Flexible fabric glue is what makes the lace stick without making the shoe stiff and uncomfortable to wear. This is also a great hack for a pair of super comfy but stained shoes that you just can't bring yourself to throw away.
Make sneakers for the Sketch out your patriotic design on a piece of paper to avoid making mistakes on the sneaks. Create lines along the shoe to provide a grid for your pattern. Grab your paint pens and color away!