Artisan, Behind the Scenes, How Shoes are Made

Artisan Technique: Closing

This is a follow up of my previous series on Artisan Technique: Pattern-cutting.

The stitching of the upper is important — the seam must always run accuratly and evenly. Any irregularity would destroy the harmony of a superb piece of footwear.

Once this is done, the next phase is for the shoe to take shape — this process is called lasting.

Here are some photos I took documenting the lasting process.

I had to endure many cuts and bruises on my fingers while completing this, but I loved every minute of it! :-)

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