BABY BALLERINA SLIPPERS

DIY leather slippers for toddler girl.

Last Christmas we had a family photo shoot with my dear friend Lucia. I wanted to make my daughter some cute ballerina styled slippers for the occasion and didn’t have a lot of time.

After perusing the internet, I found this link from Martha Stewart for some super adorable felt baby shoes.

I used their template as a basic concept form, but modified the shape, making it longer and narrower for my older baby’s feet. I added a loop to the top back to insert the tie and finished the top slipper edge with a braid. Since I was working with suede leather and tulle, I didn’t need to seam finish the edges and kept the edges raw cut.  To finish, I decorated them with some pre-made fabric flowers.

Result: Super cute, but my girl enjoyed playing with them more than wearing them. They are now hanging from her dresser and make for some adorable decorations.

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  1. Elle Belle

     /  March 4, 2013

    it is sooooo lovely that it hurts!
    —Elle Belle

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