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SUEDE-DIY-2pk - Pack of 2 suede sheets with industrial-strength adhesive backing, 8.5 in x 12 in (21.6 cm x 30.5 cm), avail. in black, light tan, gold tan
Suede sheet with industrial-strength adhesive backing

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Item SUEDE-DIY-2pk is a pack of two large sheets of premium suede, each sheet 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 sheets have a backing of 3M 300LSE industrial-strength double-sided adhesive, the strongest double-sided adhesive available. SUEDE-DIY-2pk 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.

Two sheets of premium suede with industrial-strength adhesive backing
  • Color: Select one or more colors in the Color drop-down window, above. Pick 'Black', 'Light tan', or 'Gold tan' if you want both sheets to be of the same color, or mix and match colors by picking any one of the combo options.
  • Dimensions of each sheet: 8.5 in x 12 in (21.6 cm x 30.5 cm)
  • Thickness: approx 3/64 inch (1.2 mm)

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  • We offer packs of single sheets in a larger variety of colors, as well as an even more discounted 3-pack of these sheets in colors black, light tan, and gold tan.
  • 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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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.


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.

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5 of 5 SUEDE-DIY-2pk Review May 9, 2021
Reviewer: MARK BRINDEL from Denver, CO United States  
SUEDE-DIY-2pk is great for custom soles. Easy to trace and cut with heavy-duty scissors for soles or heels!

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5 of 5 Very strong adhesive February 21, 2021
Reviewer: Marisa Meier from Valley Springs, CA United States  
I purchased a sheet hoping I could cover the warm out soles of my favorite indoor slippers.  It worked so well I purchased more, and will put some on shoes I wear when square dancing.

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5 of 5 Adhesive suede February 18, 2021
Reviewer: deirdre vogel from Millsboro, DE United States  
As described, timely delivery, will buy again.

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5 of 5 Good quality December 6, 2020
Reviewer: Catherine Blevins from King, NC United States  
Website was easy to maneuver. Shipping was very fast. Peoduct was high quality.

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4 of 5 Good Clear: suede soles with adhesive backing December 6, 2020
Reviewer: David Schaffer from Ellicott City, MD United States  
These worked well, and so far have remained attached to the older soles.  They are a bit tricky to apply in the exact position you want, but my skills will improve as I keep on dancing and buy more.   I attached the heel portion first, cutting it a bit longer in order to fold that portion over onto the vertical edge of the original heel, in an attempt to make them less likely to catch on the floor when I step forward.

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