10 Apr 2014


I came across a tutorial on Pinterest that shows with photos an easy way of doing cute felt shoes for a baby.
After an intensive search through my archives of fabrics, I found some lovely shades of felts and decided to surprise one of our friends, who has just given birth, with little felt slippers for her baby. I wanted a different look to the shoes than the slippers shown on Pinterest, so I made a pattern and a tutorial of my own (see below).

The measurements are naturally different depending on the size of the baby's feet. You will need to add half a centimeter to the length of the foot for extra space and the same for seam allowance (so +1.5 cm). If you don't have the baby's foot handy, below an average guide to baby foot sizes:
0 to 3 months - 9 to 10 centimetres
3 to 6 months - 10 to 12 centimetres
6 months to 1 year - 12 to 13 centimetres
1 year to 2 years - 13 to 14 centimetres

They are so simple and fun to make, I ended up making several pairs, all in different colour combinations. I have few pairs for sale in Etsy.


  1. Fab! Now just looking around for a baby...

  2. Thanks for your comment!
    Hope you find one ;)

  3. These are cute! My babies are big boys now, but perhaps I will find a baby somewhere :). Hope you don't mind me asking, but are you the same Anna that studied at Evtek many years ago..? I believe we were at the same course for a while. Good luck with your work :)

  4. Ooo so cute, love these. Need some friends to have some babies! Xx

  5. The red ones are perfect for Chinese New Year! Thank you for sharing! Excited to make these for my baby boy :)