved this doll for many reasons. When you really love a doll, you tend to enjoy sewing for her, and that’s the case with my World of Love dolls. I’ve designed quite a few outfits that fit them, and only later discovered that they also fit other … Continue reading The World of Love Dolls and a Series of Free Doll Clothes Patterns #DollStagram #VintageDolls
This week I’m focusing on vintage Tammy dolls (made by the Ideal Toy Corporation). This was the original fashion doll, back when the idea of a “fashion doll” was still pretty new. The image above shows my Tammy doll and the Chelly doll holding up a vintage Simplicity pattern for sewing a wardrobe to fit Tammy dolls. This pattern (not this exact one, but one … Continue reading What other dolls can fit in Ideal Toy Corp Tammy doll patterns? #Dolls #TapeMeasureTuesday #vintage
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
Here’s the skirt tutorial I promised in yesterday’s post. People wanted details about how I made that lace-ribbon-rickrack trim at the bottom of the skirt, so this tutorial offers details. For those of you who are regular blog followers, you’ll remember a Halloween dress that I designed to fit 10″ and some 11″ dolls a while back, and it used a similar ribbon-and-rick-rack trim. And … Continue reading Free doll clothes patterns for vintage Crissy dolls: make a skirt with rickrack and ribbon #sewing for #dolls
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 doll clothes patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make that outfit. … Continue reading FREE Vintage World of Love Doll Clothes Patterns (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 doll clothes patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make that outfit. … Continue reading FREE Vintage Tammy Doll Clothes Sewing Patterns (Gallery)
My Crissy doll is wearing the same pleated argyle skirt that my 28-inch Barbie wore in yesterday’s blog post. So it’s safe to say that Crissy can wear the skirt we’re sewing on ChellyWood.com this week. Of course it fits Crissy as more of a mid-knee-length skirt than a mini-skirt; whereas it clearly fit my Best Fashion Friend 28 inch Barbie as more of a … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: What #doll clothes can Crissy #dolls wear, and what are her measurements?
If you look at the photo I’ve posted today, you can see that vintage Tammy dolls (made by the Ideal Toy Corporation) can’t swap clothes with Barbie very well. My Curvy Barbie (right) is wearing pants made with the same pattern as Tammy’s plaid pants. Curvy looks more like a samurai than a fashion model in these pants! Tall Barbie looks like she’s waiting for … Continue reading #TapeMeasureTuesday: What #dolls’ clothes can Ideal’s Tammy #doll wear?
This week I’m going to give you the free pattern (and tutorial video) for making the nautical pants that my vintage Tammy doll is wearing in the photo above. This pattern also makes wonderful pajama pants for Tammy Dolls! Also, you can expect some changes here at ChellyWood.com, for the coming year. Hopefully these changes will make the blog more interactive! I’ve asked people to … Continue reading #MeMade Monday: Pants for Vintage Tammy #Doll (Ideal Toy Corp.)
If you’d like to make this outfit to fit vintage Ideal Tammy dolls, using my free, printable sewing patterns and tutorials, here’s everything you’ll need to make what you see in the image above: Free printable sewing pattern for the whole outfit Tutorial to help you sew the pants Tutorial to help you sew the summer top Incidentally, this set of patterns will fit a … Continue reading #Vintage Ideal Tammy Doll #Patterns are #FREE @ ChellyWood.com
This week I’m going to show you how to make the easy-to-sew felt summer top that you see pictured above. That’s my new DC Comics Super Hero Girl, BumbleBee, modeling my felt summer shirt for this week’s free pattern preview. However the pattern also fits Mattel’s Curvy Barbie, MTM Barbie, Made-to-Move Curvy Barbie, and vintage Tammy dolls from Ideal. Just have a look at the images below: That’s my Made-to-Move Barbie, … Continue reading FREE printable sewing patterns for #FashionDolls like #Barbie #dolls, DC Super Hero #Girls, #CurvyBarbie and more! @ ChellyWood.com
Looking just as elegant as one would expect, my MTM Barbie models this week’s project in the image above. We’ll be sewing a pair of elastic waist pants. This week’s free pattern is super versatile, though. As you see in the image below, this pants pattern also fits Mattel’s Curvy Barbie: As you can see, the image above shows the new Made-to-Move Curvy Barbie. She’s … Continue reading #Barbie, #CurvyBarbie, and #Vintage Tammy #Dolls clothes FREE patterns @ ChellyWood.com