Get Rid of Smelly Shoes with No-Sew Simple DIY Sachets!

Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!Stinky shoes are an ongoing problem for many. Well, we’ve got something to help you get rid of smelly shoes. It’s a quick DIY Sachet you can make in a couple minutes. We’ve tackled the foot odor issue before with Cure Smelly Feet Naturally which not only has a spray but some interesting sachets. These sachets are a lot larger and will be a bit more powerful for removing odor. They make use of baking soda which is known for it’s odor absorbing properties.1

I learned years go from my mom to stick an open top box of baking soda in my fridge  to help keep it smelling good. Every three months we would toss the old box out and add a new one. The sachets are also refillable.

Shoe Sachet Supplies

  • Adult socks  Use any color or pattern you like!
  • Rubber bands
  • Ribbon or string
  • Baking Soda This absorbs absorbs wonderfully!
  • Tea Tree Oil  OPTIONAL but since you have some you might as well use it for it’s anti-fungal properties.
  • Bling OPTIONAL for those of you who like to go extra fancy! i.e. flowers, buttons, beads etc.
  • Drinking Glass (for filling sock)
  • Pinking Shears (Optional but can help with certain fabrics to keep the tops from unraveling)

Instructions

Cut sock as shown. If you’re using a tube sock you can make them longer if desired.

Gather the supplies needed.Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

Cut the sock about an inch above the heel. It will be trimmed later.  For tube socks cut about 7″ up from the toe. Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

Throw the top part of the sock away.Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

Use a drinking cup that is normal size in diameter or smaller. Put the sock down into it. Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

Pull the edges down just over the cup. I’d suggest putting a rubber band around it otherwise the sock might slip off the cup. Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

Fill the sock with approximately 1/2 cup baking soda. You can use more if you want a longer sachet. Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

The key is to get it a nice size that fits down into the shoe while keeping enough sticking up on top to tie.

Place a rubber band down close to the squished ball of baking soda. Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

Cut the top to the length you want sticking up, if its too long. Some socks may fray a little, so feel free to use pinking shears on the end. Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!To add flowers slide the stems down under the rubber band. Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

  Next, tie the ribbon around the sock, over the rubber band and make a bow.  These are meant to be refillable as the baking soda typically needs changed every 3 months. Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

We also did a masculine set using help string.Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

We threaded a bead on each end. Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

Then tie each end so the bead won’t fall off.Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

You’ll make two of each type, of course.  Stick them down into each shoe and that’s how you get rid of smelly shoes! The soda should be changed every 3 months as it becomes saturated with the odors from the shoes. Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!Get rid of smelly shoes with these super easy and quick to make No-Sew DIY Sachets. We added a bit of bling to ours and they turned out awesome!

 

2 Comments

    1. Nancy Author

      Thanks Becky. You know, I actually thought of that but I had the shot ready to take so I didn’t. I’m going to go in the post and mention it though.

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