The power of the Roman Empire is eminent, having in mind those Gladiator sandals for example.
They have been a top fashion style for like the last 2 thousand years. Impressive, huh? If you want to feel the Roman spirit, then take your old, plain sandals and we`ll show you how to make the
You will need:
• At least 5 yards of leather (or faux leather) trim (try to match the material and width of the
straps of your flats as much as possible)
• Plain Sandals
• E6000 glue
• 6 press stud buttons
• A multi hole punch tool
• Optional: some PVC or wire to stiffen the main gladiator spine
What to do:
Decide how many strips will you have around the legs and measure them around your calf. Cut the leather in length matching your measures. Cut two even long strips – they will go along the leg. Then
make the “skeleton” of the Gladiator sandals – check the picture. Attach to the sandals and let them dry overnight.
Then measure again the strips, punch holes and attach the press stud buttons.
That`s all – you have lovely Gladiator sandals for the summer. Enjoy!