How to Turn Regular Socks into Non-Skid Slipper Socks

Tired of slipping on hard wood floors, but too cold to go barefoot? Make some of your favorite socks slip-proof.


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You Will Need

  • Comfortable socks
  • Two pieces cardboard
  • Fabric paint


  1. Step 1

    Prepare socks

    Wash and dry your socks.

  2. Step 2

    Make template

    Trace each foot on a separate piece of cardboard and cut out your print.

  3. Step 3

    Insert pattern

    Insert a cardboard template into each sock and smooth the fabric over the template to create a flat surface.

  4. Step 4

    Paint sock

    Paint a pattern with fabric paint on your socks.

  5. Wavy lines, dots, or zigzags are the simplest designs to create.

  6. Step 5

    Dry socks

    Dry the socks according to paint instructions. Now you can wander around the house in stocking feet with no fear of slipping.

  7. Did you know? More than 2.3 million children are treated each year at hospital emergency rooms for fall-related injuries.