DIY Leather Baby Shoes

Delia Creates is one of our favorite crafting and design blogs. It has loads of fun projects for kids and yummy recipes. But what caught our eye most recently is this awesome tutorial on how to sew perfectly adorable, custom-fit leather baby shoes from a pattern by making a few adjustments. If you’re in the market for shoes for the little one, this is a must-see sewing tutorial.

DIY Leather Baby Shoes

Baby shoes are fairly easy to make, so it can be fun to come up with a couple of different designs based on one pattern. Leather laces, Velcro straps, anklets with snaps, the options are endless.

DIY Leather Baby Shoes

The tutorial walks you through how to make these basic slip-on shoes in about 8 steps. Once you’ve mastered this version, you’ll be able to customize your own look and make multiples for your little one or as the most-awesome baby shower gift ever. (Who wouldn’t love opening up a set of these?)

DIY Leather Baby Shoes

The felt-lined leather slippers make for comfy cozy foot wear for baby. Delia upcycled leather from old purses and jackets to make these shoes, so chances are you have the necessary supplies around the house and can get started right away.

DIY Leather Baby Shoes

DIY Leather Baby Shoes

Ready to get started? Head over to Delia Creates for the full tutorial. Happy sewing!

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One Response to Leather Baby Shoes Tutorial
  1. Kids leather shoes, looking awesome. Hope you will make more leather products for kids. Keep up the good work.


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