How to use pattern making as your creative source in shoemaking

How to use pattern making as your creative source in shoemaking

This week we continue to talk about making a collection or your creative approach to making your own shoes. As the design is a most common way to approach a collection, in this post we will talk about making your collection through the pattern.    Pattern making isn’t mechanical work or at least it doesn’t […]

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  • August 1, 2014

Effective approach to design successful footwear collection

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Creating footwear collection is not an easy task as collection must have one common theme to unify it. To make this process easier designers use one or more elements that are repeated in every model in this collection.    It makes not only designer work easier but actually and more important it works better for […]

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  • July 25, 2014

11 Criteria For Choosing Best School to Learn Footwear Design

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Do you want to become a footwear designer? Where should you learn this profession? The options are limitless, there is a hand full of short courses, long courses, universities that offer footwear design degrees, workshops etc. Since I started blogging I’ve been asked many times to guide where is the best place to learn footwear design, […]

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  • July 17, 2014

How to know what type of shoes will suit you perfectly

How to know what type of shoes will suit you perfectly

Every woman wants to look great, unique and beautiful from head to toes. We spend a lot of time choosing the clothes that we want to wear, just because we know exactly what will look good on us and what will not.  Shoes are picked as accessories, something that matches the color of a dress, looks […]

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  • July 7, 2014

Find the right shoemaking lesson

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This week I updated the website and made some changes to enhance your experience on the website and make it easier to navigate to lessons and other resources.  Part of already made solutions was suggested by members of this site. This is super important for me and for you as well. I don’t see or […]

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  • June 20, 2014

5 reasons how Footwear Design Course will upgrade your skills

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I teach on this platform how to make shoes, different patterns, different models. I teach here the traditional way of shoemaking and nontraditional, my personal way of making shoes that I developed through the years.  But the important thing to know is that everything that I teach here on the site is been tested.  I only […]

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  • June 9, 2014

Clean shoemaking: Fix the folds on your heel

 In today’s post, I will discuss another annoying problem that makes your shoemaking experience less pleasant and much more difficult than it should be, and I will give you the solution to this shoemaking problem. Before I will go on to the problem and solution, few words of wisdom! 100% you will be able to […]

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  • June 2, 2014

How to fix loose sides of your shoes upper

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 Shoe making solutionHere is another blog post as promised, that will deal with a problem that you stumbled upon in your shoe making work. Today we will deal with one of the most asked questions, How to fix the loose and floppy sides of your upper. I answered this question privately for a few times […]

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  • May 20, 2014