Here we see a Made to Move Barbie modeling a full body-suit Ninja costume with mask and sword. She's poised to attack with a red brick wall behind her, as if she has been cornered.

DIY Toy #Sword, Sheath, and Belt for #Ninja Dolls or #ActionFigures

As you know, I’m running a contest for a free ninja costume this month. The costume doesn’t come with the ninja sword shown in my videos; however I’ve actually got a pattern and tutorials that show you how to make your own miniature swords, sword belts, and sheaths. These patterns and tutorials were created as part of my Romeo and Juliet costume sets. I designed … Continue reading DIY Toy #Sword, Sheath, and Belt for #Ninja Dolls or #ActionFigures

Image shows Made-to-Move Barbie wearing a handmade Ninja costume complete with body suit, mask, and black shoes. She's holding a packaged ninja-style sword. Overlay says, " free printable sewing patterns for dolls of many shapes and sizes." Doll samurai sword fits 1:6 scale.

Where to buy a #Ninja sword in 1:6 scale for #dolls @ #NinjaSteel

As you may have noticed, the contest, which I posted yesterday, is for just the clothing pictured above. It doesn’t include the sword, which is crucial to the whole “Ninja Steel®” look and feel. So how do you get your own samurai sword in 1:6 scale? Simple: eBay or Amazon. As you can see, in the image at the top of the page, the sword … Continue reading Where to buy a #Ninja sword in 1:6 scale for #dolls @ #NinjaSteel

Here we see a Barbie dressed in Renaissance garb and wielding a sword. Her hat is a headband with a cotton frame draping down over her head and shoulder. She has a puff-sleeve tunic with skirting, and over the top of that, her doublet vest has squared edging below the waist. She wears embroidered trousers and knee-high flannel boots.

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

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 @

Image of Ken doll dressed as prince and Barbie doll dressed as a lady in waiting. Patterns available from

How to Make a #Toy #Sword, Sheath, and Belt for Ken Dolls or #ActionFigures

Monday I posted the image of Ken in all his regal, princely gear. Tuesday I posted patterns for his princely attire. Wednesday I offered up my tutorial to help you make Ken’s fancy jacket, and Thursday you saw the tutorial for making his easy-to-sew pants. But what about Ken’s necessary accouterments? What about his sword, belt, and sheath? Of course these are a must! Here’s … Continue reading How to Make a #Toy #Sword, Sheath, and Belt for Ken Dolls or #ActionFigures