Read this (one student from my previous course): http://candicobbler.com/blog/?p=632 And the shoe she created:
I am working on my website, which takes a lot of energy so sorry, that I don’t post a lot. I promise that will change soon.
I am about to start an online pattern-making course, which would be a part of a longer term e-learning course. Your feedback would be important in this topic – so share your opinion with me…
This is the mysterious tool again, and after plenty wrong guess, here is the correct use. Yes, it is for crimping. More games?
Here’s the most recent ad about my courses. And the finished shoes:
My old tools. All of these has seen two world wars, and served some, long-passed masters, making plenty beautiful footwear. They have stories to tell, but unfortunately they are silent. Those stories will be their secret, but there is something which is even more important than old stories – they are still here, we can… Read More
Athan with her ready made welted shoe. The first welted after so many cemented ones.
Today we made the – soon we can call it – traditional, Skanzen visit in Szentendre, plus we went to the small city to look around. Weather was a little windy, but still spring.
I have an obsession for miniature shoes, lasts – apparently not only me, but some other makers also, who created beautiful small masterpieces. So, yesterday I asked my lastmaker to create some rough wood pieces, so I can make it on my own. But let the pictures talk.
This is the second prototype for the RTW line. Still the same last: 224 (practically the only one I’ve been working on for a while). There are small differences between this and the wholecut that I’ve already posted: no bevelled waist (but narrow), clean color sole, and all the rest is the same. I believe… Read More