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Bicycle and Hearts Painted Canvas Shoes

SoSoft® Fabric Paint

Bicycle and Hearts Painted Canvas Shoes
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Bicycle and Hearts Painted Canvas Shoes

designed by Katie Smith

Use SoSoft® Fabric Paint to create fun casual shoes for summer.

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SoSoft® Fabric Paint

  • Fuchsia (DSS52)
  • Lamp Black (DSS24)
  • Ultra White (DSS36)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • paper towels
  • transfer paper (optional)
  • pencil
  • painter's tape (optional)
  • #6 flat brush
  • iron
  • #0 round brush
  • white canvas shoes


NOTE: Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. Launder the shoes according to packaging instructions without fabric softener. If needed, use painter's tape to tape off the rubber of the shoe.
  2. Using a #6 flat brush, paint the fabric of the shoe in Fuchsia.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Repeat for the opposite shoe.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Using a pencil, lightly sketch the bicycle pattern onto the shoe. (If desired, use the provided pattern with transfer paper.)
    Step 3 Example
  5. Using a #0 round brush, apply Lamp Black over the bicycle design.
    Step 4 Example
  6. Repeat the bicycle pattern until the fronts of both shoes are covered.
    Step 5 Example
  7. Paint small hearts between the bicycles and along the sides of the shoes using Ultra White and the #0 brush.
    Step 6 Example
  8. For lasting durability, heat-set according to the SoSoft label instructions.
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