Bear Baby ShoesProject #16075
Things are looking beary cute! With the Sizzix Bigz Plus Baby Shoes die, you can easily create the cutest accessories for your little one or to give as gifts.
Products Used660925-Sizzix Bigz Plus Die - Baby Shoe, 3-6 months
|Fat 1/4||Brown print||Cut (2) mirror-image Shoe uppers|
|Fat 1/4||Brown solid||Cut (2) mirror-image Shoe uppers (lining)**|
|8" x 8"||Ivory wool||Cut (2) mirror-image soles|
|4" x 6"||Blue wool||Cut (2) bear head toe embellishments*|
|18" x 22"||Low-loft batting||Cut (2) mirror-image Shoe uppers**|
|1 package||Lightweight fusible adhesive|
|1||Black embroidery floss|
- Shoe Size: 3-6 months
- All seam allowances are 1/4" unless noted.
- Fat 1/4 = approximately 18" x 21"
- * = Adhere fusible adhesive to back of fabric before die-cutting the shapes.
- ** = Layer fabric and batting and quilt before die-cutting the shapes.
Assembling the Shoe:
- Place the brown print and quilted solid brown Shoe uppers right sides together and sew along the straight edge, inside curve and opposite straight edge. Trim to 1/8" from seam. Turn right side out and press.
- Heat fuse the toe embellishment in place with an iron. Stitch along edge of Bear head, leaving ears free.
- Pin the brown print Shoe upper and sole right sides together, matching darts at the heel and toe. The remaining fabric (closest to the heel) should wrap around the outside. Sew the sole to the Shoe upper. Trim to 1/8" from seam. Turn right side out.
- Stitch the eyes and nose of bear with black floss.
- Hand stitch the hook-and-loop closure to the overlapping flap.
- Repeat steps 1 through 5 to assemble a matching shoe.