Image of a clapboard like one uses in a Hollywood movie. It says "Production: Romeo and Juliet, Director: Chelly Wood, Camera: Reginald Stetson, Date: 2/27/16, Scene: Act 4, Scene 3, Take 2"

#Shakespeare’s #RomeoJuliet with #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com will be a sight to see!

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!

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Barbie doll wearing a lovely pinafore-style dress in yellow with tiny red flowers dancing across the yellow fabric. A red 1/4-inch ribbon criss-crosses across the doll's chest in an elegant, Renaissance-style closure. Overlay says, "Pinafore Dress for Fashion Dolls" and offers the following URL: ChellyWood.com: free printable sewing patterns and tutorials for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Free Printable #Sewing Patterns for Fashion Doll Dresses @ ChellyWood.com #dolls #dollstagram

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

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Barbie doll wearing a handmade ball gown. Overlay says, "Fashion doll gown tutorial" and offers the URL: chellywood.com

#Barbie #Princess Dress #Tutorial (FREE Patterns Coming Soon) @ ChellyWood.com

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

DIY Toy #Sword, Sheath, and Belt for #Ninja Dolls or #ActionFigures

As you know, I’m running a contest for a free ninja costume this month. The costume doesn’t come with the ninja sword shown in my videos; however I’ve actually got a pattern and tutorials that show you how to make your own miniature swords, sword belts, and sheaths. These patterns and tutorials were created as part of my Romeo and Juliet costume sets. I designed … Continue reading DIY Toy #Sword, Sheath, and Belt for #Ninja Dolls or #ActionFigures

DIY wedding gown for #MomokoDoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #人形 #お人形 #ドール

Isn’t that dress elegant and amazing? When I look at it in real life, I sometimes can’t believe I designed that gorgeous thing! And now the patterns and tutorial for making it are free, right here on ChellyWood.com: Pattern 1 for the wedding dress Pattern 2 for the wedding dress Tutorial for making the wedding dress Link to patterns and tutorial for making the shift (undergarment) As … Continue reading DIY wedding gown for #MomokoDoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #人形 #お人形 #ドール

Make a #Tiara for #Barbie #Dolls with a free pattern from ChellyWood.com

This doll plays the part of Rosaline in my stop-motion production of Romeo and Juliet (which I’m still filming). Her dress is a variation on both the Nurse’s costume and the merchant woman’s costume. (Click those links to find patterns and tutorials for those costumes.) However, today I want to focus on her unique tiara. I designed this tiara to look like those hats that … Continue reading Make a #Tiara for #Barbie #Dolls with a free pattern from ChellyWood.com

Sew a peasant dress for #MomokoDoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #心の声 #仕立て

I designed this simple dress to sew for Momoko™ dolls. If you collect Momoko™, you’ve probably discovered that her clothes and accessories can be very expensive! Well here is a solution: sew clothes for your Momoko™ doll. I have made other sewing patterns for Momoko™ as well. They can all be found on my Gallery Page. Each image on the Gallery Page takes you to links … Continue reading Sew a peasant dress for #MomokoDoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #心の声 #仕立て

#DIY cardboard #dolls’ furniture for your #DollHouse w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

This is actually one of the oldest patterns I created, back when I first turned ChellyWood.com into a blog about doll crafting. Because of that, you’ll have to excuse the poor quality of the video. It was an early attempt at self-made videos. (I’m a little embarrassed to post it!) However the video does explain the steps to making this Renaissance-style 1:6 scale chair quite … Continue reading #DIY cardboard #dolls’ furniture for your #DollHouse w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Free #sewing pattern for #FairyTale costume for Ken #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

This is the Ryan® doll from Mattel®, who will be playing the prince in my stop-motion dolly version of Romeo and Juliet. The pants he’s wearing are probably the easiest pants pattern, of all the pants patterns I’ve designed. They don’t take more than a few minutes to make! Even beginners will be able to make these pants for Ken®-sized dolls. The princely tunic looks … Continue reading Free #sewing pattern for #FairyTale costume for Ken #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Sew a #Holiday gown for #momokodoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #ruruko

If you look closely, Momoko’s bonnet is a lot like the bonnets the pilgrims wore, and let’s face it, the Thanksgiving holiday is right around the corner. But this dress would also make a nice gown for the Christmas season as well. The elegant red and gold fabric made a gorgeous Renaissance-style gown for my Momoko doll. As you can imagine, I’ve created patterns and … Continue reading Sew a #Holiday gown for #momokodoll w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com #ruruko

Image of Momoko Doll from Sekiguchi company wearing a red Renaissance gown. Overlay says, "Momoko Dress D I Y with free pattern."

Free Sewing Pattern fits #MomokoDoll, #BlytheDoll, and #PullipDoll @ ChellyWood.com

Today I’m posting the free, printable sewing patterns and links to the tutorial videos you’ll need to follow to make the gorgeous Renaissance gown shown in the image above. It was designed to fit Momoko™, who stars as Juliet in my stop-motion video of Romeo and Juliet. I’m told Momoko’s clothes will also fit Blythe and Pullip dolls, if you collect either of these. However, … Continue reading Free Sewing Pattern fits #MomokoDoll, #BlytheDoll, and #PullipDoll @ ChellyWood.com

Image shows African American OOAK Barbie doll wearing a pilgrim's dress with bonnet. The apron she wears is embroidered with tiny daisies and climbing vines. She stands in a diorama with a bust of Shakespeare behind her and double doors, a Renaissance-style chair, and a Renaissance tapestry is up against one wall. Overlay says, "Chelly Wood dot com: free printable patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes."

Sew a #Thanksgiving #Pilgrim dress for #Barbies ® w/ FREE patterns

Today I’m posting the pattern and tutorials for making this lovely “Pilgrim” style dress and bonnet to fit Mattel’s Barbie® and similar-sized fashion dolls. I’m also including the tutorial and free patterns for her bonnet and apron. Below you’ll find links to everything you need to make this lovely outfit for your dolls: free printable pattern for the bonnet and apron free tutorial showing how to make … Continue reading Sew a #Thanksgiving #Pilgrim dress for #Barbies ® w/ FREE patterns