Solutions: Lasting allowance and design modification

Lasting-allowance-and-design-modification

In last week post I shared  with you one creative solution that I had done, due to the absence of a good and quality leather, back in a days when I just got started. You can read all about it here ” Creating solutions when you lack of good materials” . Also I asked you […]

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  • May 15, 2014

Creating solutions when you lack of good materials

Creating solutions when you lack of good materials

What are you struggling with right now? What makes your process of making shoes difficult? I know there are things that I myself struggle with and I know you do too. This week I sent an email to members of my footwear design course asking for a feedback, and I received many replies, questions, ideas […]

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  • May 10, 2014

Freehand pattern design test

Freehand pattern test

We started  working  with Freehand pattern technique in  this lesson, and I couldn’t be more happier . Well, it is technique that I developed myself and for many years now it was my safe net in everything that I create, from the idea to the final product. I made a small demonstration, putting myself to the […]

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  • April 26, 2014

How to make shoes for kids

How to make Kids shoes

For a long time I was planning to create a new section on the website that will be targeting a little bit different audience , the parents.  As a parent myself I am familiar with a need to create something for your kids, something that you made with your hands, and maybe someone will not […]

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  • April 16, 2014

Toe puff and counters- working with fabric

Toe puff and counters- working with fabric

Two important issues we have to consider when lasting a shoes from fabric and in this blog post I want to concentrate  on stiffeners. In this lesson “Fashionable ballet flat shoes from fabric course : Lasting – 005” for a stiffeners I use a non chemical woven material, but as a second choice you of […]

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  • April 8, 2014

Get your shoe midsole ready quick and easy

Get-your-midsole-ready-quick-and-easy

In this shoemaking lesson of elastic boot course I used the midsole as it is a necessary component in every shoe, I don’t show this process each time as it is the same one as, I made in “Creating Factory Quality Midsole” course. As I mentioned this before many times, this saved me a lot […]

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  • April 6, 2014