Yo-ho-ho! DIY Super Easy Kid Pirate Boot Covers

INSIDE: How to make DIY kid pirate boot covers for Halloween or dress-up time.

DIY Easy Kid Pirate Boot Covers | DazzleWhileFrazzled.comDo 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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DIY easy kid pirate boot covers

Let’s Batten Down The Hatches:
– Standard sheets of felt (I used two 8.5×11″ pieces)
– Sewing machine (here’s a basic sewing machine should you not have one)
– Black thread + sewing straight pins
– 4 x Gold Coins
– Fabric glue (this is some of my favorite glue)

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.
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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.

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.
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7 thoughts on “Yo-ho-ho! DIY Super Easy Kid Pirate Boot Covers

  1. Kate Hollingsworth says:

    Oh Victoria why couldn’t I have this idea when I was searching for book week costumes?? These pirate boots are AWESOME! My kids will love them (and I’ll be featuring your pirate boots at this week’s party). xx

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