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Widen tight or oppressive shoes
December 2020

Widen tight or oppressive shoes

I stretch tight or squeezing shoes with wet newsprint. The shoes must be stuffed properly tight. The paper dries, the leather continues. Works great. Too strong leather causes blisters, as it is with...

Simply dye leather shoes or leather bag
December 2020

Simply dye leather shoes or leather bag

I have retouched older but beautiful handbags. This works well with leather shoes;) You just buy wood stain. Depending on the original color of the leather, it is best to choose a darker shade. You...

Turn white shoelaces into off-white / light beige
December 2020

Turn white shoelaces into off-white / light beige

I definitely needed woolen white or light beige shoelaces for a few shoes. Unfortunately, I only had white at home and could not leave to get new ones. Then I tried the following: I simply "put"...

Rescue soled shoes with Pattex Compact
December 2020

Rescue soled shoes with Pattex Compact

The winter seemed almost over, but suddenly there was another load of snow. So I brought out the winter boots again in the evening, only to find that on one boot the sole on the edge has replaced...

Summer shoes wide with bottleneck
December 2020

Summer shoes wide with bottleneck

Beautiful summer shoes and Hessian feet - my problem always. I have a slightly broad metatarsus and instep. In order not to stretch the whole shoe (with damp paper or shoe tensioners) and also, so as...

Repair frayed shoelaces
December 2020

Repair frayed shoelaces

Who has not been annoyed by a frayed shoe lace that can not be pulled through the eyelet? Often, after some time of use, the plastic coating on the top is tattered or missing completely and the...

Ballerina shoes do not stop at the foot
December 2020

Ballerina shoes do not stop at the foot

I love ballerinas - but since I always wear stockings, they are not stuck. Obviously, they are made to hold by the "suction" of the bare foot. No wonder that little girls often wear shoes with a...

Wear boots without shoehorns
December 2020

Wear boots without shoehorns

Now comes the boot time again! Sometimes it is a painful wrenching and choking until you put your boots on. If you do not have a long shoehorn, you can easily manage. Just take a plastic bag, fold it...

Dry cloths against smelling shoes
December 2020

Dry cloths against smelling shoes

Who does not know that: especially in the summer bad smelling sneakers or others. You sweat and the smell is stuck in the shoe. Although there are expensive shoe sprays or fragrance bags, but they...

Warm insoles made of wool felt
December 2020

Warm insoles made of wool felt

Warm insoles for the cold winter, you can make from wool felt, great yourself. Before winter really comes and you really switch to wintery shoes, one or the other freezes their feet pretty fast. And...