DIY Holiday: Sequin Shoe Clip

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SEQUIN SHOE CLIPWe love the idea of adding a little festivity to your otherwise plain heels for holiday parties and outings. Shoe clips have been hot lately and we have a version that is super simple to make on your own with lots of sparkle.

 

The shoe clip base can sometimes be hard to find, but we think they're too big and bulky anyway. We found a better base and it's something you already have at home!

SEQUIN SHOE CLIP SUPPLIES

Supplies:

1 ½'' wide sequin elastic in gold or silver

Matching bias tape

hot glue gun

2 paper clips

Scissors

SEQUIN SHOE CLIPS

Cut a very small piece of bias tape that is the size of the top, smaller metal piece on the paper clip

SEQUIN SHOE CLIP

Open up the bias tape and put a small amount of hot glue on the inside of one side. Slide it carefully underneath the top metal piece on the paper clip and press up against the top metal piece.

SEQUIN SHOE CLIP

Place another small amount of hot glue on the other side of the bias tape and wrap around the front of the clip. You only want to cover the top part of the clip, while leaving the bottom, larger part of the clip free.

SEQUIN SHOE CLIP

Now cut a 4 inch piece of sequin elastic. I found mine at a local fabric store. The 1 ½ inch stuff is the perfect size. It's a little expensive (mine was $5 a yard), but you only need about 8 inches of it. Apply a small amount of glue on the inside of one piece,along the edge.

SEQUIN SHOE CLIP

And fold that side on top of the other, gluing it together into a loop as shown.

SEQUIN SHOE CLIP

Now cut a piece of bias tape at least 2x the length of the sequin loop

SEQUIN SHOE CLIP

Wrap around, making sure the crease on the sequin loop is in the back and make a tie a tight knot.

SEQUIN SHOE CLIP

Glue that knot onto the top of the paper clip where you attached the bias tape.

SEQUIN SHOE CLIPS ON SHOES

Clip the bow to your favorite heels and you're ready to go!

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