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« on: March 25, 2007 12:41:53 PM »

Hello craftsters,

I am a knitter, so my shoe making abilities are next to nil.  I was wondering if I could have some ideas on how to execute this project I am working on for a friend: sandals from the movie 300.  I want to recreate the sandals from the movie exactly (or as close as possible).  I need all the straps in all the right places, so I can't just buy them.  I would love any of your ideas! I do not know if construction or reconstruction would work better in this instance.  Here is a picture of what these Spartan sandals need to look like.  This, unfortunatley, was the best that I could do because none of the stills really include feet.  (Better pics that I will be using are in the books, but I don't have a scanner, sorry.)

http://www.comingsoon.net/cgi-bin/imageFolio.cgi?action=view&link=Action/300&image=300pic21.jpg&img=&tt=

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« Reply #1 on: March 26, 2007 07:52:59 PM »

Welcome to Craftster!

My idea would be to buy sandals that are somewhat close to the ones from the movie, and then possibly buy matching leather/whatever they're made out of, and then make extra straps for them.
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« Reply #2 on: June 10, 2007 10:51:59 AM »

Yeah a recon of some sandals would be great. Just go around and see if you can't find the sole of the sandal here on the internet. Sandals are a plenty.

Anywho are planning on distressing the straps, or making the sandals seeming as if they are brand new?
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« Reply #3 on: July 03, 2007 03:23:17 PM »

Your link didn't work for me, it just went to the main site. However, I think I know what you mean. I would love to see ideas people post as I have been craving some Greek-esque leg wrap leather sandles myself. If you manage to accomplish it, do post please, with a tute!
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