Get ready to roll out for the premiere of Star Wars with BB-8 heels. These shoes take the Star Wars universe for a spin and are ready to help save the galaxy, or just look good doing it.

These ladies heels were converted to have a spinning ball in the heel and are dressed up to look like the ball droid BB-8 from the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens.

Want more Star Wars shoes? Check out my R2-D2 Heels! (Or, the prehistoric Dinosaur Heels). This build follows some of the same steps as my other high heel mashups, but with a few new twists.

Remembering the wise words of Yoda, "shoe or shoe not, there is no try".
Ready? Let's make!

Step 1: Shoes + supplies

These custom BB-8 heels will be made from a pair of white 2" mid heel ladies pumps. These shoes offer plenty of height in the heel to allow for the new ball to be inserted, and a closed toe which will provide ample space to decorate.

To accommodate the new ball heel the existing heel will need to be removed and replaced with a slender metal post which the ball will rotate on, the post will be made of steel and be more than sturdy enough to support the weight of an adult. On the post I used two 2.5" solid wood balls, which will be able to freely spin. The embellishments on the heel were mostly foam which is stuck with my favourite adhesive, E6000.

<p>Nice Idea</p>
Saw this vid on youtube
<p>These are amazing! I can't wait to try this out.</p><p>Do you think this mod would work using stiletto-style heels instead of block, since stilettos already have a steel rod built into them?</p>
<p>I think so. If there's any flare in the heel where it connects to the shoe you may have to do some modifications. Good luck, I want to see your creation when you're finished!</p>
<p>cool </p>
<p>Awesome job!</p>
<p>Great job!</p><p>Also check out my instructable on a BB-8 easter egg here:</p><p><a href="https://www.instructables.com/id/BB8-Easter-EggSecret-Safe/">https://www.instructables.com/id/BB8-Easter-EggSecr...</a></p>
<p>i really wanna build one!! sadly i got no grinding and soldering tools...</p>
<p>You might be able to make it with Epoxy (instead of welding), And a $1 small File (Instead of a belt sander)</p>
<p>These are quite the eye catchers if you love Star Wars. I'm sure a great deal of people would want a pair if you tried to sell them.</p>
<p>Just publicly acknowledging how awesome this is. </p>
Those are awesome! Wish I could buy them from you since I don't have access to most of those tools right now!
<p>Wow, thats awesome!</p>
<p>That's amasing!</p>
<p>LMFAO! Your teddy lamp got me going, I collect doll heads from soft <br>toys, barbies and ceramic ones, plan was to paint 'moko' (NZ Maori face <br>tatoos) on them for an art installation. Im also doing RC planes which <br>of course need a pilot, I got a great monkey toy so im looking for a <br>suitable Japanese or Chinese war plane to build for it, barbies are <br>going into ME109, Spits and P51, very much looking forward to making the flying hats... Classic 'Romper Stomper' movie quote, <br>&quot;Stupid yellow monkey&quot;.</p>
<p>Just Amazing.</p>
out of this world heels!
<p>WOW these are epic!!</p>
<p>Can I buy them? Please! you -should be on kickstarter! NOW! this season!</p>
<p>oh my god. voted!</p>
<p>This is art!</p>
<p>Do they come in men's 12? Need them for the premier...</p>
Yes! I need a ten!
<p>^ Please make this happen</p>
<p>Ahhhhh! These are amazing! Now I have to find an easier way to DIY it! :)</p>
<p>These are crazy good Mike!!! Super wow.</p>
<p>Those came out amazingly! Bravo :)</p>
<p>All I can say is WOW!</p><p>I'm a big fan of your 'ibles, by the way:)</p>

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