With a quilted purple and blue frame, a photo of a Made to Move Curvy Barbie with bright pink Anime-style hair stands next to and looks down at vintage 8281 Simplicity Barbie doll clothes pattern, which contains the patterns for making the very same raglan-sleeved shirt or blouse that the Made-to-Move Curvy Barbie is wearing. She also wears a miniskirt that is not pictured on the envelope for Simplicity 8281 vintage Barbie doll clothes patterns. The ChellyWood.com logo appears to the side of the photo.

Can a Vintage Simplicity 8281 Barbie doll clothes pattern fit Curvy Barbie? #SewVintage #DollClothesPatterns

Based on the photo you see above, which shows my Curvy Made-to-Move Barbie wearing the raglan-sleeved blouse from View 3 in Simplicity Barbie doll clothes pattern 8281 from the early 1980’s, you would think Curvy Barbies could wear all of the patterns from this set. But it may not be wise to make assumptions about this vintage pattern just yet. The pattern was originally designed … Continue reading Can a Vintage Simplicity 8281 Barbie doll clothes pattern fit Curvy Barbie? #SewVintage #DollClothesPatterns

Surrounded by a quilted frame in the colors turquoise blue and various shades of purple, we see the ChellyWood.com logo and beside it, the envelope for Simplicity 9138 (a pattern that will fit vintage Crissy dolls).

I just added this Crissy doll pattern to my private collection! #HappyToday about #DollClothesPatterns

I’ve been an Ideal Crissy doll fan since my childhood, when these hair-growing dolls first became popular, so it may seem hard to believe that I’ve never owned a Crissy doll clothes pattern. Until now! My birthday was in March, and for my birthday, I splurged and purchased this lovely Simplicity 9138 doll clothes pattern for 17 and a half inch dolls. Now you may … Continue reading I just added this Crissy doll pattern to my private collection! #HappyToday about #DollClothesPatterns

Here we see the Chelly Wood doll (she's actually a Liv doll that has had a make-over so it looks like the real person, Chelly Wood) holding up McCall's vintage Barbie pattern #6420 which has images of Barbie wearing six different outfits. The pattern's container is very worn but the images are colorful and sharp. This pattern was marked with a copyright of 1962.

Vintage Barbie doll clothes patterns with underpants! #VintageBarbie #VintageSewing

If you’ve been sewing for dolls for very long, you’re probably aware that doll underpants patterns are hard to come by. Of course, I have free underpants patterns on this website, and my patterns will fit lots of dolls, including the 6 inch American Girl dolls, Skipper, Barbie, and many Barbie-sized dolls, in addition to my baby doll bloomers and 18″ doll underpants pattern. (Click … Continue reading Vintage Barbie doll clothes patterns with underpants! #VintageBarbie #VintageSewing

Laid out on a pale blue canvas, we see items of doll clothes in a gold-and-white color ensemble. This wardrobe will fit Sunshine Family female parent dolls, and it consists of a skirt, a pair of pants, two felt shirts, a purse, and one vintage dress. All but the dress are handmade doll clothes designed and sewn by Chelly Wood.

My 8″ doll clothes are for sale on eBay including a vintage Sunshine Family dress #SunshineFamily #VintageToys

This week I’m parting with some of my handmade doll clothes in my eBay store. You may remember seeing some of the doll clothes in the photo above in a few tutorials and patterns here on ChellyWood.com. I’m really just trying to clean out my closet to make room for new projects. My doll clothes storage is PACKED! So I’m selling this and that to … Continue reading My 8″ doll clothes are for sale on eBay including a vintage Sunshine Family dress #SunshineFamily #VintageToys

Did you own a Barbie car? Join the conversation @ ChellyWood.com #VintageDolls #VintageToys

Do you remember any of the goodies pictured in my Barbie “World of Fashion” catalog from 1985? I own an old catalog insert that came with a Barbie from this era, and I’m selling this little catalog in my eBay store this week. As I got my Barbie catalog ready for this sale, I decided this would make a great blog topic! So I thought … Continue reading Did you own a Barbie car? Join the conversation @ ChellyWood.com #VintageDolls #VintageToys

Here we see the Chelly Wood doll (she's actually a Liv doll that has had a make-over so it looks like the real person, Chelly Wood) holding up McCall's vintage Barbie pattern #6420 which has images of Barbie wearing six different outfits. The pattern's container is very worn but the images are colorful and sharp. This pattern was marked with a copyright of 1962.

