Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. This is an image of a pattern for a doll's pinafore dress. The overlay says, "ChellyWood.com" and explains that the dress pattern fits most 11.5 inch fashion dolls.

Free Dress Patterns for #FashionDolls @ ChellyWood.com #Shakespeare’s #RomeoJuliet

As I’ve mentioned before, I’m going through some of my older patterns and re-designing them. The pattern above was originally posted in January of 2015, I believe. As I go through these older patterns, I’m focusing on improving them a bit. Here’s what I mean: They now have better instructions (like seam allowances). They now tell the difficulty level of the pattern. They include the … Continue reading Free Dress Patterns for #FashionDolls @ ChellyWood.com #Shakespeare’s #RomeoJuliet

Visit ChellyWood.com for free, printable sewing patterns to fit dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows Texas A and M Ken wearing Renaissance Faire garb including a cavalier hat, leather-looking boots, bi-colored trousers, a doublet with lace-up sleeves, and a blousy shirt. Patterns for all pieces of this costume are free to print at ChellyWood.com.

FREE #RenaissanceFaire #Costume Patterns for #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

The image shown above is the Texas A and M Ken doll, wearing the costume he sports in my stop-motion video of Romeo and Juliet. I designed a whole series of costumes for various dolls who will star in my video production of Romeo and Juliet, but I think this costume is probably my favorite. You will find the free sewing patterns and tutorials for … Continue reading FREE #RenaissanceFaire #Costume Patterns for #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Image of articulated Ken doll dressed in Cavalier hat, boots, doublet, and bi-colored trousers. Sleeves have laced arms.

Make a #Cavalier Costume for Your Ken Doll @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #DollMaking

I’m wrapping up my Romeo and Juliet posts with a feature on Romeo’s costume this week. As my regular followers know, I’m making a stop-motion film of Romeo and Juliet, using dolls as the actors. My Texas A&M Ken will be playing Romeo, and for him, I’ve designed a romantic cavalier costume, as shown below. This week’s posts will include a brand new pattern for … Continue reading Make a #Cavalier Costume for Your Ken Doll @ ChellyWood.com #DollClothes #DollMaking

Barbie Doll Cast of Romeo and Juliet

Who’s Who in #Shakespeare’s #RomeoandJuliet: Cast of #Dolling Characters

I took this photo today. It shows who’s who in my up-coming stop-motion production of Romeo and Juliet: I’d like to re-post each doll’s costume, with links to the patterns in the posts. I’ll start with the doll in the back row, far left tomorrow; then I’ll move to the extra in the diamond top; then I’ll post Rosaline’s dress, etc… Watch for those postings … Continue reading Who’s Who in #Shakespeare’s #RomeoandJuliet: Cast of #Dolling Characters

Sew Pants for Ken dolls (image of ken doll wearing mustard-colored pants)

How to #Sew Pants With an Elastic Waist for Ken #Dolls

Once again, we’ll be using the Romeo pants pattern with this tutorial, but you don’t need the “Trousers Inlay” piece at all. You will, however, need a small piece of very narrow elastic and a safety pin. Remember to enlarge the pattern to fit a regular-sized piece of printer paper before you print it. Also, it’s very thoughtful if you’d pin, like, or tweet about … Continue reading How to #Sew Pants With an Elastic Waist for Ken #Dolls

Image of Ken doll dressed as Romeo from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet with overlay of words "Sewing Tutorial: make a romantic Renaissance doublet for Ken"

Need #Romantic Romeo Pants for Your Next #Dollstagram? Here’s the #Pattern:

Yep. Here’s the pattern I’ll be using for my Romeo (Texas A&M Ken) on the set of my YouTube production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. And in case you missed it last week, I’m also showing you the tutorial that demonstrates how to make those romantic britches. Please show your appreciation by liking, pinning, or tweeting about it. Thanks! Continue reading Need #Romantic Romeo Pants for Your Next #Dollstagram? Here’s the #Pattern:

Sewing pattern for making a "Romeo Jacket" for a Ken doll.

Free, Printable Sewing Pattern for #Romeo Jacket #RomeoJuliet #ShakespeareSunday

Here’s my free, printable pattern for making a Romeo costume for Ken dolls. Tomorrow I’ll post the video tutorial showing you how to piece it together. When you print my patterns, it’s always friendly and kind to like it on FB, tweet about it, and/or pin it to your Pinterest page. That way you’re helping to spread the word that these free, printable sewing patterns … Continue reading Free, Printable Sewing Pattern for #Romeo Jacket #RomeoJuliet #ShakespeareSunday