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  1. How to Repair the Broken Toe Strap of a Fabric Sandal, How to Repair the Broken Toe Strap of a Fabric Sandal: step 1, image 1 of 2 How to Repair the Broken Toe Strap of a Fabric Sandal, How to Repair the Broken Toe Strap of a Fabric Sandal: step 1, image 2 of 2
    • Draw a rectangle on the bottom of the sandal that centers the hole of the toe strap.

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    • Slice through three connecting sides at the bottom of the rectangle using a box cutter.

    • Keep your fingers away from the box cutter to avoid injury.

    • Create shallow slices to avoid cutting through the sandal.

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    • Insert a toothpick into the bottom slit.

    • Use the toothpick as a lever to wedge open the flap.

    • Use an extra toothpick if the first one breaks.

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    • Slide the toe strap through the hole of the sandal until you feel resistance.

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    • Flatten the toe strap against the insole of the sandal.

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    • Apply the glue to the toe strap and inside the flap of the sandal.

    • Wear protective gloves to avoid skin irritation.

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    • Close the sole flap.

    • Press the flap down until it is even with the sole of the sandal.

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    • Use the trigger clamp to tightly press the flap against the sandal.

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    • Tighten the trigger clamp by squeezing the trigger.

    • Leave the trigger clamp on the sandal to dry overnight.

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    • Remove the trigger clamp by pressing the quick-release button.

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    • Pour rubbing alcohol onto a paper towel.

    • Rub the paper towel over the shoe to remove pencil marks and excess glue.

Conclusion

If you properly follow the instructions in this guide, your sandal will be repaired to a lasting, wearable condition.

Kulthum Lakha

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