There are many designs and techniques for making sandals. An easy way is to wrap a length of strap around the foot slotting it in and out of the sole. There are many ways to wrap the strap in order to create different designs.
The following instructions are for making a simple and popular style of sandal + a Teva look-a-like recycled from car tires.
Going through winter without freshly dried herbs is a no no and if the thought of purchasing commercially dried herbs is a turn-off, then consider this simple to make DIY herb dryer. Now you can eat fresh herbs through summer and dry the excess for winter.