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  1. How to Patch a Canvas Shoe, How to Patch a Canvas Shoe: step 1, image 1 of 3 How to Patch a Canvas Shoe, How to Patch a Canvas Shoe: step 1, image 2 of 3 How to Patch a Canvas Shoe, How to Patch a Canvas Shoe: step 1, image 3 of 3
    • Use the scissors to make sure the specific place in which you are applying the shoe-goo is free of any long loose strings or excess fabric.

    • This will allow the goo to stick better and last longer on the shoe.

  2. How to Patch a Canvas Shoe: step 2, image 1 of 1
    • Slightly wet the sponge to rub and clean the torn area of the shoe

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    • Once the shoe is free of excess material, and clean as can be, you are ready to apply the goo onto the shoe. Apply a medium amount along the rip or hole on the desired spot.

    • Gloves are recommended for this, but are not required.

    • DO NOT squeeze huge globs onto the shoe, in this case more is not always better.

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    • Spread the shoe goo across the rip in the fabric with the popsicle stick.

    • For the best appearance, make the goo as smooth as possible and try not to get the shoe goo any where else besides the rip

  5. How to Patch a Canvas Shoe: step 5, image 1 of 1
    • Let shoe dry for at least 24 hours.

    • For maximum strength, let shoe sit for 2-3 days.

  6. How to Patch a Canvas Shoe: step 6, image 1 of 1
    • Once the shoe-goo is completely dry, your shoe is now ready to wear. Go out, hit the town, show off your fresh kicks.

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2 Comments

hahahahahaha. that was really funny. You should patent it

Up Rouf - Reply

Here’sthe deal on this effort, there is value in fixing things that just need some effort….rather than trash tossing. Once fixed, these canvas shoes can live a long useful life and with creativity and cleaning they can be anything you want them to be. You can turn a well worn pair of canvas shoes into a work of art as long as the sole is good and the heel isn’t broken down. I love this video!

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