Craft corner – customising your own trainers part 1

I thought I would start a little section on here where I share crafts (usually simple ones) that I have attempted at home. Basically I love clothes and making things but I am all for a bargain so I thought I would stretch my creating muscles in a new direction. Or you can all laugh at how bad the things I make are and you can imagine me shuffling around town in things I have made.

Anyway, I decided to start simple with some wonderful customised white pumps. Partly because my current favourites are dropping to bits, mostly because I keep buying the crazy patterned ones and decided to see if I could make some.

To customise your own customised shoes you will need:

Light coloured canvas shoes – the sort you would get in Primark and H&M

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Fabric pens (or permanent markers; I have stained enough lab coats in my time with these to know they are very water and soap resistant)

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Basically start decorating these in whatever way you fancy. Initially devoid of any creative impulses I wrote my name on these….

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Then I quickly got into it.

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Even though I am not the most artistic girl on the planet these turned out pretty well.

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Keep a lookout for the pair I will soon be making for my boyfriend which he wants decorating with his favourite song lyrics (well he does write about music!)

 

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