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What do you get if you mix and old sweater, some cheap flat shoes, and lots of hot glue? Sweater boots, that's what!
To make your boots, you'll need a big bulky sweater with nice large sleeves, some cheap flat shoes, a hot glue gun, and some buttons, as well as a sew...
Snip off the sleeves where they meet the sweater, flip them inside out, and slide them up your leg, sweater cuff first. Slip on one of your flats, and...
Once you have the shape you want, snip off the excess outside of the pins (I found there was a lot of excess near the back of the foot and especially ...
Take your flat shoe, and slip the inside of the sole into the bottom of the sweater (the open side without the cuff), Line the back seam up with the h...
Take your hot glue gun and go to town! Run a line of glue just above the seam of the sole, and glue the edge of your sweater in place. I started at t...
Turn your boots right side out. This can be a bit challenging, but those cheap flat shoes are pretty bendable, which helps quite a bit. Test the fit ...
Take the rest of your big bulky sweater, and snip off about 10 inches off the bottom. We're going to use the finished bottom edge as the bottom edge o...
Totally optional, but awesome addition. I did this with one of my embroidery designs, on both pieces of the cuffs.
Fold your cuff right side in, and sew a seam along the edge you trimmed. Turn your cuff right side out again.
With your cuff turned right side out, tuck it inside your sweater boot. If you have embroidery, make sure it's facing the way you want it to once it's...
Ta da! Awesome sweater boots from a lame old sweater and some cheap flats. If you want a slightly more detailed tutorial or want to know how to machi...
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Posted:Jan 12, 2010
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