If you ever wanted to try your hand at making shoes for your Hearts for Hearts Girls® or Les Cheries® dolls, this is the pattern for you. It's a great beginner pattern by Love U Bunches. 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! Perfect for your Hearts for Hearts Girls® or Les Cheries® dolls!
An Easy Straw Shoe Horn Tutorial is also included as a bonus with this pattern.
This PDF pattern is designed to fit Hearts for Hearts Girls® and Les Cheries® Corolle dolls.
This adorable shoe pattern comes 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, and 9" Kruselings dolls.
Recommended Fabrics: light weight cotton fabric or light weight tightly woven fashion fabric
-Fabric for shoe top: 9" x 4" light weight cotton fabric or light weight tightly woven fashion fabric. (From your stash: 4.5" x 4" square for each shoe)
-Fabric for shoe lining: 9" x 4" light weight cotton fabric or light weight tightly woven fashion fabric. (From your stash: 4.5" x 4" square for each shoe)
-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
-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
-For tabbed option: 11" of 1/4" ribbon
-For tabbed/ties option: 33" of 1/4" ribbon
*These shoes are compatible with Shape 2 Pixie Pack pre-cut soles
Skill Level: Confident Beginner
What You Get: One 27 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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Yes! This is the pattern for me ~ I am finally making doll shoes! I love Chris' accompanying video tutorial on YouTube (the link is in the pattern instructions). I watched it before attempting my first pair. Now I review it, starting and pausing as I work my way through each step. Very well-written instructions with lots of photos. So happy!
Je suis pleinement satisfaite de mon expérience avec Pixie ❤ Faire. Passer la commande a été facile car les instructions sont facile à suivre et le produit est conforme à mes attentes.
Excellent. It was super easy and delightfully enjoyable as you can design so many styles with this pattern. I would strongly recommend it to all!!
So far I have only made one pair and quite honestly, they were difficult to make; however, I am hopeful my future pairs of the tiny shoes will improve with more experience. Tips provided by the Love U Bunches designer are great! My husband has promised to make the third hand - cobbler’s foot form - which should help.