DIY Fabric Shoelaces
Beginner | 11 min
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Add a creative zip to your step when you make your own shoelaces. Liesl shows you how to make a quick frayed version, as well as a more finished, sewn version. Both pack extra pizazz with pops of bright artist’s tape and nail polish. You’ll have a creative and fun use for extra fabric in your stash.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • 1/8 yard fabric of your choice
  • scissors
  • ruler
  • pencil
  • artist or washi tape
  • fabric glue
  • nail polish (optional)
  • machine sewing thread
  • bias tape maker (Liesl uses 18mm / .75" bias tape maker)
  • pins
  • sewing machine
  • iron and ironing board
Learn how to:
  • Add a creative touch to your shoes
  • Make laces with two different finishes

What you’ll get:
  • An easy-to-follow lesson on how to make fabric shoelaces
  • 3 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from artist Liesl Gibson
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
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Useful and easy project
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I love it!
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Carol Sumpter
Really like the idea! A fun project to make with a casual outfit! Simple and to the point! Will try this out! Liesl was very good in explaining!
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