The tire sandal patterns listed below are cheap to make. The tire sandal patterns look easy enough to make. You will need a little bit of muscle to make the tire sandals from either of these patterns.
I have seen people wearing tire sandals before. My husband and I had gone somewhere and we saw a couple wearing tire sandals. We kind of laughed because we thought how creative they were to make a pair of sandals out of tires. We wondered how hot the bottoms of their feet were after wearing them. We also wondered if they were comfortable.
I suppose the tire sandals would work for trekking around in the yard. I suspect they would work great for gardening or similar types of yard work. I don’t think it would be wise to wear them while mowing the yard unless you are on a riding lawn mower. Then again, the tire sandals may be a bit clunky for the riding lawn mower.
For those who want to venture into recycling tires into tire sandals, this may be a great way to help the environment. It may be a great way to earn a few extra bucks too. Making sandals from either of these tire sandal patterns would or could be rather inexpensive.
How many times have you seen parts of tires or tires lying along side the road? How about when you get new tires for your car, truck, or motorcycle and don’t want to pay the fee for tire disposal? The shoes from the tire sandal patterns would be a great way to use the tires.
Bicycle tires could work for baby tire sandals. The bicycle tires are narrow enough and lighter weight than a vehicle tire.
Tire Sandal Patterns
Tire Sandals Pattern and Instructions
This free, tire sandal pattern starts out with a discussion of wilderness living and other types of shoes this person has made and worn. The instructions and pattern are half way down the page. The person who has the tire sandal pattern and instructions up explains how to make your own sandal pattern. This way you can have the exact size of the size you need. There is a picture of the pattern on the page that can be used as a guideline for their instructions.
How to Make Sandals out of Old Tires – Video
The woman in the video shows you how to make your own tire sandals. This video is easy to follow. She shows you step-by-step how to make the pattern for the sandal, how to trace the pattern onto the tire, how to cut it out, and more. This video could be used in conjunction with the written instructions above for make tire sandals.
Even if you aren’t feeling crafty enough to make the shoes from the tire sandal patterns, I bet you know someone who is. They may laugh at you for the thought of making shoes from a tire sandal pattern, but I bet they would do it just to see you wear them.