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New shoes!

My shoes are finished and I finally got to try them on. They fit beautifully! I can’t wear them home though, because I want to take good pictures in my lightbox before I wear them. This episode of successful shoemaking … Continue reading

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Shoemaking class

This is my second pair of shoes, now on the last. Today I’ll inseam them and also attach rhinestones in each of the little holes that are around the lacing area. These shoes make me think of a tuxedo.

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Shoemaking class

My second pair of shoes. Yes, those are rhinestones.

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Shoemaking class

My very first hand stitched sole. I’ll clean it up, and I have many little refinements to learn, but I’m proud of them! I plan to spend my evening whining about how tired I am, and then sew the next … Continue reading

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Shoemaking class

I was able to figure out the/a technique for using curved needles for inseaming, and I’m very pleased with the final outcome. This is the first shoe I inseamed. Class is over for the day at 5pm, and I finished … Continue reading

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Shoemaking class

The only “correct” way to inseam is the way that works best for you, and OH how I’m missing my fishing line bristles! But I am a student now, and I will soldier on.

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Shoemaking class

My shoes are on the last!

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