Wednesday, June 24, 2015

How to Make Samantha's Gaiters - Week 4

  • Thick fabric (wool, suiting, corduroy) - or felt
  • Thin velcro
  • 1/2" wide ribbon or elastic
  • Needle/thread
  • Scissors

Directions: (pattern is per gaiter)
  1. Cut fabric out using the pattern.
  2. Sew part A together with good sides together.
  3. Open up flat with bad side facing up.
  4. Iron raw edges (B and C) under 1/4".
  5. Sew straight stitch.
  6. Open up flat with bad side facing up.
  7. Iron raw edges under 1/4" each side of D.
  8. You may choose to sew a piece of velcro for closure, or elastic for stretch onto part D.
  9. Place gaiter over your dolls foot with shoe on, measure a piece of ribbon or elastic to fit under the shoe. Sew the strap onto the under side of C on both sides of gaiter. 
  10. Decorate the outer gaiter with small buttons or round pieces of felt.
  11. *Optional if using felt - cut pattern down by 1/4".
  12. No ironing is required part B, C and D - follow other instructions.

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