Sling Back Shoes 18" Doll Shoes

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This versatile PDF pattern is a quick and fun option for enhancing any outfit. It includes no sew vinyl and fabric options.  There are also two style of sole options included in this pattern. Sole style one is compatible with any of the Pixie Pack SHAPE 1 pre-cut soles (White, Black, Color 1 , Color 2, Black/White Combo, or Black Chipboard). Sole style two** is for use with the Punch Place Plus Die and their acrylic soles. You may also choose to cut your own soles as well. 

Recommended Fabrics:  Choose woven fabrics that are light to medium weight. Pre-washing fabric is recommended to avoid dye transfer. Vinyl should be light weight, also when choosing vinyl it is recommended to use vinyl with a mesh or thin fleece. 

Supplies Needed:
Woven Upper Option:
-Woven outer fabric 5” x 7”
-Woven lining fabric 5” x 7”
-Woven Fabric - 5” x 5”(inner sole)
-Medium/heavy weight fusible interfacing

Lace Upper Option:
-Lace (NO stretch) 5” x 7”
-Woven lining fabric 10” x 14”
-Woven Fabric - 5” x 5”(inner sole)
-Light/medium weight fusible interfacing

Vinyl Upper:
-Vinyl 5” x 7”
-4 x ⅛”- ¼” brads
-Tiny scrap of white felt
-leather punch (optional)

Soles With Trim Option:
-10” x 10” thin box board (e.g. cereal or cracker box) or pre-cut soles**
-2mm craft foam sheet (9” x 6”) or
-Two pair of pre-cut foam soles**
-18” x ¼” trim (optional)

Acrylic Sole Option:
-5” x 5” thin box board (e.g. cereal or cracker box) or pair of pre-cut soles**
-Acrylic Soles

General Supplies (all options):
-Thread and machine needle appropriate for fabric
-3” x ¼” elastic or ⅝" FOE or flat hair elastic.
-Glue gun and glue
-Cutting matt, ruler, and rotary cutter (optional)

Skill Level:  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 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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Cora F.
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Pretty shoe but fit questionable

I made these for the Battat doll. Normally, an American Girl doll patterns will fit the Battat doll. I made these twice and enlarged the pattern the third time. I still could not get these shoes to fit.


slingback shoes

Love these. Excellent fit and ohh so cute!

Dana R.

Versatile Looks

Great instructions and many possibilities. I've made fabric ones covered in lace for a sophisticated look and a casual look with vinyl.

paula s.

sling back shoes

this pattern for sling back shoes was easy and fun to make. I have made several, with different types of fabrics. easy to put on your doll too...

kel p.

Another awesome shoe pattern from QTπ

I love this pattern, super easy to make. The shoes come together quickly and are a fun way to use various materials together, resulting in a perfect pair of shoes to match any outfit.