Here’s another Renaissance Faire costume for Barbie w/free patterns @ #Freebies #DollClothesPatterns

In this photo, a blond, curly-haired Barbie with tan skin tone models a pair of bi-colored trousers in the colors burgundy and white. She also wears a puff-sleeve tunic that stops at the waist but has very long sleeves that puff at the top of each sleeve. The pattern on her tunic or blouse is a multi-colored diamond shaped repeating pattern, reminding us of Renaissance harlequin costumes.
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Like yesterday’s blog post, this outfit appears in my Romeo and Juliet with Dolls stop motion video. In the past, I’ve referred to this as a “Harlequin” costume because of the fabric I used for the shirt, which coordinates so nicely with the bi-colored pants.

And yes, I know that I NEED to finish putting together my stop-motion video of Romeo and Juliet With Dolls. All the still shots are done for Acts IV and V. I just need to find time — maybe this summer — to get the whole thing placed into a well-organized film with a soundtrack and everything.

But for now, here’s what you’ll need, if you want to make this Renaissance Faire costume: some solid colored cotton in two different shades for the bi-colored trousers, a printed fabric for the tunic, and some Dritz snaps.

Today’s patterns will fit these dolls:

Here are your free, printable PDF sewing patterns and tutorial videos for making the outfit shown at the top of this page:

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Image of a Barbie doll wearing a harlequin-style costume
Image: My Own Design

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