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I've been wearing the same pair of converse for years now, theyve finally given up the ghost though. Instead of chucking them away, I've made them awesome :)
For this, you need:Old shoesFabric that you want to use (I recommend checking Fat Quarter for some cool stuff)Sewing machineScissors/knifeRubber cementodd bits n bobs
Take a craft knife and cut the old fabric off the soles, making sure not to wreck it too much. Try and get it off in once piece ...
Take the main shoe part that you cut off and cut it in half down the back of the shoe. Place all of the bits on paper and ...
Cut out the paper pattern you just made. Fold the fabric so that its doubled up and pin the paper templates to it.
Cut round the pattern making sure to leave some space around the edge. We'll be sewing this inside-out later on
Take the panels and turn them over, so that they are inside-out. Sew round the edge to fasten them together. Turn them inside out and Iron them flat ...
Grab a hole punch and create 8 4mm wide holes in the fabric, do this again on the other side.
Now to glue the fabric to the sole. I used rubber cement as its waterproof and flexible Smear loads of glue around the inside edges of the sole ...
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