I attempted my first pair of baby shoes the other day for little Rebekah.
I found a great pattern and tutorial over at fleetingthing. It was really easy to follow with lots of pictures and detailed steps, and the pair I made turned out pretty well.
I was going to post my own step-by-step but she did such a great job that there really isn’t much point.
The ruffles were a little wonky so I added some crocheted flowers to cuten (is that even a word?) them up a little.
Obviously there’s lots of room for improvement. Next time I think I’ll try to pick a fabric that will be easier to match a thread to so it doesn’t show as much on the ruffles, and I’m not sure that my elastic placement was quite right.
Someone else needs to have a baby so I can try again!
They were too big for Rebekah’s itty bitty feet, but hopefully she’ll be able to wear them soon.
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