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Espadrilles KID & TODDLER Starter Kit

Espadrilles KID & TODDLER Starter Kit

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Overview

  • Handmade Supply
  • Craft type: Sewing, Shoemaking
  • Materials: jute, rubber, canvas, wax, thread, yarn, metal, textile, organic cotton, fabric, cotton and steel, jen hewett fabric
  • Made to order

Shipping & returns

Ready to ship in 3–5 business days
From Highland Park, NJ
No returns or exchanges
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order. See return policy

Description

Everything you need to create kid-sized espadrille shoes in one beautiful package including lush floral fabric! The Espadrilles Kit is perfect for getting you started making your favorite little person their own shoes but it's pretty enough to give as a gift. Great for group crafting get-togethers such as modern baby showers or birthday events for crafty mamas.

This kit includes needles, espadrille thread, wax, needle puller, elastic, the necessary fabrics and interfacing, an instruction booklet, pattern, and shoe soles. I have hand-sewn many of the kit accessories and included my own booklet with fitting tips, a how-to for the classic reinforced toe as well as step-by-step instructions. Just pick the shoe size and choice of stunning floral fabric. Please leave a note if you would like an alternative color of yarn thread. I automatically include the bone-colored thread as it is classic but you can request from blue, black, white, pink and red if you would prefer.

Note: This project does require a sewing machine and knowledge of how to sew.

The Floral Fabric Collection includes a choice of:
+ Super Bloom - Sunset
+ Meadow - White
+ Headlands - White
+ Headlands - Sunset
+ Juliet Rose - Canvas
+ Folk Blue

All fabrics are great for fussy cutting the perfect fun images for the shoe toe. :)

Every fabric is paired with an organic cotton that I have personally selected because it looks good with the fabric on the outside of the shoe. I use all Cloud 9 Fabric cirrus solids in either Twig/Ash or Midnight because they are super soft, yard-dyed and fully organic. Great for housing your toes. :) I use Twig/Ash for Super Bloom, Meadow and Headlans fabric and Midnight for Juliet Rose and Folk Blue. Please leave a comment if you would like me to substitute the lining fabric and I will make the switch to either Twig or Midnight

Shoe soles run big so if you are a half size I recommend you choose a shoe sole a size down.
Having a hard time choosing the size? I know that sizing can be tough so I've pulled together a helpful guide for getting the right shoe sole.

1. Measure in inches, as straight as possible, from the heel to the top of the big toe.

2. Feet need wiggle room so you will want to choose the shoe size at least 3/4" BIGGER than your measurement. For example, if you measured 5", choose the size 4 because it is 5 3/4" at it's longest point.

+ Size 3 = 5 1/2"
+ Size 4 = 5 3/4"
+ Size 5 = 6"
+ Size 6 = 6 1/4"
+ Size 7 = 6 1/2"
+ Size 8 = 6 3/4"
+ Size 9 = 7"
+ Size 10 = 7 1/4"
+ Size 11 = 7 1/2"


I do my very best to make my kits eco-friendly including a recycled box, organic lining fabric and using fabric scraps for decorative components in an attempt to be as low-waste as possible. Even my business card is made out of old t-shirts! At this time, however, I am unable to source organic canvas fabric that is perfect for the outside of the shoes. Please see my blog, ahappystitch.com, for the post Eco-Responsibility & The Espadrille Kits for a complete run-down.

Please note: You will need a sewing machine and thread to complete this project and the instructions assume you know sewing basics. This listing is for a kit you or someone else may use to make espadrille shoes, it is not sale of a completed pair of shoes.
Everything you need to create kid-sized espadrille shoes in one beautiful package including lush floral fabric! The Espadrilles Kit is perfect for getting you started making your favorite little person their own shoes but it's pretty enough to give as a gift. Great for group crafting get-togethers such as modern baby showers or birthday events for crafty mamas.

This kit includes needles, espadrille thread, wax, needle puller, elastic, the necessary fabrics and interfacing, an instruction booklet, pattern, and shoe soles. I have hand-sewn many of the kit accessories and included my own booklet with fitting tips, a how-to for the classic reinforced toe as well as step-by-step instructions. Just pick the shoe size and choice of stunning floral fabric. Please leave a note if you would like an alternative color of yarn thread. I automatically include the bone-colored thread as it is classic but you can request from blue, black, white, pink and red if you would prefer.

Note: This project does require a sewing machine and knowledge of how to sew.

The Floral Fabric Collection includes a choice of:
+ Super Bloom - Sunset
+ Meadow - White
+ Headlands - White
+ Headlands - Sunset
+ Juliet Rose - Canvas
+ Folk Blue

All fabrics are great for fussy cutting the perfect fun images for the shoe toe. :)

Every fabric is paired with an organic cotton that I have personally selected because it looks good with the fabric on the outside of the shoe. I use all Cloud 9 Fabric cirrus solids in either Twig/Ash or Midnight because they are super soft, yard-dyed and fully organic. Great for housing your toes. :) I use Twig/Ash for Super Bloom, Meadow and Headlans fabric and Midnight for Juliet Rose and Folk Blue. Please leave a comment if you would like me to substitute the lining fabric and I will make the switch to either Twig or Midnight

Shoe soles run big so if you are a half size I recommend you choose a shoe sole a size down.
Having a hard time choosing the size? I know that sizing can be tough so I've pulled together a helpful guide for getting the right shoe sole.

1. Measure in inches, as straight as possible, from the heel to the top of the big toe.

2. Feet need wiggle room so you will want to choose the shoe size at least 3/4" BIGGER than your measurement. For example, if you measured 5", choose the size 4 because it is 5 3/4" at it's longest point.

+ Size 3 = 5 1/2"
+ Size 4 = 5 3/4"
+ Size 5 = 6"
+ Size 6 = 6 1/4"
+ Size 7 = 6 1/2"
+ Size 8 = 6 3/4"
+ Size 9 = 7"
+ Size 10 = 7 1/4"
+ Size 11 = 7 1/2"


I do my very best to make my kits eco-friendly including a recycled box, organic lining fabric and using fabric scraps for decorative components in an attempt to be as low-waste as possible. Even my business card is made out of old t-shirts! At this time, however, I am unable to source organic canvas fabric that is perfect for the outside of the shoes. Please see my blog, ahappystitch.com, for the post Eco-Responsibility & The Espadrille Kits for a complete run-down.

Please note: You will need a sewing machine and thread to complete this project and the instructions assume you know sewing basics. This listing is for a kit you or someone else may use to make espadrille shoes, it is not sale of a completed pair of shoes.

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I generally cannot accept returns but If anything arrives damaged or missing please let me know as soon as you can and I will fully refund you!

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Any orders listed at PRE-ORDERS will take 3-4 weeks to ship.

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