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Course: Shoe Making
サマーコース 接着製法パンプス、内羽 2 7.7.2014
・2mm-thick leather is used for the intermediate sole (tramezza) of the adhesive method Balmoral (francesina) shoes. (Picture left)
・Shoe lasting (montaggio) is done the same way in all types of shoes. Students proceed carefully not to perform it in a wrong order. (Picture center)
・The continuing students from last year are making McKay (black) planter-arch (fiosso) and Goodyear front half. (Pictures right)
・The continuing students from last year are making McKay (black) planter-arch (fiosso) and Goodyear front half. (Pictures left & center)
・All brogueing decoration and jagged-edges (decorazione) are made by hands. (Picture right)
・Students get ready for a shoe lasting by cutting out 2mm-thick leather so it matches the shape of the shoe sole. (Picture left)
・If there are any difficult parts, students can always ask the instructor to proceed the work with them. (Picture center)
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