9 Best Value Shoe Making Tips for 2016

9 Best Shoe Making Tips for 2016'

The year 2016 is almost over and it is the best time to prepare our self for the new year 2017. To prepare myself for the upcoming year I like to think and evaluate all the new things that I have learned ( professionally and in personal life) and all the new skills that I’ve […]

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  • December 15, 2016

Why Flat Ballet Shoes Is Your Starting Point in Shoemaking

flat ballet shoes in shoemaking

How to start  learning shoemaking I discussed several times on this blog about the basic set of shoemaking tools that you need (as a beginner)to have to get started learning shoemaking. We also mentioned alternative tools  Like Dremel drill that can replace many professional shoemaking tools. This will help you to get started without collecting […]

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  • June 2, 2016

What You Have Been Missing Out In Shoemaking ?


You know that shoemaking is all about details. In each step of shoemaking there are certain steps and techniques that you need to follow. But I guarantee that after every pair that you will make you will get better and better. That is a general view of shoemaking learning, but ask yourself, what is one […]

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  • March 23, 2016

Beginners Shoemaking Tools and Materials:The Definitive Guide


You want to make your own shoes, you dream about learning shoemaking for so long, but before you start, there are so many obstacles that most of them you created yourself. I am talking from my own experience and observation of others that learn this wonderful craft. The number one obstacle that I hear from […]

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  • November 4, 2015

Dremel drill: 8 Ways to Use This Shoemaking Tool


When you start making shoes, the number of shoemaking tools that you can use can be very confusing.To use the most of the tools you need certain skills and experience to use them correctly. I hear a lot of stories from beginners that struggle to skive their uppers properly just because they don’t know how […]

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  • October 5, 2015

Cork in Shoe making

Cork in Shoe making

Cork in shoe making is natural, irreplaceable and most commonly used the material. In this post, I will discuss this wonderful material, when and why we use it in shoe making. Personally, I use cork in shoe making frequently and you should too. Let’s see why? Cork qualities Cork has few unique qualities that no […]

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  • July 14, 2015

Foot measurement. Order the right shoe last !


Foot measurement and more important correct foot measurement is necessary to order the right shoe last to make your shoes. Recently I was asked again on facebook what is the correct foot measurement for shoe last. As I was asked this question repeatedly I thought it will be a good idea to write a post […]

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  • June 22, 2015