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Course: Shoe Making
サマーコース 接着製法パンプス、内羽 3 8.7.2014
・Students correct lines of the paper pattern before cutting, in order to get the exact shape. (Picture left)
・Using the corrected lines of the paper pattern, students make a skinny cutout of about 2mm width (canaletto). (Picture center)
・Students cut the leather as they check the stretch direction and the part. (Picture right)
・If folding back (ripiegare) is to be done, students skive the folding part of the leather by 6mm width. (Picture left)
・When students perform a shoe lasting of the toe part, they starts with the inside leather (fodera). Then they nail around it. (Picture center)
・Then they put glue (mastice), bend all the nails inward and adhere the inside leather (fodera). (Picture right)
・Students put a toe core (puntare), overlap with the outside leather (tomaia) and perform a shoe lasting. (Picture left)
・For completion, students put on an outsole (suola) of 2mm thick and trim around it. (Picture right)
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