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Course: Shoe Making
・Students make a groove on the sole made for the outsole stitching of the Goodyear-style welt. (left photo)
・The shoetree for low-quarter shoes can be modified and used also for boots (center photo).
・This student is creating the insole for the Goodyear welt (right photo).
・Many parts are required in order to produce 1 pair of shoes (left photo).
・The assemblage of all parts is a very demanding task and requires focus on the preset line (central) photo.
・The method to make the paper pattern varies according to each type of shoe (right photo).
・As for the design, the procedure requires first to apply some tape on the shoetree and then draw a line (left photo).
・The leather cutting process has to be performed taking into account the condition of the surface as well as the stretching tendency (central photo).
・This student has also improved with the sewing machine (right photo).
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