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
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