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Plain Jane Shoes (for 18" dolls such as American Girl®)

Plain Jane Shoes (for 18" dolls such as American Girl®)

$ 3.99

If you ever wanted to try your hand at making shoes for your American Girl® doll, this is the pattern for you. It's a great beginner pattern. Minimal sewing, a little bit of glue, really cute shoes! And NO hot glue! The options are endless! You can make shoes to match every outfit! Your doll is going to need a bigger closet!

Don't forget to view the Plain Jane Shoes video tutorial. A picture is worth a thousand words! 

Click here to purchase:  Plain Jane Shoes

Want to make vinyl shoes or looking for some tips on making dolly shoes?

Check out the Style it Up section for the Vinyl Plain Jane Shoes Tutorial and the Ultimate Shoe Tips Tutorial! Also check out The Third Hand Tutorial. You will want to make one and keep it in your cobbler tool box! 

Skill level:

Beginner and Intermediate


-Fabric for shoe top: 11" x 5" light weight cotton fabric or light weight tightly woven fashion fabric (from your stash: 5.5" x 5" square for each shoe).

-Fabric for shoe lining: 11" x 5" light weight cotton fabric or light weight tightly woven fashion fabric (from your stash: 5.5" x 5" square for each shoe)

-Optional for intermediate version: 11" x 5" light or very light weight single-sided fusible interfacing

-Matching sewing thread

-Insoles: Thick craft fusible interfacing: 4" x 3.5" (the examples were made using Pellon® Peltex 71F single-sided fusible ultra firm stabilizer)

-Optional: Instead of interfacing, cardboard and glue

-Soles: 2 mm craft foam: 4" x 3.5" section

-Thick fast drying glue such as Aleene's® Super thick Tacky Glue or Fast Grab Tacky Glue 

-Marking tools:

   Fine point disappearing ink or water soluble fabric pen

   Fine point chalk maker for dark fabrics

-Embellishments: Bows, beads, trim, narrow cording

-Optional: Small piece of course sandpaper or nail file to smooth foam edges

Note: Love U Bunches does not endorse any product or manufacturer.

Designed to fit 18" dolls with the following foot measurements:

Length: 2 1/2"

Width across ball of foot: 1 3/8"

Download, Print, Sew!

This digital PDF pattern includes step-by-step instructions with full color pictures and full size pattern pieces. A PDF reader (you can download Adobe reader for free from their website) is required to view and print the files. Please check your printer settings prior to printing. The scaling on your printer should be set at 100% for US letter size paper (8 1/2" by 11”). Each pattern page has a 1":1" scale to ensure that your patterns print to size.

Love U Bunches patterns are sold exclusively at Pixie Faire. After your purchase is complete, you will immediately see a link to download your pattern. Be sure to save the PDF file to your computer. You will also receive an email from Pixie Faire with your receipt and a link to download your pattern. Creating a customer account at Pixie Faire will ensure that you have the ability to access your pattern files at any time.

Love U Bunches is not affiliated with American Girl® or Mattel®.

Click here to purchase:  Plain Jane Shoes


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