Emma has been asking for princess shoes for a very long time, so I decided to make her some.
DIY Princess Shoes Tutorial
- plastic canvas
- embroidery floss
Here are the pieces (minus the decorative flower). I just traced her foot to make the pattern for the soles, and then stretched fabric over the top of her foot to figure out size/shape for that piece.
I stitched everything together by hand using a blanket stitch. Here are the finished shoes:
And again on Emma’s feet:
If I were to make these again, I would make the top panel fit more snugly, and I would probably stitch two layers of felt together for the top panel to make it more durable. A closed-toe version is another option, but Emma definitely had open-toe shoes in mind when she was talking about princess shoes, so that’s what we made!