Log in Sign up
PROFILE MENU

Society of Makers

Don't have an account? Sign up.

Society of Makers

Already have an account? Log in.

Select Guild Forgot Logo Society of Makers

Paint Your Shoes

23 views  •  8 Apr 2023
Things Kids Can Make
15 subscribers

Paint Your Shoes and Make a Real Fashion Statement

It is really fun to decorate your own clothing and then wear it. Most people are interested in fashion and if you can make it more personalised, that can be really fun.

Here, we can take a simple pair of fabric shoes and decorate them and make them really fun and unique.

If you are having a party or just dressing up, then try out this great project and paint your shoes.


Things You Need To Paint Your Shoes

  • White fabric shoes
  • Old newspaper or tissue paper
  • Fabric paints, (fabric paint is usually set using a hot iron, ask an adult for help)
  • Ribbons
  • Beads
  • Wooden stock or paintbrush
Paint Your Shoes

Prepare Our Shoes For Painting

Step One

To start with our paint your shoes project we need to remove the shoe laces.

Then stuff the shoes with old newspaper or some tissue paper or something to make the fabric less floppy. We are going to paint on the fabric so we stuff the shoes to hold the shoe fabric in place for painting.
Paint Your Shoes

Paint A Simple Design On To Our Fabric Shoes

Step Two

Now we can start painting the dots. Make sure your stick has a flat end and dip it in the fabric paint. You can use a cotton bud or even a paintbrush here. Remember, these are your shoes, so you can decorate them exactly how you like.

Dots are easy and look nice, so dab spots of paint around your white fabric shoes.

But take your time, sometimes less paint makes the designs look better. So if you are unsure, practise on a piece of paper. Or even do part of the painting, then wait and come back later when the paint is dried. This way you can see your painting design with fresh eyes and you will be able to see what extra paint you need.
Paint Your Shoes

Finish Making Our Painted Fabric Shoes

Step Three

Finally, leave the paint to dry thoroughly. Then you can replace the laces. Or you can change the laces and add some ribbons instead. If you want to add some ribbons, use the old laces to measure the length of ribbon you need.

If using ribbon, wrap some sticky tape tightly around the ends of the ribbons to stop them fraying.

And there are our fantastic new designer hand-painted shoes.

To fix the paint, follow the instructions on the bottle. Usually you have to fix the paint using a hot iron. Ask an adult to help, as this can be fiddly on a pair of shoes.

Now you know how to paint your shoes, tell a friend and try painting other fashion items.
0 Comments
CANCEL
CLEAR
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260327001S51000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Make a Painted Pebble Friend
Things Kids Can Make
24 views • 20 May 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260322501S51000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Super Easy Painted Butterflies for Kids
Things Kids Can Make
18 views • 15 Apr 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260322011S31000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Have Fun and Make Painted China
Things Kids Can Make
18 views • 6 Apr 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260312401S31000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Painted Eggs Make a Lovely Easter Decoration
Kids Craft Ideas
34 views • 2 Mar 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260304301S21000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Painted Stones Are Fun to Make
Kids Craft Ideas
17 views • 29 Jan 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260325491S61000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Painted Flower Pots Projects for Children
Things Kids Can Make
23 views • 10 May 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260306371S61000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Fun Tie-Dye T-Shirt Tutorial for Kids
Kids Craft Ideas
34 views • 4 Feb 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250931261S271059201000.jpg thumbnail
How To Make A Fun Papier Mache Bowl With A Balloon
Lottie Smith
33 views • 2 Mar 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260313211S71000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Fun Fathers Day Gift
Kids Craft Ideas
21 views • 3 Mar 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250937551S91210000-THUMB.jpg thumbnail
Fun, Simple and Impressive Concertina Card Design
Sandy Lane
19 views • 23 Jan 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250940251S61000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Paper Punch Tags Are Super Fun
Sandy Lane
13 views • 26 Jan 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260309501S91000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Make Your Own Snow Globe Shaker
Kids Craft Ideas
23 views • 20 Feb 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260321171S21000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Time to Build a Rocket Ship
Things Kids Can Make
42 views • 30 Mar 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250922091S01000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Decorative Oval Bandbox
Sally Andrews
14 views • 4 Jan 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250841511S61000-standard.jpg thumbnail
A Fun Simple Flower Collage
Alison Jones
18 views • 5 May 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260346421S1000a-standard.jpg thumbnail
A Fun Basic Paper Weaving Tutorial
Kids Craft Club
17 views • 7 Sep 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250942501S80310000-THUMB.jpg thumbnail
Make an Amazing Wedding Favour Boxes
Sandy Lane
23 views • 29 Jan 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250833211S140445061000.jpg thumbnail
How To Make A Vintage Wooden Decoupage Chest
Alison Jones
14 views • 20 Dec 2022
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260308341S51000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Paper Lanterns Can Light Up Your Life
Kids Craft Ideas
14 views • 12 Feb 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250858351S0-standard-(1).jpg thumbnail
Beautiful Greek Vase Gift Wrap
Katie Isaacs
13 views • 4 Jan 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250849541S51000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Pretty Ornate Cupid Valentines Card
Elizabeth Richards
28 views • 22 May 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/261254151S81000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Easy Paper Party Hats Tutorial for Kids
Kids Christmas Projects
35 views • 4 Dec 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/261252451S11000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Make Your Own Festive Favour Cones
Kids Christmas Projects
32 views • 22 Sep 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250846101S21000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Quick Traditional Easy Valentines Day Cards
Elizabeth Richards
28 views • 2 Jan 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260100341S31001-standard.jpg thumbnail
Transform Felt into a Stunning Felt Heart Candle Holder That Will...
Ms Felt
23 views • 16 Sep 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260104111S31006-standard.jpg thumbnail
Instructions for Crafting a Felt Butterfly Lampshade
Ms Felt
32 views • 18 Dec 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250902211S01000-standard.jpg thumbnail
How To Make Stylish Heraldic Handmade Stationery
Katie Isaacs
15 views • 13 Mar 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260305541S71000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Finger Puppets Are Really Fun to Make
Kids Craft Ideas
33 views • 2 Feb 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250848541S01000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Simple Paper Cut Lanterns
Elizabeth Richards
22 views • 16 Feb 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260128421S81000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Make Your Own Mango and Lime Body Butter
Natural Skin Care
26 views • 18 Dec 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250858591S21000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Make Pretty Little Gift Boxes
Katie Isaacs
19 views • 7 Jan 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260343261S41000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Decoupage a Tray for Tea Time
Kids Craft Club
28 views • 15 Aug 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250929151S11000-standard.jpg thumbnail
How To Make Colourful Paper Bags
Lottie Smith
21 views • 27 Jan 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260349321S41000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Make You Own Pyjama Shorts
Kids Craft Club
34 views • 23 Sep 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250946551S81310000-THUMB.jpg thumbnail
Simple Paper Folding Map Picture
Sandy Lane
33 views • 12 Feb 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/260347011S01000-standard.jpg thumbnail
How to Make Marbled Paper
Kids Craft Club
37 views • 9 Sep 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250929041S91000-standard.jpg thumbnail
Colourful Woven Cardboard Screen
Lottie Smith
22 views • 24 Jan 2023
/mystu/newpost/uploads/202310/250903451S1000b-standard.jpg thumbnail
Beautiful Rustic Gift Box Shoe Box
Katie Isaacs
15 views • 27 May 2023