You're Never Too Old for Barbies

You're Never Too Old for Barbies

Saturday, March 22, 2014

50th Anniversary Barbie

Last weekend I rescued this doll from the "donate" pile at a friends house! Of course she didn't look like this when I got her but I worked my magic and here she is. For the dress I used McCalls 6258 but omitted the shoulder straps and added my own little twist to it.




  The shoes were originally pink but I colored them with an alcohol marker!



A great view of the dress and her signature "side eye" glance.


I styled her braided up do!

3 comments:

  1. She is a real beauty. Just love those vintage dolls. I have quite a few as well!

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  2. hi. how did you keep the hair up? straight pins into the head (oww!)? thank you. you are so clever! Vicki

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