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

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Image of theater with curtains opening to the words "Romeo and Juliet Sneak Peek!"

#RomeoJuliet Update: Check out this stop-motion #Fencing scene! @ ChellyWood.com #ShakespeareSunday

I know some of you have been following my progress on Facebook and Twitter. So how’s the stop-motion filming of Romeo and Juliet coming along, you ask? My daughters and I are in the third act! That’s where Tybalt kills Mercutio, and in retaliation, Romeo kills Juliet’s cousin, Tybalt. Here’s a wee little snippet from the upcoming stop-motion film of Romeo and Juliet: Please show your … Continue reading #RomeoJuliet Update: Check out this stop-motion #Fencing scene! @ ChellyWood.com #ShakespeareSunday

Image of Momoko doll seated on four-poster bed in castle-like diorama setting

Who’s Playing Juliet in My #ShakespeareSunday version of #RomeoandJuliet? #MomokoDoll! That’s who!

The casting call has gone out, actors have been chosen, and Momoko (from Petworks) has won the prestigious role of Juliet in our upcoming YouTube stop-motion film, Romeo and Juliet. I created the wig shown in the image below, as well as the four-poster bed, and, of course, I designed and sewed the costume she’s wearing (here’s the tutorial showing you how to make one). Eventually, I’d like … Continue reading Who’s Playing Juliet in My #ShakespeareSunday version of #RomeoandJuliet? #MomokoDoll! That’s who!

Image of Ken doll dressed as a monk

Here’s the #FriarLawrence Theatrical #Costume that I Made for My #Texas A&M Ken Doll!

Oh my gosh! I had so much fun taking pictures of Ken in his Friar Lawrence costume! I ended up deleting a bunch of them because it’s ridiculous to keep fifty pics of the same doll! This Friar Lawrence is truly photogenic! Tomorrow I’m going to post the pattern and tutorial for making Friar Lawrence’s clever sandals. They sort of look like Jesus’ sandals, don’t … Continue reading Here’s the #FriarLawrence Theatrical #Costume that I Made for My #Texas A&M Ken Doll!