Custom Design Your Sneakers

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Jazz up your sneakers with your own style by customizing them with your own pattern.  Just choose anything you would like to sport on your feet and add it yourself.  Whatever you print out can be added to your shoes, the sky’s the limit. Create your own custom kicks in just a few easy steps.

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Materials

• Converse sneakers (or shoe of your choice)
• Glue stick
• Scissors & cutting knife
• Craft Attitude© printable film
• Computer
• Inkjet printer

Step One
Resize & reverse your image to fit the estimated printable area. [You can use any number of software programs, such as PowerPoint, Word, Photoshop or even an online tool like picmonkey.com
Notes: You reverse print because the opposite side of the film has a protective coating. One printed sheet typically covers 2 sides of 1 adult shoe (lengthwise). You will be trimming off the excess. You reverse print because the opposite side of the film has a protective coating.

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Step Two

Set your printer to best quality photo printing and allow printed film a minimum of 1 hour (dep ending on your printer) to dry at room temperature.

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Step Three
When you are ready to apply, rub a glue stick generously on the shoe area where you will be positioning the film. Smooth with your finger and rub the glue completely to the edges to make sure the film stays on nice  and tight along the trim areas.

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Step Four
Peel the film from the backing paper carefully and position the printed side directly on the prepped shoe. You will be able to mold and tug the Craft Attitude® film and move it around in to place to remove any wrinkles or bubbles.

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Step Five
Gently rub the Craft Attitude® film into the shoe to get maximum contact. You wil l see that the film takes on the texture of the canvas, leather, and rubber surface. You can leave the film over the stitching, or cut back to the edge to feature the raised surfaces or branding.

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Step Six
Using a sharp cutting tool, cut gently around the outer edge leaving a bit extra to press into the seams. Rub the film once more to make sure the film adheres nicely.

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Note: For best results, let the shoe dry overnight and replace the laces in coordinating colors for maximum “pop” before wearing.