Today is a big day for shoes, the news is filled with stories of shoes around the world – so on a more constructive and positive note, here are some non-airbourne shoe projects… Learn two ways to mod Converse Hightops: knit one pair and swap the fabric on another. Fashion a pair of ribbon-tie sandals, open source shoes and build your own rollerskates… all in CRAFT 07.
Shoe Time by Arwen O’Reilly Griffith
Our view at history shows it’s human nature: we gotta have shoes. Page 40.
Design-As-You-Wear Sandals by Amy O’Neill Houck
With Annie Mohaupt’s wood-and-ribbon shoes, the wearer becomes the designer. Page 42.
Slip-On Style by Annie Mohaupt
Fashion new sandals that always match your whim. Page 44.
Hotshot High-Tops by Katie Tesarowski
Deconstruct and reconstruct your old standbys with new knitting. Page 52.
Baby Steps by Eve Oki Shirley
Make soft, pliable shoes for your favorite toddler. Page 55.
Roll Baby Roll! by Richard Humphrey, Luanne Teoh
Transform any shoes into hot roller skates and go on with your bad self! Page 62.
Shoe Mods Made Simple by Ivory Eileen
Check out these easy ways to make your shoes all your own. Page 66.