Free Slipper Sewing Patterns and Ideas

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Make slippers that are comfy and fit at an economical price by using scraps and things you have around the house. Using non-slip sole material makes safe slippers. The no-slip sole is probably the most expensive part of sewing slippers, but avoiding no-slip fabric can make the slippers too slippery to wear. 

There are oodles of free patterns available online to make slipper-making an affordable project or add inspiration to a commercial pattern. Any way you look at it... no one complains about warm feet!

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    Elf Costume Shoes

    Elf slippers. Anna Bizon/Getty Images

    A fun way to entice the kids to actually wear their slippers is to make the slippers fun to wear. A jingle bell added to the toe makes them even more fun.

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    TOMS-inspired Baby and Toddler Shoes

    TOMS-inspired Baby and Toddler Shoes. 

    These slippers appear to be designed so they actually stay on the feet of babies or toddlers. The free pattern is accompanied by fantastically detailed instructions that allow for even a beginner to tackle the project.

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    Slipper Patterns to Purchase

    Slipper Patterns to Purchase 

    Sew Thankful has a variety of slipper patterns for purchase. The footprints cozy slipper pattern makes a wonderful gift.

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    How to Make Fabric Slippers With Free Pattern

    Fabric Slippers with Free Pattern. 

    You probably have fabric sitting in your stash that you could use to make these slippers using the free pattern. They are a great gift to make for house guests or someone who is ill. Maybe you made a bathrobe and want matching slippers? This is a perfect solution.

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    Old Flip-Flops + Bath Towel = Spa Slippers

    DIY spa slippers. 

    This is a very cozy pair of slippers. Grab those end-of-season flip-flops and convert them into great Christmas gifts.

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    Summer Slippers

    Summer Flip Flop Slipper 

    A great tutorial to using inexpensive flip flops into a pattern for some really nice slip-on slippers. These would be a great gift for almost anyone.

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    Frog Slippers in Adult and Children's Sizes

    Free Frog Slipper Pattern. 

    You'll love the reasoning behind these slippers being called Frog Slippers. Two forms of the pattern are available.

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    FREE! Recycled Jeans Footwear Pattern

    Free Recycled Jeans Footwear Pattern. 

    Take those worn out jeans to a new "comfy" level. These slippers are perfect for many.

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    How to Make Slippers From Jeans

    Slippers From Jeans. 

    If you make a non-slip bottom on these they would be loved by anyone in the hospital. A great slip-on style slipper.

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    Sew a Pair of Felt Slippers

    Sewn Felt Slippers. 

    Ready to use those old sweaters or scarves and make them into something that is not only usable but cozy and warm? This free pattern may be the perfect solution!

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    Bedroom Slippers

    Bedroom Slippers - Free Pattern. Debbie Colgrove, Licensed to

    These cozy slippers can be worn beyond the bedroom.

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    One-Piece Soft-Sole Center-seam Moccasins

    One-piece, Soft-sole, Center-seam Moccasins. 

    These very detailed instructions will guide you through every step to make custom fitting moccasins. 

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    Felt Button Slippers

    Felt Button Slippers. 

    This slipper pattern would be great for a group project for girl scouts, 4H, and youth groups. An easy slipper that anyone can make.

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    Martha Stewart - Felt Slippers

    Felt Slippers Project. 

    This is another pattern that is a simple pattern to make slippers. Consider this project as a learn-to-sew project for a group or individual.

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    Ballerina Slippers - Free Pattern

    Ballerina Slippers. 

    Step by step instructions will guide you through the process of making ballerina style slippers.