If you are among the people who have a small daughter who loves to play with dolls or you are fond of this kind of toys, then you probably faced such tasks as dressing up and changing shoes. For this you need to have no outfit for your pet. The stores sell shoes and clothes for dolls, but they do not always have to taste or parameters of the toy.
Of course, you can order similar shoes on the Internet, but firstly - it will cost a certain financial outlay, secondly - you will have to wait for delivery for a very long time and thirdly - not always things that have been bought on the Internet actually look the same like on a picture. But there is an easy way out - make shoes for the doll with your own hands!
How to make shoes for dolls?
Shoes for dolls, made by yourself, will be original and exclusive. Material for such products takes a bit, it all depends on the size of the doll itself. To create such shoes often require a standard set of materials: threads, beads, cardboard, pieces of fabric, leather or any other surface material and scissors.
First, you need to accurately determine the material from which the sole will be made. It is best to use cardboard for this purpose, which should be pasted over with a cloth or leather. Also used and used traffic jams.
Also, often for dolls you want to make shoes with heels. They can be made from Chinese wooden chopsticks or pieces of rods for ballpoint or gel pens. The top of this shoe can be made of any material. Lightweight ribbon or satin will be suitable as a shoe decoration. In order to make shoes in a classic style that is distinguished by elegance - their top can be assembled from leather.
Knitted shoes do it yourself: master class
The process of knitting shoes is similar to the process of knitting socks, and the work and design stages are very similar. The only difference is that the boot has no bottom, which will cover the lower part of the foot.
So, in order to tie shoes for a pupa, first of all you should take a suitable pair of shoes, if necessary, they should be freed from buckles, fasteners and other decorative elements. Only the basis must remain. It is necessary to pierce the holes at a distance of 3-5 mm with the help of an awl along the sole - there will be a seam here. The knitted part of the shoes with a gypsy needle will be attached to this seam.
It is necessary to begin to knit with a sock and expand so that the cloth becomes firmly in the shape of a toe. After you reach its top point, the row must be divided in two, one such half must be left on the spoke, and the 2nd half rounded off according to the shape of the side of the shoe. It is better to attach the part to the base more often so that you can control the process of correctness of the product manufacture. At the end of knitting, the fabric should be firmly sewn along the sole to the seam.
For the pupa, even boots can be knitted! To do this, to the knitted shoe should be a seamless method, that is, on hosiery or circular knitting needles dovetail. You will need to start with 10-15 rows of gum 2: 2, and then go to any suitable pattern. After the fabric is tied to the ankle, the loops should be closed with 2 knitting needles, and the rest should be knitted further, until the front part reaches the edge of the shoe. Then it remains only to sew the lower and upper parts of the boot and everything is ready!
Patterns for novice needlewomen
Shoes for dolls: photo
Girls love not only to dress up themselves, but also to look after the appearance of their favorite toys. Self-production of shoes for dolls will be able to develop creative skills in a child and will be an excellent and exciting game!