DIY Doily Wedge Shoes


Hey Crafters! Welcome to another episode of
Corinne’s Craft Closet. I’m really excited about this video because
I’ve been seeing all these projects online involving old tapestries and old handmade
textiles. So when I saw these shoes on Tumblr, I knew
my old wedges were destined for a makeover. Alrighty– you want to start out this project
by taking a good look at your shoe and making a plan of attack. I’m going to cover this wedge in sections,
starting with the zipper side. There’s gonna be four sections on this side and three sections
on the other side. Starting with one section, position the doily
how you want it. You can use a clothespin to hold it on there. Then use a paintbrush to paint Mod Podge onto
that one section. Press that area of doily down onto the glue
and cut away the non-glued areas, following the ridges that already exist on the shoes. Remove the clothespin and cut the doily along
the top of the shoe. Then glue it down where you couldn’t when it was pinned. Now seal that whole section by using a paintbrush
to stipple glue on top of the doily. Make sure to be thorough when you do this. You
don’t want any large globs or puddles of glue just hanging out. Then repeat all that for section number two. For the other side of the shoe, then top part
will be all one section, since you don’t have to worry about a zipper. The wedge will be two sections on both sides.
When you’re positioning the doily for the wedge sections, you can just kind of hold
it there with your hand instead of using the clothespin. This process takes a little time. And be sure
to be manipulating the doily to fill in any spaces as you go. It’s actually really forgiving,
so just have fun with it. And when you’re all done, you’re gonna let
them dry overnight. I
love how they came out, and now want to doily-decoupage
everything. If you decide to “do the doily,” make sure
to upload pictures to the CRAFT Flickr pool– I’d love to see your work. And until next time, keep it crafty!

100 Comments

  • where can u find those shoes? in canada?

  • my god, so hot

  • the salvation army and goodwill has plenty u dont want to but them new because your going to cut them up anyways

  • That's cool, I would've like to see them on

  • What's mod podge? O.o

  • Sooooo hot!

  • wow, these look nice

  • …these are AWESOME

  • awesome!!

  • Thinking I could do this with fabric.. ^_^

  • i applaud you

  • Oh :O
    that's so great !

  • do you wear this shoes?

  • very nice great idea… wh

  • WOW!!

  • I LOVE that!! x

  • SO CUTE!

  • Same thought as me actually.

  • Ohmygoodnness! They are so freaking GEORGOUS!

  • love it

  • So hott!

  • holy crap you have small feet! jealous!

  • hello, i'm french sorry for my english ! i don't understand which glue you use.

  • OMG I never thought abbout doing that… They came out really nice

  • el pegamento seria : cola de carpintero?

  • I LOOOOOOVE it !!!!! èwé Really easy to do, simple shoes, and very cheap, that s interesting ! But i was wondering if the water damage the glue and peels off the material ?

  • I have been up cycling shoes for some time and I am not so sure the mod podge won't crack and peel. I do have another suggestion though – use 3 advanced craft glue in 1 from beacon. I have had good results with this glue both on leather and pleather. It is acid free and water proof and stays flexible. thanks so much for this idea, I am going to try it!

  • LOVE THESE..GREAT IDEA 🙂

  • niiiiiiice!

  • I hope that glue is waterproof. But nice look.

  • What about using lace?

  • I think it looks better if you don't do the wedge part.. x3

  • wow!!!! unique ….

  • Holy guacamole this kicks ass!

  • I think that lace is excellent, because I was like why would I mess up dollies. But LACE here I come

  • u kno..its very difficult to follow that!! xp

  • does it work if i use fabric lace instead of doily?

  • Can any other fabric work?

  • mzdivastepscom has awsome shoes!!!!!!!!!!

  • holy craftyness

  • my fav diy! your shoes were amazing!

  • Jessie J!

  • That was brilliant…. 3I love it…

  • Yeah, i think both are really good looking 🙂

  • I love it!

  • I love it!!!!!

  • Same reaction. I could never cut doilies that I had made, but others wouldn't be so bad.

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  • Love it!!! I wish i still had my boots….that would be cool….may try with lace…

  • This might hurt my heart a little bit. Since I crochet, I know how much time and work it takes to create a single doily T__T But cool idea of covering shoes with doily :3

  • What to use if u dnt have modg ?

  • She is so ugly

  • good idea

  • everyone is beautiful in their own way!

  • Love these! Gonna make a pair.. Can you tell me how well the doily stays on? Did you get a lot of wear of them? Thanks!

  • I love this idea. I'm tempted to try this with an old pair of converse and lace…

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  • LOVE THESE SHOES THAT A WONDERFUL IDEAL.

  • I agree 😉

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  • She isn't.
    Stop being jealous, your spirit is horrible.

  • Lol you suck

  • gotta love modpodge

  • Cool

  • did you dye your dolies yourself? if so with what dye?

  • It would've looked better if the base stayed black or if you left a portion of the front toe black & side mid-section black. Maybe alternating black lace & purple do

  • It would've looked better if the base stayed black or if you left a portion of the front toe black & side mid-section black. Maybe alternating black lace & purple doily. Or even placing a bow or adding a filling the pattern holes with beads. My head is spinning with ideas! lol

  • love them, thxs

  • This was Awesome… Check out my channel to see another way to give your shoes a makeover.

  • Loved you ideas. Check out my channel for another idea.

  • Wonderful idea

  • а что это за клей? КАКИМ КЛЕЕМ ПОЛЬЗОВАТЬСЯ?

  • girl I love does shoes

  • This is awesome! Thank you so much for sharing!

  • This is awesome! Thank you so much for sharing!

  • i am doing this with my old scuffed heels to make them totally AWESOME!!!!

  • Love this just have one ? would this work on fluffy shoes ?. Just wanting to know if the mod podge would be able to hold all of that together ?

  • Love it thank you for sharing

  • GG

  • Are these leather or synthetic shoes?

  • They would've looked better without the lace on the wedge..

  • way to steal threadbangers video…

  • Those are HOTTTTT!!!!! My favorite color

  • okay help!!!! i wanted to diy my wedges for homecoming and i need to do it tonight and i wanted to do something similar but dont have made podge so can i use glue?! keep in mind i only need this to last for about 4hrs maybe 5 if i go out to eat with friends after our party so i can repair them after the night

  • Why are they so small ?? Im 11 and my shoes are like the excact same size as that shoe lol

  • I want to cover my leather headboard with lace ! What u think?

  • awesome:D

  • I love it

  • they look lovely 

  • Oh wow!!! What a fabulous idea! I just painted my pair of wedges with a Japanese Great Wave design, but will do this for my next shoe remodel!

  • Gorgeous! Thanks for sharing

  • Im not trying to be mean but the way i see these shoes they sort of look like crocs its just my opinion

  • So if a person wears a size 10 or 11 do they have to you to doilies do the door please come already in purple or they want you have to paint them and do they come in bigger sizes the dollies

  • Hello there, I was wondering if i can use this exact process on a suede pair of boots? Will mod podge work of suede? or should i use fabric glue? =)

  • Awesome job! 👍🏼 👌🏼

  • que bom gostei muito lindo demais

  • i've watched this more than thrice and ive just noticed Corinne @@

  • cool gonna try it for my wedding shoes. Thanks

  • Wow, you’ve down a great job. They look very I interesting and unique.

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