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Unread 07-29-2011, 03:24 PM   #1
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sewing rubber soles... help?

i need to sew rubber aqua shoes to a costume... and it just keeps getting stuck and just makes a bunch of knots. im useing a denim needle, would a leather one be better? has anyone had any luck doing this?
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Unread 07-30-2011, 12:28 AM   #2
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This sounds like the kind of thing best done by hand, probably with an upholstery needle - but I'm not really sure exactly what you're doing.

Also, remember that rubber stretches - if you punch a hole with a needle, that hole can stretch and tear. Is the area that will be punched reinforced ?
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