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« on: July 18, 2007 06:30:22 PM »

So I got my favorite pair of shoes really dirty the other weekend and without thinking I began to clean them with a bleach based cleanser.  Halfway through the first shoe I realized that the red dirt was indeed coming out but the fabric was beginning to turn orange.  Well, I thought a few minutes and I came up with a solutions inspired by what I had seen on Crafster, I decided to just dye the whole shoe orange.  I didn't think I could a design of any sort from what I had already done and I sort of like the orange like it is and I'm not sure I'm going to go back and do the tongue of the shoe after all.  I think the navy blue tongue gives it character, don't you think?   Pictures below to enjoy.



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« Reply #1 on: July 20, 2007 04:35:36 PM »

that was a good idea rather than just tossing 'em.  and it does look good with the blue tongue. cool  Smiley
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« Reply #2 on: July 20, 2007 10:29:12 PM »

Thanks! I have trouble with my mom's digital camera and it's the only one I have access to right now. 
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« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2007 12:42:54 PM »

It's funny how mistakes can turn out good sometimes! Cute shoes!
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« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2007 06:53:02 PM »

Thanks! 
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« Reply #5 on: July 28, 2007 10:21:33 AM »

I like em with the blue tounge :-P They look awesome x
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