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« on: May 25, 2006 05:05:35 PM »

Hello. You can call me Biinkz! -waves-
I have this skirt, and i think it's kinda ugly, and I want to make it over, but being the un-creative person that I am.. I have no ideas and I don't want to mess it up!

Here's a picture!

Alsoo, I have these shoes that I bought at a store a long time ago, and I never wear them. I need to personalize them, really bad! What type of paint is good to use? The're cheap shoes.

Thanks for your help!

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« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2006 05:46:14 PM »

I can't tell for sure from the picture if the shoes are canvas (they look like it) and I had a pair of shoes like this once and I dyed them with fabric dye.  I made the dye up in my washing machine and then threw the shoes in - they came out great.  I dyed mine orange  Grin

Just be sure to run the washing machine through with no load (or old towels) to clean it out.
« Reply #2 on: May 26, 2006 04:45:18 AM »

Well, since I use my friends washing machine, I can't do that.. Maybe I could buy Fabric Paint, would that work? I hope it will!
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« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2006 03:16:04 PM »

You don't have to use a washing machine for fabric dye - you can use a large pot, too.

I've never used fabric paint on shoes so can't really comment on that.
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