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kimmarg

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Non-skid soles
« on: October 12, 2017, 07:39:44 AM »
Hi,
Got a great batch of used clothing in next size up for my kiddo. Includes a bunch of fleecy footie pajamas which is excellent for winter. Only problem as we discovered on the linoleum floor this morning is that there isn't any of the 'non-skid' left on the feet, so its all smooth plastic-y stuff.  Anyone have any luck fixing this? Is there like an iron on non-skid stuff I could buy? PJ's are in great shape otherwise but I foresee a lot of falls in our future without the non skid.

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Re: Non-skid soles
« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2017, 09:21:52 AM »
My first two thoughts would be hot glue or puff paint!

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Re: Non-skid soles
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2017, 10:50:29 AM »
Our toddler has one pair of grippy-soled soft slippers/moccasins for just this reason.  There are a ton of brands (like Robeez, but there are many others ) and you can make your own if you're handy with a sewing machine!  The sizing is not very fitted so they last awhile too. 

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Re: Non-skid soles
« Reply #3 on: October 13, 2017, 01:27:52 PM »
+1 to puff paint. Do zig zag lines and smooth them down a touch.

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Re: Non-skid soles
« Reply #4 on: October 13, 2017, 04:01:50 PM »
You can buy that grippy fabric at JoAnn fabric and sew a new sole on.

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Re: Non-skid soles
« Reply #5 on: October 13, 2017, 04:23:13 PM »
Or spread honey on the floor

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Re: Non-skid soles
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2017, 06:52:59 PM »
Or spread honey on the floor
Ridiculously tempting as I already have 100lbs of honey in buckets on the floor!

I think I'll try the puff paint. Might get new fabric at JoAnns because we also have a pair with holes in the toes, and having a hole in your toe is apparently a meltdown worthy crying problem around here.

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Re: Non-skid soles
« Reply #7 on: October 16, 2017, 08:40:24 AM »
sounds like fun. Let'm skate around, learn balance, coordination, and core strength ;)
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