Altered Shoes: A Step-By-Step Guide To Making Your Footwear Fabulous

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Krause Publications Craft, Mar 4, 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
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"Shoes that'll knock your socks off!"
&break;"Where did you get those shoes?!?"

&break;&break;A Step-by-Step Guide to Making Your Footwear Fabulous

&break;&break;One size does not fit all. For diva-licious footwear as unique as you, step into Altered Shoes and be your own designer! Whether you're working with new shoes or a pair you've worn-in just right, this book shows you how to add your own personal stamp. (Or rhinestones, or ribbons, or gilding?)

&break;&break;Dig those castaways out of your closet - those Plain Janes, those old favorites with scuffed-up soles, and those pricey bridesmaid shoes that saw their day and have been in the box ever since. Add sparkle to your stilettos, revive your favorite flats and personalize your pumps. Use the same techniques to turn new, off-the-rack bargains, into out-of-this-world creations, the kind of shoes that don't just complement your outfit, but punctuate it!

&break;&break;Stroll through these pages and discover:&break;&break;20 inventive projects for taking shoes from tired and boring to fresh and fabulous - from Viva Las Vegas Stilettos to Flower Power Pumps! &break;&break;Easy-to-follow, step-by-step directions for a wide range of techniques using fabric, paint, polymer clay, crystals, seashells, deconstructed jewelry, fabric markers - even a photo of the family pet?! &break;&break;Head over heels - love letters in which women of all walks of life reflect upon their favorite pair of shoes&break;&break;No more predictable and pedestrian shoes for you, Twinkle Toes! Get this book and treat your feet to designer originals - MINUS the designer price tag.

 

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Contents

Introduction
9
Materials
10
Techniques
22
Shoe Camouglage
36
Viva Las Vegas Stilettos
39
Rhinestone Rider Boats
43
Paper Mosaic Flats
47
Goth at Heart Heels
51
City Slicker Striders
83
Over the Rainbow SlipOns
87
Buttons and Bows Espadrilles
91
Flower Power Pumps
95
NOrleans Jazz Kicks
99
Fashionista FlipFlops
105
Santa Baby Stilettos
109
Strollin Down the Aisle Pumps
113

Crazy Quilt Granny Boots
55
Ribbon Stripe Pumps
61
Shining Star Struts
65
Rocket Lily Sneakers
69
Pumped Up Polka Dot Stilettos
73
Stamp Your Foot Loafers
77
Seashell Sandals
117
Safari Sneakers
121
Resources
126
Index
127
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