The New Ruler

One year ago I came up with the first version of this ruler and I proudly can say, it was a great success. It made pattern making a lot easier. Not just you could forget all the other rulers, compass, angle guides, french curves, seam gauges, caliper, etc. on your table (win!), but gave you… Read More

The Bellows Tongue

AKA nightmare for pattern makers. For a good reason. Not just because it is complicated – it is – but the perfect pattern is not enough, there is the leather factor – how this going to behave on the last? Will the crease line be too thick? Will it go the right spot? Can you… Read More

Journey

I am in shoemaking trade for over 30 years. I doesn’t feel enough for a lot of things. First of all: to build a really successful brand. I was born in Hungary and that is definitely not the right place for that. There is not enough money or appreciation for this trade there. (I mean… Read More

New York, Here I Come!

Early November I will visit New York to hold a sort pattern making course for all levels and meet shoe friends! I will also present the pattern ruler – so, please feel free to join! The events will take place in Brooklyn Shoe Space, 224 Roebling St. Brooklyn, NY. here is a link to register: http://brooklynshoespace.com/schedule/2018/11/8/marcell-mrsan-demonstration… Read More

Design stuff

Here are a few of my design – and I guess I owe a little explanation where they came from and why do I post it now. A little while ago I did every single chance for competitions for certain reasons. I won some and a lot more did not succeeded. Kind of the nature… Read More

The Extinction of a Craft

Let’s just state this right away: I am not trying to be dramatic here. I am not implying anything at all. The sole purpose of this post to start a conversation within professional circles. Where are we? What did we do so far to avoid losing our traditions? What can our generation, we, you and… Read More

Movie Shoes

I always wanted to make footwear for movies. Not like a thousand sandals (although the income from that is mentionable), but something visible on the screen. At least for a few second… I mean after let’s leave a little room for actresses and actors as well right? Well, it happened recently. For confidential reasons I am not… Read More

What’s up?

I am just back from a 2 weeks holiday inHungary with my little one – so it is a great question actually. Let’s see what I am up to. Just like always -a  lot. A lot of plans a lot of things to accomplish and work on.   VIDEO TUTORIALS CHANNEL I started a tutorial… Read More