Please scroll to the very bottom of this page for today’s free ghost costume pattern. Happy Halloween everyone! I’m afraid this is a repeat post, but this little ghost pattern gets a lot of downloads at Halloween time each year. So here you go! Last week on Friday, I gave you my free, printable PDF sewing pattern for making the little pumpkin Halloween candy basket, … Continue reading Sew a ghost costume for Chelsea (Barbie’s little sister) with today’s free patterns!
Please scroll to the very bottom of this page for today’s free pumpkin candy bucket pattern. Imagine my surprise when I went to print this pattern recently and discovered that (at least in the 5 inch doll area of the website), the pumpkin jack o’lantern part of the pattern was still in JPG form! I had not yet converted it to a PDF! So today’s … Continue reading Sew a miniature pumpkin (jack-o’-lantern) trick-or-treat Halloween candy bucket with today’s free patterns!
For your free patterns and tutorial videos, please scroll down to the second set of bullets. Today’s costume is one of the earliest patterns I made for this website. In fact, the Renaissance hat was designed with the instructions on the pattern itself, sort of like how commercial patterns offer written instructions. When I designed that hat, I was thinking I’d create written instructions for … Continue reading Free pattern for Renaissance costume to fit Barbie @ ChellyWood.com #Renfaire #DollClothes
Please scroll to the very bottom of this page for today’s free ghost costume pattern. During the summer, I showed you how adaptable this easy-to-sew ghost costume is. Just look at my Chelsea doll below! She’s wearing a cactus costume that I made using green felt for the ghost costume and cutting out a hole for her face. For more details on how to make … Continue reading Sew a ghost costume for very small dolls with this easy FREE sewing pattern @ ChellyWood.com #Costumes #Halloween
Did your school play get cancelled due to school closure? Consider this: re-create your kids’ or grandkids’ school play with dolls! The video gives you some great ideas for adapting free patterns found here at ChellyWood.com and using stop-motion phone apps to make a miniature version of the school play that never made it to the stage. Please scroll to the very bottom of this … Continue reading Was your school play cancelled? Have fun with kids/grandkids making a mini-school-play! #SchoolPlay #StopMotion
If you’d like to make one of the outfits shown in this gallery, just follow these directions: Click on the photograph of the outfit you’d like to sew. This will take you to a larger image of the photo. Beneath the larger image is a link to a blog post for all the free doll clothes patterns and tutorials you’ll need to make that outfit. … Continue reading Free Cosplay / Halloween Costume Doll Clothes Patterns for 11 to 11.5 Inch (28 to 30 cm) Dolls (Gallery)
Please click on the doll clothes you would like to make. Not what you’re looking for? Behind the scenes, I’m creating a series of classes in doll clothing design techniques, so you can design your own doll clothes for your dolls, using simple techniques, household tools, and your amazing imagination! Click on this link to learn more about my paid courses on the Creative Spark Online Learning platform. If you would like … Continue reading Free Historic Doll Clothes Patterns for 11 to 11 and a Half Inch Dolls (Gallery)
Here we see Mattel’s Ken™ dressed to play the part of Mercutio is ChellyWood’s stop-motion video of Romeo and Juliet with dolls. Would you like to make his adorable Renaissance-Faire-style outfit for someone’s little Ken doll? Here are the free patterns and free tutorials to help you out! muffin cap pattern muffin cap tutorial Renaissance jacket and pants patterns tutorial showing how to make a … Continue reading Sew #RenFaire #cosplay costume for Ken #dolls w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com
This week on my blog, I’ll be showing you how to make a romantic jacket and pants for Ken (or 1/6 scale dolls). Below you’ll find a preview of the costume we’ll be making this week. I’ll offer my free, printable patterns and YouTube video tutorials showing you exactly how to put this together: Continue reading Sew a #Costume for #Shakespeare’s Romeo to Fit a Ken-Sized #Doll