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Course: Shoe Making
サマーコース 1 3.7.2014
・Making medallions (decorazione) are cautiously done by hands. (Pictures left & center)
・Students perform shoe lasting (montaggio) on a shoetree (forma) when a provisional shoe (prova) is ready. (Picture right)
・Leather is skived (assottigliare) for an overlapping (sotto messo) or folding-back parts (ripiegatura). (Picture left)
・Students fold back (ripiegatura) the shoe-opening part for a neater looking finish. (Picture center)
・This student is cutting out a leather for outsole (suola). (Picture right)
・The part of the outside leather (tomaia) where a shoe lace (lacci) is applied is strengthened by adhering a thin leather. (Picture left)
・By adhering together each part, students make an outside leather (tomaia), followed by an inner leather (fodera). (Picture center)
・When making a design, students keep a little bit of distance from the shoe so they can see the whole view. (Picture right)
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