Inspired by the popular wrap shoes seen from brands like TOMS ® and BOBS ® Alpargata style shoes are all the rage! This PDF pattern, designed to fit 14.5-inch dolls such as WellieWishers™ and also fits 13-14 inch dolls like Hearts for Hearts, Corolle Les Cheries, and Disney Toddler. It's designed to use woven cotton fabrics, works with stripes, florals, polka dots, thin corduroy and much more. The sewing skill level is beginner, the assembly of the shoe should be done with a hot glue gun (with adult supervision recommended) which is why the overall pattern level is Intermediate.
Note: This pattern DOES NOT fit 18" American Girl® Dolls. If you are interested in that size shoe click here.
-1/8 yard of fabric
-1/8 yard of lining (optional)
-2" of 1/2" wide elastic
-Ribbon for tags - two color in two widths
-5/8 yard of 1/4" wide trim (hemp/jute)
-Chipboard for soles (or thick cardboard)
-Sheet of white craft foam or cork - 2mm
-1/8 yard of 'Heat and Bond" (optional)
-Glue or Hot Glue (similar to 'Fast Grab Tacky Glue')
Skill Level: Intermediate
What You Get: One 12 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 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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The seam allowance on the pattern does not match up to the 1/4" stated that's needed. It is inbetween 1/8" and 1/4". I had to double check that I printed it out correctly by matching the 1" print guide to my ruler. I'll have to redo them and enlarge the pattern a bit.