DIY Pom Pom Sandals – From Scratch!

DIY pom pom sandals – from scratch – made with leather and colorful DIY yarn pom poms!

DIY Pom Pom Leather Sandals - From Scratch!

Pom poms are everywhere right now! These colorful little yarn balls adorn shoes, hats, bags and the hair! Pom poms add a boho twist to any outfit.

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In this tutorial I’ll show you how to make cute DIY pom pom sandals from scratch! 😀 All you need is a piece of leather and yarn!

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DIY Pom Pom Sandals – From Scratch!

You’ll need:

  • vegetable tanned leather
  • linseed oil
  • colorful yarn
  • needle and scissor
  • optional: ankle bracelets, friendship bracelets, beaded tassels, beads, jewelry, metal or colorful plastic buttons, crochet ornaments …


DIY Pom Pom Leather Sandals Tutorial

DIY Leather Sandals From Scratch

Make DIY Huarache-type sandals with vegetable tanned leather and yarn.

-> DIY Leather Huarache Sandals From Scratch

DIY Pom Pom Leather Sandals - From Scratch!

DIY Pom Pom Sandals

Then make mini pom poms and tassels with yarn in different colors.

-> How To Make DIY Mini Yarn Pom Poms

-> Fast And Easy Way To Make Yarn Pom Poms

-> How To Make Tassels

Using colorful yarn scraps tie the pom poms to the twisted cords of the Huarache sandals with square knots.

DIY Boho Sandals Tutorial

You can also use buttons, tassels and beads to embellish your boho sandals. I used plastic buttons in green, mint green, pink and yellow …

DIY Boho Leather Sandals - From Scratch!

… large and small golden metal buttons, my DIY Indian beaded tassels in orange and gold.

DIY Boho Leather Sandals

And DIY beaded tassels in blue which I made some years ago for my 1910s peacock evening gown.

DIY Tassel Sandals - Tutorial

I also used turquoise ceramic beads, simple wire hibiscus flowers in petrol which I made some years ago as hair ornaments, a crochet ornament made with yarn scraps …

Pom Pom Sandals - Tutorial

… friendship bracelets, a tatting sample and a malachite necklace.

DIY Boho Sandals - From Scratch

For even more boho flair, wear the pom pom sandals with ankle bracelets. I’m wearing Indian ankle bracelets in gold.

How To Make Pom Pom Sandals From Scratch

-> More pictures of the DIY pom pom sandals from scratch

DIY Boho Pom Pom Sandals With Leather Soles


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DIY Tutorial Pom Pom Sandals From Scratch

32 thoughts on “DIY Pom Pom Sandals – From Scratch!

  1. Just hopped over from WasteLess Wednesday to see your beautiful DIY Pom Pom Sandals. These are really amazing! I would love to make and wear sandals like these this Summer. I’m pinning and sharing.

  2. Oh my these are wonderful. They are colourful, fun and super pretty. They are perfect for many occasions and look really comfortable as well. Well done.

  3. These are so bright and colorful. And I love that you’ve used so many different crafting techniques to make them. I think I even see a bit of embroidery in there. 🙂

    Thanks so much for linking up to last week’s Stitchery Link Party.

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