Free Shoe Template Download by Ellen Hutson

Who knew you could design such darling shoes from paper?! They're the perfect conversation piece and gift idea (fill them with candy, flowers or a note). Download Ellen Hutson's free template and follow the easy instructions to make your own shoe today!


paper shoes by Ellen Hutson

Paper Shoes by Ellen Hutson. Supplies Cardstock: Memory Box Company; Patterned paper: My Mind's Eye; Stamp: Cornish Heritage Farms; Ink: Essential Glue Pad, Tsukineko; Ribbon: Making Memories; Flock: Stampendous!; Embossing folder: Birds and Swirls, Cuttlebug, Provo Craft; Pearls: Kaisercraft; Adhesive: Sticky Strip, Wonder Tape; Dry-embossing stylus: Royal & Langnickel.


Delight Someone with a Paper Shoe

To create your own paper shoe (finished size approximately 6 1/2" long x 4" high x 1 3/4" wide):


1. Download the shoe template.

2. Copy and enlarge template by desired percentage based on shoe size needed.

3. Attach template to cardstock using temporary adhesive.

4. Cut out all individual shoe pieces, following cut lines on template.

5. Score along dotted score line. Tip: Use a dry-embossing stylus for curved lines; place on soft foam pad when scoring curved lines.

6. Clip along back "seam" of shoe, being careful not to clip past score line.

7. Fold each piece along score lines.

8. Apply adhesive along lines as indicated.

9. Assemble in the following order:

A. Attach two shoe body pieces along the back seam.

B. Attach shoe heel base.

C. Attach toe to shoe sole.

D. Attach shoe body to shoe sole front.

E. Attach middle of sole to shoe body.

F. Attach upper sole to shoe body.


10. Embellish as desired. Following are four ideas, or feel free to come up with your own!

* Add texture to your cardstock using Cuttlebug folders.

* Add texture to your cardstock using flock and glitter.

* Add embellishments to the heels, toes and shoe back using pearls, flowers or ribbon.

* Use a combination of patterned papers with solids, or various patterns together.


Tip: Use an adhesive that holds well, such as 1/8" width red-liner tape. 


Fill your paper shoe with truffles, flowers or a simple note of appreciation. Present it to a family member or a special friend-or keep it for yourself!


Visit Ellen's website to see her online store, access her blog and see her other amazing creations.



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this shit terrible
suck my dick
This really answered my problem, thank you!
You really need photos - It is a beautiful project but not everyone understand the written instructions. I agree with gauzy very much. Please consider. Love the template and thank you for sharing it.
Pictures Needed
in alot of these instructions,im quite sure that everyone reading them,knows exactly what to do and what part goes where,etc.well im new and im trying to put together the shoe,but i feel some instructions,should also have illustrations also.Just to make sure that im putting the right parts in the right place!
Paper Shoe
Wow! I just paid $9 for one of these at a craft shop. They are so cute!
Paper Shoe
I love it! Giving a bridal shower in February and this is perfect! Thanks so much!
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I absolutely loved this!! I made it for my daughter for mothers day & put 2 truffles in it. I did have trouble putting it together when I got to putting the sole of the shoe on so actually started from the toe & went backwards. Thanks again for a great freebie :)
Paper Shoe
Thank you for this template. The ladies at work loved them! I have pictures on my blog at Come by and see them. They are not as good as yours but they are ok.
These are just beautiful. Took ages to find template (saw it on a different site). They really work. I took a little time to work it out (had it upside down, lol). Will be making them with light card. Thanks for the template.
Aren't these just the cutest thing. I can hardly wait to get started making them. What a kick!!!! Pun!!!
So cute, my girlfriends will love this.
Great idea! Have plenty of family & friends that love shoes. This would be a great for them! Thanks for sharing!
Great idea! Have plenty of family & friends that love shoes. This would be a great for them! Thanks for sharing!
Oh no! when I open the download page it is blank! I really want this template! Does anyone have any ideas?
great pattern- can't wait to tray it
call me stupid, but after printing 3 copies and trying for 2 hours i finally gave up
this is really cute, should fit in just right for our red hat get together
This is really cute! Can't wait to try it! Thank you!
I have other templates but they are not as sweet looking as these..Just hope I can make them look as good!!
look fab just hope i can do it
tank you hugs linda
Love it, love it and can hardly wait to make it. I collect little shoes and this is perfect for me.
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This is so awesome! I cannot wait to make some!! I LOVE SHOES
Shoe Template
This is so awesome! I cannot wait to make some!! I LOVE SHOES
Loved the shoes
I so wish my friend hadn't gotten married in May...these would have been great shower favors!!! Beautiful!!
Love This
I can't wait to try it...
It's a great idea!!! Thank you!!!
SO CUTE!!!!!!!!!
Thanks alot, these are just darling.
Thanks so much for sharing with us, will have some fun making these!
these are adorable.
These are so cute, can't wait to try them. Thanks
So FAB!!
These were so very cute at my niece's princess party today!!
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