Reporter: Shoe Making/Design

Oct. 06, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 22-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

14 days to finish the course. A lot of other courses in Riaci are finishing, so these days I have been busy in working in the lab, but sadly also to say “goodbye” to some good friends I met here in th… [Read more]


Aug. 18, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 21-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

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]


Aug. 11, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 20-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

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. Stay strong! … [Read more]


Aug. 09, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 19-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

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]


Aug. 02, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 18-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

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! … [Read more]


Jul. 19, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 17-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

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]


Jun. 29, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 16-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

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]


Jun. 23, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 15-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

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]


Jun. 14, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 14-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

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]


Jun. 09, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Li SHIAU-TING | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 28-Master Course 2016 (Student1)

這禮拜是最後一個禮拜上課了。雖然在工作的當中伴隨著不捨,我們卻很珍惜最後的日子,之後,大家將各飛東西,開啟人生中另一個頁面。星期一,我繼續縫製雀爾喜靴另一隻腳的第二道手縫。 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]


Jun. 09, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Masami ISHIZUKA | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 29-Master Course 2016 (Student2)

バリスタコースのプライベートレッスンを受けました。ドゥオモ近くにある有名カフェで働く方が直々に教えて下さいました。 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]


Jun. 02, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Li SHIAU-TING | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 27-Master Course 2016 (Student1)

這禮拜正式進入挪威縫的第二道手縫,也就是將鞋面與middle-sole縫起。教授Angelo正在示範戳洞的過程。 This week, I start from second hand stitching for Norwegian construction, which was stitching upper with middle-sole. The picture shows th… [Read more]


Jun. 02, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 13-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

What a hard and challenging week! It has been so for various reasons. First of all we started the goodyear stitching (it requires a lot of focus on it), and then we had to say goodbye to classmates wh… [Read more]


Jun. 01, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Lara Blevi | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 26-One Year Course 2016

After returning from my amazing weekend it was time to jump back into work and start stitching my dads boots. My best friend also came to visit me that day and is staying for a whole week! I showed he… [Read more]


Jun. 01, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Masami ISHIZUKA | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 28-Master Course 2016 (Student2)

卒業制作発表会です。私は黒のティロレーゼスタイルとグリーンのノルウィージャンスタイルの2足を出展しました。 Finally, the final exhibition day has come!! I made the black shoes called ‘Tirolese-style” and the green shoes called “Norwegian-style”. … [Read more]


May. 26, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Li SHIAU-TING | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 26-Master Course 2016 (Student1)

木製的支撐片。老師給了我一雙小尺寸的支撐片專門用在小尺寸上,真是可愛。 Wood shank I use for my Chelsea Boots. Here is the small that use for small size like my shoes. 在填上軟木塞前,需使用砂輪機把中底稍微磨平一些。 Insole sanding after gluing th… [Read more]


May. 26, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 12-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

After Easter’s holidays we kept working on our derby’s. Upper, lining and insole are ready for the lasting. I can’t wait to learn the goodyear stitching of the sole. On Saturday my family came to Flo… [Read more]


May. 12, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Lara Blevi | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 25-One Year Course 2016

During this week I finally finished my brothers shoes. It’s amazing how much longer the last few steps for rounding of a shoe can take, especially if you want it to look neat and professional. I am ve… [Read more]


Apr. 28, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Caterina Melidoni | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 11-One Year Course 2017 (Student1)

A new shoe model is coming! We designed our derby’s paper models and started to work at upper and lining. It is always interesting to share ideas with classmates and discuss about style and new trends… [Read more]


Apr. 27, 2017 | Posted in Top Stories, Shoe Making & Shoe Design , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Masami ISHIZUKA | Course: Shoe Making/Design
Shoe Making 27-Master Course 2016 (Student2)

アンジェロ先生です。分かり易いように本を使って製法の仕上がり具合を説明して下さっています。 This is our teacher, Angelo. He is explaining with his book how to last the shoes depending on the method. 靴とウェルトとを縫い合わせて行きます。ここからが手縫い靴の見せ所です。時間… [Read more]




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