Friday, May 24, 2013

Crochet Shoes-DIY

It is officially warm weather here and since Dahlia has so many dresses we are planning on her wearing, she needs shoes! So I turned her holiday silver shoes into summer crochet shoes, see the tutorial below:

Things I used:
Spray paint
Easy tack

First thing was to remove the bow which was super cute (sad face).

Then I painted the shoes. If you are going to try this it’s important to cover the inside so the paint doesn’t go in and I also recommend to paint them in an open area (spray can get messy).

While the paint dried I cut the crochet pieces for the front of the shoes, then when the shoes were dried (I waited till the next day) but it should only take about a couple of hours, I applied the easy tack to only the front of the shoes. Then put the crochet pieces on top, adjusting accordingly and trimming the crochet as needed.

Final step was to apply the ribbon on top which I had already cut to fit across the front of the shoe. You can add more easy tack if necessary at this point.  

 Then the shoes were done! From being a Holiday pair of shoes to a new Summer Crochet look…Dahlia will be rocking these this weekend!

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  1. How lovely are they! Simply just adorable - and so easily done. Thanks for a great tutorial.

    Cheers for visiting and following my blog - I'm now a follower of your very inspiring blog.

    Hope you're having a wonderful weekend.


  2. Helloooo! I'm newly following you via BL :-) Found you voa the Blog Hop at Aree With Umbrella. Amazing job on the shoes! They look soooooo cute!

    Looking forward to reading your posts.

    Leanne x

  3. Those shoes are so pretty! Both before and after =)

    I found you via the Blog Hop, please feel free to check my blog out too!

    Corinne x

  4. They're so cute! You're so creative, Claudia! Thank you for popping by and leaving anote, so I could follow you here - It would be lovely if you linked up to our blgo hop on Motherhood - would love to hear more of your adventures with your sweet Dahlia!

    Nina @ Thoughts and Images Along the Way

  5. Those are precious, you are very creative Claudia. Thanks for coming by and partying with me!

    Fluster Buster

  6. Hi Claudia, I'm already a follower here, but wanted to stop by to say "Hello", and thank you for co hosting this party!
    Have a nice week.
    Marisa from

  7. Those are precious! Thanks for linking up at Pin It Tuesday!

  8. Very cute. Makes me wish I had a daughter! Thanks for linking up to Pin It Tuesday. :)

  9. Thank you for sharing your cute shoes on A Crafty Soiree! I'm excited to let you know, your project is one of our features for this week, our last A Crafty Soiree. Thank you for linking up and please join us one last time!

  10. What a great idea!! I love how they came out. Thank you for sharing at Sharing Saturday!

  11. Great project! I have revamped several of my daughter's dress shoes to fit the occasion. Love the lace and the ribbon it looks great! Sarah from Sewing and Crafting with Sarah

  12. Wow. what a marvelous makeover. Really cute summer shoes! Thank you for linking it up with us. A new party will open tomorrow and we'd love to see you there again!


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