The sole construction has been completed. I started to work at the heel. Every single step of this amazing handcrafted job has its own rules and functions. The precision gives the best result, but jus… [Read more]
Keep working at my monk’s. This week has been difficult to work because of the hot temperature. But our course in Riaci has quite finished and we need to work faster than before.
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I am trying to work as fast as I can, so I started another model. I want to make a monk with a double sole construction, blake plus goodyear. I think it is going to be a nice result!
Preparing … [Read more]
The last month makes us anxious to finish/start our last shoe models.
So I decided, because of the summer, to create a chanel with a Blake construction.
Upper, lining and insole are ready!
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Since I started to make this reports I highlighted the fact that this experience for me has been not just about learning the shoe making art, but there is more. I met so great, full of joy, full exper… [Read more]
The mocassino took shape! It is a quite simple shoe model to design, but the upper handmade stitching has been a little bit complex to me. The next week I’ll start the goodyear construction of the sol… [Read more]
Finally I finished the derby model. The heel and the sole finish has done! So Angelo taught me a new shoe model, the mocassino one.
Also with mocassino I will practice the goodyear construction of th… [Read more]
My first goodyear construction is finished! I completed the second stitching of the sole as well, and I am quite satisfied.
I am totally happy about the course, what I learnt, the teachers and my cl… [Read more]
It was the last week for class. Though only few days left we are going to say goodbye, we still work to the bi… [Read more]
I took a barista course to learn how to make café. The barista who came to teach me works at the famous bar very close to Duomo in the cent… [Read more]