How To Make Shoe Covers For Cosplay – Basic Cosplay Shoes Tutorials


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Are you still worried about how to make your cosplay shoes cover? If so, you must be delighted while finding helpful tips on shoes covering below. Let’s take my off-white shoes with straps for an example here.

Here is the original style of it.

Tip 1: Cover the shoes by paper with soft texture and draw the shape of the shoes on the paper. Pay attention to the structure of the shoes and decide how many pieces you will cut later.

Tip 2: The back also needs drawing. If you plan to make the sole, also draw the sole please.

Tip 3: Cut the paper and mark where each piece should be placed.

Tip 4: If you plan to also cover the sole, begin to sew the sole now. For a better durability, sew the fabric twice please. Here is the back of the sole.Magnify the back of sole.Here is the front side of the sole, which is next to the floor.

Tip 5: Draw the pattern of the paper-cut on the fabric by chalk. Then, cut it off and cover it on the shoes. Pay attention to this: the edge of the fabric should be wider than the pattern. In this case, it can wrap the shoes inside.

Tip 6: Adhere the fabric with the sole by scotch tape or double faced adhesive tape. Needlework to sew them together will be done later. Thus, just make a temperate modeling here.

Tip 7: Tuck up the spare fabric inwards the shoes. Here, hide the shoe lace around the heel, under the fabric.

Tip 8: A rough seaming pattern is shown here.

Tip 9: Cover and glue the front part of the shoes in the same way. Then, sew the bottom and upper parts together. Be cautious and do not sew the shoes together with the fabric. Besides, pay attention to the tiny alteration on covering or sewing place.

Tip 10: Fabric on the instep is folded inwards the shoes. Be more cautious. Too much fabric folded inside will cause discomfort. And too little fabric will slip off easily. Deal with this carefully.

Tip 11: Make the shoe lace.

Tip 12: Sew the lace onto the shoes. Then, it depends on the circumstance whether Velcro is needed