How to make a purse for your Barbie doll (Dollar Store Craft)

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How to make a Barbie Doll Purse

Barbie loves accessories!

Learn how to make a cute, inexpensive Barbie purse or handbag with binder clips found at the Dollar Store.

This is a simple, fun doll accessory which requires no sewing.

How to make a Barbie Doll Purse


Binder Clip (Dollar Store)
Foam Sheet
Pipe Cleaner


Remove clip handles by gently squeezing.

With pencil, trace the end of the binder clip onto a piece of craft foam. This will be a triangular shape. You need two pieces.

Cut out the triangles.

Apply glue along the edge of the binder clip ends.

Place triangle pieces on glued ends of binder clip.

Allow to dry. It is best to allow glue to dry at this point.

Weave pipe cleaner through rounded section at top of binder where clip handles where removed.

Twist pipe cleaner ends together.

The purse is complete and ready for Barbie to use.

How to make a Barbie Doll Purse

This would be a great project for a girl's slumber party or birthday party.

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How to make a Barbie Doll Purse

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