Image of Ken doll dressed as prince and Barbie doll dressed as a lady in waiting. Patterns available from ChellyWood.com

How to Make a #Toy #Sword, Sheath, and Belt for Ken Dolls or #ActionFigures

Monday I posted the image of Ken in all his regal, princely gear. Tuesday I posted patterns for his princely attire. Wednesday I offered up my tutorial to help you make Ken’s fancy jacket, and Thursday you saw the tutorial for making his easy-to-sew pants. But what about Ken’s necessary accouterments? What about his sword, belt, and sheath? Of course these are a must! Here’s … Continue reading How to Make a #Toy #Sword, Sheath, and Belt for Ken Dolls or #ActionFigures

Image of Ken doll wearing home-sewn prince's jacket and trousers (patterns and tutorials available at ChellyWood.com)

Free Ken Pants #Sewing #Patterns and Video Tutorials

Monday I posted a picture of the whole Ken-clothing project, when it’s all done. Tuesday I posted the pattern, which is free to download and print. Yesterday I posted the video tutorial for making the jacket for Ken’s prince costume. Today I’m posting the tutorial for making his pants. Finally, on Friday, I’ll post links to additional tutorials, so you can make Ken’s sword, sheath, belt, and … Continue reading Free Ken Pants #Sewing #Patterns and Video Tutorials

Image of Ken Doll dressed handsomely in prince costume. Title overlay says, "Sewing Tutorial."

Free Ken Clothes #Sewing #Patterns and Video Tutorials

Monday I posted a picture of the whole Ken-clothing project, when it’s all done. Tuesday I posted the pattern, which is free to download and print. Today I’m posting the video tutorial for making the jacket for Ken’s prince costume. Tomorrow, I’ll post the tutorial for making his pants. Finally, on Friday, I’ll post links to additional tutorials, so you can make Ken’s sword, sheath, … Continue reading Free Ken Clothes #Sewing #Patterns and Video Tutorials

Free Sewing Pattern for Ken Doll Clothes

Free #Sewing #Pattern for Ken Doll #Prince Clothes

Here’s my pattern for sewing Ken a prince costume. If you look at yesterday’s post, you can see how the costume will look when finished. Tomorrow’s post will be a tutorial on how to sew the jacket. Thursday, I’ll post a tutorial on how to make the pants. Friday I’ll add links to Barbie clothes tutorials and patterns that would go well with this costume. … Continue reading Free #Sewing #Pattern for Ken Doll #Prince Clothes

Image of Ken Doll in Prince Costume with Ruffled Sleeves

How to #Sew a Prince’s #Costume for a Ken #Doll

This week I’m going to show you how to sew the following Prince’s costume for Ken: Tomorrow I’ll post the printable pattern. Then, on Wednesday, I’ll post a video showing how to make the jacket. On Thursday (the Thanksgiving holiday in the US), I’ll post a tutorial showing how to make the trousers. Once in a while, folks say they’re having trouble downloading my patterns. … Continue reading How to #Sew a Prince’s #Costume for a Ken #Doll

Now You’ve Got the Whole Costume for #Barbie and the #Musketeers!

Just in case you forgot, here’s the link to the Renaissance hat pattern for Barbie, and here’s the tutorial for making that hat: I love making Barbie clothes and sharing my patterns and projects with the world, but it’s always nice if you also show your appreciation by liking this video, tweeting about it, blogging about it, or pinning it to your Pinterest page! Thanks! Continue reading Now You’ve Got the Whole Costume for #Barbie and the #Musketeers!

#Barbie Jacket #DIY Tutorial and Coat Pattern

Here’s the tutorial I made and posted on YouTube this week. It teaches you how to use my surcoat pattern for Barbie and the Musketeers (really Romeo and Juliet with Barbies) to sew your own (DIY) Barbie jacket/coat for a Renaissance-period costume. Remember, I offer these patterns and tutorials for free. All I ask in return is that you help promote this video: Continue reading #Barbie Jacket #DIY Tutorial and Coat Pattern