If you ever wanted to try your hand at making shoes for your Little Darling 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! Your doll is going to need a bigger closet!
This PDF sewing pattern is specifically designed to fit Dianna Effner's 13" Little Darling dolls. This pattern is also available for 18" dolls such as American Girl®, A Girl For All Time®, Journey Girls®, WellieWishers™ and Kidz N Cats® dolls.
Pair these adorable shoes with the Crabapples School Girl dress for a one of a kind outfit.
Recommended Fabrics: Light weight tightly woven fabric such as cotton lawn, silk dupioni, light weight cotton, batiste
-Main fabric: 8" x 4" light weight tightly woven fashion fabric
-Fabric for shoe lining: 8" x 4" light to very light weight tightly woven fashion fabric
-Matching sewing thread
-Insoles: Thick craft fusible interfacing: 3" x 3". (The examples were made using Pellon® Peltex 71F single-sided fusible ultra firm stabilizer.) Optional: Instead of interfacing, use cardboard and glue
-Soles: 2 mm craft foam: 3" x 3" section
-Thick, fast-drying glue such as Aleene's® Super Thick Tacky Glue or Fast Grab Tacky Glue
-Fabric glue stick
-Marking tools: Fine point disappearing ink or water soluble fabric pen; Fine point chalk maker for dark fabrics
-Embellishments: Bows, beads, trim, narrow cording, elastic
-Optional: Small piece of coarse sandpaper or nail file to smooth foam edges, nylon jaw pliers, clothes pins or office clamps
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
What You Get: One 26 page sewing pattern that you digitally download as a PDF file so you can start your project immediately! The PDF sewing pattern provides digitally drawn step-by-step illustrated instructions and full size pattern pieces. 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.
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