Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Made-to-Move Barbie wearing a Cat costume and a Polly Pocket wearing a ghost costume. Both costumes are hand-sewn. The Polly Pocket doll carries a jack-o-lantern, and the two dolls stand before a felt haunted house with a full moon rising behind it. The ground at their feet is sandy. Overlay says, "ChellyWood.com: free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Where can you find great Halloween costume patterns for fashion dolls? Chelly Wood offers some ideas @ ChellyWood.com #Halloween #CostumeIdeas

The image above is of Simplicity craft pattern #4754, which includes wedding costumes (views A and B), villain costumes (views C and D), a witch costume (view E), a vampire costume (view F), and doctor/nurse costumes (views G and H) for Ken and Barbie-sized dolls. Around this time of year, I often get requests for making “a witch costume for Barbie” or something along those … Continue reading Where can you find great Halloween costume patterns for fashion dolls? Chelly Wood offers some ideas @ ChellyWood.com #Halloween #CostumeIdeas

The image shows a Ken doll dressed as Romeo and a Momoko doll dressed as Juliet. The image has been altered using Paint2 style in Comic Life, to give it a soft, painted look to the photograph.

Which Romeo and Juliet do you like best? Please VOTE! #GraphicNovel #LiteraryClassics

As some of my regular followers already know, I’ve created three acts of Romeo and Juliet in stop motion, but the fourth and fifth acts have not yet been completed. (My shortened version didn’t do well on YouTube, so I removed it.) And many of you know that I’m both a school librarian and a writer. As such, I’m aware that schoolteachers all over the … Continue reading Which Romeo and Juliet do you like best? Please VOTE! #GraphicNovel #LiteraryClassics

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

Behind the Scenes @ ChellyWood.com : a doll’s ball gown #dollstyle #dollphotographer

Back when I first started this website, my main purpose for posting patterns was to simply log my progress with my Romeo and Juliet video creations. In those days, this site was more of a photo-journal of my personal journey than a place to share my talent as a pattern designer. My early patterns were all hand-drawn, and measurements were not double-checked. However some of … Continue reading Behind the Scenes @ ChellyWood.com : a doll’s ball gown #dollstyle #dollphotographer

This screenshot shows over 100 images of dolls modeling the handmade clothes designed by doll clothes designer Chelly Wood. The image includes pictures of doll shoes, historical costumes, modern-day casual clothes, elegant gowns, and more... The dolls wearing these handmade doll clothes range from the 18-inch American Girl dolls to the tiny Kelly Barbie dolls and every doll in-between. The blog post that accompanies this image offers an update on how Chelly Wood is making progress with her blog-reorganization program.

Over 200 #free #dollclothes #patterns to organize… “A Change Is Gonna Come!”

The image at the top of this blog post was created by taking a series of screenshots from my “Home” page gallery. ChellyWood.com now has too many images to fit in the gallery, which is why my blog has been under re-construction since November of 2018. It’s about to change in a BIG way, too, so I wanted to give my regular blog followers a … Continue reading Over 200 #free #dollclothes #patterns to organize… “A Change Is Gonna Come!”

This "gallery" style image shows Ken dolls wearing four different historical costumes. In the upper right corner, a Ken doll wears a regal Navy colored tunic with puff sleeves and trousers. He holds a sword. In the upper right corner, a Ken doll wears a medieval wig, a long-sleeve tunic, a gold-embellished vest, and bi-colored pants with felt boots. In the lower left corner, a Ken doll is dressed in a monk's hood and garb. In the lower right, a Ken doll wears a muffin cap, blousen shirt, vest, bi-colored pants, and he has greave-style sleeves that tie with ribbons. All of these patterns are free and printable at ChellyWood.com for anyone who has an inclination to sew these doll clothes. Each of Chelly Wood's free patterns comes with a tutorial showing you how to make it.

