Ever since I made my first pair of baby shoes for CWTS (seen here) I have wanted to make more and more. I love making these little girl shoes but don’t have a little girl to put them on. So I was thinking it would be fun to start a line of baby girl shoes for my Etsy shop. I picked up several cute fabrics at Joann’s the other day, as well as the grippy material for babies who are standing/walking around. These shoes were made on Monday:
Aren’t they just too cute??? For this pair, I used the Reversible Mary Janes pattern from Sweet Pea Patterns on Etsy (and no, she is not compensating me in any way to tell you about this). I really liked her pattern and it made making the shoes a lot simpler than what I did with my first pair of shoes.
I also would like to make the crib shoe style because I think they’d be easier to get on and off of a baby’s feet. And maybe even dabble in some baby boy shoes too???
So here’s where you come in: I need to know how much you would be willing to pay for baby shoes? They will be made of varying outer materials (most likely a stretch taffeta, woven cotton, or satin type fabric) and lined with felt. This pair has a ribbon with velcro closure, but I can also do a snap closure or an elastic strap.
There is a huge variety in pricing on Etsy, and I know some of the higher priced ones got that way because of their reputation, number of sales, etc. For someone who doesn’t have a ton of sales under her belt already, what do you think would be an acceptable price? My materials and time don’t add up to too much, so don’t worry about my profit margin.
And just to make it more fun, I’ll sweeten the deal for commenting (like I did for my Easter dress fabric, which by the way, will be posted on Friday!!!): on Monday I’ll choose one random, lucky commenter to receive an item of their choice—a pair of baby shoes (in your preferred size), a rosette bib necklace, a Sassy Headband (this kind or this kind), or a melted flower headband.
Thanks for your feedback!!! I appreciate it!