Make your own designer embroidered sneakers for a mere fraction of the cost. A fun new accessory you'll wear all summer long.
Embroidered fashion is everywhere now, and of course, if it involves plants and flowers I'm probably going to love it.
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Recently I purchased these cute embroidered espadrilles for the summer. They weren't too expensive, but they got me thinking about how easy it might be to try and DIY a pair.
However, if you want you can get a nicer pair like the one shown above for about $10 more on Amazon. (click on the image)
This technique would also look great on these mule espadrilles from payless.
I found these iron on appliques at the same Walmart. I think I spent less than $8.00 for all of them.
You can also find a ton of cute appliques on Amazon (above) in a variety of styles and prices.
Although they are considered iron-on appliques, I used a hot glue gun to set them in place. Consider cutting your pieces like I did here with the birds and branches.
You could also try using a fabric glue to make sure your appliques stay on. Aleene has one called "Ok to Wash It," which would be good for this kind of project.
These faux embroidered sneakers turned out pretty cute, but I think they need a little extra adornment.
Maybe these pretty pink flowers added alongside of the sunflower would complete the look.
What do you think? More is more, or is it too much?