Category Archives for "Shoemaking Blog"

How To Fold a Shoe Upper?! Shoemaking steps

folded shoe upper in shoemaking

How To Fold a Shoe Upper?![Making of Shoes]Shoemaking steps are very important in the enoter process. It  actually, 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  shoemaking steps that go one after another. Let’s repeat what […]

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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

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

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