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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.

New 2018 edition!  Includes 26 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 your own shoe brand and much more!

Print edition and E-Book download editions feature 220 pages with over 400 color photos and drawings.  A must-read for young shoe designers, sneakerheads or any footwear fanatic! Over 2500 copies sold! Read in over 60 countries! PC and Mac compatible PDF file. Ready for Download Now! Edición española

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
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…………………………….Shoe Logo Design
Life at a Shoe Factory…………………..Shoe Making Dictionary

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Two softcover books, paper pattern and Blue Print. Free downloads included!

E-Book edition 220 pages. PC and Mac compatible PDF file. Download Now!

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E-Book edition 170 pages. PC and Mac compatible PDF file. Download Now!

Print Edition, 250 Pages with over 400 color photos and drawings.

Print edition 330 color photos,  28 Chapters, 195 Pages order today!

Print Edition, 220 pages with over 400 color photos and drawings.

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E-Book edition 170 pages. Profit margin and Size run calculators. Download Now!

A must have for anyone serious about launching a new footwear company!

A must have for anyone serious about launching a new footwear company!

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