Vintage Barbie doll clothes patterns with underpants pattern — try McCall Pattern #6420 #VintageBarbie #VintageSewing

If you’ve been sewing for dolls for very long, you’re probably aware that doll underpants patterns are hard to come by. Of course, I have free underpants patterns on this website, and my patterns will fit lots of dolls, including the 6 inch American Girl dolls, Skipper, Barbie, and many Barbie-sized dolls, in addition to my baby doll bloomers and 18″ doll underpants pattern. (Click … Continue reading Vintage Barbie doll clothes patterns with underpants pattern — try McCall Pattern #6420 #VintageBarbie #VintageSewing

This image shows a Tammy doll wearing a pair of handmade shorts of argyle patterned fabric. The overlay says "free shorts pattern" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com where you can download the free printable sewing pattern in pdf sewing patterns format for making these shorts, plus a shirt and a pair of pants to fit vintage Tammy dolls from the Ideal Toy Corporation. This image is a header for a YouTube video. If you click on it, the video includes written and spoken instructions for sewing a pair of shorts for Tammy dolls.

Sew a summer outfit for vintage Tammy #dolls w/free PDF #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Today I’m sharing my shorts/ pants and sleeveless top patterns for Tammy dolls. You saw this pattern earlier this year, when I posted it as pajama pants. But I’ve created a tutorial showing how to make the shorts now, so it’s time to re-post. So here are all the patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make this week’s shorts-plus-felt-top combo to fit vintage Tammy dolls … Continue reading Sew a summer outfit for vintage Tammy #dolls w/free PDF #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Are you searching for free printable sewing patterns to fit Ideal Toy Corp's Tammy dolls? The doll clothes sewing website, ChellyWood.com offers free printable sewing patterns for vintage Tammy dolls and dozens of other dolls of all different shapes and sizes. This image shows a screenshot of the gallery page for Tammy doll patterns on the ChellyWood.com doll clothes sewing website.

This week’s focus: vintage Tammy dolls by Ideal #Toy Corp #Dollstagram

Believe it or not, I actually use my own doll clothes patterns when I’m planning to make doll clothes for my niece or one of my cousins’ kids. Today I went to my own website, ChellyWood.com to find the pattern for making the argyle shorts shown above, and I couldn’t find it. Ugh! I could find this pattern: And this one: And this good ol’ … Continue reading This week’s focus: vintage Tammy dolls by Ideal #Toy Corp #Dollstagram

A vintage Crissy doll stands beside two palm trees on a beach. She wears a very short mini skirt made of pink seersucker fabric with white polka dots. She also wears a white felt sleeveless summer shirt.

Free Doll Clothes #Sewing Patterns for Vintage Crissy #Dolls from Ideal #Toys

Do you have a vintage Crissy doll, made by the Ideal Toy Corporation? Last summer I designed some skirts and tops that actually fit this doll, as you can see in the image above. The shirt is just a basic felt shirt, which uses snaps as a closure. It’s super easy to make! The skirt has an elastic waist and is also great for beginners … Continue reading Free Doll Clothes #Sewing Patterns for Vintage Crissy #Dolls from Ideal #Toys

The image shows the Ideal Toy Corporation's vintage Velvet doll wearing six different outfits. For each outfit, ChellyWood.com offers free printable sewing patterns and tutorials showing you how to sew the outfit. Visit ChellyWood.com for lots of free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes, including the Velvet doll from the Crissy family of dolls.

Free Vintage Velvet Doll Clothes Sewing Patterns (Gallery)

Please click on the doll 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 … Continue reading Free Vintage Velvet Doll Clothes Sewing Patterns (Gallery)

Find the free printable pdf pattern for this felt shirt to fit Ideal Toy Corporation's vintage Tammy dolls at ChellyWood.com. The image shows a Tammy doll modeling hand-sewn shorts and a hand-sewn sleeveless shirt made of felt. Tiny blue buttons adorn the front of this sew-easy shirt. The Tammy doll's shorts use a tiny argyle print, and she stands in a 1:6 scale room with a window and a hard wood floor. Behind her is a tall china hutch filled with itty bitty pieces of dishware. She models her handmade shirt with a fashion-model pose, her chin held high. The overlay offers the website where you can find more free patterns for doll clothes to fit Tammy dolls and other dolls of many shapes and sizes: ChellyWood.com.

#MeMade Monday: Easy-to-sew felt shirt for #vintage Tammy #doll

This week I’m posting the FREE printable PDF pattern for making the felt shirt that my vintage Tammy doll is modeling in the image above. Tammy dolls were made by the Ideal Toy Corporation from 1962 to 1966, according to Wikipedia. One of my aunts owned one, when I was growing up, but my Tammy is one I purchased on eBay a few years ago … Continue reading #MeMade Monday: Easy-to-sew felt shirt for #vintage Tammy #doll

A vintage Tammy doll from Ideal wears a handmade shirt with decorative lace straps and a pair of colorful pants with an elastic waist. The shirt is a tank style top made of blue felt with white lace that forms the straps and the lace trails down the front of the shirt as well. The elastic waist pants taper at the bottom of the leg and are decorated with vertical stripes of colorful blue, red, gold, and white folk images like flowers, dots, and leaves.

#Vintage Ideal Tammy Doll #Patterns are #FREE @ ChellyWood.com

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