Rainbow slippers and a non slip soul

my crafty fingers have been springing forth a multitude of projects in the past weeks

the creative processes soothe me while my inner processes spin me

there has been much sewing (a dear friend has lent me a machine while mine is still in the depths of storage, she needs a cake or something in gratitude…) of trousers, a skirt, a dress, curtains, mending, a witch hat, a witch dress, many cutesy felt toys {more photos and tutorials soon}

just the sunhats on my list did not eventuate…

some knitting of baby bonnets and some crotchet of boy slippers

he chose the yarn, row by row and the pom poms (bom boms)

this means he is more willing to keep his toes warm because he was a part of the creation journey…

clever mama moment!

lily made her own pair, proclaiming about how much faster crotchet is to knitting… IMG_0087

i painted on latex to make a slip free sole

{if only sometimes i could paint my own life with latex to prevent slip ups}

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the rainbow slipper tutorial

crotchet yourself a rectangle which is as long as the foot and wide enough to meet over the top of the widest part

gather the toes and stitch up the topside about half way

stitch up the back of foot section

you may want a gathering string around the foot entryway particularly for children

make and join on pom poms {essential for good humour}

if you can get a little paint on rubber latex, coat the soles evenly for non-slip and longer life

be warm toes and soul

xx

ps remember to make a second one…

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cedar loving being spooked by a hiding papa

{yes i made his vest and his doll… she had  bath later this day}

{did you enjoy all the bracketing in this post?}

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4 thoughts on “Rainbow slippers and a non slip soul

  1. latex! i never knew… still working on my pippi slippers from last years workshop at weave, loving the comforts of wool these coolish days. hoping to crack out my sewing machine one of these days, witches hats are needed here too…

  2. Thank you for the instructions. I’ll be making some for both my grandaughters. 🙂
    I love how fast crochet is too! No checking on which row you’re up to. I love the repetition too.

  3. Remembering my days of crochet work!! Yes, Lily, it is quicker than knitting! Also remembering all the clothing I made for my little ones as they were growing, and now enjoying knitting for the grandlittle ones!! What a busy bee you are, and yes, good for the mind to be engrossed in something creative. xx Jane

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