red white and blue mommy & me flip flops

Time Required :
About an hour
Difficulty Level :
Intermediate
Intermediate
You're somewhat experienced with the skills necessary to complete this project, but you haven't mastered all the elements, yet.

Instructions Print

Step 1
Lay T-shirts flat on a cutting surface.
Using the scissors, cut off the bottom hem of both T-shirts.
Step 2
Starting at the bottom of the T-shirt, cut slits in the left side of a T-shirt, about 1" apart, and continue to the sleeve.
Step 3
Take the bottom slit and tear it apart from the T-shirt.
Continue with the rest of the T-shirt.
Step 4
Take all the pieces and cut them in half-lengths.
Now cut all the pieces into 6" strips.
Step 5
Take one 6" strip and stretch it.
Now wrap around the outer side of the flip flop strap and tie it.
Continue with the rest of the strips and alternate colors until you have reached the inner side of the flip flop.
Step 6
Trim the strip to desired length.
Step 7
Continue with the other flip flop, doing the same technique.
 

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  • Fiskars® Premier Original Orange-Handled Scissors (sku 10405225)
 
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Instructions

Step 1
Lay T-shirts flat on a cutting surface.
Using the scissors, cut off the bottom hem of both T-shirts.
Step 2
Starting at the bottom of the T-shirt, cut slits in the left side of a T-shirt, about 1" apart, and continue to the sleeve.
Step 3
Take the bottom slit and tear it apart from the T-shirt.
Continue with the rest of the T-shirt.
Step 4
Take all the pieces and cut them in half-lengths.
Now cut all the pieces into 6" strips.
Step 5
Take one 6" strip and stretch it.
Now wrap around the outer side of the flip flop strap and tie it.
Continue with the rest of the strips and alternate colors until you have reached the inner side of the flip flop.
Step 6
Trim the strip to desired length.
Step 7
Continue with the other flip flop, doing the same technique.