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« on: March 25, 2009 11:39:12 AM »

Bought this 3-button boot pattern from that lady at ithinksew.com

Started them last night and finished this morning. They only went up to size 4 so I had to enlarge the pattern a bit to fit my chunky footed toddler. I always seem to have a hard time with turning and sewing corners, but other than that it was pretty simple. The outer is an apple green faux suede and the inner is a zebra print flannelette. The soles are buttercream vinyl.

My daughter seems to like them and they're easy to get on and off. Underneath the buttons is a velcro closure. I plan on making moccassins, rainboots and running shoes next from patterns purchased from the same site.

Onto the pics!

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« Reply #1 on: March 25, 2009 02:07:34 PM »

Those are absolutely too darn cute!! love the color and the zebra print together!

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« Reply #2 on: March 26, 2009 04:19:26 PM »

very cute, they look like little frog feet! love the lining!

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« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2009 09:09:25 PM »

So cute! And perfect choice of color! Smiley

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« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2009 11:02:58 AM »

Good job!  These are really cute:-)
« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2009 11:28:57 AM »

very, very cute!!!

I have attempted to make something like this for my daughter, but they are not as good as these

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« Reply #6 on: May 31, 2009 10:15:06 AM »

I love these boots, I think I will give this a try for the next baby gift I need. I also have a hard time with my corners on project I have made. But they still look beautiful...

« Reply #7 on: May 31, 2009 01:48:31 PM »

Thank you Smiley

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« Reply #8 on: May 31, 2009 09:17:16 PM »

These boots are adorable! I adore the color.

Most of all though, I like the material and that they are easy on/off. I work in a church nursery on Sundays and often young children come in with hard sneaker-type shoes. If I ever have to take them off an put them back on (say, changing a diaper) I always worry I am going to damage the little one's feet trying to cram them back into the shoe. I have also been reading that they are finding hard shoes on toddlers, if worn too often, can cause alignment problems in the legs and handicap the development of a normal stride. So cheers to your boots! Fashionable AND functional.
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