Country Lore: Sneaker Sandals

A reader describes how she made sneaker sandals from worn out shoes and sneakers.
June/July 2009
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A few well placed cuts will turn an old pair of sneakers into sneaker sandals.


PHOTO: OLEKSANDR CHUB/FOTOLIA

My ratty sneakers had holes in them and some of my shoes were too worn to continue to wear. In addition, I really needed a new pair of sandals.

So I used carpet scissors and a matte knife to cut out parts of the old sneakers and shoes to make sneaker sandals. Or as I like to call them, “sneadals” and “shoedals.” They are great for wearing while doing yardwork.

Eve Otto
Woodstock, NY