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

#Sew a #Dolls’ #Renaissance hat w/FREEpattern

This week I finally released “Act I” of my stop-motion Romeo and Juliet video with dolls. Because it has taken me four years to complete this production, I’m very excited but also feeling a little nostalgic. So this week we’re taking a look back at one of the earliest patterns I offered on ChellyWood.com, back in 2014, when I first started making my free doll … Continue reading #Sew a #Dolls’ #Renaissance hat w/FREEpattern

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

#3Musketeers #Patterns for Curvy #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Doesn’t my Curvy look awesome in this Three Musketeers style coat and hat? Today I’m going to share my patterns and tutorials for making the coat. Tomorrow I’ll share my patterns and tutorials for making the hat. Please be aware that although the patterns are re-mastered, the tutorials for sewing these doll clothes are some of the earliest tutorials I made. Sorry about that. Scroll … Continue reading #3Musketeers #Patterns for Curvy #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Sew some Renaissance 3 Musketeer Cosplay Clothes for Your Curvy Barbie Fashion Dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

I can’t believe how cute that Renaissance outfit is on my Curvy Barbie! As I said in yesterday’s post, I’m feeling nostalgic about my blog and my old patterns. When I first designed these patterns, they were roughly done with a Sharpie marker and a ruler. Since then, I’ve learned to make my patterns digitally. New patterns also include the following special features: a measurement … Continue reading Sew some Renaissance 3 Musketeer Cosplay Clothes for Your Curvy Barbie Fashion Dolls w/free patterns @ ChellyWood.com

Free Sewing Pattern for Ken Doll Clothes

#KenDoll jacket and pants is #6 on my top free #sewing patterns list

This is my “Renaissance Jacket and Trousers” pattern for male fashion dolls, and it’s #6 on my list of the “Top 15 Downloaded Patterns from ChellyWood.com.” Like some of my others, this is quite an old pattern, but it still gets downloaded a lot! I know I need to make a newer jacket pattern and tutorial for Ken and friends, but I haven’t done much … Continue reading #KenDoll jacket and pants is #6 on my top free #sewing patterns list

Free to Download Pants Pattern fits Barbie Dolls

#Renaissance Pants for fashion #Dolls is #9 on my top free sewing patterns list

This is my “Renaissance Pants” pattern for fashion dolls, and it’s #9 on my list of the “Top 15 Downloaded Patterns from ChellyWood.com.” At first, it surprised me to discover that this old pattern is still in the top 10 for downloads on my website, because it’s one of the earliest patterns I made (and frankly, the video tutorial that goes with it is not my … Continue reading #Renaissance Pants for fashion #Dolls is #9 on my top free sewing patterns list

Image of Ryan doll dressed in grey wig, muffin cap, and slashed-sleeve shirt

Ryan to #Play Montague in #BarbieDolls Version of #RomeoJuliet @ ChellyWood.com

Lord Montague’s costume uses the same pattern as the prince’s. It’s a slashed-sleeve Renaissance tunic with pants, and for old Montague, I’ve included a black muffin cap to top it all off. Want to make a costume like this for your ken dolls? Here’s what you need… This is the tunic pattern, and although the pattern itself looks a little complicated, it’s actually not that hard … Continue reading Ryan to #Play Montague in #BarbieDolls Version of #RomeoJuliet @ ChellyWood.com

Image of two Renaissance-style 1/6 scale chairs made of recycled cardboard.

#5 Make a #Renaissance chair out of #recycled cardboard @ ChellyWood.com

For the holidays, here on ChellyWood.com, I’m doing a countdown to New Year’s eve. These are my top 15 videos from my YouTube channel! This Renaissance chair, coming in at #5, is one of my oldest tutorials. After all this time, there must be folks who’ve tried to create their own Renaissance chairs for Barbies, and truthfully, I’d like to see what you guys have accomplished. … Continue reading #5 Make a #Renaissance chair out of #recycled cardboard @ ChellyWood.com

Image of Ryan doll dressed in grey wig, muffin cap, and slashed-sleeve shirt

Ryan to Play #Montague in #Dolly Version of #RomeoAndJuliet @ ChellyWood.com

Lord Montague’s costume uses the same pattern as the prince’s, but I believe this is a brand-new pattern for my website. I don’t think I’ve posted this one before. It’s a slashed-sleeve Renaissance tunic with pants, and for old Montague, I’ve included a black muffin cap to top it all off. Want to make a costume like this for your ken dolls? Here’s what you … Continue reading Ryan to Play #Montague in #Dolly Version of #RomeoAndJuliet @ ChellyWood.com

Image of Barbie doll in Renaissance gown playing stringed instrument in a market square

#Sew a #Renaissance Doll Costume for Rosaline in #Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (Free Pattern)

I’ve posted this picture before, but the pattern is unique. You see, I’ve adapted the pattern from the yellow Basque-style dress to make this Renaissance gown. I’ll offer links to the patterns below the picture, and I’ll describe how I used each pattern. However the tutorial links will show you how to make the Basque dress (yellow floral pinafore). You’ll just have to work with … Continue reading #Sew a #Renaissance Doll Costume for Rosaline in #Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet (Free Pattern)

Image of two Renaissance-style 1/6 scale chairs made of recycled cardboard.

How to #Craft a #DIY Doll Chair Out of #Upcycled Cardboard

Monday I showed you the picture of the product we’re making. Tuesday I shared my free, printable pattern. Today I’m showing the how-to video that demonstrates how you make a lovely, Renaissance-style doll chair out of cardboard. This is upcycling at its best! One more time, I’d like to thank Karen Carson McGuire for featuring this DIY doll chair pattern and my article in April’s … Continue reading How to #Craft a #DIY Doll Chair Out of #Upcycled Cardboard