Here we see a Mattel Barbie wearing a wig of dishwater blond curls that coil down her back. She's also wearing a slightly different version of the Basque ball gown pattern from (search for "Basque" to find that yellow dress with tiny red flowers and a snood). On top of this Barbie's head is a burgundy-colored tiara that's framed in wine-colored tulle. It's held on her head by a thin piece of elastic.

Make a #Tiara for #Barbie #Dolls with a free pattern from

This doll plays the part of Rosaline in my stop-motion production of Romeo and Juliet (which I’m still filming). Her dress is a variation on both the Nurse’s costume and the merchant woman’s costume. (Click those links to find patterns and tutorials for those costumes.) However, today I want to focus on her unique tiara. I designed this tiara to look like those hats that … Continue reading Make a #Tiara for #Barbie #Dolls with a free pattern from

Image of fancy tiara-style doll hat pattern that fits Barbie dolls.

#Sewing Pattern for #Doll #Tiara

Yesterday I showed you a picture of the burgundy-colored doll tiara I planned to make for this week’s tutorial. Today I’m going to give you the pattern for it. Remember, when you download my patterns, it’s important to enlarge them to fit a regular-sized sheet of paper (8.5 x 11 inches or 216 x 279 mm) before printing. That way you can be sure the pattern … Continue reading #Sewing Pattern for #Doll #Tiara

Image of Barbie in medieval clothes, wearing a maroon tiara made of tulle and ribbon.

Make a #Doll #Tiara

During the month of January, I decided to focus on various doll hat patterns and tutorials, just because it seemed like a fun theme. Here’s an image of the doll hat I’ll be making this week: This is a sort of burgundy or maroon tiara, made of tulle, ribbon, fabric, a chenille stem, and foam. It uses an elastic band to hold it on. It’s … Continue reading Make a #Doll #Tiara