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TOMS Shoes Template by pbundy TOMS Shoes Template by pbundy
TOMS Shoes; "With every pair you purchase, TOMS will give a pair of new shoes to a child in need. One for One." [link]

This is a template for TOMS Shoes. I've purchased a pair of natural canvas TOMS that I'm going to paint with this amazing under water setting, but from concept, this is not going to be any easy task and not something I want to go into without a plan. So I needed a template. Searching online left me with nothing, so the only solution was to make one myself.

It started out with trying to wrap printer paper around this oddly shaped, rounded object. Not the easiest thing to accomplish accurately, but accomplished just the same. From there, I thought a digital copy would be nice after I had already gone through all the trouble or creating the original template. I scanned the images into Illustrator, placed them accordingly, and created this template for use in designing a pair of TOMS Shoes.

The template was drawn from a pair of size 9 shoes. Image has been uploaded at the original size, scanned from the original hand traced images so should be extremely precise. Original image is available for download and measures 14in. high, with a width of 10in. This template is for the right shoe.

TOMS Shoes are the property of their Founder and Chief Shoe Giver, Blake Mycoskie. All rights belong to him and the TOMS Shoes company. [link]

2009.08.11
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pbundy Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2012  Student Digital Artist
That sounds great. You're both welcome! It's great to hear that it's use is being stretched beyond just personal use to be able to be used in an apparel class. Thank you for the feedback.
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twodressesstudio Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2012
Thank you so much pbundy - I was about to start on my template this weekend. I will make sure that I attribute your work & the acknowledgement to the Tom's inventor Blake Mycoskie. I'll try to photograph my final project!
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Booboo-kitty-cat Featured By Owner Jun 17, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
To be honest, this will help my apparel class be able to CONSTRUCT a similar shoe model as a mini project. Thank you for making this!
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sarouel Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2011
thank you!!! gonna try and make them hihi..this helps a bunch!
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pbundy Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2011  Student Digital Artist
You should definitely post an image of the finished product once you're done!
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khaykie Featured By Owner Jul 26, 2011  Student Digital Artist
thank you for this~! it will make it easier for me to design my shoes.
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pbundy Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2011  Student Digital Artist
You're welcome khaykie, good luck with the shoes!
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epicXfail Featured By Owner Feb 1, 2011
thanks so much for posting this! I'm in the process of reupholstering my TOMS and thought I'd check to see if there was a pattern already drafted up so I could save some time. =]
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pbundy Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2011  Student Digital Artist
You're welcome! I'm glad I could help. I'm pretty sure, as cool as it is, this is one of the top results on Google if you search TOMS template!
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Jet-the-Hyperbole Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2010
Hey. Just wanted to let you know that there's still not a template on the internet that I could find! (except for yours). Thanks for making my shoe-painting project a little easier ^^
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