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See what our student as made and be inspired to join us for our upcoming class we are on a mission to make all our student world-class master crafter. Those qualities that we seek in our creations are, not surprisingly, is the same qualities we long for in our transformations in life. For those who can’t make it to one of our courses we have downloadable guides and shoe making supplies to help...
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Bonney & Wills Shoemaking School offers 3-10 day hands-on shoemaking classes & shoe design; learn to make womens fashion shoes, moccasins, mens shoes,. Teaching is all about the student. How a teacher expands him/her is the "magic". Our philosophy of teaching shoemaking and our special teaching methods are closely linked. The creation of fashion shoes - all shoes for that matter - is a unique...
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This is another must-have book for the medieval reenactor and historic shoemaker. Shoes and Pattens is the seminal work on medieval footwear in English. Published in the 1980s some of the research has been superseded by subsequent publications such as Stepping Through Time, but it remains an...
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USM Americas’s original equipment replacement parts are affordably, competitively priced. We supply only the best-quality parts, no aftermarket non-OEM parts. Plus, you get more than just a part. You receive USM America's unstinting customer service, providing you with common sense, timely...
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Chicago School of Shoemaking and Leather Arts - Learn to make leather shoes, boots, jewelry, accessories,wristbands and sandals,pouches, cases, bags, and more. “If we are to achieve a richer culture, rich in contrasting values, we must recognize the whole gamut of human potentialities, and so...
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Based in Portland, Oregon. Shoemaking classes, custom leatherwork and tools provided by Jason Hovatter. We use the natural shape of your feet when patterning our shoes achieving a really comfortable fit. our shoes are generally really flexible as well. my philosophy is that the first and most important thing a pair of shoes needs to do is protect your feet from hot, cold, wet, sharp things on...
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Italian Shoe Manufacturers (ISM) is the leading B2B service for private label shoe manufacturing, footwear design and shoe business consulting in Italy. Learn about the footwear and fashion business at ISM. Our ever-growing list of courses brought to you by experienced insiders from the industry are curated to fit different needs with up-to-date industry practices. Courses range from the...
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And coming soon is a black calf w/ python skin gladiator oxford, we are excited for it. My favorite lasting pliers for the shank area, sometimes referred to as “crab pincers”. The pegged beveled waist on a slipper is unconventional, but beautiful. Finished a pair for a female client a while back but forgot to post! Stitching the outsole to the upper and insole, the slipper stitch. Latest work...
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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 going to share much about it, although the experience was unique. Not...
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We are the World’s leading designers and manufacturers of new High performance Goodyear Welted Footwear Machinery. We’re also the World’s most knowledgeable business involved in the rebuilding and re-engineering of original USM and BUSM Shoemaking Machinery. Manufacturing all our own components inhouse using the very latest in CAD to CNC systems, our philosophy is about delivering the best for...
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Shoemaking Machinery, Industrial Die Cutting, Tru-Fit Fiberglass Shoe Shank, Goodyear Welt Construction. Offered by American apply to a wide range of cutting applications as well as an array of industries such as abrasives, apparel, automotive, cardboard, carpet, envelope and paper, floor tiling, foam, footwear, gasket, leather, medical, packaging, roofing, rubber, textile and more. Cutting...
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Footwear manufacturer, Shoemaking can be seen as a traditional handicraft profession. However, now it has been largely taken over by industrial manufacture of footwear ... Global Smartfit Nigeria Limited is an indigenous footwear design and manufacturing company that was established to contribute towards the development of the private industrial sector. Since commencement of operations, the...
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My firsts steps of the handmade shoemaking was learning from a high established and well-known masters shoemakers in Barcelona, Mr. Pitu Cunillera (making) and after with Mr.Carlos Piñol (design and patterns), while I was working as an apprentice under the tutelage of other artisan shoemaker making women’s boots and shoes. But the most impactful step in my never-ending learning was when I went...
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Links to three bootmaking and shoemaking related sites Beginning and advanced courses. Teaching traditional techniques, some dating to the early 17th century. Books, videos, historical texts, interesting facts. --Three week seminars in traditional bootmaking techniques. Instructional books on making the classic western boot, the lace-up western boot, and the two-piece Full Wellington....
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Brooklyn Shoe Space; a coworking space for shoemakers. and workshop space for shoemaking courses. Brooklyn Shoe Space together with Brooklyn Shoe Factory provides consulting for all aspects of footwear development. We pride ourselves on being a reliable resource for those working locally, and looking to collaborate with artisans, and getting their shoes produced in the USA. Let's get that...
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At Bulo, centuries-old shoemaking traditions and contemporary design go hand in hand. We especially love to work with new and hard-to-find designers who use high-quality materials in unique ways. In our San Francisco store you can find Cydwoq sandals made by hand in California, washed and dip-dyed oxfords from Hudson Shoes and Gidigio boots that uphold the "Made in Italy" quality label.
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View the latest Rockport collections of comfortable dress shoes, boots, flats, high heels, walking shoes, as well as active and casual wear. Rockport was founded in Massachusetts, USA in 1971, forever changing the shoemaking business by combining sport technology with the finest footwear.
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Daisy Roots is the original baby and toddler shoe brand and every shoe is designed and handmade in the UK, something of a rarity today. No company can survive 20 years by resting on its laurels so we’re constantly evolving to make the brand even more appealing. You’ll see we’ve made some real improvements including changes to the design of our iconic golden soft sole for a more streamlined look...
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Birkenstock started in a small German village by Johann Adam Birkenstock and his familly, and now have 200 years of experience in shoemaking, important to know that Birkenstock footwear is till this day made in Germany. Birkenstock had set goals from the beginning, health, wellness and quality materials, as an example the 100% natural and renewable cork which the footbed is made, and which...
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Oliver Moore is responsible for some of the most beautiful handmade shoes in New York. The current owners, Paul Moorefield and Joan Silverman, have carried on the tradition of manufacturing the finest quality, custom-made shoes available anywhere. The founder of the firm, Oliver Moore, learned the craft of shoemaking in England, and took his knowledge and love of tradition with him to the USA...
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