Picture of Converse All-Star Sandles
This teaches you how to make a pair of chucks (or whatever shoe you have) into sandles.

Step 1: Outline the shoe

Picture of Outline the shoe
chuck outline for cutting.bmp
On this step, your going to grab your shoe and plot imaginary lines where you want to cut. I recomend that you take a pic of your shoe and open it in a photo-editing program (I recomend GIMPshop!). outline the side, the back, and the tongue of the shoe.
How would you recommend lining the sides that you cut off so they won't start unraveling?
MAApleton2 years ago
Very cool indeed!!!
GIMPshop is a repacked form of GIMP that adds adware when you install it. always get FOSS software from the source, in this case, GIMP.org
Wasagi4 years ago
Nice! I was also thinking that chucks would make pretty cool flip flops or berkinstocks out of converses. Great job!
kimjune017 years ago
'it had marker on it from friends signing it (dont ask why) and mud stains." do I detect EmO?
What does friends signing stuff, have to do with being emo?
for real ha! i have all my stuff drawn on and it doesnt make one difference :P its just a fun inside joke with your friends. too bad being creative means being a stereotype.
because being emo is hip, and signing shoes and t-shirts with sharpies is also hip.
romi4565 years ago
Do you have pics from the brown shoes before, the original state?
romi4565 years ago
please show result , how are the white shoes looking finally ?
romi4565 years ago
This is fine, I just use the Gimp programm to test it on an example. With Gimp you can show new outline and can also "cut" as a preview.
im gonna do this with my vans
mrbob10007 years ago
i made some!

i used the leather ones... like in here but they have a cool design embossed into the tongue and gold lettering and a white star with a white arrow type thing... there sweet!

they were 2 sizes too small but they work now!
coolz7 years ago
SANDALS is spelled like that
skasks9 years ago
Looks cool in the pictures, looks kinda lame in real life. :\
picture 2.jpg
Googlypuffs (author)  skasks9 years ago
lol, they look ok. i guess the size of your shoe does matter... i wear a size 9 and they turned out pretty decent
Chucks, nice. mine are orange.
christy9 years ago
When I was in junior high (er ... about 15 years ago) I made a pair of Chuck Taylor slides and I was the coolest kid on the block for about a week. I basically just cut the back off a pair (not as far up as these sandals) and they turned out pretty good. Comfy and easy to put on.
postapoc9 years ago
nice. I gonna do this