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

Visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Sewing Pattern for Fashion Dolls' Pilgrim Pattern FREE (Fits Barbie and other 11.5 inch 1/6 scale dolls).

#Thanksgiving #Pilgrim Costume Fits Most 11.5-inch Fashion #Dolls

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

Please visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns and tutorials to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a Mattel Barbie doll wearing a hand-made apron which has been embroidered with daisies. Overlay says: "DIY doll apron" and offers the website chellywood.com

#DIY #Dolls’ Apron tutorial and pattern are #FREE @ ChellyWood.com

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

#Sew a Fashion #Dolls Basic Gown w/FREE #Patterns @ 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

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