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Outdoor-Ready Dancing Shoes

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Here are some details about my project:
Category Sewing
Type Accessory
Sizing Women
Style Hipster, Funky, Romantic
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What materials did you use? cotton lining, recycled rubber sole, leather, satin

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What are you most proud of? I am still tweaking my designs after 170 or so pairs. When I sell shoes I custom fit the pattern to a gazillion measurements. You can't buy shoes that fit so well. :) And if they don't fit - I alter them. That's the beauty of fabric shoes... I sell my shoes on etsy- this is just one pair of about 50 listings up on

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What advice would you give someone starting this project? There are a few patterns for shoes available out there but mostly they are for shoes that don't distinguish between right and left. Be prepared to tweak a pattern like that a great deal to get the look you want. Oh, and leave 5/8" of ease lengthwise. I learned that one the hard way. ;) I am working on getting patterns ready for sale - feel free to contact me if you might be interested?

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very cute!

10/24/2012 Flag