Reinforcing the feet on a Spiderman costume?

Discussion in 'Marvel Costumes and Props' started by Greyspectre, Sep 11, 2015.

  1. Greyspectre

    Greyspectre New Member

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    So I have an Orhadar/FabricOnDemand Spiderman costume. Recently I finally took the time to put soles on it. I did leather soles attached via Barges glue. I then put insoles on the inside of the costume. It was my understanding that this is a relatively common setup. The problem I am having is that after only 1.5 days of wear there are holes worn in where the costume rubs on the insole (I'm using superfeet green insoles) near the heel. Now I'm fine with the fact that costumes are not the most durable garments, but 1.5 days is pushing it.

    Has anyone else had this problem? How did you fix it or reinforce the heels? Are your insoles freefloating inside the costume or glued down? What is the best way to go about repairing the spandex and adding more reinforcement given the proximity to the sole which makes it very difficult to sew?
  2. RiotJavelinDX

    RiotJavelinDX Well-Known Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Why did you choose leather?
  3. exo95er

    exo95er Active Member

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    Neoprene aqua boot inside the foot, then shoe goo onto a rubber sole.

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