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Topic: I revamped old boring black ballet flats (polkadots, pink, bows and stars)  (Read 3731 times)
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« on: March 26, 2007 01:48:58 PM »

I was inspired by someone who redid her ballet flats and found a pair I had lying around (I can't seem to find the thread anymore).

This is the before picture


I took the soles off first


I used old stockings that were really easy to sew on


This is with the soles on, but you can't really see  Tongue


And this is them all finished!


Detail shot


They turned out better than I hoped they would, I just hope they won't fall apart on me...
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« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2007 01:55:58 PM »

WOW! great job! those are gorgeous!
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thecoffindontwantme
« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2007 06:02:27 PM »

Those are gorgeous!
I love them.
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saint_lexi
« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2007 06:24:26 PM »

sooo cute!! Cheesy
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PimpyMcPimpin
« Reply #4 on: March 26, 2007 07:51:42 PM »

what did you use to sew the stocking on the shoes, a regular sewing machine?---- sorry I am new to sewing


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« Reply #5 on: March 26, 2007 10:18:40 PM »

Thanks everyone!

PimpyMcPimpin, I did it by hand. I didn't take the whole shoe apart, so it didn't fit under my sewing machine... And don't you worry, I'm new to sewing too  Wink
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Gossamer_daydreamS
« Reply #6 on: March 27, 2007 03:05:07 AM »

those shoes are adorable. what a genius idea to use a stocking rather than fabric. i bet it saved a lot of time huh!
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googoojue
« Reply #7 on: March 27, 2007 06:35:07 AM »

great job!
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emulatris
« Reply #8 on: April 01, 2007 12:51:08 AM »

Gorgeous new pair, I love em! :-)
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lights_of_broadway
« Reply #9 on: April 02, 2007 11:31:57 AM »

cuteness!!! I love 'em!! =)
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