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Make your own easy braided boot straps
Pimp your boots with easy to make and removable straps!

Posted by Serum vital from Germany, Pennsylvania, United States • Published See Serum vital's 8 projects »
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  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your materials:

    - Some leatherrests or fabric you want
    - some metal rings
    - scissors
    - glue
    - chain
    (- eyelets)

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 2
    Step 2

    Cut the straps...

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 3
    Step 3

    The length should be around 25 cm of each strap.
    Then I cut one with a width of 2 cm and the other of 4 cm.

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 4
    Step 4

    Cut the wider strap in three strangs to braid it.

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 5
    Step 5

    Braid it...

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 6
    Step 6

    (Hot) glue the ends to fix it.

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 7
    Step 7

    Glue the end to the ring

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 8
    Step 8

    Do the same with the other strap.

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 9
    Step 9

    Fit it on your boot and glue the ends together

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 10
    Step 10

    Fix a ring on the chain...

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 11
    Step 11

    ...and put the two rings togehter

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 12
    Step 12

    Then make a hole in the other side or use eyelets.

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 13
    Step 13

    Here you can fix the other end of the chain.

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 14
    Step 14

    To get a little Western touch cut the excess fabric in small stripes.

  • How to make a boot. Easy Boot Straps - Step 15
    Step 15

    FINISHED!

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