So, this is the next project. I love lasts – I have a bunch of old ones (now they are all overused, so good for decoration, and admire the old times’ masters accuracy), and plenty new. I must confess: sometimes I order a whole run, but when they arrive after a week I realize, that… Read More
Well, it is pretty exiting. I met with a traditional last-maker (the one of the very few left in the country) and made an agreement with him – so… from the next year I can send 2 students in a month for 3 days for an extra apprenticeship course to his workshop to learn a… Read More
Ah yes. Search for it! Then check the end: Yes. It was me, after plenty times of editing this article about my craft. Some … admin feels right to delete my link with a 7 minutes film which is pure shoemaking, and tells more about this craft than their poor description. I don’t understand why?… Read More
Until then here is the first teaser.
Because we have just put the firts RTW (ready to wear) into production. Pics come soon.
Cool, isn’t it?
And it is a cool place.
Somehow we got the to point to finish the Course here. Portland overall is a great city. (maybe there are some places what you might miss, but where you don’t find any?) This was far the most difficult course ever.
Don’t worry guys, I don’t have any serious trouble – my last post was just for those people, who piss me off with their behaviour (surely not directly to me). So let’s not forget about those students, who somehow survived my courses and made the first stept in learning this craft – congratulation guys! Continue… Read More
Hard to believe, but you can collect some negative feelings even if you work f’n hard to protect and preserve a traditional craft, putting your whole life on it, spending 24 hours thinking about it, teaching, writing, blogging and videotaping it. You know what? I am actually glad that I have haters – I prefer… Read More