Patent Number: 7,134,223

Title: Elastomeric sole for use with converted flatbed sewing machine

Abstract: The present invention addresses an elastomeric sole having a sidewall with a height less that 0.625 inch, forming a cavity and a horizontally disposed rim extending from the top surface of the sidewall. The sole includes at least two upstanding regions extending upwardly from the cavity lower surface, each region formed from elastomer and having a different effective modulus of elasticity. The invention also includes the combination of an elastomeric sole and an upper and a method for sewing an elastomeric sole to an upper by means of a converted sewing machine.

Inventors: Ganon; Michael H. (Blacklick, OH)

Assignee: Sewing Innovations and Machine Co.

International Classification: A43B 13/28 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-14 0:00:00