The story continues.. I hope a long long way. I bought all the furnitures, sewing and other machines and use them. I work on the same table what 20 years ago – funny, isn’t it? 🙂 I still using old sewing machines, and 100 year tools.. actually those 20 years old things are quite new.
..even this chocolate beauty (sorry for the photo quality – could be better). Approximately a year ago I was searching for new leather in a leather wholesaler’s shop, and found something nice. The leather wasn’t that good at the first look, but I realized, that it is a pull-up, light brown, perfectly antique-able skin, so gives space to creativity. The… Read More
a mule. I bought many cheap Asian home footwear, but no one of them can be used more than a few months (sometimes even weeks), and all of them are made from full synthetic materials, causing swetting feet.. So I asked myself: I am a shoemaker, why I don’t make these things for myself? I… Read More
déjà vu means the feeling that you were in that the situation previously. Here is the story: when I finished the shoemaker school I wanted to practice sheomaking in real life, so I was searching a workplace as a shoemaker. Frankly: in that certain period shoemaking industry started to shrink in Hungary, and I could… Read More
Sometimes I just realise how much time I can spend to finish a pair of shoes – from the point the heels are bulided, “only” painting, waxing, sole painting, decoration etc. is left. One of my friend – makes only RTW dance shoes – can finish his products in minutes. I don’t mean it bad:… Read More
I had to work in the weekend in the workshop. There are two reasons for that: 1. there was a short term student coming to learn the basics, so we needed every minute 2. I had to finish some orders until christmas (I can’t). At the end of the day – when my student was… Read More
When I decided to step into the rtw market, I was sure that I want to start with a traditional English style oxford, just I didn’t find the right last. I was searching for months for this, but without success. Finally I just realised that I know exactly, what I need (when I mean exactly,… Read More