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Best Shoe making Tips 2017

When you thinking about shoemaking you think about big things and big problems that you may encounter, like how to last properly, what type of leather to use, how to skive, etc.But when you will dive into this wonderful craft you will realize that shoemaking is much more than that.There are much more details that […]

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Make your own shoes! Become shoemaking student!

Make your own shoes! Become shoemaking student!

Make your own shoes! Become shoemaking student!To make your own shoes has been a goal of yours for a long time now, but you put yourself on hold and you are skeptical if this is possible for you. Can you learn this craft? Is it hard? What kind of training do you need? Where to […]

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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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Cork in Shoe making

Cork in Shoe making

Cork in shoe making is natural, irreplaceable and most commonly used the material. In this post, I will discuss this wonderful material, when and why we use it in shoe making. Personally, I use cork in shoe making frequently and you should too. Let’s see why? Cork qualities Cork has few unique qualities that no […]

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Shoemaker Challenge: Basic and Upper Pattern

Shoemaker-Challenge

  Shoemaker Challenge Last month we started our first shoemaker challenge and today we will have our first guest post by our own challenger. For me ,personally ,it was very important to run this shoemaker challenge as I was sure that I could learn more about what you are struggling with as a begginers in […]

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How to make perfectly identical pair of shoes

How to make perfectly identical pair of shoes

How to make perfectly identical pair of shoes As a beginner in shoe making you have probably experienced a situation when you make your own shoes, that left and right half’s of your shoes come out differently. Your pump shoes top line on one half is more curved in front than the other half, the […]

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Make your own shoes -Chie Mihara’s way

Make your own shoes -Chie Mihara's way

  Make your own shoes -Chie Mihara’s way I think it will be wonderful if every footwear designer will share his approach to design, his inspirations and the way he makes shoes. It will give us great opportunity to learn new techniques and ways of design, as I am sure that each designer works differently. […]

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Hidden pitfall in your work on pattern

Hidden pitfall in you work on pattern

Today I will talk with you about one tiny problem, which all of you, unfortunately, have in your pattern making, and you even don’t know about it. I had seen this mistake in the work of my College students and I keep seeing this problem in your work as well. To be honest, I didn’t […]

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