Sneakers shoes have come into view as one of the most well known shoes in the last decades. They were initially popular among athletes, but as the years gone by, sneakers become the most reputable fashion statement especially for teenagers. Not only worn by teenagers, but the sneakers are also worn by all levels of people from children to adults. They wear sneakers for daily activities like running, jogging, and even walking. To personalize the sneakers according to your preference, you can now make the simple sneakers on your own. Read along to find the answer.
In customizing the sneakers, pay attention on the materials that the shoes are about to be made of. The fabric and the rubber sole should be from the textile factory, while the shoelaces are from the regular shoe store. The fabric glue, needle, thread, and the pattern of the sneaker can be found in any craft store or local arts. The form of wooden shoe is recommended to be used as it helps the sneaker in maintaining its shape. Next, with the help of sneaker’s pattern, you can cut the fabric into pieces to be able to be sewn together later on. In making up the final process of sneaker, there are around three pieces of fabrics from your cut.
After the cutting process, now it comes to the sewing process. Sew the pieces one by one and pay attention to perfectly pair the pieces. Sewing sneakers can be done by working on the left and right side as well as the front and the back. To ensure the best result on the sneakers’ creating project, you need the help of sewing machine in sewing the fabrics for a better result. The sewing machine and also the fabric glue should be powerful to make the upper fabric and the rubber sole connected tightly to one another.
Finally, here comes the most exciting part; the finishing touch. Use anything that would represent your personal taste like applying beads, drawings, rhinestones, or iron-on decals. With your own creativity, the sneakers will be more than just fashion statement, but also the work of art.