So here we are one day away from Nine opening, and you know what that means?? Last minute costume changes! Today I altered some shoes. I took this lovely pair of character shoes: (I know there is only one in the picture, the other one was shy.)
And the inspiration:
So I cut the straps from the character shoes, which was pretty fun, I must say. And I traced the sides of the inspiration shoe onto paper. I used the paper pattern to trace the design onto vinyl and cut it out. Then I used the handy-dandy-industrial upholstery machine to stitch the pieces together. Something like this:
Then came the most amazing part, I had to squish the shoes under the sewing machine, luckily Deb took a picture or two:
Then through the magic of television, some elastic, velvet ribbon and more time sewing and a little complaining I arrived at:
And just in case you thought that’s the only last minute thing the shop had today (ha!) I’ll give you a little glimpse of a new costume that was just added.
Peace, Love and Ice Cream!!