9.27.2010

Baby Shoes on the Bias

I made some plaid baby shoes this weekend and decided to cut the fabric on the bias (meaning I turn the grain line on the pattern at 45 degree angle to the grain line on the fabric). I love how they turned out! The pattern I use is the soft baby shoes pattern and tutorial. Anyway, here's some eye candy for baby shoe lovers!

I also sewed a small button on the side as a detail. Do you like it? I hope it doesn't make it look too girly.


When I was about to go to the baby shower, I realized I didn't have anything to wrap the shoes in! Luckily I had seen this post last week on I am Momma Hear Me Roar and decided to make a card with my scraps of fabric. I think it turned out pretty cute! Would you like to receive baby shoes with a handmade card?

2 comments:

  1. Yes Heather, yes I would. But don't worry, our baby girl's due in January so you no rush. :)

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  2. I just love these baby shoes! I have to learn how to make these someday. I'm doing well, just really busy getting into the swing of things with the new job and taking a small course through the school district. Sewing is put on hold for now, but I hope to have time to do some projects on the weekends. Til then, I'm having fun checking out what you are up to!

    Tonight we had some turkey burgers...so delicious!
    http://skinnyorbustin52.blogspot.com/2010/09/day-18-turkey-burger.html

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