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How to make Plush Baby Booties


As promised I’m going Plush baby bootiesto show you how to make plush baby booties like these, and the ones in an earlier blog post Here’s one I made earlier.” I used fleece but you can use any fabric or trim. These are small enough that it wouldn’t take long to sew them by hand if you don’t have a machine.


First download the pattern here  Upcycled-Baby-Booties

The pattern is for 3mths but I’ll explain how to make them smaller later in the tutorial.


Next gather your materials: Materials

  • Fabric (fleece and cotton work well)
  • Elastic (1/4″)
  • Pattern




Cut out the pattern pieces from the paper. Paper pattern pieces








Fold the fleece (it doesn’t matter which way) Paper pattern pinned to fabricand pin the pattern pieces to it.










Then cut out the pieces remembering to cut 4 for Pattern pieces cut outthe upper.










Take the 2 “back and side” pieces and stitch a hem alongHem stitched for elastic the straight edge wide enough for the elastic.










Thread the elastic through the hem using a Elastic being threaded through hemdarning needle with a large eye.







Hold onto both elastic ends and pull to Pulling elastic ends together to form top openinggather.







To secure the elastic in place stitch backSewing elastic in place and forward over it.








Tidy up the ends and you’ll be left withFirst 2 pieces complete 2 pieces like this.









Now, this is the bit that’s tricky to explain Sandwich upper pieces with elasticated bitshence the extra pics! Take 2 of the uppers and sandwich the elasticated pieces between along the straight edge.



























Stitch along the straight edge.Stitch along stright line










Tidy the seams.Tidy up seams












Flip the back/side over and mark the centre.Mark the centre










mark the centre 2








Line up the centre of the soles to the centrePin soles to uppers of the uppers, pin and stitch.

This is where you can make them smaller by sewing the seam further in.






Stitch and trim seams












Tidy up the seams.Tidy seams











Turn right side out.Right side out








All that’s left is to add the trim, you can use anything here, just make sure it’s well secured on the bootie!

One pair of finished plush baby booties!

Finished plush baby booties with trimPlease contact me if there’s anything about this tutorial you need help with.

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