Here are my tools in my hotel’s room desk. This is the collection I brought here to the States to start my shoemaking life and teacher carrier.
We are arrived already! We were delayed everywhere, so it took 36 hours to ger her, lost luggage, heart attack, and plenty run was involved, but at the end we are here in Savannah. Just a funny story to mention: we got into a cab, and asked the cab driver about the weather… Then realized… Read More
I always believed that French have a certain, very special perspective to arts and fashion. It is not an accident, when you talk about fashion and fashion design, french brand names pop up in your mind and the “capital of fashion is a French city – Paris.
Last shoes have been finished, we are packed (actually my whole life into a luggage, including tools) and ready to move. A goiser boot for the cold Norwegian winter:
Here are some new acquisitions from here and there…
I guess this title will generate some interest from google, hmm? Anyway – the point is: this color is called “nude”, which refers to the shade of it, but whatever it is called – looks really fresh and sexy. (on the other hand I didn’t like too much the patent leather)
One of the last shoes I could finish before I leave to teach and live in the United States. Painting is in progress First layer of wax Second layer – before the final polish Traditional triangle nail finish on the bottom. And.. antiqued on the toe and heel, stylish… Read More
I spent a week in France on my holiday and somehow I found myself in a museum, in a shoemaker’s workshop. What is wrong with museums? 1. They don’t really know about our craft – just collect a lot of thing and display. This isn’t real. 2. They make the false impression, that our craft… Read More
I am back from my one week holiday, full with ideas, inspirations, ready to make my new shoes! Courses: I got a lot of questions about it, so: you have to wait a little bit, until I settle dow in the United States, so I can start to organize my life and professional life over… Read More
You have to miss me for a few days – exactly 10. Until then, Enjoy this This sexy pair is created by Adrienn, my creative pattern maker for herself. I like these colours – the lining and the upper are so close in the palette but also a bit different.
So here we go – the final of the tutorial. I told you: this tutorial is for professionals, who already has experince in shoe-making, so we don’t talk about details, which are obvious. Sorry about it. From this point, nothing is so specific – you can build a heel, then finish the shoe. DONE.
Finally we can have a short holiday, before we leave to the USA, so the webshop will be close – OK, practically a webshop is never closed, but we can’t send anything out for two weeks). So if you need something, you might order it now.
Shortly, this is the story: as I will work in the USA for a year (at least), my upper- and pattern-makers have some free capacity – I thought I will provide it to those people, who are interested in it. My idea is: if you have a last, but no upper, and clue how to… Read More