That was the theme of a pageant one of my daughters did in December.
She decided to dress as an elf.
Now, I don't know if you realize this or not, but elf shoes aren't that easy to find.
I looked at several places around town with no luck so decided to just make them myself. We had plenty of notice, but of course I put it off until the night before. Although I had designed them more than once in my head.
I started with plain green felt and a rough outline of her foot.
I used a heavier, stiff, glittered felt for the tops of the shoes. Each shoe had one green side and one red side.
This is the shape that I cut out of each. I left the one side on the edge of the felt where it's straight because that's the part that I will sew to the green bottoms. I sewed a red piece and a green piece together at the back and the front all the way to the point of the curve.
Then I stitched that to the green shoe bottom. At this point it looks like the picture below.
That's all that I did on my sewing machine. I stitched the tops together by hand. I joined my red and green sides together in the middle and stitched all the way to the point in the curve. Then I attached a bell.
They were still a little loose so I attached some ribbon to the heel parts so she could tie them around her ankle. And i stuffed some pipe cleaners into the the part that sticks up just to help them hold the bells up.
I thought they turned out pretty good, and she got lots of compliments on them at the pageant.