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Message started by Admin Saovaluck on 14th Dec, 2014 at 10:09am

Title: Beautiful hand-sewn replica of Judy Garland's ruby slippers
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 14th Dec, 2014 at 10:09am
We will be using this custom-made size 5B base shoes to work on our next pair of ruby slippers. You won't find this particular shoes anywhere else but with us, they are the exact shape to the pair Judy Garland as Dorothy wore in Munchkinland.

A pair of high quality bows have already been done. It took a week and many hours each day to sew all those little stones and beads, so these bows are as authentic as they come.

The last thing you want is cheap-looking bows on high quality ruby slippers. It wouldn't go well together and ruins the overall look of the ruby slippers.

We are set to start all over again, yes all over again and sew over 4,600 sequins onto the shoes by hand.





Custom-made size 5B base shoes for Judy Garland's ruby slippers

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Title: Re: Beautiful hand-sewn replica of Judy Garland's ruby slippers
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 17th Dec, 2014 at 2:56pm
The sequining work is in full swing. Remember every sequin is sewn by hand so it's plain to see that our job is not easy.

8-10 hours each day is spent on sewing, and still only the toe has been covered.




Sequining work on Judy Garland's ruby slippers is in full swing

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Title: Re: Beautiful hand-sewn replica of Judy Garland's ruby slippers
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 19th Dec, 2014 at 3:32am
Some photos to show how the ruby slippers look so far. We always take great care with attention to detail when crafting our ruby slippers, these will be absolutely beautiful.




Judy Garland's ruby slippers is looking hot

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Title: Re: Beautiful hand-sewn replica of Judy Garland's ruby slippers
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 19th Dec, 2014 at 3:54pm
The sequining is beautiful and we are slowly getting there with this base shoe.




The making of Judy Garland's ruby slippers

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Title: Re: Beautiful hand-sewn replica of Judy Garland's ruby slippers
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 25th Dec, 2014 at 4:39am
We are halfway done with Judy Garland's ruby slippers. Just beautiful! The sequins appear dark in the photos below but the color is actually red.

This is the reason why the studio used a lot of lighting in the making of The Wizard of Oz, so that the ruby slippers show up as bright red.

When people request for a dark burgundy pair of ruby slippers, I always tell them you don't want that, you want red metallic sequins because these are the authentic sequins used on the original ruby slippers. The ruby slippers can appear red or dark red depending on the light source.




Sequining work is finished with one shoe

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Title: Re: Beautiful hand-sewn replica of Judy Garland's ruby slippers
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 28th Dec, 2014 at 2:17pm
Judy Garland's ruby slippers is starting to take shape as we continue the difficult work with hand sewing on the left shoe.

The slim toes and thin heels add a touch of sexiness on this pair of ruby slippers, matching the original pair Judy Garland as Dorothy wore in closeup shots.




Judy Garland's ruby slippers is starting to take shape

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Title: Re: Beautiful hand-sewn replica of Judy Garland's ruby slippers
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 2nd Jan, 2015 at 2:39am
We've kicked off the new year by finishing a gorgeous pair of ruby slippers as worn by Judy Garland as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz.

Hand sewing those tiny sequins that you see on the shoes involves a repetitive motion thousands of times, so a lot of hard work and immense amount of time goes into making high quality ruby slippers.

These ruby slippers were constructed for Judy Garland as Dorothy in mind, so they are for the true fans.




High quality replica ruby slippers from The Wizard of Oz

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Title: Re: Beautiful hand-sewn replica of Judy Garland's ruby slippers
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 2nd Jan, 2015 at 8:05am
Exquisite! The ruby slippers are something to behold and reflect on the talent of the fashion designers, the costumers' and Hollywood actors of the caliber of Judy Garland way back in the 1930's.





Judy Garland lives on through her ruby slippers

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Title: Re: Beautiful hand-sewn replica of Judy Garland's ruby slippers
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 7th Jan, 2015 at 5:50pm


SOLD


Thank you for everyone's interest.

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