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« on: July 04, 2006 02:06:58 PM »

This is an old topic I started but I edited to add this question.  What kind of glue should I use to keep these buttons on a shoe??  I have used barges and e6000 but they both have peeled off.  The shoe is made of thick manmade material.  I wanted to glue them because sewing looked like a pain.  Maybe I need a certain needle???
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« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2006 02:12:15 PM »

I dunno how strong e6000 is compared to superglue... I don't know if that would work any better. A problem with glue for this project is that, obviously, the fabric of the shoe there bends and moves, which glue doesn't really accomadate for - whereas, if its stitched, the thread allows it a little leyway so it doesn't pop off, but it's still very firmly attatched. I'd suggest a leather needle, a thimble, and alot of patience  Cool
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« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2006 11:39:39 AM »

I've read about epoxy adhesives and that they could be cured to be flexible.  Has anyone had experiece with epoxy and leather/plastics?
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« Reply #3 on: July 20, 2006 11:12:54 PM »

hmm.. maybe get a strong thimble and sew them on?
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check thistothat.com
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