Reporter: Lara Blevi

Oct. 19, 2016 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Lara Blevi | Course: Shoemaking
Shoe Making 6-One Year Course 2016

During this week we were all really excited as we almost finished our first test Oxford shoe. We were taught how to use all the special tools needed to make the decorations on the shoe and we all had … [Read more]


Oct. 11, 2016 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Lara Blevi | Course: Shoemaking
Shoe Making 5-One Year Course 2016

This week was really exciting as we finally finished our first shoe, the Décolleté, on Monday. It was such a great experience to finally see your first completed shoe even though this was only the one… [Read more]


Oct. 04, 2016 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Lara Blevi | Course: Shoemaking
Shoe Making 4-One Year Course 2016

On Saturday we all had the privilege to visit the Museo del Tessuto in Prato. We traveled there early the morning by train and had an amazing guided tour through the museum with a translator. We learn… [Read more]


Sep. 29, 2016 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Lara Blevi | Course: Shoemaking
Shoe Making 3-One Year Course 2016

This week was a very exciting and eventful week. On Monday morning we started right away with our patterns for the Décolleté Chanel shoe. This shoe is open at the heel and fastened with a small buckl… [Read more]


Sep. 23, 2016 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Lara Blevi | Course: Shoemaking
Shoe Making 2-One Year Course 2016

Week 2 After mastering the skills of making the patterns for the upper parts of the Décolleté and the Décolleté Rovesciato,(inverted), we finally got to work with leather! On Tuesday we travelled … [Read more]


Sep. 22, 2016 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Lara Blevi | Course: Shoemaking
Shoe Making 1-One Year Course 2016

My first week at Accademia Riaci For my first day arriving at Accademia Riaci had mixed emotions of excitement and a little bit of stress. I was in a completely new country and I did not know anyon… [Read more]