This week’s blog posts will include a new tutorial on how to make a child’s toy ironing board cover, a revision of my 1:6 scale ironing board pattern (shown above), and some tips and tricks for the care of handmade doll clothes. Let’s start the week with tips and tricks for handmade doll clothes… Nobody likes to see a naked doll laying around, but did … Continue reading Taking Care of Your Handmade Doll Clothes @ ChellyWood.com #SewingTips for #DollClothes
Would you like to sew the entire outfit shown above on my World of Love Soul doll (made by Hasbro in the 1970’s)? Here are the patterns and tutorials you’ll need: Free printable PDF sewing pattern for the capri pants Tutorial video showing how to make the capris Free printable PDF sewing pattern for the long-sleeved shirt Tutorial video showing how to make the shirt … Continue reading Let’s sew some doll clothes for the World of Love #Dolls w/ these #Free #Patterns
Last week we made the skirts. This week we’re going to sew up some cute little felt shirts to go with our back-to-school skirts. Once again, this week’s free pattern for a felt shirt will fit the 14-inch Hearts4Hearts Girl doll (Consuelo is pictured in the center above), the 15-inch Wellie Wisher doll (my Kendall doll is on the right), and the 16-inch Crissy/Velvet doll from … Continue reading Free Shirt Pattern for 14 inch, 15 inch, and 16 inch #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com #Sewing 4#Kids
Here’s my pattern for Tammy doll’s vintage wedding dress or ball gown. It’s a pretty simple dress pattern, easy to make. If you use white fabric, it makes a wedding dress, but for my Romeo and Juliet video, Tammy doll will be playing an extra at the Capulets’ ball. So I made the gown out of black fabric, and it forms a shift beneath her … Continue reading #Vintage Tammy #Dolls Wedding Dress or Gown #Sewing Pattern
Yesterday I posted the image of my World of Love Soul doll (from Hasbro) wearing the pants we’ll be making this week. Today I’m posting the pattern for making the pants and shirt. On Wednesday, I’ll post a video tutorial showing you how to make the bi-colored trousers. On Thursday I’ll post the pattern for her hat. On Friday I’ll show you how to make her hat. … Continue reading #WorldOfLove Pants #Pattern to #Sew
I’ll be giving you the patterns and tutorial for sewing a princess dress this week. Here’s the final product: Isn’t Barbie lovely in that? Imagine it in different colors? I chose black and gray for this dress because Barbie will be playing Lady Capulet (and yes, Jasper will play Lord Capulet) in my upcoming YouTube production of Romeo and Juliet. Since she’ll be in mourning … Continue reading #Sew a #PrincessDress for #Barbie
Last week I showed you how to make the shoes (Jesus sandals) for Friar Lawrence’s costume. This week I’m going to show you how to make the rest of the monk’s garb. On Tuesday, I’ll post the pattern for making the basic robe. Then, on Wednesday, I’ll post the pattern for the robe’s lining and sleeves. On Thursday, I’ll post the pattern for his hood, … Continue reading #FriarLawrence Monk’s Robes #Costume for Ken Doll
As I’ve mentioned before on this blog, my daughters and I have been designing sets, costumes, props, and more for an up-coming production of Romeo and Juliet with Barbie dolls (and similar sized dolls). Today I’m bragging about the costume I made for my World of Love “Soul” doll. She’ll be playing the role of Romeo’s close kinsman, Benvolio. I realize Soul (from Hasbro’s World … Continue reading Want to Win #FreeStuff? I’ll be giving away my home-made #dollclothes after filming #RomeoandJuliet!