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Course: Shoe Making

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Jul. 11, 2014 | Posted in CourseShoe, Blog, LessonReport, Shoemaking | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoe Making Course


外羽接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法3 4.3.2014

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・In order to reinforce the toe part, students attach the leather and adjust the shape (photo on the left)
・After having sewn the welt around the shoe, students apply the shank as structural reinforcement (central photo)
・Then, the shank is covered with leather, and the front part of the sole students attach the cork (photo on the right)


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・They adjust the shape of the shoe outsole (pictures in the middle and left)
・The sole leather is cut out, lightly moistened with water and attach it when it’s still half-dry (photo on the right)


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・The Moccasin sewing is performed from the reverse side of the leather (photo on the left)
・The stitches are not visible on the shoe surface: only the leather wrinkles (central photo)
・After observing what the teacher does, students try actually to perform the work. It’s very important the way they pull the thread. (Photo on the right)


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・When the welt is sewn, it is necessary to create the necessary thread; (photo on the right)
・The specific thread to sew the welt with the outsole is made by 3 thin threads tied together. (central photo)
・After attaching the toe box, the shoe shape must be adjusted. The teacher first shows his own sample (photo on the right)


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・It’s a difficult procedure as the toe box can get scraped (left and central photo)
・Here is the sewing of welt and outsole )central and central/bottom picture)


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・Since the position of the hole is decided in advance by drawing a line, it is possible to check it even after the lasting (central photo)
・All the small parts, such as tassels, are all made by hand (photo on the right)


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