If you ever wanted to try your hand at making shoes for your 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 pattern by Love U Bunches is designed to fit 12" Siblies™ dolls.
This adorable shoe pattern is available in many sizes. Be sure to check out this design sized to fit 18" dolls such as American Girl®, A Girl For All Time®, Kidz N Cats®, Journey Girls®, 14.5" dolls such as WellieWishers™, 13-14" Les Cheries and Hearts For Hearts Girls® dolls, 15" Ruby Red Fashion Friends, 13" Little Darling Dolls, and 9" Kruselings dolls.
Recommended Fabrics: Light weight tightly woven fashion fabric such as a light weight quilting fabric
Fabric: Light weight tightly woven fashion fabric such as a light weight quilting fabric. Medium to thick fabric may be too bulky for your tiny doll.
Shoe Upper: 8” x 3.5” piece of fabric
Lining: 8” x 3.5” piece of fabric
Insole: 3.5” x 3.5” piece of fabric
Matching sewing thread
Insoles: 3.5” x 3.5” piece of medium weight cardboard or chipboard
Soles: 3.5” x 3.5” piece of 2 mm craft foam
Liquid glue: Thick, fast-drying glue such as Aleene's® Super Thick Tacky Glue
Marking tools: Fine point disappearing ink or water soluble fabric pen
Small piece of fine sandpaper or nail file to smooth foam edges
Nylon jaw pliers to press seams flat
Clothes pins or office clamps to hold shoe while glue is drying
Coffee filter to add traction for stitching small pieces
Small section of clear plastic wrap to wrap doll’s ankle and foot
Wooden spoon to use as pressing tool
Embellishments: Bows, beads, trim, narrow cording, elastic
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
What You Get: One 29 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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