One year ago I came up with the first version of this ruler and I proudly can say, it was a great success. It made pattern making a lot easier. Not just you could forget all the other rulers, compass, angle guides, french curves, seam gauges, caliper, etc. on your table (win!), but gave you… Read More
Of course, I am going to talk about Zion Williamson’s accident. I don’t want to risk a copyright issue, so pls take a second to look up some pictures and let’s talk about this. What could have happened? Before I answer that questions – and please note: it will be only an educated guess, but… Read More
Believe or not – this word means plenty different things for us, makers, sometimes even creates some up-roaring comments. I was thinking about this a lot in the last few years and recently, after discussing this topic with one of my friend, who happens to be a very fine bootmaker, one of the best on… Read More
AKA nightmare for pattern makers. For a good reason. Not just because it is complicated – it is – but the perfect pattern is not enough, there is the leather factor – how this going to behave on the last? Will the crease line be too thick? Will it go the right spot? Can you… Read More
Wouldn’t it be great to create your own sneaker from scratch? Well… what are you waiting for? I can show you how… https://www.shoemakingcourse.com/upcoming-courses/ Sign up now, we only have 3 seats left!
I am in shoemaking trade for over 30 years. I doesn’t feel enough for a lot of things. First of all: to build a really successful brand. I was born in Hungary and that is definitely not the right place for that. There is not enough money or appreciation for this trade there. (I mean… Read More
Early November I will visit New York to hold a sort pattern making course for all levels and meet shoe friends! I will also present the pattern ruler – so, please feel free to join! The events will take place in Brooklyn Shoe Space, 224 Roebling St. Brooklyn, NY. here is a link to register: http://brooklynshoespace.com/schedule/2018/11/8/marcell-mrsan-demonstration… Read More
As I promised earlier – there will be new classes. Here they are! https://www.shoemakingcourse.com Please visit and sign up for your next class and learn shoemaking, design, pattern-making! Not just fun, but it miught be your next profession?
Let’s go back to professional details… sole stitching. This is the most challenging area for us, shoemakers. Those few, who mastered it in a level, which doesn’t even seem like real – well… they don’t share much. You can’t blame them. The fine sole stitching is a hard to earn skill and it costs, years,… Read More
Where should I start… I left my job as a professor recently. It was my decision and I think it was a great one. From now I want to spend all of my time in my workshop/store and focus on custom orders and.. this. Ready to wear. Is it even possible? Trust me – I… Read More
Here are a few of my design – and I guess I owe a little explanation where they came from and why do I post it now. A little while ago I did every single chance for competitions for certain reasons. I won some and a lot more did not succeeded. Kind of the nature… Read More
So, we just re-designed our course website and added the new courses. Good news: there will be courses continuously from June. Every month. Click on the link and sign up now! https://www.shoemakingcourse.com
Let’s just state this right away: I am not trying to be dramatic here. I am not implying anything at all. The sole purpose of this post to start a conversation within professional circles. Where are we? What did we do so far to avoid losing our traditions? What can our generation, we, you and… Read More
Although very inactive lately. Well, that is about to change. Stay tuned, awesome posts are on their way about shoemaking, shoes and everything related. Happy New Year followers!
I would like to make an offer. A public one. If you have a place to feature shoemaking related videos – and you represent an educational institute or a museum – I would like to give you a video. For free. If the institute your represent is well known/have a good reputation I am going… Read More
Very recently I was featured on INSIDER, which is an amazing honor. Here is the video.
Now you can get these beauties half price… Just sayin’ Here: VIMEO CHANNEL or WEBSHOP
I always wanted to make footwear for movies. Not like a thousand sandals (although the income from that is mentionable), but something visible on the screen. At least for a few second… I mean after let’s leave a little room for actresses and actors as well right? Well, it happened recently. For confidential reasons I am not… Read More
I am just back from a 2 weeks holiday inHungary with my little one – so it is a great question actually. Let’s see what I am up to. Just like always -a lot. A lot of plans a lot of things to accomplish and work on. VIDEO TUTORIALS CHANNEL I started a tutorial… Read More
Here is the big news of the year… at least for me and my students. I recently started a channel for short shoemaking tutorials. I plan to upload a few episodes every week. The subscription will be 20 dollars a month, which is – I believe – a very reasonable price, considering: an average course… Read More
And it is available for pre-order for a really affordable price. Order it here.