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Have you ever made an extra hole in a shoe strap? If so, what works best?
I have some gorgeous little Jigsaw sandals that I can't wear at the moment because the strap is way too long and the holes are nowhere near where I need them to be.
I'm thinking of either seeing if a shoe repairs might do it for me, or just getting a hammer and a nail. I don't want to risk ruining them though. Anything else I can consider doing it with that will be better?
You can buy a hole punch for leather. I've got one I borrowed from my Mum and Dad. It's great for adding extra holes in straps on shoes or bags and comes with an adjuster so you can have different sizes of holes.
I have a high instep so this happens to me all the time, I got a leather hole punch- i think it's meant for shoe straps and watch straps. It was about £30 and I've used it about 20 times in 5 years. Handier than faffing around and having to go to the cobblers every time.