Monday, June 23, 2014

New Pattern Release- Ballet Shoes

Lets face it, sewing for little girls is fun!

Lots of fun!

And what could be more girly than sewing a pair of ballet shoes?

I designed this block thinking that it might make a pretty ballet bag. Not that we have a ballet dancer in this house, but the idea came to me and I couldn't shake it! I hope it brings smiles to the faces of lots of little girls.

As always, my testers did an awesome job. Rachel's version is almost exactly what I had in my head when I designed the block.

I love how Anjeanette used floral fabrics and gave the dancer polkadot tights- oh what fun!

Now the next idea that I can't quite shake is to make a version of this with bright red shoes. That would be so so pretty don't you think?!

You can find the ballet shoes pattern in my Craftsy Shop and when I get my act together (hopefully later tonight) I will add it to my Etsy shop too.

EDITED TO SAY:
Great minds must think alike! Just look at the block that Jennifer sewed for me- isn't it awesome!





5 comments :

  1. Yes! Bright red shoes would look delicious! Those are beautifully pieced test patterns - another gorgeous pattern to add to your collection xx

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  2. I'm pinning your pattern for later this year. I'd love to make something for my granddaughter to take to ballet class and a bag for her shoes would be ideal. Do you remember the old move The Red Shoes?

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  3. Another great design, Juliet! Well done.

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  4. Love these - they would make a fantastic bag for a dancer of any age! :o) x

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