How to Cut Leather for Shoes

Leather cuts for shoe upper

How to Cut Leather for Shoes Correctly?!Every shoemaking post I can start with the same phrase: every step in shoemaking is very important and influences on the next one! It is really an axiom of shoemaking!  How to cut shoe leather parts  – is one of the important steps in shoemaking! Although it may seem that […]

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  • July 18, 2019

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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  • July 10, 2019

Want To Learn This Sandal Making Technique?

pattern of shoe soles

Want To Learn This Sandal Making Technique? In shoemaking, there are many different techniques you should know to make your own shoes. Each shoe type has its own particular shoemaking approaches and sandals are no exception to the rules. If you want to make sandals (and I know you want!)  or any other footwear type that […]

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  • June 27, 2019

How to finish shoe sole [Shoemaking Tutorial]

finish shoe sole

How to finish your shoe sole [Shoemaking Tutorial]How to make shoe sole is one of the questions that beginners in shoemaking ask me a lot. One of the most important shoemaking steps in the sole making is the shoe sole finishing!  So in this post I will show you step by step How to finish shoe sole! […]

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  • June 20, 2019

How to work with celastic material in shoemaking?

celastic material for shoemaking

How to work with celastic material in shoemaking? How to work with celastic material in shoemaking is the theme of this post but let ask first what is a celastic material and why we need it in shoemaking? Celastic material is a non-woven chemical sheet that becomes moldable when it activated with solvent. When it dries […]

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  • June 13, 2019

How to Find The Joint Line in Shoemaking?

How to find the join line in shoemaking

How to find the joint line in shoemaking? If you will ask me what is the most important parameter, measurement, line in pattern making and shoemaking, I will tell you without thinking too much that it is the joint line in shoemaking!Now, what is the joint line?The joint line in shoemaking is the line that […]

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  • June 6, 2019

How to Make Shoe Welt

shoe welt and awl for shoe making

How to make shoe welt [Shoemaking Class]  How to make a shoe welt in handmade shoes is the subject of this shoemaking blog post. In shoe making there are many ways of the shoe welt making because each shoe maker during his work developed his own approach on how to make a shoe welt.  All these shoe […]

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  • May 30, 2019

Use Minimum Nails in Lasting of the Shoe Toe


Why You should Use Minimum Nails in Lasting of the Shoe Toe? You must know that there are different approaches to the lasting process. Each approach depends on the materials you work within shoemaking and it depends on the shoe type as well. That’s is why in different courses of my 1 Year Shoemaking Pro I […]

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  • May 16, 2019