I'm a do-it-yourselfer junkie, apparently.
Victoria's new brown kid leather shoes with heavy leather soles and cotton lining.
I don't have fabric insoles -- just some cotton batting in preparation to lay fabric in, but I couldn't get that part done. The glue just soaks through the fabric and because I didn't put insoles on before turning the shoe, well...now it's next to impossible. Cotton batting alone won't hurt, though. At least she has something soft against her foot.
I would like to add a little trim on the top, but may not have time for that.
My inspiration: a number of period photos and a pattern for a lady's slipper in the 1860 Peterson's Magazine, which looked far too much like the miniature versions that young children wore:
I hope you are all doing well tonight.