Floral Wedges DIYPosted: June 7, 2011
I’ve been looking for a pair of floral wedges since the beginning of this season, since seeing them on these fabulous ladies:
Tiffany of A Reason To Be Fabulous
Tania of What Would A Nerd Wear
The thing is, I’m not keen on open-toed shoes, and it’s incredibly hard to find close-toed wedges, not to mention close-toed floral wedges. However, last week I managed to find a pair of close-toed wedges at Buffalo Exchange (which led to my declaration of failure on my shopping ban… but no worries. I didn’t buy anything this week!)
I like the shape, but the canvas has a bit of wear to it (it looks like denim in the photo, but it’s actually a faded black), so I decided to give it a face lift thanks to this tutorial I found on What I Wore (I didn’t have any muslin for pattern, and I’m cheap, so I used tissue paper instead.)
I didn’t cover the body of the shoes because I like that espadrilles look. Also, I used my trusty all-purpose glue instead of hot glue, which actually works out better – the glue is water-soluble, so if I get tired of this print, I can just sponge the glue off, rip the old fabric out and put a new one on. Changeable wedges, how about that?