When one of my daughter's flip flops lost all of it's original embellishments, I quickly came up with these fun yo-yo's to decorate them. With some fancy toenail polish, they can show off their new flip flops.
~pen to trace template
~wide canning lid or anything 3 1/4 inches in diameter
(for the size shown) for a template
~free on-line tutorial on how to make a fabric yo-yo (search for this using your internet)
~white sewing thread
~E600 glue or strong glue of your choice
1. Trace your canning lids, and cut out 2 circles for each pair of flip flops.
2. Sew your circles into yo-yo's and sew a button on the top.
3. Glue your finished yo-yo to the center top of the flip flop. To secure the yo-yo while drying, simply use a clothespin to hold it in place.
4. Allow the glue to dry by following the directions on the glue.
Note: You may also enjoy doubling up a few yo-yo's in different sizes for a larger embellishment (see Yo-Yo-Fabric Brooches below for a photo). You may also enjoy adding more smaller fabric yo-yo's down the straps of the flip flops.
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