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  • Line drawing of all pieces included in "1940s Pattern, Slippers & Open-Toe Shoes"
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      Dawn & Gill

        40s War-Time Design Slippers & Espadrilles

        Coordinate your footwear with your outfit and re purpose those scraps. Peep-toe, sling-backs and slippers  galore. 

        Offered here as: Paper Pattern or the Original Pattern. This pattern is also available as a PDF download

        Size Guide

        Size: 4 (UK) US(6)

        Sewing Notions

        Matching thread

        Fabric Amount Guide

        View A
        Material or Leather, 22” x 16”
        Lining or Canvas, 18” x 9”
        Inner Sole Felt, 15” x 13 ½”
        Leather Re-inforcements, 14” x 7”
        Petersham Ribbon ¼”, 1 ½ yds.

        Two piece of elastic ¾” x 2”

        Requirements for outer sole.
        Leather or Felt, 10” x 6 ½” – 10” x 7” – 11” x 7” – 11” x 7”
        ball of string not less than 1/8” in thickness.
        View B.
        36” Material, 3/8 yd.
        36” Lining, ¼ yd.
        27” Canvas, 3/8 yd.
        1 yd. of binding. 1 ¼ yds. of cord.
        Slipper can be made from odd scraps.
        ¼” turnings allowed.

        Recommended Fabrics

        View A. gabardine, Corduroy, Linen, canvas, Brocade, Leather, Suede.
        View B. Felt, Velour, Brocade, Heavy Silks, Cotton, Suede, Leather.
        Soles. Carpet, under felt or old felt hats.
        See our Fabric Partners

        Skill Level

        Intermediate

        What You Will Receive

        If you select a Paper Pattern, you will receive a true to scale reproduction sewing pattern printed on A0 premium paper, along with instructions and a full colour front cover. Your pattern will arrive in a clear re-sealable envelope for easy storage. If you choose to purchase the original pattern, you receive a piece of history which may include age related wear and tear.