Instructions to Make a Pair of Slippers


 Sew your own particular sweater shoes. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

At the point when it's cool outside, it's pleasant to slip into a comfortable match of shoes. Make your own particular combine from an old sweater for included comfort. Intended for indoor utilize, these are certain to keep your feet toasty warm. 











Accumulate your materials. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Things You'll Need :

* Slipper design or a pen and paper to make your own particular example 

* Two old sweater sleeves or a 1/2 yard of sew sweater material 

* Fleece, 1/2 yard 

* Heavy felt, 1/4 yard 

* Sharp sewing scissors 

* Paper scissors 

* Pins 

* Sewing machine 

* 90/14 medium-weight ball-point sewing machine needle 

* Coordinating string 

* Iron 

* Measuring tape 

* Hand-sewing needle 

Step 1: Create a Slipper Pattern 


Download or draw a shoe example and cut it out. (Image: Beth Huntington)  

Download a shoe design (in your shoe estimate) or make your own. Drawing your own example enables you to make custom shoes for a tyke or a grown-up. To influence the base example, to follow your foot onto a bit of clear paper; at that point draw a best example like the shape envisioned that is an indistinguishable length from your foot. Cut out your example pieces with paper scissors.

Step 2: Pin the Pattern Into Place 


Adjust the example onto the crease and stick into put. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

On the off chance that you are utilizing an old sweater to influence your shoes, to cut off both of the sleeves at the shoulder crease. On the off chance that you are utilizing sweater texture, overlap it into equal parts the long way. Place the best example over the piece of the texture outline that you might want to show up on the best and sides of your shoes. Adjust the best example piece onto the overlap of the sweater sleeve or sweater texture and stick into put. 











Step 3: Cut the Pattern Out 


Cut the example out on the sweater texture and downy. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Utilize sharp sewing scissors to cut around the example; include a 1/2-inch crease remittance all around the example with the exception of on the overlap side. Expel the example piece and rehash the procedure on the other sweater sleeve (or collapsed sweater texture in case you're not utilizing sweater sleeves). Evacuate the example piece to rehash the procedure on the wool - overlap the downy into equal parts the long way, adjust the example on the crease, stick the example onto the wool, and cut out the example leaving a 1/2-inch crease remittance around the wool aside from on the overlay side. Do this twice on the wool so you'll have two downy pieces. 

Step 4: Set Aside the Four Top Pieces 


Put aside each of the four best pieces. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

You now have four indistinguishable best pieces that resemble the photo when you unfurl them. Two pieces originate from the sweater texture, and two pieces originate from the downy texture. The sweater pieces turn into the highest point of the shoes, while the downy pieces turn into the best coating of the shoes. Put these pieces aside to utilize later. 

Step 5: Cut the Bottom Pattern Out of Fleece 


Stick and cut out the base example on the wool. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Overlay the downy texture fifty-fifty the long way and stick the base example piece onto the texture (not on the crease). Utilize sharp sewing scissors to cut around the base example piece, including a 1/2-inch crease remittance all around. Unfasten the example piece and rehash with the goal that when you complete the process of cutting, you have four indistinguishable bits of downy. 

Step 6: Cut the Bottom Pattern Out of Felt 


Stick and cut out the base example on the felt. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Crease the substantial felt into equal parts and stick the base example piece onto the felt (not on the overlap). Cut the felt specifically around the example. Try not to include a 1/2-inch crease remittance around the felt pieces. These felt pieces will turn into the base soles of your shoes. 












Step 7: Lay Out the Bottom Pieces 


Lay out the six base pieces. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

When you complete the process of cutting, you will have four base wool pieces and two base substantial felt pieces. Lay them out like the photo so you don't wind up with two remaining feet. 

Step 8: Pin the Felt to the Fleece 


Stick the felt onto the wool. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Stick the two overwhelming felt base pieces to the focal point of two of the downy base pieces. Ensure you have both a privilege and a left foot. Put aside the two staying base wool pieces for some other time. 

