Scrap fabric flip flops are so fun and funky. We call them “Fluffy Flip Flops”. A quick and easy summer camp project for girls and a great way to use up fabric scraps. Create patterns or tie the strips on randomly, the choice is yours!
Scrap Fabric Flip Flops
I saw a giant bin of $.97 flip flops at Walmart and thought it would be fun to decorate flip flops with the girls! I’ve done this with kids and teens before, but the results have been hit and miss. Hot glue never lasts very long, but the other types of glue take forever to dry and the kids end up making a huge mess. This time I wanted to simplify things. I’ve seen these funky flip flops made with yarn, strips of ribbon, or scrap fabric in the past and always thought they were a little crazy. They’re a 90’s creation, right? Fast forward to being in a time in my life of having two girls who LIVE for fun and funky fashion creations, and I instantly knew that they’d be a hit with the girls at church too.
I requested the shoe sizes for all of the girls from their parents and got to work with Ruby to make an example pair. When we finished she looked down at her fluffy flip flops and said, “Wow. I LOVE these.” Mission accomplished!
I sew. Therefore I have a stash of scrap fabric.
1 pair of flip flops
Step 1: cut 1″ strips of fabric in varying lengths. (8″ is a nice length)
Step 2: Tie the strips onto the flip flop straps in double knots.
Won’t these be fun fashion statements this summer? There will be at least a dozen pairs walking the beaches here in Virginia Beach!
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