View Full Version : Victorian Ornaments or Pins

10-09-2010, 03:54 PM
Things needed for this project:

victorian boot template
straight pins

You can use a sewing machine or do it by hand. Cut your pattern by the template and hand sew the bottons and lace on. Turn them inside out. Sew along the edging and leave the top open. You can use ribbon for hanging my sewing it on the inside or just use some embroidery thread to make a loop.

Once you have finished turn inside out again. Stuff with stuffing. Use small pieces until you reach the full amount. Slip stitch the top. To add as a pin just hot clue or sew the pin latch on.

Here is how to make the gift bags: http://www.craftforum.com/f40/how-make-gift-bags-2694/

12-19-2010, 01:05 PM
Might as well add my victorian boot ornaments. They are bigger than the above one, but basically made the same.

12-19-2010, 01:13 PM
Oh my....you nailed the shoe shape perfectly ! the sleek lining is top notch and the tasles (or whatever you call the frilly things at the top) are just the cherry on top.


12-19-2010, 01:17 PM
Thanks Joseph! Frilly things? You mean the lace or the ribbon that gives the boot a hanger?

The bigger boots were sent out in our CraftForum 2010 Christmas Swap this year. It's true about practice makes perfect. The last one I made (#20) was the best boot ever!

Mrs J
12-19-2010, 10:23 PM
Love them...great job on the boots and the tutorial.

12-19-2010, 11:23 PM
There is a boot that looks exactly like the bottom left boot hanging from my Christmas tree and it looks absolutely awesome. I love it. Very nice stuff.

12-20-2010, 09:00 AM
Thanks Ken! That's the one Angela wanted. :D Since I showed them before sending, I let most pick out what they wanted. I plan on making more for next year. I just got tired of making the same thing. But, that's me! ;)

12-20-2010, 10:51 AM
Yeah, I see one that looks vaguely familiar. Nice job on the tutorial.

12-22-2010, 02:28 PM
They look great! :thumbsup:

12-22-2010, 04:50 PM
Thanks MCP! Don't see you much around here. You should visit with us more! :D

01-18-2011, 11:56 AM
You are very creative. I like it.

01-19-2011, 12:21 AM
So cool!!!!

01-24-2011, 04:45 AM
They are really cute and funny in a way! I want to try and make very small ones to use as earring pendants...

I love tutorials!

01-24-2011, 06:08 AM
Thanks, I think. Funny? :laughing: Okay. I only thought I was the "funny" one, but maybe they are catching my personality these days. :D

Oh, I bet that would be cool in ear rings! Never thought about them being ear rings. Love to see the victorian boot ear rings when you make them! :D

01-24-2011, 11:12 AM
:yes: Yup funny! Just because that was the first thing that came in my head when I saw them.

I will totally keep you posted on how the earrings turn out to be...
It will be a pretty precise work I guess :sew:(just wanted to use this smilie - it's sooo cute)

Could (or did) you make like ''Victorian Busts'' of the same material. You know like those busts with a very tight waistline... That could be very pretty too.

01-24-2011, 05:56 PM
These are so lovely.... Ya know you could add some fresh dried herbs to them to add a touch of scent, to use to repel bugs or scent a dresser :) Just a idea.

01-25-2011, 04:23 AM
Corsets/busts? No, I've not tried to make those Sioh, although they would make nice wedding gifts.

MCP, thanks for the idea girl! Sounds like I could use these boots year round if I did that! Great idea! :D