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SUEDE-DIY - Suede sheet with industrial-strength adhesive backing, 8.5 in x 12 in (21.6 cm x 30.5 cm), avail. in different colors
Suede sheet with industrial-strength adhesive backing


 
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Product Code: SUEDE-DIY

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Item SUEDE-DIY is one sheet of premium suede of size 8.5 in x 12 in (21.6 cm x 30.5 cm) with a thickness of 3/64 inch (1.2 mm). The sheet has a backing of 3M industrial-strength double-sided adhesive, the strongest double-sided adhesive available. SUEDE-DIY is a cost-effective way to make your own suede soles. To get started, you trace the outside of your shoe's sole on the adhesive side of the suede sheet with a marker and then cut it out yourself. You can thus design the most efficient use of the material and you keep the scraps.

After cutting your soles to size, you only have to peel off the protective liner of the adhesive backing and stick your new soles on. While you can buy sheets of suede at crafts stores, those suede sheets require you to glue the soles on -- a messy and tricky procedure. You also have to buy that glue and learn how to apply it properly. None of that is necessary with our SUEDE-DIY sheets with industrial-strength adhesive backing. SUEDE-DIY sheets thus saves you the most difficult aspect of self-fitting suede soles to shoes. SUEDE-DIY sheets can be cut with good household scissors.

Dancers prefer suede soles because suede has ideal friction properties for dancing on well-maintained and clean wood dance floors. However, for dancing on any other type of floor, we recommend our other Soles2dance products (see Product Selector at our web site). If you do intend to dance on well-maintained, clean wood dance floors, then this product is right for you.

What's included
One sheet of premium suede with industrial-strength adhesive backing
  • Color: Select the color in the Color drop-down window, above.
  • Dimensions: 8.5 in x 12 in (21.6 cm x 30.5 cm)
  • Thickness: approx 3/64 inch (1.2 mm)

Available discounts
We offer discounted 2-packs and 3-packs of these sheets, but only in colors black, light tan, and gold tan.

Related offers
We offer readily cut, adhesive-backed suede soles for flat shoes as well as high-heeled shoes. Please check our selection of pre-cut soles here.
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    Links to relevant pages
    Are you wondering whether this product is right for the intended dance floor(s) or whether it will stick well to your shoes? Then please consult our very useful
    Product Selector.

    Watch this excellent instructional YouTube video on how to attach SUEDE-DIY:


    Credits and Disclaimer: This video was produced by customer Lindystyle oneohone out of her own initiative and without any compensation from Soles2dance.


    Limitations

    This product works very well for replacing the main sole of either flat or high-heeled shoes as those soles present a relatively large area for the adhesive to adhere to. The product also works well for covering the heel of a flat shoe, e.g., sneakers or men's dance shoes. However, the product is not meant to cover the heel tip of high-heeled ladies' shoes, because high heels typically have narrow bottoms, which present only a small surface area for the adhesive of the suede sheet. As a simple rule of thumb: In order for the adhesive backing of the suede sheet to stay on securely, there should be a contact area that is at least equivalent to the area of a 2-inch diameter circle. If you want to cover a high, narrow heel, consider buying a piece of our very cheap SUEDE-SCRAP together with our Superglue Gel, SUGLU. Superglue is much stronger than even the industrial-strength 3M 300LSE double-sided adhesive used as the backing for our suede sheets and suede soles.


    Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 120 Write a review »

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    5 of 5 Great product, long shipping :) November 16, 2019
    Reviewer: Rea Cepelova from Orech, Stredocesky kraj Czech Republic  
    Dear soles2dance,

    thank you for your product and very kind management due to problem with shipping to my country. Product is really great (real dance sole and thank to glue it hold like devil). I really appreciate custom service - It occured problem with shiping to my country, but you wrote me, explained problem and helped with solution.
    It is bad only because of the higher costs, but it is very understandable.

    Sorry for my English :)

    Have a great day
    Rea Čepelová



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    5 of 5 Good to dance November 9, 2019
    Reviewer: julien from boulogne billancourt, ile de france France  
    the package arrived faster than expected.
    The product is fully in line with my expectations.
    It works very well on my dance shoes.

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    5 of 5 October 14, 2019
    Reviewer: Elizabeth Bacalja from Rancho Palos Verdes, CA United States  
    purchased black suede sheet. nice and thick sheet. I cut out shape the sole of my wing-tip shoes and applied it. looking forward to dancing in these shoes.
    note: I have 2 prs of keds that I sueded 4 years ago and I dance on them once or twice a week...still holding up nicely.


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    5 of 5 suede September 30, 2019
    Reviewer: Carol Hartman from Huntington Beach, CA United States  


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    5 of 5 August 29, 2019
    Reviewer: Elizabeth Biese from Germantown, WI United States  


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