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« on: October 08, 2006 09:37:23 PM »

once, a very long time ago, i had a wonderful pair of plaid converse, ever since the sad day that my mother decided that there were more holes than shoe left and discarded them, i have longed for another pair of plaid shoes,
here is my latest (and so far most successful) effort

the shoes were 3 dollars, and the part that is now plaid was a funny tan color-







any comments/ ideas are uber welcome
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« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2006 09:32:53 AM »

I love plaid and your shoes look very cool!
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« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2006 09:37:37 AM »

I love those! Well done!
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« Reply #3 on: October 11, 2006 10:17:18 PM »

saddle shoes have always been weird to me...but these i love! the plaid is so interesting in color... Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: October 11, 2006 11:51:20 PM »

woo those are great! where did you find the shoes?
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« Reply #5 on: October 12, 2006 08:07:45 AM »

thanks! I found them at my favorite thrift store - yeah, i've always been a little weirded out by saddle shoes too, but when i thought of having plaid saddle shoes was too good to pass up.
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« Reply #6 on: October 12, 2006 09:57:02 AM »

Creative. Reminds me of the movie Grease for some reason although with a twist!
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« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2006 08:21:45 PM »

I really like your shoes too.  How did you put the plaid on?  Did you cut fabric to match and glue it on or did you take things apart and sew them back together?  Either way those ar way cool.
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« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2006 08:24:22 PM »

i did it the easy way  Smiley  i used my wonderful tacky glue, cut the fabric to the right size and glued it on.
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« Reply #9 on: October 31, 2006 03:58:39 PM »

those looks wonderful!
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