Baby sandals
Baby sandals

These do it yourself baby sandals are to be worn on those adorable chubby bare feet.

You can make them so quick and easy, not to mention affordable with these easy instructions.                     

Makes a great gift too! 

My granddaughters feet are so dang cute, and her mom even painted her toe nails for the pic!


Do It Yourself Barefoot Baby Sandals

Girls of any age want to accessorize!  Make these in every color with satin fabric and netting, ribbon or any embellishment you desire. Your little one will be Chic and Stylin’!!!Baby Sandals 3Supplies:

5/8″ elastic, or your choice of width

Felt

Velcro

Hot glue

For puffy flower you will need satin fabric and netting

Optional:    Flower ribbon and colored elastic such as shown hereBaby Sandals 4

For either style of sandal follow the directions below –

Measure and cut elastic according to foot size:

Newborn – 3 months    7 1/2 – 8″                3-6 months    8 1/2 – 9″

6-9 months    9 1/2 – 10″                             12-18 months   11-12″

Find the center and mark with a pen or pencil

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Baby Sandals 6Put a spot of glue at the center mark and twist elastic and attachBaby Sandals 8Baby Sandals 9Put a spot of glue on the opposite side and attach, forming a figure 8Baby Sandals 10

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Cut 4 small circles of felt about 3/4″ in diameter

Put a spot of glue on one side

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Attach one circle of felt

Put a spot of glue on the opposite side of the figure 8Baby Sandals 14

Baby Sandals 15Attach felt on the opposite side.  You need felt on both sides of the figure 8. One is to has a surface to attach the velcro, the other is to protect the baby’s foot from any scratching of the ribbon/elastic/velcro

Cut velcro into smaller circles then the feltBaby Sandals 16

Baby Sandals 17Embellishment or Ribbon Sandals

Put a spot of glue on the back side flower and attach the other side of the VelcroEmbellishment or Ribbon Sandals

Embellishment or Ribbon Sandals 2Attach the flower or embellishment to the elastic sandal.Embellishment or Ribbon Sandals 3Fluffy Petal Flower

For a fluffy petal flower cut the satin into 16 circles. Cut netting into 16 circles, 8 for each sandal.

Prepare 2 sandals as directed above EXCEPT cut the felt circle into a 2″ diameterEmbellishment or Ribbon Sandals 4

Embellishment or Ribbon Sandals 5To form a petal, place one netting circle on top of a satin circle

Fold in half, keeping them togetherEmbellishment or Ribbon Sandals 6

Embellishment or Ribbon Sandals 7Fold the circles in half again

Snip the end about 1/8″ so it will not add bulk to the flowerEmbellishment or Ribbon Sandals 8

Embellishment or Ribbon Sandals 9Put a spot of hot glue on the tip

Place with the tip of the petal in the center of the felt circleEmbellishment or Ribbon Sandals 10

Embellishment or Ribbon Sandals 11Make another petal and place opposite

Repeat with 2 more petals as shown hereEmbellishment or Ribbon Sandals 12

Embellishment or Ribbon Sandals 13Continue with petals, alternating to overlay where the previous petals were placed. This will cause them to stand up and fluff.Embellishment or Ribbon Sandals 14

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On the back side, glue the felt circle, then a piece of velcro.

Repeat these steps to make another fluffy flower to matchEmbellishment or Ribbon Sandals 16

Embellishment or Ribbon Sandals 17Now you have a fluffy petal flower baby sandal!Baby Sandals 3

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