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Shoes and Craft

A shoemaker's blog about shoemaking

I got a beautiful young lady in my workshop not so long time ago (before I left to NYC) ordering a balerina. This is the process – the first steps at least.

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The insole will be covered by leather. Just design.

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I can tell you: not so easy to attach this wide leather without huge wrinkles.

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Insole attached.

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Using my brand new lasting plier – a present from my great friend: Itamar.

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And lasted! I can hardly keep this small last in my big hands.. 🙂

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No more nails, only glue.

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And ready for soling.I am not satisfied with some details actually.. but that never happens. 😦

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