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Sew this beautiful holiday outfit for your 18-inch dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #AmericanGirlDolls

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Take a look at the images above and below… For today’s outfit, I’m using a cotton print fabric instead of the red velvet shown above, and I’m coupling the shirt with a pretty glittery long skirt, so your 18 inch dolls will be well-dressed at all the holiday parties this winter … Continue reading Sew this beautiful holiday outfit for your 18-inch dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #AmericanGirlDolls

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Kwanza craft project: make a miniature Unity Cup @ ChellyWood.com #KwanzaaCrafts #KidsCrafts

  This week I posted patterns for Kwanzaa doll clothes, including a free, printable poncho pattern. But what else does a fashion doll need for his/her Kwanzaa celebration? How about a unity cup? This tutorial video shows you how to make a unity cup from three simple objects you can find around the house: half of a nut shell a bead connector a slice of … Continue reading Kwanza craft project: make a miniature Unity Cup @ ChellyWood.com #KwanzaaCrafts #KidsCrafts

On a turquoise blue linen background, an African or African American Barbie models a pair of blue jeans, a tee shirt, and a multi-colored poncho with an African-style color scheme on the poncho's cotton fabric. The words on this square image say "free patterns" over the top of the ChellyWood.com logo.

Make a Kwanzaa poncho for Barbie with today’s free PDF sewing pattern #HappyKwanzaa #DollClothes

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Yesterday was the first day of Kwanzaa, an “annual celebration of African-American culture that is held from December 26 to January 1” (from Wikipedia). So in honor of Kwanzaa, I wanted to post my African heritage poncho pattern. This will be the first time I’ve offered this pattern as … Continue reading Make a Kwanzaa poncho for Barbie with today’s free PDF sewing pattern #HappyKwanzaa #DollClothes

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Sew a Christmas Outfit for 18″ Dolls w/Free PDF Sewing Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing #DollClothes

  Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Happy Christmas Eve, everyone! Have you decorated in red and green for the holidays? Ah, but red and green aren’t the only colors of Christmas. Just look at that adorable blue snowman skirt in the photo at the top of this post! Would you like to make this outfit for … Continue reading Sew a Christmas Outfit for 18″ Dolls w/Free PDF Sewing Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidaySewing #DollClothes

On a turquoise blue linen background, we see the words "Free Patterns," accompanying a photo of a Rainbow High Sheryl doll from MGM. The doll wears a handmade red, green, white, and black plaid dress with red ribbon straps. The dress's skirt is almost long enough to cover the doll's knees, but not quite. The doll's light brown eyes glisten as if wet. Her golden locks float around her shoulders and down her back. In the left corner of the turquoise blue linen frame, we see the logo for Chelly Wood dot com.

Let’s sew a little holiday party dress for Rainbow High dolls with today’s NEW FREE dress pattern! #DollClothes #DollCollector

  For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Since this time last year, I’ve received a dozen or so requests for patterns that will fit the Rainbow High dolls. So this year for Christmas, I asked my family and friends to buy me one. And guess what… My “Secret Santa” from work (who turned out to … Continue reading Let’s sew a little holiday party dress for Rainbow High dolls with today’s NEW FREE dress pattern! #DollClothes #DollCollector

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Sew a pair of holiday pajama pants for Broad Ken with FREE patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #FreeSewingPatterns

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Doesn’t Broad Ken look charming in his holiday plaid snowflake fabric pajama pants? And pajama pants are super easy to make! All you’ll need is small-print cotton fabric and 1/8 inch wide elastic. Please note that the link to my “How to sew pajama pants” tutorial below will take you to a tutorial that … Continue reading Sew a pair of holiday pajama pants for Broad Ken with FREE patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #FreeSewingPatterns

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Let’s make Christmas pajamas and a robe for vintage Tammy w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Collectibles

For your free patterns and links to the tutorial videos you’ll find helpful, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I’ve had people ask me, “Do you have a bathrobe pattern for Barbie?” And the answer is “No, but I have one for Tammy dolls.” Unfortunately, the sleeves on this bathrobe will be a little too short for Barbie, but if you wanted … Continue reading Let’s make Christmas pajamas and a robe for vintage Tammy w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #Collectibles

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Free printable sewing patterns for making a holiday outfit for Ever After High dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingPatterns

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. I wanted to find some doll clothes to go with the Mary Jane candy-cane-style shoes that I posted earlier, and I discovered that I was able to adapt a Stacie doll’s elastic-waist ankle pants patterns to fit Ever After High and Monster High dolls. So don’t be confused by … Continue reading Free printable sewing patterns for making a holiday outfit for Ever After High dolls @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #SewingPatterns

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Miniature Christmas Stockings and Free Doll Clothes Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayToys #ChristmasStockings

Today’s tutorial video shows you how to make a Christmas stocking for your 1:6 scale dollhouse or diorama. And the pattern for the stockings also has a pattern for sewing a simple outfit that will fit dolls like modern and Made-to-Move Barbie, Queens of Africa, and Disney Princess 11 inch fashion dolls. The following links will help you make not only the miniature Christmas stockings, … Continue reading Miniature Christmas Stockings and Free Doll Clothes Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #HolidayToys #ChristmasStockings

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Wondering about my class? I have an update!

Behind the scenes, I’m creating a series of classes that will teach you how to design your own doll clothes. The first of my classes, “How to Alter Doll Clothes Patterns,” is currently available through C&T Publishing’s Creative Spark platform. Click on the link provided to learn more about my own classes and the other wonderful courses you can take on the Creative Spark platform. This first class will teach … Continue reading Wondering about my class? I have an update!

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More Free Christmas Pajama Patterns for Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #HolidaySewing

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Collectors and children alike enjoy getting a brand new pair of holiday jammies for their Barbie dolls for Christmas, so why not make some this holiday season? To make the outfit shown on this page, you will need 1/4 inch bias tape (for the straps), craft felt (for the … Continue reading More Free Christmas Pajama Patterns for Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #HolidaySewing

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Sew snowflake pajamas for Barbie with today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #barbieclothes #ChristmasPajamas

For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. You’ll need some small-print holiday flannel fabric, to create the cute pajama top and shorts shown in the image above. The shorts also require a bit of 1/8 inch elastic, and the top uses some 1/4 inch folded white bias tape. Today’s patterns will fit these dolls: Queens of … Continue reading Sew snowflake pajamas for Barbie with today’s free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #barbieclothes #ChristmasPajamas