Felt Baby Shoe Pattern - Matryoshka Doll
1/4 yard (23cm)of wool felt
1/4 yard (23cm) of Heat N Bond fusible webbing
2 feet (60cms)of ribbon for shoe laces
2" (5 cm) square of pink felt
2" (5 cm) square of dark purple
1" (2.5cm) square of light pink
6 strands of embroidery floss
1 water soluble marker
This sewing pattern shows you how to make your own felt baby shoes with an adorable Matroyshka Russian doll embellishment.
Print the following pattern
You can increase or decrease the size of this pattern using your printer or a photocopiers for smaller or larger shoes. Measure your childs foot from front to back on the main piece for correct sizing.
You can also line the inside with a contrasting pattern as shown.
Fuse the Heat n Bond to the back of all the felt pieces.
Cut out 2 of each pattern piece matching the pattern pieces to appropriate shoe piece.
Use water soluble pen to mark out all the seams and where the doll should be placed.
Iron the doll pieces onto the shoe tow , following where you marked with the pen.
Hand or machine stitch around the doll bodies.
Embroider with a double strand of floss the piece of hair on the dolls forehead, the eyes and a star on the front of the body.
Sew the back seam of the shoe together.
Sew top part of the shoe to the bottom of the shoe, matching the dots in front and back.
Sew ribbon onto the shoe where it is marked on the pattern.
By Shellie Wilson. Shellie is the chief creative editor for Craftbits.