...make A Pair Of Oriental Baby Shoes?

Decorating By cakedout Updated 28 Aug 2008 , 5:48pm by ceshell

cakedout Posted 27 Aug 2008 , 2:11pm
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I am going to try to google for a picture of the traditional black shoes, but wondered if there is another style that is traditional for a Chinese baby shoe?

I want to do a cake for Labor Day and am a bit clueless where to start. I have stellarstarshild's baby converse pattern, but is there a better one to use?

TIA!

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ceshell Posted 28 Aug 2008 , 5:22am
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Well I am not quite sure what a pair of traditional black shoes looks like but I think a better template regardless, would be one of the baby bootie patterns. Here's a link to a list of a few of them. http://forum.cakecentral.com/cake-decorating-ftopict-589647.html

When I envision traditional Asian baby shoes my mind jumps to the Mary Jane style (but I don't know if that is a traditional shoe style or an Americanized version of shoes from Asia). I love that pattern and used it myself for a pair of booties.

What search term are you using to google? I tried Asian Baby Shoes and came up with this http://www.etsy.com/view_listing.php?listing_id=8346343 - this is a far different style, it's called "Kimono" style so of course would probably only be appropriate for a Japanese design.

Here's the mary-jane shape I meant, in an Asian "decorative shoe" http://www.forgottenshanghai.com/silbrocbabsh.html

HTH!

cakedout Posted 28 Aug 2008 , 1:50pm
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Hey- thanks so much! Now I have all kinds of cute patterns- I might just have to open a shoe store! icon_lol.gificon_lol.gif

I'll be sure to post my pic when I'm done. thumbs_up.gif

ceshell Posted 28 Aug 2008 , 5:48pm
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You're welcome and good luck!

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