Scroll down to the second set of bullets for the free PDF sewing patterns. Yesterday I gave you my free medieval or Renaissance cloak pattern for your male fashion dolls or action figures (click here for that blog post), and today I’m giving you my sword belt and sheath, along with a how-to video for making swords: On Friday, I’ll give you the patterns for … Continue reading Make a sword, belt, and scabbard or sheath for your fashion dolls or action figures with today’s free PDF sewing patterns @ ChellyWood.com #Fencing #DollClothesPatterns
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
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 @ ChellyWood.com #NinjaSteel
All good things must come to an end, and this week, my computer gave up the ghost. So even though I’ve completed the prototype I was working on for Tall Barbie, everyone is going to have to wait even longer until my computer returns from the fix-it shop. Hopefully they can revive it. If not, it may be quite a while before I can post … Continue reading Make a #Renaissance Cloak and Miniature #Sword for Your #Dollstagram @ 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, and this one comes in at #9. I guess a lot of people are looking for ways to make swords for their Barbie dolls. Who would’ve thought…? Believe it or not, I do have a pattern for the sword’s sheath, belt, and … Continue reading #9 Make #Miniature #Toy #Swords for BarbieDolls @ 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! All of my free, printable sewing patterns are found on this page, and this video tutorial can give you a few tips and pointers about how to print my patterns. I use a 1/4-inch seam allowance (that’s standard for fashion dolls). But if you have … Continue reading Here’s #15 in my TOP 15 #Crafty YouTube #Tutorials from ChellyWood.com:
In my upcoming production of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, some of our dolls will provide the “extras” in scenes like the Capulet family’s ball and the marketplace. This costume was designed for one of the extras who starts a fight in the marketplace (see photo at right). This is actually one of the easiest costumes to make for our film, and I’m sure even novice … Continue reading Make a #Medieval Cloak and #Miniature Swords for Your #BarbieDolls
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!