INSIDE: How to make DIY kid pirate boot covers for Halloween or dress-up time. Easy tutorial using felt fabric and gold coins.

DIY Easy Kid Pirate Boot Covers |

Do you have a pirate lad or lassie at home? A little guy or gal running around yelling “arr” and “shiver me timbers” and talking about gold doubloons?

Why not make them a pair of super cute, super easy and super fast pirate boot covers using a piece of felt!

Cover their existing rain boots and add some gold coins and send them on their way to battle the seas and hunt for treasure. Yo-ho-ho and away they go, like this…

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How to Make Super Easy Kid Pirate Boot Covers

Let’s Batten Down The Hatches:
– Standard sheets of felt (I used two 8.5×11″ pieces)
Sewing machine
– Black thread + sewing straight pins
– 4 x Gold Coins
– Fabric glue (this is some of my favorite glue)

How to Make Slip-On Kids Pirate Boot Covers

I used my son’s existing rubber rain boots. You could easily do this over running shoes.

Use rain boots or sneakers, felt fabric and plastic gold coins for DIY pirate boot covers for kids.

Avast! Step #1: Wrap a piece of felt around the boot with the ends meeting at the back of the boot.

Wrap tightly and hold in place with some sewing pins.

DIY Easy Kid Pirate Boot Covers |

Aye-Aye! Step #2: Slip the pinned cover up and over the boot. Blimey! You have lots of choices at this point…

You can sew the felt together (as I did) or use my all-time fave, fabric glue. Once secured, slip the felt cover back over the boot and fold down the excess felt to resemble a cuff.

Glue on Gold Doubloons for Easy Fast Kids Pirate Boots

Arr! Step #3: Lots of options here, me landlubbers, to dress-up the pirate boots. I chose to use fabric glue to add gold doubloons to the outsides of the boots.

Other ideas include adding ribbon and a buckle, or adhering iron-on pirate patches available at any craft store.

DIY Easy Kid Pirate Boot Covers |

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