Free Historical Ken Doll Clothes Sewing Patterns

ATTENTION BLOG FOLLOWERS: Today’s blog post is part of the new 2019 website renovations. I’m working behind the scenes to make it easier to find the patterns you want. If you’d like to make one of the outfits shown in this gallery, just follow these directions: Click on the photograph of the outfit you’d like to sew. This will take you to a larger image … Continue reading Free Historical Ken Doll Clothes Sewing Patterns

Update on #Shakespeare’s #RomeoAndJuliet with #Dolls

As many of my regular followers know, I’ve created and published on my YouTube channel, the first three acts of Romeo and Juliet With Dolls. I have all the photos and stop motion videos completed for the production of Acts 4 and 5, but I’ve had a creative block for almost a year now. I guess I was hoping these videos would be received with … Continue reading Update on #Shakespeare’s #RomeoAndJuliet with #Dolls

The image shows a Curvy Barbie wearing handmade doll clothes which include a musketeer style hat with feather, a musketeer-style jacket, a tunic, tights, and rubber boots. To make the cloth portions of this musketeer costume for your dolls, please click on the link in the caption.

#Sew a #3Musketeers outfit for #Dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Sometimes I get carried away making doll clothes, and I forget to post links from my Gallery Page so you can find the patterns! I’m actually a little bit behind on that process, so I’m going to make a few posts this week and next that get my Gallery Page all caught up. Sorry for the repeats, for those of you who are regular followers. … Continue reading #Sew a #3Musketeers outfit for #Dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Romeo and Juliet With #Dolls #StopMotion #Theater, Act 3

Things get heated up between the Capulets and the Montagues, in this, my third installment of Romeo and Juliet With Dolls. All of the dolls in this video are re-painted and all of them wear wigs, in true thespian style. But in spite of their theater makeup and disguising attire, can you name the dolls? Which doll is playing the part of Romeo? Who’s playing … Continue reading Romeo and Juliet With #Dolls #StopMotion #Theater, Act 3

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows two fashion dolls' hands nearly clasped. Overlay says "Romeo and Juliet Act 2" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com with an explanation, "FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials for dolls of many shapes and sizes." This header is for the stop-motion video of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet performed by dolls--largely fashion dolls, including Mattel's Barbie, Momoko dolls, Lammily dolls, Monster High dolls, and World of Love dolls from Hasbro.

#FriYay! Romeo and Juliet With #Dolls! @ ChellyWood.com

If you haven’t seen Act I yet, here’s a link to that video as well. I’ve finished filming all five acts of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet With Dolls. However placing them all into movie format is tricky stuff. It takes about twelve to fifteen hours to produce a single act. So be patient, my followers. More acts are coming! If you love my stop-motion videos, … Continue reading #FriYay! Romeo and Juliet With #Dolls! @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a YouTube video header that says "Romeo and Juliet "Act 1" with the URL ChellyWood.com subtly written below the marquee. There's also an image of a male doll in hand-made Renaissance clothing holding the delicate hand of a female doll in Renaissance clothing. This marquee is for a video that features dolls in a stop-motion version of Romeo and Juliet. ChellyWood.com has produced this film. The marquee indicates it's only Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet with dolls. Go to ChellyWood.com to view the stop-motion video with dolls.

#Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Here it is! The long-awaited stop-motion production of Romeo and Juliet “Act I” with dolls. This project has been underway for four years, and I’ve finally compiled enough photos and stop-motion clips to put it all together–all the way through Act V. I spent last Friday, Saturday, and Sunday working on film production. That’s where I add all the talk bubbles, music, sounds, and transitions. Since … Continue reading #Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Sew some Renaissance 3 Musketeer Cosplay Clothes for Your Curvy Barbie Fashion Dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

I can’t believe how cute that Renaissance outfit is on my Curvy Barbie! As I said in yesterday’s post, I’m feeling nostalgic about my blog and my old patterns. When I first designed these patterns, they were roughly done with a Sharpie marker and a ruler. Since then, I’ve learned to make my patterns digitally. New patterns also include the following special features: a measurement … Continue reading Sew some Renaissance 3 Musketeer Cosplay Clothes for Your Curvy Barbie Fashion Dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Mattel's "Curvy" Barbie wearing a musketeer-style outfit, complete with Renaissance coat, feathered hat, tights, and laced-up boots. She stands in an art gallery with a painting of Romeo and Juliet on the spackled wall behind her. Overlay offers the website where the FREE printable patterns for this outfit can be found: ChellyWood.com

#RomeoAndJuliet w/ #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Does this outfit look familiar? It’s one of the earliest outfits that I posted here on ChellyWood.com. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that this “Musketeer” outfit (minus the pants and original boots) will actually fit Curvy Barbie®! So this week I’m going to be nostalgic. We’re going to look back at this outfit, piece by piece, and I’m going to offer you newly re-mastered … Continue reading #RomeoAndJuliet w/ #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com