March 15, 2010

Polka Dots and Rockets

I love this rocket ship fabric from Michael Miller. It is my favorite "boy" fabric out there. I pretty much want to clothe my boys head to toe in rocket ships and robots. But for now I will start with the toes.

I made these little shoes for Baker using this easy tutorial. The only problem is my kid has giant feet for an 8 month old. So they will probably only fit for about 4 days.

All you need is a few scraps of fabric, interfacing and some elastic. Special thanks to Aunt Spicy who saved me from having to drive to Joann on a crazy Saturday and gave me some elastic! I dedicate these shoes to you!

I decided to try to enlarge the pattern and make some girly ones for my sweet one year old niece. The polka dot fabric is some of my favorite. Its a Walmart special! She is a walker and needs a little more traction so I used some vinyl that I found in the remnant bin at Joann. Can I just say I love the remnant bin! I have found some gems there.

The polka dot shoes are quiet a bit bigger, so I will make some more for Baker in 4 days.

I love these little shoes! Make a pair for some little feet close to your heart!


Erica said...


love them.

ps. earrings are in the mail! thanks again!

eckleinman said...

Oooooh, I will have to make some for Rodney! BTW, I love the Joann clearance bin. Totally ghetto, but some of the best stuff has been found there!

JJ said...

Oh Aut...they are so fabulous! The rockets really are adorable! I am so glad I could help out...and let me know when you size them up to a ladies 9 :-)

Anonymous said...

You find the greatest stuff to make. I don't know how you do it with kiddos.

M said...

Awesome! I am going to go ahead and make you teach me how to do these. I would love to make Ruby a few pairs.

Love the rocket fabric too.