Fleece Sherpa Embroidered Relax Slippers

by JOANN |

Item # 17017260P85
Intermediate Over 5 Hours


  • 1/2 yd Fleece
  • 1/2 yd Sherpa
  • Hand quilting thread, match fleece color, 1 (optional)
  • Grip Stop (non-skid) fabric, 58"x 1/4 yd
  • Ball head pins
  • Scissors
  • Fine point marker
  • Needle
  • Embroidery needle
  • Assorted colors of embroidery floss
  • Sewing Machine


  1. To print the patterns, click on the "Download Project PDF" button (above).
  2. Fold non-skid RST and cut 2 soles adding 1/2" seam allowance (SA).
  3. Cut 2 soles from Sherpa and 2 from Fleece adding 1/2" SA.
  4. Layer the non-skid (dots down), Fleece then Sherpa. Sew 1/4" from edge.
  5. Cut all pattern pieces adding the 1/2" SA.
  6. Pin the bottom edge of the front panel to the back edge of the toe RST. Sew 1/2" SA. Repeat for second boot. Trim seams to1/4".
  7. Pin the sides panel to the front panel. Sew 1/2" SA. Repeat for second boot. Trim seams to 1/4".
  8. Pin RS Fleece boot to non-skid side of sole. Line up centers front and back. Sew 1/2" SA. Repeat for second boot.
  9. On Sherpa side of sole line up centers of sole with centers of Sherpa boot bottom edge. Pin every 1 1/2", to avoid slippage, and sew from Fleece side of sole. Keep the line of stitching on top of or just outside of the line of stitching from Fleece attachment to sole. Trim to 1/4".
  10. Turn Fleece body of boots RSO around Sherpa.
  11. Line up side seams of Sherpa and Fleece on the top edge of boots. Fold the Fleece and Sherpa under 1/2". Sew 1/4" from edge on Fleece side. Topstitch 1/4" down from first line (1/2" from edge).
  12. Cut 2 pieces of Fleece at 4"x 10". These will become 1" wide straps for the backs of the boots. Fold each piece in half lengthwise. Fold under the sides to the center. Do not fold in ends. Sew 1/4" around all edges.
  13. Turn one boot inside out. Pin one end of a strap 1" up from the sole, centered on the back. Sew across the lower edge of the strap then sew 2" up from the bottom edge, across the strap. Turn the boot RSO. Flip the cuff down. Line up the other end of the strap with the lines of stitches from attaching the first end of strap. Use a strong thread to hand sew around the bottom 1" of the strap.
  14. Repeat on second boot.

    Embroidered Detailing:
  1. Begin by using a thin marker to sketch out the letters “Re" on one slipper and “lax" on the other slipper. You can use the provided pattern for reference.
  2. Strand thread on sewing needle and tie a knot at one end of the thread. Start from the inside of the slipper and begin making small stitches horizontally over the sketched letters. Sew stitches in layers and overlap colors to make them blend together.
  3. Tie loose ends of thread on the inside of the slipper by turning the slipper inside-out and tying the thread in a knot. Use scissors to trim excess thread.

JOANN Hacks:

  • Transfer the patterns on to all of the fabric using a fine point marker. These lines will all be concealed with the seams.
  • Try on the boots before stitching the layers of the top edges together. If the boots are too loose at the ankles take in the seams on the sides of the boots.
  • Sew multiple layers of stitches to make the letters more 3-dimensional.

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