If you ever wanted to try your hand at making shoes for your 18” doll, this is the pattern for you. It's a great beginner pattern. Minimal sewing, a little bit of glue, really cute shoes! It's also a great way to use up scraps from your stash. It only takes a little bit of fabric to make an awesome pair of shoes. And NO hot glue! You can make shoes to match every outfit! So many options… plain, fussy cut, tabs, ties, vinyl!
Your doll is going to need a bigger closet!
Recommended Fabrics: Fabric Shoes: Light to medium weight tightly woven fashion fabric such as cotton quilting fabric; Vinyl Shoes: Marine leather or faux leather ribbon
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 51 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides full color step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. A 6 page summary of instructions is included to help save on printer ink. A PDF reader is required to view and print the files (example: Adobe Reader or Preview for MAC). The download link is received immediately after the transaction is complete. Print copies are NOT available.Download, Print, Sew!
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LOVE IT! Instructions were lengthy (which I need) and am grateful for the different size of sole as I have different dolls. Great ideas on how to decorate them as well.
My experience with the pattern has been ok. The directions are too wordy. They need to be more direct. It would also be helpful if some of illustrations were in black and white. It is too expensive to print them.
Hi Julie, I would suggest printing only the pattern pieces and then referring to a device such as a cell phone or a tablet to follow the instructions. We do have a lot of customers who do this to save paper and ink. You can also choose to print in black and white instead of color in the printing dialogue box before printing the pattern. :)
Absolutely the best tutorial, great tips, leaves you with a total understanding of shoe construction.
Love how these turned out!
very pleased easy to use and the shoes are so cute