This thumbnail image shows a purple cotton fabric background with tiny white polka dots. On top of this layer is a photo of a Texas A&M articulated Ken doll wearing a handmade monk's or Priest's robe with medieval or Renaissance style hood over the top of the robe with its long sleeves. The Image has the following text to the left of the photo of the doll in Priest or Jesus robes: free pattern and Chelly Wood. This photo is supposed to represent Friar Laurence (sometimes spelled Friar Lawrence) from ChellyWood.com's production of "Romeo and Juliet" with dolls, a stop motion video graphic novel.

Let’s sew a “Friar Laurence” costume for Ken with today’s free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #RomeoAndJuliet #DollClothesPatterns

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Here we go again with another costume that I designed for my stop-motion video, Romeo and Juliet with Dolls. Like the others, this pattern is an older one, so there are no seam allowances drawn on the edges of the patterns. The seam allowances DO exist though, so you don’t have … Continue reading Let’s sew a “Friar Laurence” costume for Ken with today’s free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #RomeoAndJuliet #DollClothesPatterns

Here we see the Texas A&M Ken that plays Romeo in ChellyWood.com's Romeo and Juliet with Dolls video graphic novel. He's wearing his handmade "Romeo" Ken costume from the play. The words "free pattern" are tilted to the left of the photo. The Chelly Wood logo appears in the lower left corner of the whole thumbnail image, which has a background made of turquoise blue linen fabric.

Make a “Romeo” outfit for Ken dolls with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #RomeoAndJuliet #DollClothesPatterns

Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. This is probably my favorite costume that I designed for my stop-motion video, Romeo and Juliet with Dolls. Like the others, this pattern is an older one, so not all of the pattern pieces have seam allowances drawn on. The seam allowances DO exist though, so you don’t have to add … Continue reading Make a “Romeo” outfit for Ken dolls with free patterns @ ChellyWood.com #RomeoAndJuliet #DollClothesPatterns

Update on #Shakespeare’s #RomeoAndJuliet with #Dolls

As many of my regular followers know, I’ve created and published on my YouTube channel, the first three acts of Romeo and Juliet With Dolls. I have all the photos and stop motion videos completed for the production of Acts 4 and 5, but I’ve had a creative block for almost a year now. I guess I was hoping these videos would be received with … Continue reading Update on #Shakespeare’s #RomeoAndJuliet with #Dolls

Romeo and Juliet With #Dolls #StopMotion #Theater, Act 3

Things get heated up between the Capulets and the Montagues, in this, my third installment of Romeo and Juliet With Dolls. All of the dolls in this video are re-painted and all of them wear wigs, in true thespian style. But in spite of their theater makeup and disguising attire, can you name the dolls? Which doll is playing the part of Romeo? Who’s playing … Continue reading Romeo and Juliet With #Dolls #StopMotion #Theater, Act 3

Please visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows two fashion dolls' hands nearly clasped. Overlay says "Romeo and Juliet Act 2" and offers the URL ChellyWood.com with an explanation, "FREE printable sewing patterns and tutorials for dolls of many shapes and sizes." This header is for the stop-motion video of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet performed by dolls--largely fashion dolls, including Mattel's Barbie, Momoko dolls, Lammily dolls, Monster High dolls, and World of Love dolls from Hasbro.

#FriYay! Romeo and Juliet With #Dolls! @ ChellyWood.com

If you haven’t seen Act I yet, here’s a link to that video as well. I’ve finished filming all five acts of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet With Dolls. However placing them all into movie format is tricky stuff. It takes about twelve to fifteen hours to produce a single act. So be patient, my followers. More acts are coming! If you love my stop-motion videos, … Continue reading #FriYay! Romeo and Juliet With #Dolls! @ ChellyWood.com

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

Visit ChellyWood.com for FREE printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes. Image shows a YouTube video header that says "Romeo and Juliet "Act 1" with the URL ChellyWood.com subtly written below the marquee. There's also an image of a male doll in hand-made Renaissance clothing holding the delicate hand of a female doll in Renaissance clothing. This marquee is for a video that features dolls in a stop-motion version of Romeo and Juliet. ChellyWood.com has produced this film. The marquee indicates it's only Act 1 of Romeo and Juliet with dolls. Go to ChellyWood.com to view the stop-motion video with dolls.

#Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Here it is! The long-awaited stop-motion production of Romeo and Juliet “Act I” with dolls. This project has been underway for four years, and I’ve finally compiled enough photos and stop-motion clips to put it all together–all the way through Act V. I spent last Friday, Saturday, and Sunday working on film production. That’s where I add all the talk bubbles, music, sounds, and transitions. Since … Continue reading #Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet with #Dolls @ ChellyWood.com

Barbie Dress Up Game Romeo and Juliet Costumes for Barbies

#Barbie is seriously #offoffbroadway in her LadyCapulet #gown @ ChellyWood.com

Lady Capulet is Juliet’s mother in William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. As most of you know, I’m making a stop-motion video of Romeo and Juliet, using Barbies and other dolls as the movie stars. Doesn’t Barbie make a lovely Lady Capulet? To see an image of her after her make-under, wearing the wig from the play production, visit my Pinterest page. With white streaks … Continue reading #Barbie is seriously #offoffbroadway in her LadyCapulet #gown @ ChellyWood.com

Barbie Dress Up Game Romeo and Juliet Costumes for Barbies

#BarbieDoll to Play Lady Capulet in #Shakespeare #RomeoJuliet @ ChellyWood.com

Lady Capulet is Juliet’s mother in William Shakespeare’s famous tragedy, Romeo and Juliet. As most of you know, I’m making a stop-motion video of Romeo and Juliet, using Barbies and other dolls as the movie stars. Doesn’t Barbie make a lovely Lady Capulet? To see an image of her after her make-under, wearing the wig from the play production, visit my Pinterest page. With white streaks … Continue reading #BarbieDoll to Play Lady Capulet in #Shakespeare #RomeoJuliet @ ChellyWood.com

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