Image of sewing pattern for doll hat and veil

Sew a #Lebanese-Style Hat and Veil for Barbie and Other Fashion Dolls #HeadScarf #Tarboush

Here’s my pattern for the lovely hat and veil shown in the August 3rd post. This is for a traditional Lebanese costume to fit Barbie and other similar-sized fashion dolls (but some of my FB followers are using this pattern to make costumes for Sunday school Bible characters too). As you may recall, you must enlarge my patterns to fit a full-sized piece of computer paper (8.5 … Continue reading Sew a #Lebanese-Style Hat and Veil for Barbie and Other Fashion Dolls #HeadScarf #Tarboush

Image of African Barbie wearing a traditional Lebanese dress with overlaying words "Sew Bible Character Costumes for Dolls"

Use my free #Pattern to Make Bible-character #Dolls’ Clothes for your #SundaySchool Classroom

Last Friday I posted the sewing pattern that goes with this tutorial, but you can also find it on my “Doll Clothes Patterns” page. Please show your appreciation for my free patterns and tutorials by liking, pinning, tweeting, and/or somehow sharing this video with others. All of my patterns are free to print on this page, and if you’re wondering why I offer so many great … Continue reading Use my free #Pattern to Make Bible-character #Dolls’ Clothes for your #SundaySchool Classroom

Image of fashion doll in traditional Lebanese doll clothing resembling the clothes worn by the Biblical characters of Esther, Ruth, Sarai, Naomi, Hagar, Noah's wife, Mary Magdalene, the virgin Mary, Rebecca, etc.

Sew #Bible Character Clothes for #Dolls w/ Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #biblestudy

Last week I started offering free printable patterns and sewing tutorials for a Barbie-sized outfit that’s based on Lebanese traditional clothing. I’ve actually had some Sunday School teachers tell me this outfit, plus my monk’s costume for Ken dolls, make excellent costumes for a Sunday School Bible study lesson! So this week I will continue to offer my patterns and free tutorials for this outfit: All … Continue reading Sew #Bible Character Clothes for #Dolls w/ Free Patterns @ ChellyWood.com #biblestudy

Image of sewing pattern for making a Lebanese traditional dress that fits Barbie-sized fashion dolls. Inlaid within the dress pattern is a photograph of a Barbie doll wearing the dress this pattern makes.

Free #Sewing Pattern for #Bible Characters’ Doll Clothes to Use in #SundaySchool Classes

This week we’ve started sewing a Middle-Eastern outfit that is actually based on Lebanese traditional clothing, but could easily be used by Sunday School teachers for teaching Biblical stories. This is the pattern we’re working with: On Tuesday this week, I gave you the pattern for the sherwal pants, which are a sort of underpants, to be worn under this garment. Wednesday I offered the … Continue reading Free #Sewing Pattern for #Bible Characters’ Doll Clothes to Use in #SundaySchool Classes

Image of Black Barbie seated in a Middle-Eastern diorama. She holds a pottery-style pitcher and wears traditional Lebanese clothing or Arabic-looking costume.

Sew #BibleStory Clothes or #Lebanese Traditional Clothing for #BarbieDolls (Free Patterns)

Yesterday I showed you how to make the sherwal, the underpants worn with traditional Lebanese clothing. Tomorrow I’ll give you the free, printable pattern for the dress that goes over the sherwal (see image below). This is not only modeled after traditional Lebanese clothing, but if you think outside the box, it seems like it would make a great costume for playing out the Bible stories in Sunday School. Can’t … Continue reading Sew #BibleStory Clothes or #Lebanese Traditional Clothing for #BarbieDolls (Free Patterns)

Image of Barbie doll wearing Arabic-style sherwal like pants with overlapping words "Sew Arabic Sherwal doll pants"

#DIY #Lebanese Sherwal Pants Sewing Tutorial for #FashionDolls

My free, printable sewing patterns can be found at this link. Look under the heading, “Doll Clothes for Female 11.5 inch Fashion Dolls” to find the pattern that matches this tutorial. Please show your appreciation by liking, pinning, tweeting, and/or somehow sharing this video with others. All of my patterns are free to print on this page, and if you’re wondering why I offer so many great … Continue reading #DIY #Lebanese Sherwal Pants Sewing Tutorial for #FashionDolls

Image of African Barbie in Lebanese sherwal-style pants and white top standing in a desert-like diorama with a green ceramic water jug.

Free Printable #Sewing Pattern for #Lebanese #Sherwal Pants for Dolls

As promised, here is the first of a series of patterns I made for my traditional Lebanese Barbie costume. (I’ll share more patterns for this costume later in the week.) I used the pattern shown below to make the sherwal undergarment pants shown in the image on the pattern. I’m told the crotch should perhaps be lower, but this is what I came up with. … Continue reading Free Printable #Sewing Pattern for #Lebanese #Sherwal Pants for Dolls

Image of dark-complected Barbie doll wearing sherwal and overcoat in traditional Lebanese costume style. She also wears a veil with round, flat beads hanging from the brow area.

Free Printable Pattern for #Lebanese Traditional #Costume That Fits #BarbieDolls

This week, by request,  I’ll be posting the patterns and matching tutorial for the Lebanese traditional doll costume you see pictured below. It includes the sherwal (underpants) and veil. Please follow ChellyWood.com to get updates as I post each pattern and the tutorials that match them. I designed this dress as a gift for my cousin who (unbeknownst to me) was pregnant with her first child–who … Continue reading Free Printable Pattern for #Lebanese Traditional #Costume That Fits #BarbieDolls