Wednesday, August 19, 2020

1963 Skipper

My older cousin gave me her vintage 1963 Skipper. 


My cousin was married when Skipper came out, and I think she was hoping for a daughter. Skipper has a wardrobe that my cousin sewed for her and her original swimsuit. I had no idea that my cousin was so good at sewing. The clothes she made are better than what I could make. I have serious respect for this.


I promised that I would take good care of Skipper. We both had tears in our eyes. 

I have paired Skipper with a modern Made to Move Barbie that I thought matched her coloring well. That way she has a friend to hang out with.


I am proud to be trusted with this very special doll.

4 comments:

  1. Awwww, how sweet of your cousin! Right well-dressed your doll is, too!

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  2. Oi!!
    Comprei uma Skipper pra mim, é nova mas tem o rosto muito parecido com a da sua.
    Parabéns pelo belo presente.

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