Safety Pin Ice Skates

If you need a last minute ornament idea or if you just want a cute winter magnet, pin or decoration, these safety pin ice skates are easy to make! With the simple and clever addition of a safety pin for the blade, all you need is a little felt (or card stock paper) to put these together. 
Here is what you will need:
– Large (2 inch) safety pins
– Felt or Card stock paper
– Yarn for laces
– Tapestry needle
Skate Template <—– Click the link to download
– Hot glue gun
– Marker
Print and cut out your skate from the template provided or you can freehand your own. Trace the skate onto your felt.

Now fold your felt in half along the bottom skate line. Cut out your skate.

When you unfold it, it should look like this:
Now its time to pin your safety pin  in place.

Thread your yarn and “lace” the shoes. It helps to make dots where you want the laces to go to help guide you.

Finish by hot gluing (or use regular glue) The inside edges together. 
Leave the laces long and hang up as an ornament!

Now for even more crafty inspiration, come see 14 fabulous winter crafts and recipes from #MyFavoriteBloggers! Winter wishes to all!

Peppermint Sugar Cookie Snowman,   Zippered Snowflake Pouch,   Crocheted Winter Gnome,   Crocheted Snowflake Pattern,  Winter Princess Pearl Necklace,   Safety Pin Ice Skates,   15 Winter Boredom Busters for Kids,   Winter Party Favors,   Gold-Brushed Pine Cone Ornaments,   Winter Gift in a Jar,   Candy Swirl Winter Centerpiece,   Egg Nog Cookies,   Easy Beaded Snowflakes,   DIY Christmas Trees.

And meet the creative women behind the blogs!

From left to right, top to bottom: Sky from Creative Capital B, Adrianne from Happy Hour Projects, Melanie from It Happens in a Blink, Amy from One Artsy Mama, ChiWei from 1 Dog Woof, Sarah from Repeat Crafter Me, Kadie from Seven Alive, Bethany from Pitter and Glink, Kara from Happy Go Lucky, Lauren from Thinking Closet, Tara from Suburble, Nancy from Do Small Things with Love, Meredith Wait Til Your Father Gets Home, and Kirsten from One Tough Mother



  1. Carissa says

    Can you explain how you sew the laces? I can’t see a button, but thought I could figure this out! I may be wrong! Do you run the needle through both felt sides? One lace one side at a time?

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