Do you want to learn how big brands make shoes? Now you can! How Shoes are Made will show you how modern shoes come to life! More than just a tour through a sneaker factory and more than your average shoe making book! From drawing shoe designs to sample development and footwear manufacturing, you will learn how it is all done. Written by veteran shoemaking pros, How Shoes are Made will give you a look inside the REAL world of shoe design, development, and mass production.
220 pages with over 400 color photos and drawings. 26 chapters explaining shoe design, footwear pattern making, sample development, footwear materials selection, upper stitching, outsole and tooling design, shoe lasts, shoe costing, quality inspections, pattern making and much more! A must read for young shoe designers, sneaker heads, or any footwear fanatic! Secure payments with PayPal.
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Table of Contents:
The Design Process, Shoe Development, Shoe Patterns, Shoe Specifications, Outsole Tooling, Development Process, Pre-Production, Material Preparation, Stitching Operations, Rubber Pressing, EVA Forming, The Assembly Line, The Shoe Last, Footwear Costing, Shoe Logo Design, Leather for Shoes, Textiles for Shoes ,Synthetics for Shoes, Foam for Shoes, Know Your Footbeds, Material Suppliers, Shoe Designers Tools, Jobs in the Shoe Trade ,Quality Control, Life at a Shoe Factory, Shoe Making Dictionary
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A complete technical specification, drawings, blueprint, pattern and spec.
Entire pattern size run for the Arris classic trainer, Men’s US 7-13 (Euro 39-47)
Computer cut shoe pattern for a classic jogger. Factory Blue Print included.
Ready to Print! Men's size 9 last. The .STL file can be scaled in X, Y and Z.
Great for checking leathers and synthetic materials. Features adjustable dial.
24 inch tape specifically designed for measuring shoe lasts.
Shoe last measuring step. Measures last heel lift from 1cm to 11.5 cm.