How to Make shoes working with paper [save your money]

When you make your own shoes you must Save your money on leather.

 Save your money on leather, make shoes working with paper patterns [Video Tutorial]  How to make shoes working with paper patterns and save your money on leather is the topic of this post.  When you work on a new shoe, before you make the actual shoe, you must check it. It doesn’t matter if you are a […]

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  • March 28, 2019

Shoe Pattern: Basic pattern is important!


 In this shoemaking post, I will explain to you why a shoe basic pattern is important in shoemaking, what is basic shoe pattern and what types of basic patterns exist in shoemaking.  I focus a lot on shoe pattern makng  in each of my shoe making course   and basic pattern is the primery shoe […]

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  • March 21, 2019

Lining pattern in shoemaking

lining pattern ready in hand

Lining pattern in shoemaking Lining pattern in shoemaking is one of the most important but underestimated shoe details. There are different approaches of lining pattern in shoemaking and it depends on the shoe type you want to make. Most of shoemakers don’t pay attention too much to this inner details of the shoes, but they really […]

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  • March 15, 2019

Shoe Pattern Making With Buckles

making shoe leather strap for shoes

Pattern making  for shoe straps with buckles [Updated- with part 2] In shoemaking there are few types of fastening that you can use in making your own shoes: Laces Zips Buckles Velcro tape  (used mostly in the comfort and kid’s shoes) The fastening element in shoes is very important, it allows you to open and […]

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  • March 7, 2019

Hidden Seam in Shoemaking

Hidden seam in shoemaking and shoemaker who does it well

Hidden seam in shoemaking Hidden seam in shoemaking is all about skills and experience. In shoemaking there are many different techniques in making shoes and how you will make your shoes depends on the knowledge that you have. One shoe type can be made with different heels, shoe soles, insoles, decorative elements, finishing- all these it’s […]

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  • February 28, 2019

How to cut leather insoles for sandals using simple tools

sveta kletina the shoemaker and tools of shoemaking , shoe last, shoemaker hammer and puncher

How to cut leather insoles for sandals using Simple Tools I love sandals, especially with the leather insoles and with the toe strap in front and I am sure you too. Do you? If yes, you will love this post, if not, tune out right now, don’t read it, it’s not for you. In today’s shoe making […]

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  • February 14, 2019

Shoemaking Leather Upgrade That You Can Do

leather that was upgraded for shoe making

 Shoemaking Leather Upgrade That You Can Do Shoemaking leather must be from the top quality skins if you want to make beautiful shoes. This is how it suppose to be, but in reality, sometimes it’s hard to source good shoemaking leather. Sometimes it’s even impossible. What do you do then? Work with an ugly piece of […]

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  • February 7, 2019
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