How to make perfectly identical pair of shoes

How to make perfectly identical pair of shoes

How to make perfectly identical pair of shoesAs a beginner in shoe making you have probably experienced a situation when you make your own shoes, that left and right half’s of your shoes come out differently. Your pump shoes top line on one half is more curved in front than the other half, the quarters […]

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  • September 29, 2014

Make your own shoes -Chie Mihara’s way

Make your own shoes -Chie Mihara's way

 Make your own shoes -Chie Mihara’s wayI think it will be wonderful if every footwear designer will share his approach to design, his inspirations and the way he makes shoes. It will give us great opportunity to learn new techniques and ways of design, as I am sure that each designer works differently. That is […]

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  • September 22, 2014

Hidden pitfall in your work on pattern

Hidden pitfall in you work on pattern

Today I will talk with you about one tiny problem, which all of you, unfortunately, have in your pattern making, and you even don’t know about it. I had seen this mistake in the work of my College students and I keep seeing this problem in your work as well. To be honest, I didn’t […]

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  • September 15, 2014

8 common mistakes that beginners do


How to make shoes on your own and resolve problems?I have a great post for you today and as always it’s all about solving shoemaking problems. Talking about solving problems I want to start this post with an exciting announcement, something that I am working on it right now and it will be soon launched on […]

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  • September 4, 2014

Strategy to expand your shoe making possibilities


When you want to make sandals you need to have the last of the sandal. Then to develop patterns of the insole, midsole, and outsole you make an exact copy of the bottom of your last. This is how it’s done in every factory production, and this is how you will work as well. So […]

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  • August 28, 2014