Tie Back Boots - Baby + Child

Tie Back Boots - Baby + Child

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Sew these delightfully happy boots to keep little feet snug and warm this winter. These simple-to-sew yet impressive boots are carefully designed to be both practical and adorable -  like a big hug for little feet!  

  • Leather/suede can be used for the sole
  • Fully lined - no scratchy exposed seams here!
  • External elastic - simply re-tie as they grow
  • BONUS pattern piece for a longer boot which you can turn over into a cuff 
An adventurous beginner sewer will be able to complete these with ease.

 

Tie Back Boots View Illustration

 

Make old things new again! Twig & Tale patterns pair wonderfully with recycled fabrics. Look to accidentally shrunken sweaters, woollen skirts or trousers and gently-used leather/corduroy garments for inspiration. 

Don't be afraid to embellish a little! Explore our beginner-friendly Embroidery Pattern Collections.

Sizing + Supplies

This pattern includes the following sizes

Baby Sizes
Size 1  - 0-3 months
Size 2  - 3-6 months
Size 3  - 6-9 months
Size 4  - 9-12 months
Size 5  - 12-18+ months

Child Sizes
Size 6-13
Youth sizes 1-4

View printable shoe size chart 
View size chart + materials list 

Looking for Adult Sizes?
The adult sizes start where the children's sizes finish.  The adult sizes can be purchased individually or in the Family Bundle of Tie Back Boots here.   

Bonus Resources 

How to adjust for wide feet or a high instep

Printing Info

This is a print-at-home PDF pattern and includes three printing options:

  1. US Letter/A4 - tiled and designed to print on your home printer
  2. Copyshop - A0 wide-format file (33.1″ x 46.8″) 
  3. Projector - specially-formatted and optimized for home projector use.  Read more about using our projector files here 

All pattern printing formats include “layers”, allowing you to print only the size(s) you need, or all of the sizes. A comprehensive sewing instruction tutorial is supplied.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 74 reviews
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Sylvie Breton (Qualicum Beach, CA)
I just love making these

So beautiful to make and everyone loves them.

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Abigail R. (Cheyenne, US)
Super cute, super useful

Had a great time with this pattern to make some easy on and off boots for my toddler. Easy peasy. Changed some seaming methods to work better with my extra thick felted sweater wool. Slow going as I hand stitched it all
Didn'tt bother with top stitching, so the lining shows at the top. Which I kind of like.
Excited to make his size 6 boots. If I start them now, I might have them done in a timely fashion

C
C. (Port Angeles, US)
Warm and cosy boots

I made the tie-back boots and aviator hat, using a pair of old work pants for the outside and sherpa for the lining for my 9 month-old. They do a great job of keeping head and feet warm and dry! Looking forward to making more of these as she grows.

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Petra Ferket (Lelystad, NL)
Big love

Patterns of t+t are amazing! Easy to follow thanks to all the pics and instruction videos. The boots are my preschooler favorites! Made from a scrap of wool blanket, muslin inside and up cycled leather bag for sole.

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Anita (Salisbury, GB)
Cute pattern

I've made this 3 times so far as xmas prezzies. Two pairs for small kids and one pair for my husband. I tried all three different turning methods and I think the adult version of turning through the sole is the best. The smaller kids versions are fiddly but worth it :) I'll definitely be making some for myself soon.

H
Heather Hall (Brentwood, GB)
Fun project for Xmas Eve

I have been collecting off cuts and an old fleece hoody to use as appropriate fabrics for a while.
The pattern of 3 small pieces was easy to print and cut out. The instructions are very clear. I’m ready to go.

L
Lee Gilbert (Dolno Dryanovo, BG)
zipped rather than tied.

I needed some warm winter books, so took the tie back pattern and cut it out in sheepskin salvaged from a coat liner. Only one layer so easy to do. I have wide shins so I was worried that I wouldn't be able to pull them on, so I left most of the back seam open and put in a zip with a fabric zip guard, but in fact they would have been just fine without it, (and much easier, as the sheepskin grips well over the ankle. I have glued on a rubber sole, waxed the exterior well and they are so far standing up to damp well. I used the soles from the Wayfarer pattern as I was a bit concerned about the lack of left and right feet, and then gathered the toe piece asymmetrically and it worked very well. This is the first shoe (boot) I have made with an external join of sole and top, and I am happy with them.

P
Patricia Haverkamp (Amersfoort, NL)
Lovely boots

A awesome pattern. Easy to make. I love these beautiful, warm and comfortable boots.
I’m going to make a lot of these boots.

Customer Reviews

Based on 74 reviews
99%
(73)
1%
(1)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
S
Sylvie Breton (Qualicum Beach, CA)
I just love making these

So beautiful to make and everyone loves them.

A
Abigail R. (Cheyenne, US)
Super cute, super useful

Had a great time with this pattern to make some easy on and off boots for my toddler. Easy peasy. Changed some seaming methods to work better with my extra thick felted sweater wool. Slow going as I hand stitched it all
Didn'tt bother with top stitching, so the lining shows at the top. Which I kind of like.
Excited to make his size 6 boots. If I start them now, I might have them done in a timely fashion

C
C. (Port Angeles, US)
Warm and cosy boots

I made the tie-back boots and aviator hat, using a pair of old work pants for the outside and sherpa for the lining for my 9 month-old. They do a great job of keeping head and feet warm and dry! Looking forward to making more of these as she grows.

P
Petra Ferket (Lelystad, NL)
Big love

Patterns of t+t are amazing! Easy to follow thanks to all the pics and instruction videos. The boots are my preschooler favorites! Made from a scrap of wool blanket, muslin inside and up cycled leather bag for sole.

A
Anita (Salisbury, GB)
Cute pattern

I've made this 3 times so far as xmas prezzies. Two pairs for small kids and one pair for my husband. I tried all three different turning methods and I think the adult version of turning through the sole is the best. The smaller kids versions are fiddly but worth it :) I'll definitely be making some for myself soon.

H
Heather Hall (Brentwood, GB)
Fun project for Xmas Eve

I have been collecting off cuts and an old fleece hoody to use as appropriate fabrics for a while.
The pattern of 3 small pieces was easy to print and cut out. The instructions are very clear. I’m ready to go.

L
Lee Gilbert (Dolno Dryanovo, BG)
zipped rather than tied.

I needed some warm winter books, so took the tie back pattern and cut it out in sheepskin salvaged from a coat liner. Only one layer so easy to do. I have wide shins so I was worried that I wouldn't be able to pull them on, so I left most of the back seam open and put in a zip with a fabric zip guard, but in fact they would have been just fine without it, (and much easier, as the sheepskin grips well over the ankle. I have glued on a rubber sole, waxed the exterior well and they are so far standing up to damp well. I used the soles from the Wayfarer pattern as I was a bit concerned about the lack of left and right feet, and then gathered the toe piece asymmetrically and it worked very well. This is the first shoe (boot) I have made with an external join of sole and top, and I am happy with them.

P
Patricia Haverkamp (Amersfoort, NL)
Lovely boots

A awesome pattern. Easy to make. I love these beautiful, warm and comfortable boots.
I’m going to make a lot of these boots.