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This blog was started in 2008 when we did IVF for the first time to build our family after 5 1/2 years of infertility. We now have 8 and 2 year old boys (thanks to modern medicine) and we are enjoying our blessed life as parents ♥ In the summer of 2016 we took another huge step and moved across the country from Oklahoma to New York! This blog is about life and everything in between



Friday, August 20, 2010

A Cobbler in the Making

I found a new fun craft that I love! Baby shoes! I have had a couple of patterns for awhile, but never made myself sit down and do it because I thought it would be more difficult. So the other night I made a prototype pair with some scraps and I was pleasantly surprised at their ease! It only took about an hour to figure out the pattern and put them all together:


Well that got me inspired, so I dug through my scraps and over the last couple of days I have made all of these too:


^Made from my old private school skirt that I wore when I was about 9.


^Made from an old pair of jeans.



Adorable, no? I love them! The only bad thing is that the size pattern I have is a bit too small for Brad and I really wanted to make him some. It's partly my fault that I waited so long to get around to making them! So what I did today is measure his little footsies and made my OWN pattern just for his size! In a bit I am going in my craft room to see how they work out. I will be listing these on my craft blog Kandy's Krafts as soon as I can pretty up the pictures.
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1 comment:

  1. I LOVE the shoes you made! Speaking of crafts, did I leave my G over there? I woke up the next day to clean out my car and I think I left it. I still owe you for it anyway :0) But I really like the last pair of shoes you made. The neutral tone top with a pink button and the green and pink backs...how much are you charging for the shoes? Brittany is in a size one baby shoe... let me know and possibly I can pay you for both and retrieve both =)

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