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
This doll is dressed to play Juliet’s nurse in my dolls’ stop-motion version of Romeo and Juliet, but with Thanksgiving (USA) right around the corner, I thought I’d point out that her costume would be ideal for making a fashion doll version of the pilgrims who sailed on the Mayflower and landed a Plymouth Rock. Here are all the patterns and tutorials you’ll need, if … Continue reading #Thanksgiving #Pilgrim Costume Fits Most 11.5-inch Fashion #Dolls
I used to have a tutorial like this on YouTube, but I recently discovered that the tutorial had somehow been deleted. So I apologize to everyone who was searching for this tutorial and couldn’t find it. Any time you find a glitch like that, please consider leaving a comment. I do check my blog’s comments frequently, and I try to address problems right away. Hopefully … Continue reading #DIY #Dolls’ Apron tutorial and pattern are #FREE @ ChellyWood.com
This post offers an update to my classic ball gown for 11.5-inch traditional “playscale” fashion dolls like Barbie®, many of the Disney® princess dolls, Spin Master Liv dolls, and Queens of Africa™ dolls, among others. Click on the links below to download my free, printable sewing patterns, and to view the tutorial video that shows you exactly how to make this dress: Fashion doll gown’s bodice and sleeve pattern Fashion doll … Continue reading #Sew a Fashion #Dolls Basic Gown w/FREE #Patterns @ ChellyWood.com
We’re on the set of Romeo and Juliet today, watching the filming of Act 4, Scene 3 from behind the scenes. Check out that little clapboard I made from iClipart! (I just shrunk it down and printed it on cardstock paper, using two brads and an extra piece of black scrapbook paper for a hinge.) The doll who’s working the clapboard is my Traveler doll … Continue reading #Shakespeare’s #RomeoJuliet with #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com will be a sight to see!
With the tutorial above and the links below, you can make the merchant’s pinafore from Romeo and Juliet (a stop-motion video that’s in production). You can also make her basic dress (an undergarment called a “shift”) and snood. Here are the patterns and tutorials you’ll need to finish this project: Here’s the pattern for the shift’s bodice (the top portion of the basic dress) Here’s … Continue reading Free Printable #Sewing Patterns for Fashion Doll Dresses @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #dollstagram
Some of my YouTube videos go back a ways, and recently I’ve decided to re-do some of those older tutorials. Especially like this one, which (in its original version) gets a lot of views. For anyone who doesn’t remember the original video, this “remastered” version (like the old one) shows how to make a basic ball gown or princess dress for typical 11.5-inch fashion dolls … Continue reading #Barbie #Princess Dress #Tutorial (FREE Patterns Coming Soon) @ ChellyWood.com