Fabric-covered shows - Laura's version!

Added Apr 26, 2011

by stitchikles

Sydney, Australia

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Description

After seeing alisondahl’s tutorial, I have been wanting to try this out for ages. Finally over the long weekend I managed to make it so!
A few things I did differently – I ironed under the bottom hems and topstiched them, then glued from the bottom of the shoe up, the opposite of the tutorial. Then I made a sort of facing out of s strip of suede to cover up the inside edges.

Material Notes

Make sure to use a good-quality craft glue that will not stain your fabric. I used ‘Premium Bond Craft Glue’ by CraftSmart which I bought at Spotlight.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

For
Women
Garment Type
Other

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    Oct 21, 2011, 03.46 AMby jon994

    how did you do the straps i need to make a velvet pair for my friends prom.

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      Nov 9, 2011, 02.55 AMby stitchikles

      When I made the pattern, I included the t-bar section. I unpicked the loop in the t-bar so it was flat & wrapped the fabric around it. Then re-stitched the t-bar loop. For the cross-strap I just cut a bias strip wide enough to wrap around the strap and tucked the ends under so no raw edges showed. Putting holes in the strap for the buckle was a pain though, I used a thick darning needle. Hope that helps!
      I blogged some of the making process if you want to check it out: http://makebakesisters.wordpress.com/2011/04/26/long-weekend-project-check/

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    Apr 30, 2011, 09.02 PMby funkyteal

    I really love these, I’m looking for the perfect pair to do this with, myself

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    Apr 27, 2011, 01.20 PMby libra-s

    Absolutely fabulous!!!

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    Apr 26, 2011, 07.13 PMby zaarissima

    great work!!!!!!!

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    Apr 26, 2011, 04.34 PMby bennomusik

    Oh my goodness, they are perfect!

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    Apr 26, 2011, 01.41 PMby nettie

    Those are AWESOME!!

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    Apr 26, 2011, 01.15 PMby asperge11

    awesome !! :)

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    Apr 26, 2011, 10.55 AMby weblara

    Yummy!!

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    Apr 26, 2011, 07.53 AMby tasallison

    awesome! I’d love to try this!

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    Apr 26, 2011, 07.51 AMby shelley .

    Cute

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This project is based on

Burdastyle

http://burdastyle.com//projects/fabric-covered-shows-lauras-version