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Oct. 24, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Summer Course:Adhesive method pumps 1

サマーコース 接着製法パンプス 10.6.2014       ・There are a hammer, a cutter, a tape measure, and so on in the beginner’s tool kit. (Picture left) ・This class starts with making a pair of pumps. The instruc… [Read more]


Oct. 23, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
The final lesson

最終授業 6.6.2014                         We are very relieved that no student had a serious accident or injury till this final lesson day. At the end of the class, students had a little… [Read more]


Oct. 22, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Adhesive method, Goodyear welt, Norwegian-style 4

接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法、ノルベジェーゼ製法 4 5.6.2014    ・Students mark where to sew for the 3rd time in the Norwegian-style shoe. (Picture left) ・The 3rd sewing is done in the same way as the normal Goodye… [Read more]


Oct. 20, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Adhesive method, Goodyear welt, Norwegian-style 3

接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法、ノルベジェーゼ製法3 4.6.2014    ・After adhering a metal shank, students glue on a 3mm thick leather covering it.(Picture left) ・This student is sewing the side of Tirolese shoe with ch… [Read more]


Oct. 17, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Adhesive method, Norwegian-style, Goodyear welt

接着製法、ノルベジェーゼ製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法 29.5.2014    ・Students put a completed upper over a shoetree and perform a provisional shoe lasting.(Picture left) ・Heel core is inserted when performing the shoe … [Read more]


Oct. 16, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Adhesive method, Goodyear welt, Norwegian-style 2

接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法、ノルベジェーゼ製法2 28.5.2014     ・The shoe lasting technique can only be improved by performing it a number of times. (Pictures left, center, right) It is very important that the s… [Read more]


Oct. 15, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Adhesive method, Goodyear welt 2

接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法2 27.5.2014     ・This student is making the open-lace by using black and white leather for Tirolese stitching style shoes.(Picture left) ・This is an intermediate sole for Go… [Read more]


Oct. 14, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Adhesive method, Goodyear welt, Norwegian-style stitching 1

接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法、ノルベジェーゼ製法1 22.5.2014     ・Norwegian-style intermediate sole is different from Goodyear welt one as it has no outlining groove.(Picture left) ・These women’s Norwegian boots … [Read more]


Oct. 10, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Adhesive method, Goodyear welt 1

接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法1 21.5.2014     ・This student is making a pair of sandals. He is now adhering the outsole to finish it off.(Picture left) ・These are the student’s sandals, all completed. (… [Read more]


Oct. 09, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
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Goodyear welt

グッドイヤーウエルト製法 20.5.2014     ・Finished upper is now ready for shoe lasting over the shoetree.(Picture left) ・Students adjust the thickness of the heel core using files.(Picture center) ・When … [Read more]


Oct. 08, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Adhesive method, Goodyear welt stitching, Norwegian-style stitching, Tirolese stitching style 4

接着製法・グッドイヤーウエルト製法・ノルベジェーゼ製法・ティロレーゼ製法 4 15.5.2014     ・These are adhesive method, Norwegian-style and Goodyear welt shoes.(Picture left) ・About 3mm thick leather is glued to the sole in adhes… [Read more]


Oct. 06, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Goodyear welt, Norwegian-style

グッドイヤーウエルト製法・ノルベジェーゼ製法 14.5.2014     ・Students work with the instructor whenever preparing a paper pattern for new shoes, as its method varies greatly depending on the shoe style.(Picture lef… [Read more]


Oct. 03, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Adhesive method, Goodyear welt, Norwegian-style, Tirolese stitching style 3

接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法、ノルベジェーゼ製法、ティロレーゼ製法3 13.5.2014     ・A 2nd year student finished these Goodyear welt shoes.(Picture left) ・The plantar arch part is shaped inward, making the shoe as a whole … [Read more]


Oct. 02, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
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Adhesive method, Goodyear welt, Norwegian-style, Tirolese stitching style 2

接着製法・グッドイヤーウエルト製法・ノルベジェーゼ製法・ティロレーゼ製法2 8.5.2014   ・For Tirolese stitching style, students cut off the leather showing on the sole surface while they adhere the leather on the shoe surface to th… [Read more]


Oct. 01, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Adhesive method, Goodyear welt stitching, Norwegian-style stitching, Tirolese stitching style 1

接着製法・グッドイヤーウエルト製法・ノルベジェーゼ製法・ティロレーゼ製法1 7.5.2014     ・Students make a groove on the sole surface for the outsole stitching of Goodyear welt. (Picture left) ・Students stick a needle from the t… [Read more]


Sep. 26, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Adhesive method, Norwegian-style stitching, McKay stitching

接着製法・ノルベジェーゼ製法・マッケイ製法 6.5.2014     ・Norwegian-style shoe has a chain stitches on the side part. (left photo) ・Students insert a metal shank into the back side of the shoe and then glue leath… [Read more]


Sep. 25, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Goodyear welt stitching, adhesive method 11

グッドイヤーウエルト製法・接着製法11 1.5.2014     ・Provisional shoe is made using felt sheets. (Picture left) ・This pair of adhesive method shoes has distinctive piled-up heels. (Picture center) ・Since it i… [Read more]


Sep. 22, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
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Goodyear welt stitching, adhesive method 10

グッドイヤーウエルト製法・接着製法10 30.4.2014     ・This student will make a pair of ladies boots using the Norwegian-style stitching. (Picture left) ・She is doing the outsole stitching of the Goodyear welt.… [Read more]


Sep. 15, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
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Goodyear welt stitching, adhesive method 9

グッドイヤーウエルト製法・接着製法9 29.4.2014     ・Provisional shoe lasting is done to shape the shoe in the form of shoetree. (Picture left) ・This pair of pumps has a particular shape around the heel. It i… [Read more]


Sep. 12, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags: , | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking
Goodyear welt stitching, Norwegian-style stitching, adhesive method 2

グッドイヤーウエルト製法・ノルベジェーゼ製法・接着製法2 17.4.2014     ・Adhesive method men’s shoes. They will be welted from now on. (Picture left) ・After coloring the heel part and polishing the entire surface, the … [Read more]