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Basic Booties for Babies & Dolls

from Precious Patterns
(9) Name: 'Sewing : Basic Booties for Babies & Dolls
Basic Booties for Babies & Dolls
Basic Booties for Babies & Dolls
Basic Booties for Babies & Dolls

Basic Skills Necessary:

  • use a sewing machine

Pattern Description:

These booties are soft and sweet! They keep their shape very well. They wrap around the ankles so they will stay securely on baby's (and doll's) feet.

They are so easy to make - even for beginners! The top of the shoe is one piece. Wool felt is used for the lining of the sample shoes (acrylic felt can be used in place of the wool felt). Cotton fabric is used for the outside of the sample shoes. You can also use ultra suede, denim, chenille etc. The felt lining is fused to the fabric. Then the top and sole shapes are cut out and stitched. Shoes are tied with 3/8" to 5/8" ribbon.

This PDF e-pattern includes full size patterns, a materials list, instructions written in English, and step-by-step photographs. Shoes will fit many sizes of dolls, and babies from preemies to approximately 14 months. Ten sizes of shoes are included in pattern - lengths of finished soles are 2.5", 2.75", 3", 3.25", 3.5", 3.75", 4", 4.25", 4.5" and 4.75". Additional instructions are given for enlarging the patterns for even more sizes. Optional instructions are given to put a non-skid sole on shoes for babies that are walking.

Copyrights protect this pattern from being reproduced in any media format to be resold. Permission is given for the pattern to be used to make and sell the finished shoes in limited quantities.

Sizing / Finished Measurements:

  • Newborn to 3 months - 3.75" length of finished sole
  • 3 to 6 months - 4" length of finished sole
  • 6 to 9 months - 4.25" length of finished sole
  • 9-12 months - 4.5" length of finished sole
  • 12-14 months - 4.75" length of finished sole


  • Fabric for outside of shoes - cotton, ultra suede, denim, chenille, etc.
  • Wool felt (or acrylic felt) - color that coordinates with fabric on outside of shoes
  • Iron-on fusible web
  • 3/8" to 5/8" Ribbon - four 9" pieces of satin, grosgrain, etc
  • Sewing thread that matches fabric and lining material