Well heeled polymer

Doroshow on PCDaily
Doroshow on PCDaily

Using sheets of patterned clay, bits of fabric and hardware finds, Dayle Doroshow satisfies her craving for shoes.

She hunts for historic patterns or fashionable footwear that appeal to her and then lets her imagination take flight. With the addition of a pin back, the shoes become brooches. Dayle shows the basic process on this free video tutorial.

Doroshow on PCDaily

See more of Dayle’s enchanting work and find out where she’s teaching on her blog and on Facebook. She’s at Maureen Carlson’s and at the New York guild in May.

Tool party tonight

Be sure to join the online party at Craftcast tonight. It’s the 5th edition of I Love Tools and you’re going to love this one.

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  • reply Nevenka Sabo ,

    Shoes! They are wonderful

  • reply Alison ,

    These are so much fun and so well made. High fashion meets polymer clay!

  • reply dayle doroshow ,

    Thanks so much Cynthia- I hope everyone enjoys making lots of shoes!

    • reply Sandra D. ,

      Fantastic shoes. There are amazing.

    • reply barb fajardo ,

      Those are sweet Dayle…//picturing you wearing shoes like that around the house 😉

      • reply dayle doroshow ,

        ha ha Barb- I hate to tell you but I wear little isotoner slippers almost all the time

      • reply Debbie Crothers ,

        wow these are simply every girls dream. I really love the patterns Dayle has used, they look sensational. Well done Dayle.

        • reply dayle doroshow ,

          Thanks so much Debbie, I hope you have fun making your dream shoe collection!

        • reply Barb Lessen ,

          These are so cute! Absolutely adorable!! Makes me want to buy new shoes!!!

          • reply dayle doroshow ,

            Thanks Barb, Most of us sure don’t need any excuse to buy more shoes- have fun making these!

          • reply Kopila Basnet and Wendy Moore ,

            Just gorgeous! Unable to finance a real shoe fetish, this might do the trick! Will follow up ALl These Dayle links! Wendy

            • reply dayle doroshow ,

              Thank you Wendy adn Kopial- I agree- this is the way to finance a great shoe collection!

            • reply Kopila Basnet and Wendy Moore ,

              Oh gosh! Watching the video! I adore her exacto knife. Shoes or exacto knife covers! Where to start for a weekend indulgence!

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