The Budapester had a long history. It originates from the time when shoemakers in Vienna and Budapest competed with each other, each city selected a signature model to perfect it. It’s a common mistake that the Budapester is a certain model. There were many lines, different solutions on patterns, but 2 things must be the… Read More
She is OK, and works pretty nice… and doesn’t talk too much, but that is normal and we used to it. 🙂
This is day my shoemaking carrier started. I was very young, and to tell the truth, I was more interested in seeing girls in the trade school for leathercraft (and fur) than the tools, but anyway, I was there. It was pretty far from my house, so it was more than 1,5 hours from home… Read More
Here is one of the January students: Nazim, showing one of his ceation: a high heel, low (suede) boot with leather sole. Good job man!
And the grey suede boot, what you could follow (or at least the first steps…) A small interesting fact: the tool we used for the top was my great grandfather’s tool (or maybe even his father). I met his widow, when I was a 6 years old kid , but I was more interested chasing… Read More
First of all: a student work. A kind of old type of peasant boot, based on an old pattern-maker book’s instructions.
I started to make some boots to my girlfriend, who was continuously complain that she hasn’t got enough footwear from the workshop… (BTW can any woman read define me, what you ladies mean “enough” if it is about footwear? 🙂 ) Never mind, so after the red high heel this is the new piece –… Read More