The most extensive section of this website, including over 100 × step-by-step shoe lacing tutorials, 2,000 × shoe lacing photos, plus the interactive “Create-a-Lace” for designing your own lacing.
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An extensive selection of 62 × shoe lacing tutorials, including traditional, decorative, functional and military methods.
Lacing shoes with two different colors is a great way to display country or team colors or simply to make use of the spare shoelaces that are supplied with many sneakers nowadays.
Many shoes, sneakers and boots come with lugs or hooks instead of eyelets. This section presents a number of variations of regular Lacing Methods adapted to run through lugs or hooks.
U-Lace are short, individual elasticized segments for simple, modular lacing – even in multiple colors. This section presents a number of variations of regular Lacing Methods adapted for use with U-Lace.
Experimenting with Shoe Lacing Methods on a real shoe can be tedious. Create-a-Lace is a “virtual diagram” that makes it so much easier. Your creations can even be shared with others by simply sharing the URL.
On an average shoe with six pairs of eyelets, there are almost 2 Trillion ways to feed a shoelace through those twelve eyelets! Impossible? This page shows the maths behind that extraordinary number.
I've presented a number of different Shoe Lacing Methods on this website. This page compares them feature by feature to help you choose.
All of the Shoe Lacing Methods on this site allow visitors to rate them from 1 to 5 stars (1=Awful to 5=Excellent). This page shows the results of those ratings.
Huge gallery of almost 2,500 photos of sneakers, shoes, boots & more with every imaginable combination of lacing methods – all contributed by site visitors.
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– Dylan H., Baytown, Texas, USA, Mar-2021
More than everything, I'd like to thanks you for the amazing website; I always struggled a bit with shoelacing, resulting in a bit of a mess; I could tie a knot, but the lacing left a lot to be desired: I always left it exactly as how the shops laced them.
Things started to change when I bought a pair of shoes with my first paychecks (Working does miracles!), I grew affection to them and I wanted to give them proper respect, raise them to a newfound level of respect for something I always took for granted, despite knowing that we were quite poor and we could afford a pair of shoes once every two years.
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Everytime I buy a new pair of shoes I don't wear them until I find a lacing that I love and think it fits!
It may not be much, but I even improved on lacing; and I understand them a every step (Mainly because you did an amazing job at explaining each step for any number of eyelids the pair of shoes have).
Again... Thanks. A lot!
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