Someone gave me a pair of toms a couple years ago, and I wore them a ton...so much that my toes started wearing holes in the ends of the shoes. I started looking at some new models online and almost bought a new pair, then hearing my husband's voice of frugalness in my head, I thought about trying to save some dough and see if I could refurbish my old ones first.
Fortunately for me, the toe-hole-wearing-out problem is a common one, and there are tutorials of plenty online. I decided I'd make a go at recovering the ends of my toms, and if it proved to be a horrible mess at the end, I'd buy some new ones, feeling satisfied that I had at least tried my best.
After reading some advice and tutorials, I bought some fabric glue and a remnant of printed canvas material, and set to work.
I sewed a straight seam on one end of the fabric and cut out two pieces. I lined up the sewn seam with the diagonal front seam on the shoes, then glued everything on. I feel like my fabric glue was either cheap or just not working well, so I broke out my super glue to give the edges a good solid stick.
I won't give all the steps because it was a