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Message started by Admin Saovaluck on 9th Jul, 2018 at 3:06pm

Title: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 9th Jul, 2018 at 3:06pm
A female fan has commissioned us to craft a pair of hand-sewn ruby slippers in size 7 US.

The shoes and wooden heels all handmade from scratch to match the same brand new condition as the original ruby slippers in 1938/1939 when Judy Garland as Dorothy wore them during filming.

This pair of size 7 hand-sewn ruby slippers will be wearable like the originals.

Below is a beautiful pair of hand-sewn silk fabric and thin leather bows that we we will be using for this project. All the materials (high quality glass rectangular stones, rhinestones and bugle beads) are custom-made to match the same materials on the original bows.

The bows are made a bit bigger so they go well with the bigger women's size 7 shoes. Judy Garland as Dorothy wore a size 5.



Hand-sewn ruby slipper bows for size 7 shoes

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Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 10th Jul, 2018 at 9:01am
The leather soles and heel caps are applied with three coats of shiny red paint.



Size 7 pair of shoes with glossy red paint

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Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 11th Jul, 2018 at 7:23pm
Below is a pair of size 7 ladies shoes with 1930's style wooden heels, all handmade from scratch to match the shape of the original ruby slippers. Our shoes can be worn or used for display.

The shoes with leather and silk fabric overlay is crafted to look brand new, just like in the year 1938/1939 when Judy Garland as Dorothy wore a brand new pair of ruby slippers in The Wizard of Oz.

"#7 Judy Garland" is written along the top of both shoe. The number doesn't represent the shoe size but a reference for the studio so they don't get the ruby slippers mixed up because they had more than one pair used for filming.

A beautiful golden embossed label is included inside the right shoe which reads "Innes Shoe Co., Los Angeles, Pasadena, Hollywood".




Handmade women's size 7 shoes

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Innes Shoe Co. in Hollywood golden embossed label

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Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 16th Jul, 2018 at 4:47pm
We are dealing with the enormity and complexity of the task that lie ahead of us as we sequin a size 7 shoe.

The placements of sequins on the shoe is flawless so far, we are meticulous on sewing them very neat.



Sequining is in progress on the right shoe of a size 7

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Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 20th Jul, 2018 at 4:28pm
Sequining is going at a slow pace on the right shoe that is bigger than Judy Garland's size.

Speaking of the actress, isn't she just beautiful!



Our work with the right shoe is slow and precise

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Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 24th Jul, 2018 at 4:28pm
The beautiful right shoe is done but there's still a long way to go with this project as we now turn our attention to sequining the left shoe.



The right shoe is finished for size 7 ruby slippers

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Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 28th Jul, 2018 at 4:04pm


Size 7 hand-sewn ruby slippers is beginning to take shape

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Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by daft on 29th Jul, 2018 at 4:24am

  A ray of beauty; though of a different size, they appear identical to Miss Judy's size. Excellent worksmanship.

Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 30th Jul, 2018 at 3:48pm


Beautiful size 7 ruby slippers near completion

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Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 3rd Aug, 2018 at 6:50am
The ruby slippers in women's size 7 is finished and they look unbelievably stunning.

Over 6,000 sequins have been carefully sewn with attention to detail onto the shoes to produce the "ruby" effect.



Beautiful hand-sewn ruby slippers in size 7

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Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Conquer on 3rd Aug, 2018 at 8:05pm
6000 shoes ? Do you sell them in the shop? They look very nice. But so many

Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 4th Aug, 2018 at 4:05am
6,000 tiny 5mm sequins and not 6,000 shoes. There's no way I could make 6,000 of these iconic shoes in my lifetime.

It's a very time-consuming job that involves meditation, steady fingers and good eyesight because you're sewing by hand for long hours every days.

I'm probably a bit generous with the figure and it's more likely I sewed about 7,000 sequins directly on this pair of size 7 ruby slippers because a pair of ruby slippers in Judy Garland's size 5 holds nearly 5,000 sequins.

Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Admin Saovaluck on 4th Aug, 2018 at 5:18pm
We hope the magic of this pair of ruby slippers make all the dreams and goals come true for the new owner.



High quality hand-sewn ruby slippers in size 7

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Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by Conquer on 5th Aug, 2018 at 12:53pm
They are pretty

Title: Re: Ruby Slippers in women's size 7
Post by daft on 6th Aug, 2018 at 12:10pm
  If you had an army of Munchkins you could produce 6,000 pairs. But then they would not have the scarcity value. Usual Beautiful work.

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