PS did I mention this is a recycle project too? I know you already love it. OK, I love them. My kid loves them, (yes, I did get one order from her, but I think we will use them in a kindergarten instead of her slippers).
This is simple step by step tutorial in a Tutorial Girl Style with a lot of photos
…here are a few pictures so enjoy the long summer and make your favorite pair for yourself or your family member.
Step 1: Step by Step Photo Instructions
For indoor fabric flip flops we need to have:
- (1.) Recycle favorite jeans in to small scraps and sew
them in a fabric collage with free motion stitches:
- (2.) foot size yoga mat - foam
- (3.) 20 cm of shoe lace (for both flip flops)
- (4.) embroidery floss
- (5.) seam scraps from our jeans pants
at the front is our new scraps patchwork fabric.
is. (Mine are 1 cm all-around but I like to have really
"bigfoot" flip flops. You could copy your favorite pair if
you like the shape.
For top jersey cut 6 mm bigger fabric then foam is.
then top jeans if you want to have stitches on top edge
of the flip flop. Look your foam thickness and use this
with 2 cm on a seam scraps jeans with zig zag stitch.
zig zag stitch.
to the top, so you could grab your "twisted sewn scrap
hook". (Next picture).
could push "the twisted strap" through the hole. If your
hole is too small, cut a little with your scissors in x
shape, (just the fabric).
cut one of the edge off and put the
type on it, so you could push the
fabric piece through "the twisted
We will cut the ends off latter.
stitches. (read next step too).
rectangular shape piece of fabric and place it around
our "twisted straps". Cut too long tail off and sew it
with few stitches in place. Look next picture.
long your straps need to be and found the right
position. Pin it on its place but just on a fabric piece
(not on the foam).
and fort a few times so the stitch will be super strong.
Then put the bottom fabric on its place.
top foam edge, so both fabrics are meet each other on
this edge with 6 mm fabric for seam allowance.
bottom fabric and foam shoe shape. We will sew this
"tail" between both fabrics and then cut the rest off.
one more seam scraps and sew them with embroidery
Enjoy in sewing and have a nice day
lidija mik a.k.a. tutorial girl
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