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How To Make Narrow elegant sandals straps

shoemaker hammer and straps for sandals

Sandals straps tutorial. Vol 2: Making of Narrow Elegant sandals straps Making of narrow elegant sandals straps (the second type of the sandal straps) is absolutely different process than making of any other sandals straps type.Why? Because it requires certain knowledge to fold very narrow leather strap and to do it accurate in order to get […]

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  • August 22, 2019

Types of sandal straps in shoemaking

Shoemaker hammer on shoe design

Sandals straps tutorial. Vol 1: Types of sandal straps in shoemaking Sandals, in general, are one of the simplest footwear types in shoemaking. It is a simple type because its upper consists in most cases from the straps.  It doesn’t mean that you can do it without any previous knowledge but comparing with other footwear types […]

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  • August 15, 2019

How To Fold a Shoe Upper?!

folded shoe upper in shoemaking

How To Fold a Shoe Upper?![Making of Shoes]Every step in shoemaking is very important and influences on the next one. So let’s learn shoemaking the right way! In the last few posts, I taught you 2 important stages of shoemaking that go one after another. Let’s repeat what you have learned because this post will be about the […]

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  • August 8, 2019

How to Reinforce the Shoe Top-line in Shoemaking

upper leather for reinforcement

How to Reinforce the Shoe Top-line in Shoemaking?!Every step in shoemaking is very important and influences on the next one. So let’s learn shoemaking the right way! In shoemaking we need to reinforce certain parts of the upper with special shoe making reinforcement tape. Today I want to talk with you about reinforcement of the shoe top line […]

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  • August 2, 2019

How to Skive Leather in Shoemaking?!

Shoemaker knife and leather for shoes

How to Skive Leather in Shoemaking?! Every step in shoemaking is very important and influences on the next one.So let’s learn shoemaking the right way! Skiving It is one of the most complicated tasks for beginners in shoemaking because the good results comes from practice and knowledge about this technique. In this post I want […]

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  • July 25, 2019

How to Cut Leather for Shoes Correctly?!

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 correctly – is one of the important steps in shoemaking! Although it may seem […]

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  • July 18, 2019

Dremel drill: 8 Ways to Use This Shoemaking Tool

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
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