Image of Sewing Pattern for Renaissance Faire style hat for Barbie dolls

#Sewing Pattern and #Tutorial for #Medieval Hat

Here’s the pattern for my medieval hat for Barbie dolls. You’ll notice there are tutorial-style, step-by-step instructions at the top. I won’t be making my usual YouTube video for this one, because it’s so easy! Remember that when you print these onto a regular-sized piece of printer paper (8.5 x 11 inches or 216 x 279 mm), you must enlarge the pattern to fill the … Continue reading #Sewing Pattern and #Tutorial for #Medieval Hat

Image showing Ken doll in Renaissance clothing

#Sew a #Renaissance #Prince Costume for Ken Dolls

This week I’ll be sewing this Renaissance “prince” costume for my Ken doll. (He’ll actually be playing Mercutio in my upcoming YouTube video for Romeo and Juliet.) The pattern and tutorial I’ll be posting this week will show you how to  make the bi-colored trousers, a doublet with sleeves, and the boots you see pictured below. Monday: I’m posting the picture of the final product Tuesday: I’ll post … Continue reading #Sew a #Renaissance #Prince Costume for Ken Dolls

Image of Barbie wearing a Three-Musketeer-Style hat.

Want to make a Three Musketeers’ hat for Barbie? Watch my tutorial and see how easy it can be!

If you enjoy my videos and want me to keep making more, don’t forget to spread the word by liking them on FB, tweeting them to friends, and sharing them in any way you can. Thanks! All of my patterns are free to print on this page, and if you’re wondering why I offer so many great patterns and tutorials for free, please visit this … Continue reading Want to make a Three Musketeers’ hat for Barbie? Watch my tutorial and see how easy it can be!

This week I’m featuring Barbie’s Three Musketeers hat pattern–free to download and print!

To make this hat, simply click on the image of the hat pattern, right-click the unframed image, save it to your computer, and enlarge it to fit Microsoft Word. Make sure it prints at exactly the same size as a printer-sized piece of paper. That way you can be sure the pattern will fit your Barbie. This may also fit other fashion dolls, like Momoko … Continue reading This week I’m featuring Barbie’s Three Musketeers hat pattern–free to download and print!

Tutorial for Making Barbie Furniture

Tutorial: How to Make Miniature Swords for Toy Dolls and Action Figures!

Today I attended my daughter’s “stage fighting” class at Theater Camp. Her teacher asked me to come and speak about fencing, as I’ve taught fencing for 20+ years. I also brought along my Barbie’s Romeo and Juliet costumes that I’ve been working on, since the costumes include miniature swords. All the kids wanted to know how I made those tiny little swords! So I put … Continue reading Tutorial: How to Make Miniature Swords for Toy Dolls and Action Figures!