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Baby Mary Janes with leather soles

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Baby Mary Janes

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Clothing
Sizing Children
Style Classic, Casual, Whimsical, Hipster, Romantic, Holiday, Cute
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What was your source for this sewing project? Online Photo or Website
Name of website or photo Red Linen baby Mary Jane shoes pattern

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What materials did you use? Cotton fabrics, batting, thin leather

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What are you most proud of? I managed to make a good looking leather sole with padding on domestic machine

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? Find a good quality thin leather and follow pattern instructions

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These are so very nice. Where would one look for the leather?

05/17/2012 Flag

Thank you! I use thin leather, that is usually put as lining in the shoes - you can find such in online shops for shoemaker supplies. The thickness of the leather is about 0.5 to 0.8 mm and goes smoothly on the domestic machine together with the batting and the fabrics.

05/17/2012 Flag