Let’s talk about this a little bit. Why we have to see all the layers? Maybe it is a mold shoe heel, so they just want to fake leather layers – in this case it isn’t our business. But sometimes our handmade end up like this. What we can do against it?
Let’s start to make some more difficult patterns – a derby this time. What we have to know about a derby shoe? – Casual and not a dress shoe, so a real gentleman would’t wear it at evening. – relatively easy to find the lines – as this is the school-example for the pattern guidelines… Read More
OK, I won’t post a lot of pictures this time, but I believe this will not going to be that difficult. Usually I teach a flip-flop making for to make students understand about the cemented construction, and how to get the product from scratch to finish. Step 1. – pattern Flip-flop is most probably the… Read More
Before you start to make button shoes, make sure you have these two pliers: The first one makes the holes (I don’t think that you can’t make it by a knife and a hole punch, but perfectionism.. you know what I mean)
I decided to make an online pattern making course, but I just realized, that it is too much work to organize the payments (though it would be good now), and the whole administration. So enjoy – free. And thanks for staying with me, even if I am pretty inactive recently.
if you don’t mind… It is a bit too many pics, so I just insert a gallery here – forgive me for that, but WordPress is not too friendly, if you want to post long tutorials, and I just don’t have long hours for this post. I believe you will understand it anyway.
Attach the metal shank and the bottom fillers. Yes the metal shank is a must – you don’t want to make a shoe which collapses after a few times on your customer’s foot, right?