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Stunning pair of Judy Garland's ruby slippers
21st Nov, 2014 at 6:56am
 
We are making another pair of ruby slippers which should be finished before Christmas.

Meditation is required to get this done. In order to make high quality ruby slippers to the exact details as the originals worn by Judy Garland as Dorothy, you have to step your game up a heck of a lot.

Hand-sewn ruby slippers is incredibly hard to make and that's why you can't just pop into a shop and buy a pair, there's none because they are not simple to produce.

Follow along with our progress on this thread as we work hard behind the scenes to bring you a really stunning pair of ruby slippers. You won't find ruby slippers like ours anywhere else but here.




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Reply #1 - 24th Nov, 2014 at 8:03am
 
This is Judy Garland's ruby slippers during the early stages of our work. There's still a long road ahead and we have to grind our way through it because it's all part of ruby slipper making at the highest level. Lots and lots of sewing to do!




Judy Garland's ruby slippers in the early stage


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Reply #2 - 27th Nov, 2014 at 2:06am
 
Judy Garland's size 5B ruby slippers is looking quite nice. The red sequins is slowly beginning to cover this side of the ruby slippers, and our job is far from over. The "jewels" on the bow is identical to the originals, and they are also hand-sewn.

We are probably behind in terms of where we would like to be at with our work, with Christmas fast approaching, but that's okay because we don't want to rush with anything.




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Judy Garland's ruby slippers is slowly taking shape

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Reply #3 - 27th Nov, 2014 at 5:48pm
 
The stitching at the front of the shoe looks beautiful and professional, and we've also got the authentic Innes Shoe Company label inside.      

There's so much sewing it's not even funny. If you don't meditate through it, you can easily get bored and give up after 10 stitches. I'm one of the most experienced hand-sewn ruby slipper makers in the world but there's always challenges to make ruby slippers beautiful.




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Reply #4 - 28th Nov, 2014 at 12:58am
 
This pair of ruby slippers comes with some free souvenirs to the new owner. They include a few photos of Judy Garland as Dorothy, her keyring, and three real one dollar notes.




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Reply #5 - 1st Dec, 2014 at 9:54am
 
This shoe is nearly there and Judy Garland is looking absolutely gorgeous here. We just need to sew the sequins along the top of the shoe, as were the originals that covers the entire shoe.

You can really see the red shine now and we are pretty happy with the ruby slippers so far. We still haven't started with the second shoe and the work involved with that will take a lot of days too.




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The halfway mark is approaching with Judy Garland's ruby slippers

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Reply #6 - 2nd Dec, 2014 at 6:06pm
 

This is the other side of the shoe, the stitching is superb.



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Reply #7 - 4th Dec, 2014 at 4:34am
 

Work is underway on the second shoe.



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Reply #8 - 4th Dec, 2014 at 10:19am
 
Stunning is an understatement, this pair of ruby slippers is nothing short of exquisite. Our job is not done yet because crafting high quality ruby slippers is a marathon, not a sprint.

We are racing against time to finish this pair of ruby slippers before Christmas so we must stay focused on the task at hand.




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Reply #9 - 6th Dec, 2014 at 5:13pm
 
The attention to detail is just phenomenal as we continue the tedious task of sewing tiny sequins one by one.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios would accept this re-creation pair of ruby slippers for Judy Garland as Dorothy to wear in The Wizard of Oz because they are made with the exact materials and technique as the originals.




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The attention to detail is just phenomenal with Judy Garland's ruby slippers

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The attention to detail is just phenomenal with Judy Garland's ruby slippers

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Reply #10 - 10th Dec, 2014 at 11:52am
 
We have finished our work with this gorgeous pair of ruby slippers. It's very hard work, let me tell you, to recreate the most famous pair of shoes in the world. We pride ourselves on the care and attention to detail, and in the end we are very happy with the way they turned out.

This magical pair of ruby slippers in is mint condition, and is the exact shape and size to the original ruby slippers that Judy Garland as Dorothy wore in the Munchkinland scene. It's small, it's slim, and it's sexy!




High quality reproduction of Judy Garland's ruby slippers


High quality reproduction of Judy Garland's ruby slippers

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High quality reproduction of Judy Garland's ruby slippers

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High quality reproduction of Judy Garland's ruby slippers

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High quality reproduction of Judy Garland's ruby slippers

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Reply #11 - 11th Dec, 2014 at 5:24am
 
A final look at this gorgeous reproduction of Judy Garland's ruby slippers in size 5B, before we pack them away so they are kept in pristine condition for the new owner.




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A final look at Judy Garland's stunning ruby slippers

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Reply #12 - 13th Dec, 2014 at 12:49pm
 


This breathtakingly beautiful pair of ruby slippers has been sold!



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