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Like many people who listen to rock/metal/punk/..., I fell in love with chucks. Last summer I've seen knee high chucks in a movie and couldn't stop dreaming about it. I went to Portland, L.A., looked all over Germany, but nobody had any overknee chucks! They just didn't exist! At least not for naturally born like me, of course Lizzy McWire could have them *grrrr*
One day I went into a store and saw those cute black fake chucks and just bougth them. I got some fabric, 2 pairs of ties and lots lots lots of those ring thingies.
From that day on, I worked for 2 weeks every fucking day (even though I've never sewen before), sew till my fingers were bleeding but finally finished them, my over knee chucks. The next day in school, people I didn't even know came up to me, telling me how cool my shooes are ^^
Bad thing is the fact that I need 15 min to put them on, but I guess I can deal with it ^^
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Gil-Hushpond Featured By Owner Aug 23, 2017  Hobbyist General Artist
I know boot length Chucks are considered more of a girl's fashion, but I'd still like to find some calf-high Chucks in a Men's 10 1/2. I think they'd look sick combined with cargo shorts. :P
Butak0 Featured By Owner May 6, 2016  Hobbyist Filmographer
that is pretty awesome!! <3 They look great :)
19Enigma80 Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2015
lovely <3
zergy79 Featured By Owner Sep 5, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
allein die Story ist ein :+fav: wert :)
April-san Featured By Owner Jul 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
they are simply AMAZING :iconfallinloveplz:
JRMoreira Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013
i must have one of thoses
EmoSkyeLight Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012
must steal!!!
Rz0rS Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
RTBU (Refuse to be usual) is a japenese based store on ebay that sell thigh high converse type shoes, now the great thing about them even though they may be a little expensive is the zip they have on the side so you only have to lace your shoes once and only tighten them when needed.

Maybe try putting a zip in yours so you can do the same, or consider it if you make another pair.

Apologies if this information has been posted before.
LeslieLuAzul Featured By Owner Feb 7, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
wow! This Mortal!
WolfsGesang Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I have the same problem that you had..^^"
im looking for them quite a time now...but i just find the converse knee high chucks and they are so expensive...Im just looking for some cheaper ones..non brand-shoes..

I envy you ;) have a lot of fun with them..^^
ShellMinded Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
journey shoes store :) or maybe hot topic
WolfsGesang Featured By Owner Feb 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
are these american stores? Sorry for my stupidy im from germany^^"
ShellMinded Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
oh sorry! ^^; they are american stores, but they do sell online, but i'm not sure about world-wide shipping...
WolfsGesang Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
what are you apologizing for? =) Its nice that youre trying to help me =3
ShellMinded Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
i hope my advice was helpful!
WolfsGesang Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It was =) Thanks~
PassionateLovestory Featured By Owner May 20, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
I love these shoes!
where exactly did you buy them? ^.^ ( I've read you sewed them? .O )
aamaji Featured By Owner May 4, 2011
damn awesome! why dont you add a zip to the back then you can put them on quick :)
sonnyxboy Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2011
Runnickyrun on ebay sells these (shipping worldwide). Even overknee: [link]
acidburn89 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012
lol took a few years. but i look much better in them than she does ;)
Shirayukiko-chan Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2011
omg! they're amazing!!!!
hobzart Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
make more and sell em... btw they rock...
Lacrimara Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2011  Hobbyist
woooahh o_O
wait a minute...
You sewed them? o_O
brutalxchicken Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wait,so u sewed these?damnnnn :D
nessastarsandcrosses Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
you MADE these???? oh my goodness kudos!! thats amaizing!
Hinagiku-Yoosei Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2010
if u could find a zip long enough, it would cut down the time it would take to put them
totally awesome!
Lena-GoodForNothing Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2010
well if you could sew that you are able to add a zipper to the side... :)) great work, amazing :)
NeedyMessy Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2010
Those are just beautiful ♥_♥
doganie Featured By Owner Oct 24, 2010  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I'm pretty sure the under-the-knee ones have zippers on the sides -those cheaters- I admire you for taking that extra time for a pair of awesome looking shoes though.
missEyez Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2010  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
wowowo!!!! IIIIIII WWWAANNTT TTTHHHEEEMMMM!!!!....... rawr lol
AXELROXMASOX Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2010
wow i have those but there not that high! where did you get those!?
LiGiK Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
waw how long it takes to put them on? :lol:
TehRainbowLoli Featured By Owner May 29, 2010
Man, I need about 15 minutes EACH LEG. but they ARE worth it :)
LizzyAnneSkellington Featured By Owner May 1, 2010
I have kneehigh ones. I got them at norstrum for $85. I love them so much!
Lingra Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2010  Student Traditional Artist
Those are so amazing!!!! Over-knee converse are so cool~!

I actually am wearing my knee-high converse, that my mom got me as a birthday present at Payless Shoes. They were around $30.
BlackMooseDeath Featured By Owner Mar 7, 2010  Student Digital Artist
I want them *_*
xtemplarx Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2010
Pretty freakin' awesome!
UpperClassK9 Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2010
They ARE awesome! I know knee-high chucks cost about $80-$100 bucks where I come from, and those are not exactly the branded ones. I keep meaning to do a pair myself, but meh, projects. Your shoes are seriously awesome, and they tempt me like nothing else has to make a pair!

Oh, but the eyelets or whatever they're called, the metal ring things; how DO you apply them?
Tokiohotelfangirl Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2010  Hobbyist
those are really cool ^_^ but i know what u mean by its difficult to find over the knee converses. i had to settle with converses that only go up to the knee
RohanElf Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2010  Professional Traditional Artist
These are wonderful well done! You can now buy these on ebay as well. Mine came the other day which was awesome but not nearly as satisfying as making my own!
Hottwheeles4agirl Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2010
Oh my goodness!! Those shoes are wonderful! I have some rainbow socks that come just about as tall as those shoes, I bet they would do good underneath ««♥»»
LaChiqui86 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2009
oh and by the way they came out amazing!!!! great job girl.
LaChiqui86 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2009
iv been thinking of doing the same thing not that hight but up to my calf. i have very small feet so i cant find hight converses in my size... =(
i know how to sow so im guessing it shouldn't be that hard. [fingers crossed] ....
anyways about the 15mins it takes you to put them on. why dont you take a little more time on them and add a zipper to the back just like a regular boot. thats what im planning on doing with mine.
BloodyViRus Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2009
Where did you get these shoes? *_*
Maelkashishi Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2009
wehhh, your chucks are amazing!!
SouthernFrog Featured By Owner Sep 29, 2009
you wouldn't happen to have the pattern or instructions for how you made them would you... (like the actually attaching the top to the shoe..)
XxaniaraxX Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2009  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
I sew all the time, and I don't even think I could've done a better job, or even as good of a job. These are AMAZING. Bravo.
acidburn89 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2009
thanks a lot! i'm very glad that people like my work. truely encouraging!
acidburn89 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2009
thanks a lot! i'm very glad that people like my work. truely encouraging!
Timcanpy-chi Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2009
i can see were you did put effort into these.
very amazing <3
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