As I promised earlier – there will be new classes. Here they are! https://www.shoemakingcourse.com Please visit and sign up for your next class and learn shoemaking, design, pattern-making! Not just fun, but it miught be your next profession?
Let’s go back to professional details… sole stitching. This is the most challenging area for us, shoemakers. Those few, who mastered it in a level, which doesn’t even seem like real – well… they don’t share much. You can’t blame them. The fine sole stitching is a hard to earn skill and it costs, years,… Read More
Where should I start… I left my job as a professor recently. It was my decision and I think it was a great one. From now I want to spend all of my time in my workshop/store and focus on custom orders and.. this. Ready to wear. Is it even possible? Trust me – I… Read More
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
So, we just re-designed our course website and added the new courses. Good news: there will be courses continuously from June. Every month. Click on the link and sign up now! https://www.shoemakingcourse.com
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