Unwrinkle Leather Shoes With An Iron

Unwrinkle Leather Shoes With An Iron
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Over time, leather shoes tend to get creases in them where you bend your foot. Left for too long, these creases can make the shoe pretty ugly. To keep this from happening, Instructables user “bjagne jr” suggests steaming the shoe with an iron.

We’re all well aware that you can iron out wrinkles in clothes, but done properly it can work on leather shoes as well. Basically, you pack the shoes with paper so they hold their form, cover the shoes with a wet cotton cloth, then steam iron the shoes. Once the shoes cool, those wrinkles and creases should be long gone. Head over to Instructables for the full guide.

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  • The rest of us use shoe trees. Failing that, stuff the shoes with material or even paper when you’re not wearing them.

  • Damn. Not a bad tip! I love stuff like this because I feel like i’m always making life hard for myself in unknown ways when it comes to maintaining my clothes. They seem to wear out faster than other people I see, and not look as good for as long.

    Keep em coming

  • This same tip can even be used on wood (not the chipboard laminate ones) when trying to get small dents out of a table.

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