SEWING PATTERN: Slip-On Ankle Boots (PDF)

A girl can never have too many pairs of shoes, right? The same goes for boots!

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A girl can never have too many pairs of shoes, right? The same goes for boots!

This PDF download includes pattern pieces and step-by-step photo instructions for creating a pair of slip-on short boots for your 18-inch doll. Features include a fabric-covered insole made from chipboard, a foam sole, and an exterior cross-over strap with optional slider detail, which can be created with a ready-made ribbon slider or made from vinyl using the included pattern piece. Thanks to the slip-on design, no fasteners are needed!

To make these boots, you'll need intermediate-level sewing skills, as well as the ability to use a hot glue gun.

• 1/6 yard vinyl or very lightweight, flexible leather
• Thread
• Hot glue gun & glue sticks
• 6 mm thick foam – 3×3-inch piece
• Chipboard – 3×3-inch piece
• Fabric – 4×5-inch piece
• Narrow trim – approximately 18 inches
• Optional – 2 ready-made ribbon sliders to fit 3/8-inch wide strap

NOTE: You will need access to a doll (or pair of doll legs) to complete the construction process.

This PDF pattern is compatible with these Pixie Pack Artisan Resource Sole Kits from Pixie Faire (White (Chipboard), 6mm Black/White, 6mm Brown).

Customer Photos & Comments

  1. SEWING PATTERN: Slip-On Ankle Boots (PDF) photo review
    Betty French
    October 30, 2022
    I purchased this pattern and love it, very easy instruction to follow. What I don’t particularly like is the way it bunches up under the strap. Have you ever tried sewing down the toe of the shoe to the back, maybe in step 13 of the instructions? I’m wondering if that would keep it from bunching up?
    June 27, 2019
    I made my first pair of the slip on ankle boots. I just used the self fabric flower for this first pair. I am cutting more out now as I have lots of vinyl and faux leather in many shades. Love this pattern.
    SEWING PATTERN: Slip-On Ankle Boots (PDF) photo review
    August 7, 2016
    Tan faux leather boots with antique buckles
    SEWING PATTERN: Slip-On Ankle Boots (PDF) photo review
    Barb Davis
    April 21, 2016
    Tan vinyl ankle boots with strap with gold buckle made using Matilda's Closet slip-on ankle boots.
    Reply from Kristin Rutten:
    Looking great Barb... thanks for sharing! 🙂
    Reply from Irene:
    Wow, these look great!
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