Plain Jane 18" Doll Shoes

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If you ever wanted to try your hand at making shoes for your 18" doll, this is the PDF 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!

Be sure to check out the Olivia Pixie Pack,  complete kit to make the Plain Jane Shoes!


Recommended Fabrics:  light weight cotton fabric or light weight tightly woven fashion fabric


Supplies Needed:
-Fabric for shoe top: 11" x 5" light weight cotton fabric or light weight tightly woven fashion fabric (From your stash: 5.5" x 5" square for each shoe)
-Fabric for shoe lining: 11" x 5" light weight cotton fabric or light weight tightly woven fashion fabric (From your stash: 5.5" x 5" square for each shoe)
-Optional for intermediate version: 11" x 5" light or very light weight single-sided fusible interfacing
-Matching sewing thread
-Insoles: Thick craft fusible interfacing: 4" x 3.5" piece (Pellon® Peltex 71F single-sided fusible ultra firm stabilizer)
-Optional: instead of interfacing, cardboard and glue
-Soles: 2 mm craft foam: 4" x 3.5" section
-Aleene's® Super thick Tacky Glue or Fast Grab Tacky Glue
-Marking tools: Fine point disappearing ink or water soluble fabric pen, fine point chalk maker for dark fabrics
-Embellishments: Bows, beads, trim, narrow cording
-Optional: Small piece of course sandpaper or nail file to smooth foam edges


Skill Level:  Intermediate


What You Get: One 25 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.

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Vendor: Love U Bunches

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Deb S.

Plain Jane shoes - Love U Bunches

I love this pattern. I much preferred using the tacky glue rather than a hot glue gun. The pattern instructions are easy to follow. My shoes turned out beautiful.

Laure S.
United Kingdom

Really cool!

I have just finished my first pair. I'm really excited! They fit my lovely new American Girl doll bought this morning at the boot fair in the UK. I'm absolutely over the moon!!!! Funny enough I saw the video for these shoes on Youtube a while ago but it doesn't show the beginning part. I really wanted to make the shoes but at the time I didn't know Pixie Fair (I can't believe there was such a time!!!). And now I've got the lovely pattern and the great instructions. Really, really pleased. Thank you. Laure

Jean D.
United States

Great pattern

These little shoes are great, they work witb so many outfits. Very clear instructions and the fit is great. I'll use these a lot.

Angeline M.
United States

Plain Jane Doll Shoes

Pattern fits well and is easy to construct

Gail V.
United States

Great shoes for beginning shoemakers!

Clear directions. The first pair I made came out a bit large — I think I was worried about making them too small, and overcompensated. It was quick and easy to make another pair, though. I would highly recommend this pattern for anyone wanting to try making doll shoes. I’ve already made 3 pairs, and will not hesitate to make more whenever I need something to match a new outfit!

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