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WELCOME SPRING: FUN DIY PROJECT, VICHY PRINT BARBIE DRESSES!

Welcome Spring! Are you happy that spring is finally with us? Today I will share a fun DIY Barbie dress project with you. A little while ago, I  decided to sew some Barbie dresses using a vintage material I found in my closet. So, that is what I did. I didn't use any pattern or a sewing machine. Using vintage materials for arts and crafts is wonderful and not only because it saves the environment, but because let's face it- vintage materials are often awesome. I don't think people realize that vintage textile is often better (in terms of quality) than the newer textile.  I'm not sure what this vichy  material was originally intended for, I'm assuming either bedding or tablecloths. I think I found some vintage bedding made from this  vichy (red and white print) material, so that could be it. I first used this gingham vintage material to make a dress for myself (a dress that I yet have to hem).  After that, I made two Barbie dresses from the same vichy material. I b…