11 June 2012

Wool Felt Baby Shoes

I always try to have a handmade baby gift stash on hand.  And I knew these simple shoes would be great to add to my collection.  My office has 3 pregnant girls all due this Fall.  The wool felt will be perfect for the Fall/Winter season.

These baby shoes are sized for 3 months. 



They come together very quickly using a blanket stitch.


The original tutorial from Purl Bee used a tiny piece of elastic at the opening of the shoe to give it a little more support.  I only used the elastic on 2 of the shoes.  For the other 2 pairs I used my Big Shot and cut out 2 small flowers then added a small baby button in the middle of each flower and sewed on.


I love using the blanket stitch.  It looks so professional when care is taken to ensure spacing is all the same on top and underside of your project.





For the pattern click here.

For the full tutorial from Purl Bee click here.

I buy my wool felt here.  I love that they only charge me for the actual weight of the felt I buy.  So shipping & handling is so much cheaper than many other places out there.



This is linked up with Skip to My Lou, made by you monday.

2 comments:

  1. I'M IN LOVE!!! These are fabulous!! You make it look so easy!!

    I REALLY hope you are planning on sharing this over at The DIY Dreamer... From Dream To Reality!! :)

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  2. I know this an old post, but just thought I'd say: I think the flowers are the perfect touch! I was just looking at purl bee's tutorial before I stumbled upon this post, and I was looking ideas of something to add to the plain design and your flowers inspired me. I think I'm going to do layered stars instead of the flower shapes since mine will be for a boy. :)

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