There are different shoe sole types and for each of them you need to make a pattern. Shoe sole pattern will help you to make correct shoe sole and how to make shoes like a true shoemaker. In this shoe making class you will learn step by step how to make shoe sole pattern for slingback pump shoes. It is a little bit different shoe making process from what you already learned in our previous shoe making courses. Because the slingback pump shoes have different of heels, where you need to cover the shoe heel inner side with the shoe sole.
You need to create different shoe sole pattern for this slingback pumps that consist of front part and part that will cover the inner side of the heel.
To make this shoe sole pattern for your slingback pumps you need first to attach your heels to the shoe bottom. This will keep your heels well on the right place and you will make shoe sole pattern for slingback pumps in the most easiest and precise way.
Remember, that you will attach your heels to the slingback pumps only to make a shoe sole and to finish your shoes. When you will take your slingback pumps off the shoe lasts you will need to attach them solid and safe with the screws, yes as this is must do operation with this heel hight.
Before you will attach your heels, you need to sand the heel cover in few places. This is very important moment that will guarantee a good attachment of your actual shoe soles of slingback pumps. So in this shoe making lesson you will learn how exactly to sand your heel cover and where. Then after you will attach your heels to the shoe bottom you will learn how to make the shoe sole pattern for your slingback pumps and how to check it and if needed to make the right corrections.