Accademia Riaci
Lesson Report

Up-to-date report from one of our students!


Nationality: Japan
Course: Shoe Making

Aug. 08, 2014 | Posted in Blog, Shoemaking , | Tags:, | Language:
Reporter: Morita | Course: Shoemaking


接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法1 11.3.2014

接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法  接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法  接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法

・Goodyear welt: after having wet the leather for the part where the outsole stitching will be performed, students put it back in place (photo on the left)
・Students build up several layers of leather to form a 5mm-thick heel (photo in the middle and on the right)


接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法  接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法  接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法

・Since the outsole stitching is 2mm thick, this step of the process requires concentration and attention (photo on the left)
・A file is used to smooth the shoe surface, and after that students proceed with the coloring and finishing
(central photo)
・With a hammer, the student is firmly attaching the wet leather part with the stitched outsole (photo on the right)


接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法  接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法  接着製法、グッドイヤーウエルト製法

・The sewing thread is a very important part so each time students don’t understand they ask advice to the teacher (photo on the left)
・In the attaching method a special welt is used so that the appearance resembles that of a Goodyear style shoe (central and right photos)


Ask a question to this reporter



Jewelry Design vol.21 (Master Course – Ting Ya Lin)

This week by appreciating the brand's designs and tr…
Language:   Reporter: Ting Ya Lin
Course: Jewelry Design

Read more

Interior Design vol.11 (Art short course – rabadon)

WEEK 11 This week Professor Bicci asked me to…
Language:   Reporter: Marina Tatshani Rabadon II
Course: Interior Design

Read more

Jewelry Design vol.20 (Master Course – Ting Ya Lin)

Verona Verona is a historic city located on the ban…
Language:   Reporter: Ting Ya Lin
Course: Jewelry Design

Read more



At Accademia Riaci, we are recruiting Course Reporters from our students. The students who are chosen to become Course Reporters are given 10 % of the tuition as their scholarship fee.
The Reporters who have submitted excellent reports will have his or her profile posted on our school website for the next 5 years as an alumnae and will be able to connect with their business chancesafter their graduation.

Read more