I love boot socks and how there is a little lace that shows over the tops of boots. I see them all over Pinterest but because of the price and the fact that it's still warm in FL I just don't want to spend a lot of money on them. I decided to do a little DIY and try to make my own. However there's a little twist to it that will keep my feet a little cooler on our warm winter days here.
I had this lace tank top that I got for $1 and never wore. The lace is so pretty and thought it would be perfect for my little project.
I measured the width I needed just by holding it up to my own leg (nothing fancy) and cut the end off. I made sure to leave about 1 1/2 inches extra and sewed two buttons at the top of the lace. Because the crocheted lace has large holes I lucked out and was able to use them as button holes and be able to adjust the width.
I sewed the buttons on by hand so there is no sewing machine required. And that's it! I made fake lace boot socks! Surprise! No sock is involved!
I am able to wrap the lace around my leg and button it above my boot. I can wear these with all my boots because I can adjust the width with the buttons!
These "fake" boot socks would be such a fun little gift for someone or just a project you could do as a treat for yourself. They have quite a few different types of lace at Joann Fabrics that would work for this as well. (unless you have an old lace tank top lying around like I did) It took all of five minutes to do and I think they are just adorable!
Hi I'm Ruth!
Wife to Manny and Mama to two little spunky girls, Amelia and Sophia and this is my little fashion corner on the internet.
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