With medical background specializing in biomechanics of lower extremity, Yi-Chen Chou is interested in producing bespoke shoes for both general population and people with special needs. By taking the entry level of shoe making course last year at Florence, she has now equipped with the fundamental skills of shoemaking, and would like to learn more advanced shoemaking techniques as well as to integrate the gained knowledge onto prospective orthopedic shoes using customized lasts through her second year.
Oct. 07, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoe Making & Shoe Design, Student Reports, Shoemaking | Tags: Shoe Making, Yi-Chen Chou | Language:
Reporter: Yi-Chen Chou | Course: Shoe Making Course
1) Last Sunday, there was a charity running event taking place in town to support the health care of breast cancer, and the donation is up to 470 thousand euros.
2) This week at school, students are still working very hard on their works as usual.
3) Jill was learning how to hand stitch on her Oxford uppers.
4) Luca, as being a perfectionist, was not satisfied with his stitching performance. However, we were even worse last year.
5) Our local Italian classmate Bernardo, one and only, was working on the lasting process for the first time in his life.
6) Amy was struggling with the beading edge cause it requires very high precision.
7) Natsumi is the fastest one among all the new students. She has started to work on the men’s footwear, Oxford, this week.
8) Josh was working on stitching, which is super exhausting mentally.
9) I am working on the hand stitching on my shoes with “Ideal” bottom construction. Channel opening was in progress.
10) One glance at the old bridge. Regardless the winter is about to come, the scene is always truly beautiful in Florence.