This clog has got to be up there as one of the easiest shoe projects I have ever done!
I actually used a hack of my fisherman sandal pattern (coming soon 👀) to make this sandal. I just used the back strap and one of the front straps and switched out the buckle for a Sam Browne fastening.
Total make time (approx) : < 1 hour
Here's a little run through of how I made the shoes:
Step 1: Firstly, I traced and cut my straps out of vegetable tanned leather.
Step 2: I then used my awl to mark where to punch a hole before using my hole punch to create the hole in the strap.
Step 3: I then inserted the Sam Browne into the hole in the strap.
Step 4: I then punched another hole in the strap where it'll close around the Sam Browne.
Step 5: Then I trimmed off any excess leather before marking the positioning of the straps onto the clog base with my awl.
Step 6: Finally, I glued my straps into position using my water-based shoemaking glue before securing the straps in place by hammering in some upholstery tacks.
And that's how I made this super simple pair of clog sandals!
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