These little moccasins are just too cute.Â I made them with felt, instead of leather, following the directions for the â€œOne-piece, Soft-sole, Center-seam Moccasinsâ€ on Â Â http://www.nativetech.org/clothing/moccasin/mocinstr.html I used my granddaughterâ€™s foot measurements (size 12) to make the pattern.Â I think that a copier that resizes patterns could be used to make my pattern either larger or smaller.Â The only thing—-the cuff should probably remain at two inches deep.Â This project is actually simple once the pattern is made.
- Print out of the moccasin pattern directions from the above website.
- Draw a pattern as illustrated on the website.Â Â (I folded my paper in half and traced the foot on the paper, making sure that the heel was Â½ â€œfrom the fold and that the ball of the foot was Â¼â€ away from the fold.Â Then I cut the pattern while the paper was still folded so when unfolded I had the full pattern.)
- Moccasins, Childâ€™s size 12 (Pattern)
- Felt (brown or a color of your choice)
- Sewing machine or thread and needle
- Cord (18â€ for child size)
- Colored pony beads
- Â Follow the directions from website, if making the moccasins with leather.Â Â
- Cut the moccasins from the felt.
- Sew, using the directions from the website.Â Attach the center of the cord under the cuff, at the back of the moccasin and again at the front.Â Â Tie.Â Thread pony beads on the ends of the cord and make a knot to hold them on.
- Leave the cuff as it is or make 1â€ deep cuts, about Â¼â€ apart, around the cuff.
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