Picture: 10 Years BSR - Claudia Geiser

From Germany

Summer Shoes for the Beach

Material

  • Espadrille Shoe Kit (Prym)
  • Strong fabric – pattern in kit
  • 5mm Ribbon
  • Fabric remnants for Applique
  • Assorted embroidery threads
  • Fusable webbing
  • Adhesive spray
  • Scissors
  • Marker pen
  • Embroidery needle 75/11 – 90/14
  • Pins
  • Heavy thread
  • Large Hand sewing needle
  • BERNINA BSR Foot

Method

  1. Cut out pieces as directed in Kit.
  2. Plan the design of the stitching on paper.
  3. Transfer some guidelines onto the fabric. Attach the applique pieces with the fusible webbing.
  4. Attach the BSR foot.
  5. Thread the machine with a matching or contrasting thread.
  6. Select straight stitch and stitch several times around each shape to secure.
  7. Finish the rest of the design with the appropriate colour thread.
  8. Attach the ribbon using a decorative stitch – I used the double overlock stitch.
  9. When you are finished decorating the panels they need be hand sewn onto the soles using a blanket stitch – see instructions in kit.

Enjoy!

Picture: 10 Years BSR - Claudia Geiser

Claudia Geiser

"The small details can be implemented perfectly with the BSR."