Introduction: My First Diy-measure-made Leather Sandals.

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Tools you need (clockwise from left above):

metal-ruler, brush, edge beveller, pricking wheel/overstitch wheel, stitching groover (freehand and adjustable), linoleum-tool, pen/marker, knives (for paper, leather), skiver/beveller, measuring tape, hammer (steel/pvc), bolt cutter, tripod, ironnails, dart with rubber (new invented tool), punches, rivet-tool, burnishing agent, sandpaper, harness needles, lighter, glue, scissor, waxed tread, pliers, awl, burnishing tool, clips, shoe cream, cutting board/pad.

Additional materials you need:

cowhide natural and black, copper rivets, rubber sole, brown belt/strap, cardboard.

Step 1: Make a Pattern of Your Feet and Modify It Until You Like It - It Will Be the Shape of the Sole.

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Step 2: Make an Insert to Support Your Foot.

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Step 3: Make the Toe-separator and Fix It.

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Step 4: Mark the Stitching Holes, Punch/cut the Slots and Stitch the Thongs on Place.

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Step 5: Glue the Soles Together, Punch Again All the Holes and Stitch It.

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Step 6: Mount the Toe-separator With a Copper Rivet.

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Step 7: Make the Heel and Glue the Rubber Sole. Cream the Sides of the Sole and Burnish It Accurately (sorry No Pics).

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Step 8: Love Your Measure-made Luxury Sandals. Your Friends Will Ask You to Make Them Also a Pair of It ;-)

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Comments

TheTutor11 (author)2015-07-09

This was a very nice instructable. Thank you.

Saiyam (author)2015-07-07

The sandals are so well made that they look original. Great work!

happinessfairy (author)2015-07-06

Excellent tutorial! I LOVE IT! Now I want to make a pair:)

ekiessling (author)2015-07-06

well done!!

seamster (author)2015-07-06

Wow! These are really impressive. It's great to see the process of how you made your own custom leather sandals. Thank you for sharing this!

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