Step 9: Sew the Felt to the Fleece 

Sew the felt onto the wool. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Sew the overwhelming felt pieces to the downy pieces with a sewing machine, utilizing a 1/4-inch crease remittance. Evacuate the pins as you sew. Put these pieces aside to utilize later. 

Step 10: Pin the Back Edge of the Top Pieces 


Stick the back edge of the best shoe pieces. (Image: Beth Huntington)  

Overlay the best sweater pieces down the middle with the correct sides together. Stick the back crude edges together as appeared. 

Step 11: Sew the Back Edge of the Top Pieces 

Sew the back edge of the best pieces. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Sew the back crude edges together, utilizing a 1/2-inch crease remittance. Make certain to evacuate the pins as you sew. 

Step 12: Pin the Top and Bottom Pieces Together 

Stick the best pieces to the base pieces. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Place the correct sides of the best and base sorts out. The correct side of the base piece is the agree with the substantial felt. Stick the distance around the base edges. The photograph demonstrates one best/base sort stuck out (right) and one best/base piece unfastened (left). 

Step 13: Sew the Top and Bottom Pieces Together 

Sew the best pieces to the bottoms. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Sew the tops to the bottoms, utilizing a 1/2-inch crease stipend. Evacuate the pins as you sew. 

Step 14: Cut Notches in the Curves 

Cut scores in the bends.(Image: Beth Huntington) 

Cut out a score, about each inch, in the bends of the crease recompense, slicing through the downy and sweater texture. Be exceptionally watchful not to cut into your sewing. This will help the shoe creases lie level when you turn them right-side-out by evacuating a portion of the mass in the crease. 

Step 15: Press the Seams with a Hot Iron 

Press the creases with an iron. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Turn the shoe pieces right-side-out and press around the crease with the iron. Put aside to utilize later. 












Step 16: Pin the Back Edge of the Fleece Lining Pieces 

Stick the back edge of the wool lining tops. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Crease the wool lining top pieces into equal parts and stick the back crease. 

Step 17: Sew the Back Edge of the Fleece Lining Pieces 

Leave a 1/2-inch opening. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Sew the back crease on both coating pieces and leave a 1/2-inch opening in the focal point of each crease. This is critical; you will utilize the opening to turn the shoes right-side-out later. 

Step 18: Pin and Sew the Lining Pieces Together 

Stick and sew the covering tops to the bottoms. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Stick the best downy coating pieces to the base wool lining pieces, sticking the distance around the base edges. The photograph indicates one best/base sort stuck out (right) and one best/base piece unfastened (left). Sew the tops and bottoms together, utilizing a 1/2-inch crease stipend. Evacuate the pins as you sew. 

Step 19: Cut Notches in the Curves 

 Cut scores in the bends. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Cut out a score, about each inch, in the bend of the coating crease recompense. Be exceptionally watchful not to cut into the sewing. 

Step 20: Sew the Sweater and Lining Pieces Together 

Place the outside pieces into the coating pieces, stick and sew. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Leave the coating pieces back to front and keep the outside sweater pieces right-side-out. Embed the outside sweater pieces into the covering pieces so the correct sides are as one. Stick the best crude edges of the shoe sorts out together. Sew the best crude edges of the shoes together with a 1/2-inch crease recompense. Expel the pins as you sew. 

Step 21: Pull the Sweater Pieces Through the Lining 

Draw shoes through the back opening. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

To turn the shoes right-side-out, pull them through the opening in the back of the covering pieces. 

Step 22: Hand Sew the Lining Closed 

Hand sew the opening in the covering shut. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

After you have turned the shoes right-side-out, hand-sew the covering opening shut utilizing a whip-line. 

Step 23: Top Stitch the Top Edge of the Slippers 

Top-fasten the distance around the best edge of the shoes. (Image: Beth Huntington) 

Tuck the coating inside the shoes and best join the distance around the best edge of the shoes. This will make a completed edge around the highest point of the shoes and shield the coating from slipping out. 

source:ehow.com                                by: Beth Huntington

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