How to: Make Slippers

January 07, 2020

How to: Make Slippers

Come and make Slippers with us with this Step by Step "Slippers Tutorial".

Step 1:

1st Color stop will indicate where the fabric and batting must be placed

Step 2:

Place batting on top of running stitch...and place fabric on top of batting

Step 3:

Batting and fabric will now be stitched simultaneously to the indicated area in the hoop. This is the 2nd Color stop

Step 4:

Cut away excess batting and fabric

Step 5:

This is how your project should look like at this stage

Step 6:

Remove hoop without interfering with hooped fabric. Turn hoop around...

Step 7:

Your lining (we used a piece of leather) will now be attached to the indicated area. Use an adhesive spray to keep lining in place. This will be the "sole" of the slipper.

Step 8:

Place hoop back in embroidery machine and stitch next color stop. The lining (or leather in this case) will be stitched to the indicated area in the hoop. Remove hoop without interfering with hooped fabric and this is what is should look like.

Step 9:

Cut away the excess lining (or leather in this case)

Step 10:

This is what your project should look like at this stage. Place hoop back in embroidery machine and stitch last color stop = satin outline.

Step 11:

The sole of your slipper is now finished. This is what the bottom looks like...

Step 12:

This is what the inside of the slipper will look like. Remove from hoop and cut away excess stabilizer. (Keep aside for the construction in step 25)

Step 13:

Now for the toe panel. 1st Color stop will indicate where the fabric and batting must be placed

Step 14:

Place batting on top of running stitch...and place fabric on top of batting

Step 15:

Batting and fabric will now be stitched simultaneously to the indicated area in the hoop. This is the 2nd Color stop

Step 16:

Next - follow the color sequence as indicated in you PDF or use you own color scheme to match your fabric.

Step 17:

Cut away excess batting and fabric

Step 18:

This is how your project should look like at this stage

Step 19:

Remove hoop without interfering with hooped fabric. Turn hoop around...

Step 20:

Your lining (we used the same as the top fabric) will now be attached to the indicated area. Use an adhesive spray to keep lining in place.

 Step 21:

Place hoop back in embroidery machine and stitch next color stop. The lining (same as top fabric) will be stitched to the indicated area in the hoop. Remove hoop without interfering with hooped fabric and this is what is should look like.

Step 22:

Cut away excess batting and fabric

Step 23:

 Place hoop back in embroidery machine and stitch last color stop = satin outline.

Step 24:

This is what your TOE panel should look like. Remove from hoop and cut away excess stabilizer.

Step 25 - CONSTRUCTION -

Lay out the panels right and left. With a zigzag stitch on your sewing machine join the heel and toe sections for the sole. Also join the two panels for the right TOE and the 2 panels for the left TOE.

Step 26:

Mark the center of the sole front panels of each slipper.

Step 27:

Always start in the center front. With a zigzag stitch on your sewing machine close the seam from the center front to the one side.

Step 28:

This is what your slipper looks like now.

Step 29:

Again starting from the center front - close the seam joining the last section of the SOLE and TOE

Step 30:

Voila! You slipper is finished :-)

Step 31:

This is what the bottom of the slipper looks like

Step 32:

This is how the COMPLETED slipper looks like...

This will make a lovely gift or replace your old slippers :-)

We used the Slippers for Lovers for this tutorial 

CLICK HERE for our complete range of  Slippers




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