Shoe Design Books

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All New Second Edition!

Do you want to see how the big brands really make shoes?  Now you can!  More than just a tour through a sneaker factory, How Shoes are Made  will show you how modern shoes come to life!   From drawing shoe designs to sample development and footwear manufacturing you will see how it’s 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.

Totally New Second Edition!  Includes 28 Chapters that explain Shoe Design, Shoe Pattern Making, Sample development, Footwear materials, Stitching, Outsole and Tooling design, EVA forming,  Final assembly, Shoe lasts, Shoe factory prices, Quality control, Shoe making equipment, Starting you own shoe brand and much more!

Print Edition and E-Book download 250 Pages with over 400 color photos and drawings.  A must read for young shoe designers, sneaker heads or any footwear fanatic!

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Table of Contents:

The Design Process
Shoe Development
Shoe Patterns
Shoe Specifications
Outsole Tooling
Development Process
Material Preparation
Stitching Operations
Rubber Pressing
EVA Forming
The Assembly Line
The Shoe Last
Footwear Costing
Importing Shoes
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
Starting a Shoe Company
Life at a Shoe Factory
Shoe Making Dictionary

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