Image of a sewing pattern with Ken doll superimposed, wearing a romantic shirt

New Free #Sewing #Pattern: Romeo’s #Romantic Shirt for #Dolls

Sometimes, as you may have noticed, I recycle old posts, displaying patterns that have been available on my Doll Patterns page for quite some time. However today I’m offering a brand new pattern for a romantic shirt for Ken. When you print my patterns, it’s always friendly and kind to like it on FB, tweet about it, and/or pin it to your Pinterest page. That … Continue reading New Free #Sewing #Pattern: Romeo’s #Romantic Shirt for #Dolls

Image of Ken doll dressed as a monk

How to Make a #Monk’s Costume for Ken #Dolls

In Monday’s blog post, I offered links to the free, printable sewing patterns that match this tutorial. Now, here’s how you put Friar Laurence’s costume together: Please show your appreciation for my free, printable patterns and tutorials by liking, pinning, and tweeting about my website. Thanks! Continue reading How to Make a #Monk’s Costume for Ken #Dolls

Image of African American Ken doll dressed as Friar Laurence from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Who Will Play #FriarLaurence in #Shakespeare’s #RomeoAndJuliet?

A couple of weeks ago, I looked at the costume components used by Texas A&M Ken, who will be playing Romeo in my upcoming YouTube version of Romeo and Juliet. We also looked at Momoko’s costume in great detail. This week I want to focus on the minor characters. So here’s another Texas A&M Ken, who will be playing Friar Laurence in the stop-motion video … Continue reading Who Will Play #FriarLaurence in #Shakespeare’s #RomeoAndJuliet?

Image of Barbie doll in quinceañera dress.

Win a Free #Barbie #Quinceañera Dress for #CincodeMayo

Here’s the prize (dress and tiara/necklace only): In celebration of Cinco de Mayo, I’m giving away one of my Barbie dresses, in addition to the beaded tiara/necklace shown (DOLL NOT INCLUDED). To win this Barbie quinceañera dress, please do one or more of the following: Tweet or re-tweet about it and leave a comment here, stating that you did so Like my page on Facebook and … Continue reading Win a Free #Barbie #Quinceañera Dress for #CincodeMayo

Image of Tammy doll in black dress with harlequin pinafore (renaissance style)

Create a #Crafty #Renaissance Costume for Your #Vintage Tammy Doll

On Monday I showed you how the whole thing looks when it’s done. Tuesday I shared my free, printable pattern for Tammy doll’s Renaissance dress. Yesterday I showed you the video for putting together Tammy’s gown (or shift). Today’s video shows you how to piece together her pinafore. There’s something missing though! What about the snood? Here’s a video that shows you how to make … Continue reading Create a #Crafty #Renaissance Costume for Your #Vintage Tammy Doll

Image of Vintage Tammy doll wearing white wig, black gown, and harlequin-style pinafore

Sew a #WeddingDress for a #Vintage Doll (Like #Barbie or Tammy Dolls)

This week on my blog, I’ve offered a free, printable pattern for making a ball gown for a vintage Tammy doll (made by Ideal). The video below shows you how to use that pattern to make Tammy a wedding dress or fancy, long-sleeved gown like the black one pictured in the photo I showed you Monday. I realize this video says it’s for Momoko, but … Continue reading Sew a #WeddingDress for a #Vintage Doll (Like #Barbie or Tammy Dolls)

Printable sewing pattern for doll dress and pinafore

#Vintage Tammy #Dolls Wedding Dress or Gown #Sewing Pattern

Here’s my pattern for Tammy doll’s vintage wedding dress or ball gown. It’s a pretty simple dress pattern, easy to make. If you use white fabric, it makes a wedding dress, but for my Romeo and Juliet video, Tammy doll will be playing an extra at the Capulets’ ball. So I made the gown out of black fabric, and it forms a shift beneath her … Continue reading #Vintage Tammy #Dolls Wedding Dress or Gown #Sewing Pattern