Bead and Ribbon Flip Flops

Bead and Ribbon Flip Flops

Bead and Ribbon Flip Flops
Bead and Ribbon Flip Flops
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"'Put your best foot forward' as they say, and do it in these spectacular shoes. Spice up the summer season with the shoes you've been dying to wear. This easy piece allows you to explore your creative side and experiment with color."

Estimated Cost$11-$20

Time to CompleteWeekend project

Primary TechniqueGeneral Crafts

Difficulty LevelIntermediate


Materials List

  • Pair of flip flops
  • 1cm wide satin ribbon of choice
  • Assorted beads
  • Matching thread
  • Beading needle
  • Safety pins
  • Scissor


  1. Cut 1 meter ribbon and find the center.

  2. Place the middle on the thong part of the sandal and work your way down winding the ribbon around the side straps. Repeat on the other side.

  3. Once you reach the end, tuck the raw edge in, and secure with a stitch.

  4. Take another 1/2 meter piece of ribbon, and starting from the outer side of your sandal, weaving loosely till quarter way through.

  5. Pin the ribbon to avoid movement and slipping.

  6. Once complete, stitch secure at the joins and overlapping of the ribbon.

  7. Stitch in and decorate with your beads of assortment.

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