How to Make Your Own Espadrille Shoes or Slippers – Free Sewing Tutorials   Sew What s New Blog

How to Make Your Own Espadrille Shoes or Slippers – Free Sewing Tutorials

  Choose a pretty fat quarter or some flannel to make a pair of one-of-a-kind espadrilles or slippers! The basic espadrille shoe is a great casual shoe for all ages. I think they would make very comfortable slippers too. Use the basic techniques demonstrated in the videos below to create espadrille-style slippers while replacing the materials you … [ Read More at SWN! ]

Design School with Nick Verreos

How to Cut, Press, and Sew Pleather – Design School with Nick Verreos

An excellent video with Nick Verreos demonstrating how he cuts, pins, presses, and sews, with pleather. There are some very good tips!  Artificial leather is also called leatherette, faux leather, naugahyde, and pleather.   It’s all synthetic fabric.