Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows fashion doll (like Barbie) wearing a Renaissance faire costume with puff-sleeves, high boots, a skirted tunic, pants, and a vest. Her hat is Renaissance-style with ribbon-like windings around a puffy crown. She bears a little sword.

#Sew a #medieval outfit for #fashiondolls w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

The doll shown in the image above plays an extra (primarily the role of Peter) in Chelly Wood’s stop-motion version of Romeo and Juliet. Below you’ll find free patterns and tutorials so you can make your own outfit like the one she’s wearing, to fit your fashion dolls, like Mattel’s Barbie™ and similar-sized dolls. Unfortunately, this was one of the first costumes I designed for … Continue reading #Sew a #medieval outfit for #fashiondolls w/ free pattern @ ChellyWood.com

Image of Barbie doll in Medieval cloak, holding a sword.

Make a #Renaissance Cloak and Miniature #Sword for Your #Dollstagram @ ChellyWood.com

All good things must come to an end, and this week, my computer gave up the ghost. So even though I’ve completed the prototype I was working on for Tall Barbie, everyone is going to have to wait even longer until my computer returns from the fix-it shop. Hopefully they can revive it. If not, it may be quite a while before I can post … Continue reading Make a #Renaissance Cloak and Miniature #Sword for Your #Dollstagram @ ChellyWood.com

Image of Barbie doll in medieval male costume, holding sword aloft.

Sew a #Medieval Tunic for #BarbieDolls and other #FashionDolls (free pattern & tutorial)

Today I’m sharing a costume that you’ll see in the marketplace scene, in my upcoming stop-motion dolly version of Romeo and Juliet. Today I’ll offer free, printable patterns and tutorials for making her tunic, pants, hat, and sword. Scroll down for these links. And don’t forget that I’m giving away a free summer wardrobe for Barbie! If you haven’t signed up for that, you should! The … Continue reading Sew a #Medieval Tunic for #BarbieDolls and other #FashionDolls (free pattern & tutorial)

Image of Barbie doll in Medieval cloak, holding a sword.

Make a #Medieval Cloak and #Miniature Swords for Your #BarbieDolls

In my upcoming production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, some of our dolls will provide the “extras” in scenes like the Capulet family’s ball and the marketplace. This costume was designed for one of the extras who starts a fight in the marketplace (see photo at right). This is actually one of the easiest costumes to make for our film, and I’m sure even novice … Continue reading Make a #Medieval Cloak and #Miniature Swords for Your #BarbieDolls

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Medieval #Snood for #Barbie: Easy #DIY

This video tutorial requires very little sewing. I have posted this one before, but for the rest of January, I want to focus on doll hats, specifically. And this one is so fun and easy to make, I can’t do a focus on hat tutorials without including this one. Remember, please like this on FB, pin it on Pinterest, and tweet about it on Twitter. Help … Continue reading Medieval #Snood for #Barbie: Easy #DIY

How to make swords and a medieval or renaissance cloak for Barbie dolls

Medieval #CloakPattern is Free to Download

I’ll be posting the pattern for this medieval/Renaissance cape in two parts: yesterday I posted the hood pattern, and today I’m posting the cape itself. Remember, if you’d like to show your appreciation for my creations, please like them on Facebook, tweet about them, pin them, and/or offer links to them from your own website. Thanks! It’s best to download this image, save it to your hard drive, … Continue reading Medieval #CloakPattern is Free to Download

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#MedievalCloak Pattern is Free to Download

I’ll be posting the pattern for this medieval/Renaissance cape in two parts: first the hood, then the cape itself. Remember, if you’d like to show your appreciation for sharing my creations, please like it on Facebook, tweet about it, pin it, and/or offer links to it from your own website. Thanks! It’s best to download this image, save it to your hard drive, then load … Continue reading #MedievalCloak Pattern is Free to Download