Friday, October 10, 2014

Snappy Slippers!




After finishing the Tone It Down quilt top last week, I thought I'd work on a smaller project. Using some leftover charm squares, I decided to make these slippers. I used these charm squares to make a quilt for my daughter's friend this past spring. I thought they'd be cheerful and help me get up in the morning! (I'm not a morning person!)


This is the pattern I used. I bought it at Keepsake this past summer. Gerri Richards wrote the pattern. The directions are quite easy to understand and plenty of illustrations help out also.


Using fusible fleece, you cut out the pattern and arrange strips that were cut from the charm squares.  Each slipper has 2 halves.


Once trimmed, they are sewn together and lined.


Once top stitched, you match tabs and have the fronts overlap.

 
 
You make a left and a right. I used non-slip fabric for the bottom of the slipper. Inner soles were made and placed inside. Then you have your new slippers!! I needed to make something that didn't take very long. I guess I needed some instant gratification. I'll be starting a new quilt project soon. I'm washing fabric. I'll share pictures soon!!

6 comments:

  1. Those are really cute! Love the colors, too.

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    1. Thanks, Em! Nice and cheerful. Hoping to make those early mornings brighter!

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  2. Love them! What a perfectly fun instant gratification project!

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    1. Thanks! It's just what I needed. Nice and fast!!

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  3. They look so cheery Rosemary and would be a great way to use those scraps we all have hanging around

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    1. Thanks! They would be perfect for using up scraps. I think we all know how they pile up!!

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